Adding another in-ear product to the pile of reviews, ROCCAT has sent me its updated 'Syva' headset. Featuring aluminium as part of the design and self-claimed "supreme audio," the ROCCAT Aluma sets out to better its sibling while providing a mostly-similar design, this time adding an aluminium frame into the mix.
With most gaming in-ear headsets sounding, looking and performing much the same, the different has always been about little niggling issues or price issues to set them apart. Can ROCCAT's addition of aluminium frame enhance its performance? Read on to find out.
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 its product will provide consumers with unmatched quality and clarity in all applications.
The drivers showcase a maximum SPL at 1kHz of 98dB, listed as 2 higher than its predecessor, the Syva. While further offering an impedance of 16 Ohms (compared to 32) and a frequency response of 20Hz-20KHz, which is the same as last time. While the SPL and impedance come in slightly differently to the last model, is that enough to notice a large difference? The microphone offers an impedance of
|Quality including Design and Build||75%|
|Bundle and Packaging||90%|
|Value for Money||80%|
The Bottom Line: ROCCAT's Aluma in-ear headset provides a myriad of great accessories, but don't expect any extra sound quality for the inflated price.
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