Turtle Beach Announces Slew of New Headsets

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Turtle Beach is upping their game this year, snagging the rights to work with MLG, Nintendo, and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.

Turtle Beach themselves are releasing the M7 headset that features 50mm drivers, with an in-line microphone, call controls, and a braided cable, making the M7 a perfect mobile gaming companion. The ZLa, PLa, and the XLa are headsets sporting 40mm drivers. The PLa and the XLa are designed for use with the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 and come with USB powered amplification, but will work seamlessly with the PC.

With MLG, Turtle Beach is releasing the XP7 and the Z7 headsets along side the TM1 audio mixer. Both headsets feature Turtle Beach’s Programmable DSP Technology. Thank to the collaboration between Turtle Beach and MLG, the headsets will come with pre-sets for specific games and maps. All pre-sets will be available on Turtle Beach’s Pre-set Community Portal. The SEVEN series headsets have different connector kits, removable boom microphone, and an optional in-line microphone to allow for players to quickly switch from the PC or console to their mobile device of choice. The TM1 Tournament Mixer provides communication for up to six players at a time and can 12 units can be chained together at a time. The TM1 also is capable of a broadcast feed, three versus three team play and many other competition features.

Under the Black Ops 2 line, Turtle Beach is releasing five new headsets. The Ear Force EARBUDS are black and orange ear buds with a multi function in line control powered by 10mm dynamic drivers. These earbuds come with three different ear gels to ensure a great fit no matter the size of your ears. The Earforce Kilo provides stero game sound that is compatible with the Playstation 3, Xbox 360, and PC/Mac driven by 50mm speaker drivers that has independent volume controls for game and chat volume. The X-Ray is a Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound wireless headset supporting Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections to chat over PSN, XBL, or your mobile phone. The Sierra is a wired headset supporting Dolby Digital 5.1, interchangeable speaker plates, and Black Ops 2 optimized audio pre-sets. The included Digital Signal Processor allows up to nine configurable presets for game and chat volume. The top of the line Tango is a wireless headset featuring the X-Ray’s wireless capabilities and the Sierra’s DSP.

With Nintendo, Turtle Beach is will be releasing an officially licensed line of Wii U and 3DS headsets. No details have been released at this time. You can check out the whole Turtle Beach E3 line up here.

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