Gaming audio controller for Xbox with better noise cancellation + gaming modes

If you’ve been looking for a superior gaming audio controller for in-game advantage, then look no further than Turtle Beach’s gaming accessory. It has a better design and features than the official Microsoft offering which makes it a better option.

Microsoft Stereo Adapter for Xbox controller lets you connect gaming headsets (or any other normal headset/earbuds) providing different levels of volume and the level of in-game volume. It also has the party chat volume along with the mute button. However, it lacks two important features for tactical gaming – microphone monitoring and microphone canceling.

Designer: Colin Jackson and Ink Studios

This problem comes to light when you’re in a game room and other players can hear the external noise like TV playing in the background or the irritating thud of a jackhammer at the nearby construction site. This Turtle Beach Gaming Audio Controller solves them both and brings more features for gamers that they’ll relish. The Gaming Audio Controller gets three different levels of background audio canceling. The first one is pretty much the same as the Microsoft adapter, and is of not much use. The second one cuts out most of the background noises and only picks up high-pitched sounds like a train horn or an alarm. The last one is the most powerful at canceling out unwanted background audio clutter, as it cuts out 95% noise.

Other than this the audio controller has different game mode settings for audio signature – Extra Bass, Extra Treble, or both. The standout feature of this adapter is the Super Human Hearing mode which provides greater accuracy in battle royale games. So, you can rest assured of hearing even the faintest of footsteps in the nearby building to ascertain the direction of the enemy’s approach. Overall, the gaming accessory has a much better audio response and microphone clarity than Microsoft’s adapter.

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The mic that streams for you

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The internet has brought the ability to broadcast to everyone’s homes. People are constantly sharing live videos, even setting up their own podcasts. While access has become easier, hardware still requires some expertise. Setting up microphones, headsets, etc. The Turtle Beach mic just makes all of that a breeze. The microphone has streaming abilities built in, working seamlessly with your hardware, and allowing you to broadcast with ease. The mic comes with inbuilt audio presets to choose from, be it for gamers, or for podcasters. Just plug the microphone in and get streaming!

The only visible interface is the mute button on the front. A light-ring around it allows the user to know whether they’re on audio mode or mute mode. A perfect pic for the amateur broadcaster who only wants to focus on delivering quality content without having to learn how to deal with hardware.

Designer: Colin Jackson

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Deal: Save 60% on Turtle Beach Ear Force i60 Wireless Surround Sound Headset

There’s nothing quite like playing a game with a good pair of over-the-ear headphones. These wireless cans from Turtle Beach offer big and bold sound, with incredible 7.1 surround sound capability.

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They’re great for games, movies, and more and are ideal for mobile gaming thanks to their Bluetooth capabilities. They also can connect to your computer or video game console via the included USB transmitter module. Battery life is rated at 10 hours per charge, so you’ll have no problem with marathon gaming sessions either. They’ve even got a pair of hidden noise-cancelling microphones for chats.

Best of all, we’ve got the i60s on sale for just $117.95(USD) in the Technabob Shop, a huge 60% savings off the original $299.95 MSRP. The offer is for a limited time only, so be sure to grab a pair before they’re gone!

Our Top Picks: The Best Xbox One Headset

If you’re an Xbox One gamer, life is exciting right now. Gears 4 just came out, the Xbox One S is the perfect holiday present, Project Scorpio is waiting in the wings…and all you need is a really great gaming headset to go along with your adventures. But there’s the problem: Xbox is pretty proprietary when it comes gaming headphones. It can be tricky to find good choice, and even harder to find options that are as good as PC headsets.

Well, we’ve got good news: Here are the top Xbox One headsets for stunning sound, audio customization, chatting, and everything else you need! We did the work for you: Now take a look at the best Xbox One headset options you’ll find:

Astro Gaming Halo A50 – $290

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Astro’s specialization in high-end headsets has really paid off for Xbox One fans with the A50, which has some of the best low-distortion sound we’ve heard from a wireless headset, along with a pack of features smartly designed to make gaming better no matter what it is you like to do. Three different sound modes all you to switch between settings for movies, shooters, and general gaming, while the flip-up mic has excellent vocal clarity and very little fuzz around the edges, all with Dolby 7.1 surround sound. The model also comes with a few Halo 5 freebies (not very important these days) and a cool Halo skin (more impressive). Battery life is around 8-10 hours. From sound to features, it’s hard to find a better pair of Xbox headphones anywhere…as long as you can afford them.

We should point out, however, that with the extra-large ear cups and hefty headband, this headset does feel a bit heavier than many other models. If heavy headsets bother you or give you headaches after a while, you may prefer something a little lighter. If that’s not something you usually notice, then don’t worry about it.

Turtle Beach Ear Force XO Seven Pro Premium – $96

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Not everyone can spend around $300 on a pair of Xbox One headphones, no matter how great they might be. If you want to spend a lot less cash but still get an excellent model, try out this Turtle Beach unit. It doesn’t have surround sound, but it does come with other features to make up for it, including several presets for both sound (bass, vocals, etc.) and mic (quiet rooms, loud rooms, etc.). There’s a “superhuman” mode for amplifying quiet sounds, although the 50mm neodymium drivers do fine work without the boost.

Additionally, this headset has some extra-durable design features, from the nylon-wrapped cord to the sturdy headband cushioning and pullout mic, which makes it better suited for rougher environments – and people accidentally sitting on it.

Turtle Beach Ear Force Stealth 500X Premium – $234

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This powerful Turtle Beach model is somewhere between our first two picks. It comes with with DTS 7.1 surround sound, so if you have your Xbox set to DTS you may be more interested in this model. The mic features are also particularly robust with both chat boost and variable mic monitoring, so if you do a lot of talking this headset may be even more useful for you.

This fully wireless (no connection to the controller necessary) headset does have genre specific audio options, and while they aren’t quiet as good as the A50 they still give you a pleasant amount of customization. Plus, they sit a little lighter on the head than the Astro model. Battery life is comparable at around 10 hours, too. If you constantly use chat, want a lighter pair of headphones or just like the Turtle Beach aesthetic, this may be your number one choice.