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Astro Gaming A40

from  $535.87+

    Astro Gaming A40

    from  $535.87+
    from  $535.87+
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    90 Global Score
    The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
    90

    The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

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    Engadget Summary

    Available in versions starting with a $199 wired PC model, and going all the way up to $279 for a wireless edition that works with gaming consoles, the A40 is one of the best gaming headsets available, with great surround sound, a good mic, and a comfortable fit. If you want to go wireless, however, the new A50 is better alternative to the $279 version, which combines the A40 with Astro's Mixamp base and a belt-based receiver, since the A50 includes the Mixamp and integrates the belt pack into the headset, and sells for just $20 more.

    Reviews

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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Form factor
    Over-ear
    Channels
    Stereo
    Drivers per ear
    1
    Controls
    Volume, Mute
    Connections
    3.5mm stereo

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    90 Global Score
    The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
    90

    The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

    How we score

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    User Reviews

    100
    Scottish
    The build of the Astro A40s is exceedingly good. Solid as a rock, the size adjustment...read more
    100
    Cynic04
    I'll start by saying these are my favorite headphones I've ever owned....read more
    100
    Pihrra
    A gadget unicorn - Engadget
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