Razer Chimaera and Chimaera 5.1 headphones for Xbox and PC gamers drop soon

Feb 23, 2011

Razer has announced a new set of headphones that come in two different versions called the Razer Chimaera. The headphones come in a 5.1 surround sound version and a standard stereo version. Both of the versions are aimed at the Xbox 360, but will work with PCs as well and both of the headphones are wireless.

The 5.1 set has Dolby surround sound and uses 5.8GHz technology with a range of up to 33-feet. The docking station has audio processing tech inside and charged the battery for the wireless effects. Up to four base stations can be connected for team gamers and the ear cups are designed for sound isolation and comfort.

The ear cup has independent controls for the audio and microphone and the mic boom is flexible and detachable. The battery on the 5.1 set will last for 8 hours per charge. For PC use an optional RCA to 3.5mm cable is required. The stereo set has the same features minus the 5.1 love and has a battery good for 12 hours. It will work with the PC with the optional cable as well. The stereo set will ship on February 28 for $129.99 and the 5.1 set will ship in April for $199.99.

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