Updated: Jul 27
With summer in full swing, Audeze has revealed they will be teaming up with Microsoft again to release a limited edition headset for Xbox gamers. This isn't the first time the two have teamed up together, with Microsoft and Audeze teaming up in 2021 with the certification of Audeze's Penrose gaming headset. Fast forward a couple of years, and Audeze has a brand new headset coming with some changes I think gamers are really going to enjoy.
Audeze is preparing to release a limited-edition gaming headset as part of Microsoft's "Designed for Xbox" summer product collection this year. This new "ultraviolet" version of the Maxwell gaming headset will have a new finish that gives a unique look to a headset that is already one of the best available on the market.
The Audeze Maxwell Ultraviolet Xbox Wireless Gaming Headset is available for pre-order in limited quantities on the Audeze site.
The continuation of this partnership is bringing Audeze's planar magnetic headset to Xbox gamers. For those who need to become more familiar with what audio drivers are in gaming headsets, planar magnetic headsets have a lot of advantages.
Audeze brings a new planar magnetic headset to Xbox
For starters, the design of this type of headset makes it less prone to harmonic distortion. The drivers perform better than traditional dynamic drivers by having a faster and more uniform motion.
It does a great job at reproducing the full audible frequency spectrum and can have a nice balance of the characteristics of dynamic and electrostatic drivers. The way that this basically works is that the diaphragm mechanism is replaced by directly vibrating a large, flat film, allowing for more precision and range.
The audio in a planar magnetic driver is caused by the electrical flow through the wires suspended between magnets.
For these limited-edition Audeze headphones specifically, a color-shifting finish was applied to the headband and ear cups by using an electroplating process. Audeze's Maxwell Ultraviolet Edition wireless headset will also feature Bluetooth 5.3 with LE Audio, Dolby Atmos, and Filter A.I. noise-reducing microphone technology.
That means that this new headset will be using the latest technology to deliver the highest quality audio available in a gaming headset.
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