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Astro Gaming A40

Astro Gaming A40

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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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

90
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 7

88
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 24
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Specs

Key Specs

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

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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User Reviews

60
Richard
The base unit is a piece of total crap. You have to eff around with it to make...read more
100
ZachAttak
I don't usually give products perfect 10 reviews, but the A40 deserves it. Got...read more
100
bratB
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
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