Editor’s brief: Audeze, a unique and much loved audiophile brand, has launched its Penrose and Penrose X wireless gaming headsets. Penrose and Penrose X are wireless planar magetic gaming headsets, compatible with Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation consoles. Read more below.
SINGAPORE – Audeze, a leading premium audiophile headphone manufacturer, has released its Penrose and Penrose X planar magnetic gaming headphones, designed for use with the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Penrose for PlayStation 4/5, PC/Mac, and Xbox One/Series X-exclusive Penrose X. The Penrose’s broadcast-quality microphone was designed to improve chat and broadcasting, and it pairs with Audeze’s acclaimed planar magnetic driver technology for a revolutionary gaming experience.
Prepare for a new legendary tier of gaming audio
Penrose is built around Audeze’s proprietary 100mm Planar Magnetic driver technology, providing superior audio clarity and detail, and was created with the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 in mind. When compared to competing Neodymium headphone drivers, Audeze’s Fluxor magnet array provides twice as much power. In addition to minimizing distortion to an absolute minimum, the Fazor waveguides and Uniforce voice coils of this headset produce exceptionally clear, intelligible sound, perfect for online conversations and video games.
Seamless connection, zero disruptions
Just try to picture being disconnected in the middle of a crucial moment in a game. You won’t have to worry about any hiccups while using the Penrose and Penrose X high-performance dual wireless connection. Featuring a lossless, low-latency 2.4GHz Dual Wireless connection, users can easily connect their console or computer without any hiccups by utilizing the USB dongle that comes with the package. Penrose’s built-in Bluetooth 5.0 allows it to pair with mobile devices that have the SBC and AAC codecs for hands-free chatting without having to pause the game.
In addition, the Audeze HQ app for Android and iOS allows users to concurrently activate WiFi and Bluetooth connections, allowing them to adjust the Penrose’s audio settings on the fly. The mobile and desktop app, Audeze HQ, offers a wide range of premium features for the Penrose and Penrose X, including a 10-band graphic EQ interface, side-tone toggling, and real-time voice-to-chat mix for Xbox Series X.
Detachable broadcast quality microphone
The microphone is an often-overlooked component of a gaming headset. However, many people will be interested in the Penrose microphone because of how it can be detached and how it was designed to improve chat and streaming. Built with a maximum SPL of over 140dB and noise filters that suppress ambient sound by up to 20dB, gamers can now have more audible conversations and enjoy their games without distractions.
Audeze Penrose is compatible with multiple devices: Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo, Windows, Macintosh, iOS as well as Android.
- Style: Over-ear, closed circumaural
- Transducer type: Planar Magnetic
- Magnetic structure: Fluxor™ magnet array
- Phase management: Fazor
- Magnet type: Neodymium N50
- Diaphragm type: Ultra-thin Uniforce™
- Transducer size: 100mm
- Frequency response: 10Hz – 50kHz
- THD: <0.1% (1kHz, 1mW)
- Weight: 320g (including battery)
Pricing and Availability
Audeze Penrose is expected to be available in mid September 2020, at a retail price of S$489. An exclusive pre-order price of S$409 for the Penrose headsets are available for order from now to 15th September at the following retail stores: AV One (https://av1group.com.sg), Connect-IT, Headphones.SG, Stereo Electronics, Treoo.
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