I think every gamer whether you play on a PC or console knows that sometimes you need a good set of headphones. Many professional gamers only use headphones because it makes it easier to hear all the little nuances of sound that can tell you where an enemy is. Mad Catz has a large array of headphones that it offers for gamers of all kinds and the company is now shipping a new set of headphones for console gamers.
The headphones are called the Tritton Pro True 5.1 Surround Sound Headset featuring Dolby Digital technology. These headphones are an upgrade to the Tritton AX Pro. The new headphones are compatible with both the Xbox 360 and the PS3 game systems. The headphones claim to be the only true 5.1 headset on the market for the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3.
The headphones have four individual speakers in each ear cup to provide true surround sound. The headphones also have an inline volume control allowing you to adjust the volume for front, center, rear, and subs individually. The headphones also allow you to control the volume of audio from your competitors so you can tune out their voice without tuning out the sounds they make creeping up behind you.
The headphones use a 12-foot long cable and feature an optical audio input. The frequency response is 25 Hz to 20 kHz. The front and rear channel speakers are 30 mm units, the center channel speakers are 23 mm, and the subwoofer is 40 mm. The total headset has eight speakers total. The headphones are available to purchase right now for $199.99 in the US.