April 4th 2012 6:35 pm

Critic reviews

8.7
3 reviews
  • Design and form factor
    8.4
  • Ease of use
    9.0

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User reviews

8.7
3 reviews
9.0
Engadget Jun 14, 2011

Overall, Astro's Mixamp 5.8 works as advertised -- you get to use your corded cans without having wires stretched across your living room. Plus, it's compatible with consoles, computers, cable boxes, and pretty much anything else putting out audio through a standard Toslink connector. It delivers...

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8.0
IGN Nov 1, 2010

At the end of the day, we'd be hard put to find any significant problems with the MixAmp 5.8. ... With support for a number of different headphones and earbuds, user preference is maintained. More than anything else, the MixAmp 5.8 sounds absolutely fantastic and has incredible range.

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9.0
Destructoid Dec 6, 2010

Overall, if you are in the market for an excellent gaming audio solution, the wireless MixAmp is definitely a very worthy purchase.

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9.0
jasona jasona

The Astro Gaming Wireless Mixamp gave me everything I wanted in a audio system. I previously had the Wires Mixamp and love it, but want the freedom of no cords. The Wireless Mixamp gave me the goodness or the original Mixamp and the freedom to move around. Setup up was very easy (it helps if you...

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10
unknownsolo unknownsolo

Love the Astro MixAmp 5.8 I use it on my PC everyday, not just for gaming, but also when listening to music and watching movies, I love the fact that it makes any wired headset wireless, my only complaint about it (nothing major, only user preference) is that it would have been nicer if they put...

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7.0
cherypie160 cherypie160

there were more cables than i knew what to do with. i had pretty much everything hooked in minus the optical wire (for sound), and once i figured that out, everything worked smoothly. again, it's not difficult, just more time consuming than i expected (i basically wanted to plug it in and start...

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