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Kingston Announces HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset – Best Gaming Headset Under $50!

Kingston’s HyperX division is announcing release of the HyperX Cloud Stinger™ gaming headset, which they are promoting as being the best gaming headset available for under $50.  The HyperX Cloud Stinger headset makes even casual gamers feel like a gaming pro, with HyperX signature memory foam and directional drivers (50mm) that provide a high quality sound experience as well as user comfort at a very affordable price point.

kingston-hyperx-stinger-headphones-mainThis lightweight gaming headset (a mere 275 grams) is constructed with 90-degree rotatable ear cups for enhanced comfort, even when used for hours on end.  The HyperX Cloud Stinger headset utilizes 50mm directional drivers that are angled to position sound directly into the ear to provide a more realistic and broader in-game sound experience.  The HyperX Cloud Stinger includes gameplay-oriented features, including a swivel to mute the microphone, volume controls mounted on the headset, and an adjusting slider made of steel for durability.

kingston-hyperx-stinger-headphones-banner-3According to Lawrence Yang, business manager for Kingston’s HyperX division, “Building on the success of HyperX Cloud Gaming Headsets designed for gamers of all skill levels, including professional eSports athletes, our new Cloud Stinger brings our quality to all players, no matter their budget or expertise.  The Cloud Stinger rounds out our line of Cloud Gaming Headsets to deliver consumers a broader range of premium in-game audio for gaming, music, entertainment and more.”

kingston-hyperx-stinger-headphones-banner-1Kingston’s HyperX Cloud Stinger provides optimal audio performance and sound quality, ensuring clear and crisp audio to aid in quickly locating rivals, which can often be just the advantage needed for a successful gaming experience.  HyperX Cloud Stinger is compatible with multiple gaming platforms, including out-of-the-box compatibility with Xbox One™, PS4™, Wii U™, PCs and mobile devices.

kingston-hyperx-stinger-headphones-banner-5HyperX Cloud Stinger Features:

  • Lightweight Design – Minimal weight for enhanced comfort
  • Audio Precision – Optimal audio performance and sound quality
  • Adjustable Steel Slider – Long lasting durability and stability; high-quality build
  • Intuitive Volume Control – Easily accessible volume slider to adjust audio on the headset
  • Noise-Cancellation Microphone – Clear voice quality; conveniently flip the microphone to mute
  • Multi-Platform Compatibility – Enjoy comfort and enhanced audio experience on PC or console; plug into a mobile device and wear the headset on the go

HyperX Cloud Stinger Headphone Specifications:

  • Driver – Dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets
  • Type – Circumaural, closed back
  • Frequency response – 18Hz-23,000Hz
  • Impedance – 30Ω
  • Sound Pressure Level – 102 ± 3dBSPL/mW at 1 kHz
  • H.D. — </= 2%
  • Input Power – Rated 30mW, Maximum 500mW
  • Weight – 275g
  • Cable length and type – Headset (1.3m) = Extension Y-cable (1.7m)
  • Connection – Headset – 3.5mm plug (4 pole) + extension cable – 3.5mm stereo and mic plugs

HyperX Cloud Stinger Microphone Specifications:

  • Element – Electret condenser microphone
  • Polar pattern – Uni-directional, Noise-cancelling
  • Frequency response – 50Hz~18,000Hz
  • Sensitivity — -40dBV (0 dB=1V/Pa, 1 kHz)

kingston-hyperx-stinger-headphones-banner-2For more information, you can view the HyperX Cloud Stinger gaming headset product page here; and the press release announcing it in its entirety here.

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