Kingston launched the HyperX Cloud Stinger gaming headset today. The headset is designed with the gamer on a budget and Kingston boasts its the best headset in the sub $50 USD range. The HyperX Cloud Stinger is a very light 275 grams but still boasts rotating ear cups, steel sliders, and 50mm neodymium drivers. The microphone is uni-directional noise cancelling microphone that automatically mutes itself when rotated out of the way. The volume slider is located on the bottom of the right ear cup.
The cable terminates in a 4 pole TRRS connector for compatibility with consoles, laptops, and mobile devices. An extension cable is also included with the bundle, which terminates in two 3 pole TRS plugs for regular 3.5mm analog jacks found on PC sound cards.
“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,” said Lawrence Yang, business manager, HyperX. “The Cloud Stinger rounds our line of Cloud Gaming Headsets to deliver consumers a broader range of premium in-game audio for gaming, music, entertainment, and more.”
The Kingston HyperX Cloud Gaming Headset is available now at retailers like Amazon with an MSRP of $49.99 USD.