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Sades SA-708

Sades SA-708

from  $15.99+
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86 Global Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
86

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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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).

Engadget Summary

Sades might not be well-known in the world of gaming accessories but, with its SA-708 offering such high-end sound at a bargain basement price, it certainly has our attention.

The design isn't a stunner but the comfort is top notch, with Dragon Blogger reporting that their kids found the SA-708 "very comfortable" even after six hours of nonstop gaming. Asiageek says the ear cushions feel "quite nice" and TheBigBossGuy agrees, noting that "you will only experience difficulties if your ears are too big."

The mic can be a little sensitive, with Asiageek finding it picked up a little surrounding noise from time to time. Otherwise it sounds "quite good" and TheBigBossGuy notes that the mic is positioned in such a way that it won't pick up the sound of your breathing.

Ultimately, it's the sound quality that will make or break a headset, and Dragon Blogger reports that the audio is "very good." They felt it was a little lacking in bass and Asiageek also noted a bit of distortion at higher volumes, but these flaws were acceptable given its super low price.

If you're a professional gamer looking for premium equipment to take to your next tournament, look elsewhere. But for those gamers who need to replace a broken headset on the quick, or a parent looking for a little peace and quiet, the SA-708 will hit a sweet spot.

Reviews

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Average Critic Score
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87
 
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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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86 Global Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
86

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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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100
Jacob
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
80
Kenzi
I was searching for a new headset after my Creative Fatal1ty came apart.As I...read more
100
towerbilder
good all over
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