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with it's clear bass and mid-range, which stayed undistorted even at high volumes
Originally Posted by GiantKiwiUhm what? you have to have batteries in to use those, despite the fact that ANC is almost always absolute crap, AND they are wired, no option to bypass the ANC. This is another classic example of a crap review of a pointless product, in an over-saturated market. This nothing like the reviews of a couple of years ago in the mag.
Originally Posted by TheLostSwedeNo, you only need a battery IF and when you use ANC and if you look carefully, there's a switch for enabling and disabling ANC. So take a chill pill, they work just fine as a regular headset without ANC enabled and no battery inserted.
Originally Posted by GiantKiwistill doesnt detract from the fact that ANC doesnt work (Working with numerous different headphones in labs, including a few more reputable audio manufacturers, I'm fully aware of how crap the technology is) minus the ANC and youve got an identical headset to 10 other gaming headsets, at a drastically inflated price, so it doesnt deserve anywhere near the score it got.
Originally Posted by SkiddywinksI have been shopping around for a decent set of 'phones for a while now, and while these do sound like a great effort by Asus, what reasons are there to not by some HD 555s or the like instead? Surely they can't be up to the same quality?
Originally Posted by CombatusQuote:Originally Posted by GiantKiwiIt's audio cable is removable too.
Originally Posted by GiantKiwiIt's audio cable is removable too.
Looks-wise, the Vulcan is simple and maybe even unremarkable, with subtle ROG insignia
Originally Posted by SenilexIs this USB or 3.5mm jack?
Originally Posted by CombatusWell we found the ANC does work, although you need to tweak your equaliser to regain some bass. More importantly, the Vulcan isn't identical to 10 other gaming headsets - a fact we tried to make pretty clear in the first paragraph of the review. To be honest, we'd pay the extra over and above our previous favourite headset, the Razer Carcharias, even if the Vulcan didn't have ANC - it's even more comfortable, sounds even better, comes with a half decent carry case and to answer Mentai's question, it's audio cable is removable too.
Originally Posted by TheLostSwedeQuote:Originally Posted by SenilexIs this USB or 3.5mm jack?
It's got a pair of 3.5mm jacks, just not clear from the pictures as some clever person plugged the end that goes into the PC into the headset... :p
Originally Posted by GiantKiwiremovable audio cable to prevent ear wrenching on snags? how about most of the Steelseries Headsets which implement it like that as well....?
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