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ROCCAT Syva In-Ear High Performance Headset Review

ROCCAT Syva In-Ear High Performance Headset Review

Often overlooked, in-ear headsets are more useful than you may think. ROCCAT's Syva high performance audio product is worth a look at for the price.

Chris Smith | Aug 14, 2015 at 9:19 pm CDT - 6 mins, 0 secs time to read
Rating: 77%Manufacturer: ROCCAT

Introduction

In-ear headsets or headphones are often overlooked by most consumers and manufacturers alike. They are treated as somewhat of the 'child under the stairs' in the fact that most gaming brands seem to have an in-ear contingent (Razer, Tt eSPORTS, ROCCAT etc.), but marketing, product launches and focus is aimed at the on-ear and over-ear audio lines.

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In a bid to 'help out the little guy', I reached out to some companies in order to get my hands on in-ear devices. I've already published my thoughts on the Tt eSPORTS Isurus Pro, and I currently have a set of the SHURE SE112m+'s sitting next to me to try on next, with this review focusing on the ROCCAT Syva. All gaming company in-ear headsets so far have ranked fairly well in the sound and comfort departments, providing a viable solution for gaming on the go or music/speech when in transit. Will the ROCCAT Syva set itself apart from the rest?

Specifications

Lead by the quote from Dr. Erik J. Dale, a 'ROCCAT Scientist', which reads "The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said," ROCCAT instantly makes the claim that this product will provide consumers with unmatched quality and clarity in all applications.

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The internal 10mm drivers showcase a maximum SPL at 1kHz of 96dB, an impedance of 32 Ohms and a frequency response of 20Hz-20KHz. With this frequency response being identical to the previously-reviewed Tt eSPORTS Isurus Pro earphones, all other features listed above are close in value too. The microphone offers a sensitivity of -44 +/- 3dB at 1KHZ, an impedance of

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Performance70%
Quality including Design and Build85%
General Features80%
Bundle and Packaging60%
Value for Money90%
Overall Rating77%

The Bottom Line: Let down mostly by a lack of accessories, the well-priced ROCCAT Syva is suitable for all applications, and will not disappoint in the sound department considering the price.

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Chris Smith

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Chris Smith

I'm a competitive gamer and was an eSports employee. Recent changes have seen me hang up the mouse and move over to the technology world, covering all news for TweakTown, ranging from gaming news to opinion articles and the latest tech releases. Expect to see a few different articles on international eSports news and competitive game releases, as well as audio and mobile device content.

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