Turtle Beach Ear Force X42

75
Global
Score
75

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Engadget Summary

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."

from $51.62+

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Breakdown

Sound quality
8.0
Voice / mic quality
8.0
Design and form factor
8.0
Comfort
8.0
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Specs

Ear Force

Form factor
Over-ear
Channels
Surround
Connections
Wireless
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Specs

Ear Force

Form factor
Over-ear
Channels
Surround
Connections
Wireless
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