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RAZER Kraken Pro Circumaural Analog Gaming Headset - Black

Posted

Pros: Sound quality and razer surround sound engine

Cons: occasional discomfort

Wonderful headset. Very underrated because razer gets a lot of hate for being mainstream

Posted

Pros: TONS of Bass, Comfortable for long hours, Looks pretty good

Cons: no mids, no highs

I bought these headphones in hoping that they will do good for gaming and hopefully, for music. They delivered exactly what i wanted for, a decent gaming headset. But for music, I don't even want to touch these.

 

Design & Comfort:

The headset looks stylish, the headband is retractable and you can fold it. It's pretty portable so you can bring it anywhere if you will be wearing these outside, you won't look like a crazy person. It's really com

 

Sound/Audio Quality:

Yes, I already know it's from Razer. Yes, I already know that it has tons of bass with no mids and highs. For gaming, these headphones are surprisingly good, Explosion sounded awesome in Battlefield 4, and gunfights in CS:GO sounded really good. If you're buying this ONLY for gaming, than 10/10 look no further.

For music, it's more of a mixed bag. Electronics, Dubsteps, Raps,... (or any music with TONS of Bass), these performed exepctionally well. But I didn't listen only to those kinds of music. On any other types of music, especially ones with vocals, these are just as good as $5 headphones. Vocals were recessed, and i can't feel the clarity of the songs that i usually listen to. I was hoping i could recover the mids and the highs by using the equalizer like the XB500 headphones from sony (one of the best headphones i've ever used), but nooooooo, these sound muddy and boomy no matter what i do.

 

Mic Quality:

Mic is retractable, slim, and was pretty okay. Nothing special here.

 

Overall:

If you're buying these for gaming, than i would definitely recommend. If you're buying these for electronics/dubstep music, than i would definitely recommend. But if you want an all around performer, I suggest you stay away from this headset. It only works for gaming and a few certain kinds of music.

 

I haven't burn these in yet, and will probably update a few months later to see if it changes

Posted

Pros: Extremely comfortable, work with ps4, sound quality is great for gaming. Mic is decent.

Cons: The included splitter (mic/audio) cable for laptops is garbage, opening for ear cups could be a little bigger

I've had these headphones for several months now and I wear them every day for hours on end. 7+ hours per day usually. The only time they get uncomfortable is if I just throw them on my head and don't position them properly. I had to purchase a new splitter cable for them so i could use the mic with my laptop (I bought a splitter from sound blaster). They perform great and none of the sounds are overwhelming. The mic is also decent, some could say that it could be improved but it performs good.

Posted

Pros: Low Price (At least in this area), Really good microphone, Punchy Bass (Might even be considered a con)

Cons: Uncomfortable after a few weeks (Top of head hurts), Completely made out of plastic

Remember: "Stay away from Razer".
Razer headphones are just meant to be "fun" for a certain amount of time. After a few weeks they either break or become really uncomfortable.

The sound is overall good but they are really overpriced like any other Razer headphones.

Although they are just headphones for the "bragging use".

Razer should know one thing - Overpricing the product doesn't make it better.

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RAZER Kraken Pro Circumaural Analog Gaming Headset - Black
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The Razer Kraken Pro gaming headset has been field-tested by countless professional gamers and athletes to determine the optimal weight for extended gaming sessions as well as for unparalleled comfort on the go.

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BindingPersonal Computers
BrandRazer
ColorPro Black
EAN0879862006389
FeatureOptimized weight for extended wear Fully retractable microphone Powerful drivers and sound isolation for highest-quality gaming audio
LabelRazer
ManufacturerRazer
ModelRZ04-00870300-R3U1
PublisherRazer
StudioRazer
TitleRazer Kraken Pro Analog Gaming Headset, Black (RZ04-00870300-R3U1)
UPC879862006389
CatalogNumberList - CatalogNumberListElementRZ04-00870300-R3U1
Item Height9.26 inches
Item Length4.33 inches
Item Width8.47 inches
Package Height4.5 inches
Package Length9.4 inches
Package Weight1.5 pounds
Package Width8.5 inches
ProductGroupPersonal Computer
ProductTypeNameCOMPUTER_INPUT_DEVICE
UPCList - UPCListElement879862006389
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