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conclusion:We like it

75

The Ear Force X42 from Turtle Beach provide you with the ability to have wireless audio during your gaming sessions with your Xbox 360. Digital Trends says the headset has "amply padded ear cups and headband". Digital Trends also found that the X42 "does add a more immersive, three-dimensional feel to the gaming experience" and PC World New Zealand agrees, saying the headphones "sounded great." However PC World New Zealand did notice an issue with the microphone, saying it "picks up a lot of background noise, making voice-activated chat continuously transmit in noisy rooms."

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Digital Trends May 10, 2012

For those that want a more immersive sound experience, the X42 will deliver that. Just don’t expect to turn your head thinking a zombie is on your tail because, for that kind of realism, a true 5.1 speaker system is still necessary.

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I loved the design of the Ear Force X41 headphones but had serious issues with their signal integrity. I could not get more than 5 feet from the TV and the audio would cut out. Now with the dual band wifi approach, I have only had one or two instances of dropped audio and at >30' from the TV....

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