Razer Carcharias headset for the Xbox 360 and PC debuts

Razer has unveiled a new gaming headset aimed at gamers using the Xbox 360 or the PC called the Carcharias. This is a large over the ear headset with an integrated microphone boom and in-line volume controls. The headset is available for pre-order right now for $69.99.

Shipping for the headset is pegged at 5 to 7 business days, so it should arrive in time for holiday gift giving. The headset uses a circumaural design intended to be comfortable for extended hours of gaming. Razer promises that the headset will deliver superior gaming audio with clarity and improved bass.

The headset features interchangeable ear cushions and the in-line remote control allows control over volume along with controlling voice and game volume balance. The microphone is adjustable and uses noise cancellation technology for clear voice communications. The headphones have a frequency response of 20 to 20,000 Hz and 32 ohms impedance at 1 kHz.

Input power is 200 mW and the drivers are 40 mm units with neodymium magnets. The inner ear cup has a 50 mm diameter and the headphones have a cable over 9.5 feet long. The headset has all the cables and adapters you need to connect the headphones to your Xbox 360 or PC.