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Sound BlasterX H7 Tournament Edition

HD 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset with Dual Sound Signature

Features

Overview

Built for total gaming immersion and precision, Sound BlasterX H7 Tournament Edition combines comfort and durability with the best audio performance available through a built-in 24 / 96kHz USB DAC for high definition digital audio immersive gaming.

A step up from its predecessor, the Sound BlasterX H7, H7 Tournament Edition features improved 50mm FullSpectrum™ drivers, a redesigned and upgraded microphone, and a new sleek look with brushed metal earcup plates and gun metal finishing.

Audio Performance

ANALOG MODE

Dual Sound Signature

Engineered as the world's first true competitive gaming headset, the H7 Tournament Edition features dual sound signature that give you control of the realism of your entertainment, even during tournaments without requiring on-site software installations. Whichever and whatever your entertainment is, you can choose between the Analog mode and digital USB mode for a tailored and immersive experience.

The Analog mode is designed to replicate the original signature of your audio.

USB MODE

For Immersive Audio, or for Competitive Gaming

When connected via USB mode, you will have the choice of selecting BlasterX Acoustic Engine profiles to improve the overall immersion, or X-Plus Mode1 designed with specially-tuned audio profiles for popular competitive games.

X-Plus is specifically developed with pro-gaming requirements. When configured, X-Plus relegates non-critical audio cues specific to most popular competitive games today. So, it bumps up the key audio cues for an extra gaming advantage!

Being tournament-ready, you can save your X-Plus sound preferences right into the headset, so it will reproduce your sound configuration without any need to install software when you're connected to different gaming setups.

Improved 50mm Drivers for Greater Sensitivity and Better Gameplay

Large, responsive 50mm FullSpectrum drivers deliver astounding sound. Rated at 118dB/mW, the improved drivers have been tuned for even clearer, louder and more accurate sound reproduction. Feel every bone-shattering explosion and the rattle of gunfire as you immerse yourself in games like never before with the H7 Tournament Edition.

Design

New Sleek Look

The improved H7 Tournament Edition sports an edgy industrial look with new brushed metal earcup plates and dark gun metal finishing, plus Sound Blaster's signature red accents.


Lightweight, Ergonomic Design

Finished with a premium blend of soft-touch plastics, memory foam and plush leatherette to complement its sturdy metal architecture, the H7 Tournament Edition boasts superior comfort and ergonomics for you to wear all day without feeling tired.

Reinforced Steel Headband and Aluminium Architecture

The H7 Tournament Edition is built with a durable reinforced steel and aluminium architecture that keeps up with your gaming - day in, day out, at home, or on the go. The sturdy steel headband ensures a snug fit on your head with minimal flex for ultimate stability.

Tilt Driver Design

The Sound BlasterX H7 Tournament Edition is designed with a tilt driver implementation that creates a mini acoustic chamber to minimize resonance within the earcups. The result is that you experience extra clarity across the frequencies and better sound separation where every detail crisp and clear.

Software

BlasterX Acoustic Engine Pro

Tapping into our rich history of creating bleeding-edge audio algorithms, our engineers have crafted an audio engine optimized for gaming. The BlasterX Acoustic Engine Pro is a suite of fully customizable audio processing technologies developed and tuned specially for the Sound BlasterX H7 Tournament Edition to deliver new levels of audio immersion and precision for the ultimate competitive advantage.

BlasterX Acoustic Engine Pro includes Scout Mode™, designed to help you hear beyond what you see. Gain a distinct tactical advantage in combat!


X-Plus Configurator

X-Plus offers several specially-tuned audio profiles for popular competitive games such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Simply select the game you are playing and X-Plus will take care of the audio configuration.

Audio Profiles

Sound is Your Biggest Ally

Just imagine yourself surrounded by blind spots that make it visually impossible to get around. Who knows, you might even find yourself dead. So, what if one split second could alter your fate? Or perhaps, the distant shrill of a siren could hint at certain dangers looming ahead of you.

As the cornerstone of your victory, we have a list of audio profiles, which is specially tuned to help you realize the potential of sound, your biggest ally. Professionally tuned by acoustic engineers with the aid of pro-gamers, the customizable audio profiles create a unique and optimal sound experience for popular game titles and most of your playback needs.

Call of Duty Series

Incorporating other time periods and conflicts, gamers can experience war in an epic scale with our specialized audio tuning for the series, which spans from Call of Duty 2 to dark and gritty 21st century Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, eliminating masses of bots and human foes alike. Imagine yourself thrown into a conflicted environment (zombies included too). Put on your solid headset, and select the audio profile for Call of Duty series. Then, let our SBX surround technology and custom EQ effects surprise you with the essence and detail, especially when you expand bullets from the weapon of your choice.

© 2015 Activision. All Rights Reserved. Call of Duty Video Game Series, Call of Duty 2, Call of Duty Black Ops are trademarks of Activision in the US and/or other countries.

Counter Strike: Global Offensive

Set in a real-world situation, Counter Strike: Global Offensive is a team-based action gameplay that requires players to deal with discharging of firearms, dodging gunfires and nonetheless, pinpoint accuracy of a gunshot. While you're making your calculated moves, you will pick up a range of details from an explosion of gunfire, hand-loading, to bomb planting and defusing, and other minute cues you can't see. Hence, our precision tuning combined with our in-depth understanding of the Source Engine gives you better hearing, better control of your environment. So you can hit your enemies with your best shot (possibly in the head).

DotA 2

There's something transcendental about sound. It not only takes us from destination A to destination B, but also acts as our eyes that hint at the possible perils that could kill you in an ambush. We aspire to fill up every nook and cranny of your gaming environment with the best possible audio cues, so you can slay your enemy's Ancient without worries. Let your ears pick up the essential cues, namely spells, ability charge-ups or even your fellow teammate's cry for help! With our custom audio tuning, you're well covered in your gameplay.

© 2015 Valve Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Dota2 and Counter Strike:Global Offensive(CS:GO) are trademarks of Valve Corporation in the US and/or other countries.

Microphone

Effortless Clear Communication

Redesigned and improved, the detachable noise-reduction mic picks up your voice and cancels noise better, even in loud gaming environments.

Connectivity

One-touch Convenience

With the inline remote, you're in control of your music, volume and voice calls - easy and convenient!

Seamless Connectivity

The H7 Tournament Edition offers a wide range of connectivity options to equip you with the holistic experience you need for your gameplay.

Use the USB input to your PC or PlayStation® 4 and enjoy the full digital audio experience that your game has to offer!

The 3.5mm 4-pole jack cable option can be used with any smart device such as your iPhone and iPad, as well as our present gaming consoles with analog headphones output such as Xbox® One2.

1 To get the most out of X-Plus, simply install the software configurator bundled with the latest BlasterX Acoustic Engine Pro software to enhance your game.

2 Xbox One stereo headset adapter required (sold separately).

REVIEWS

Digital Trends

The Sound BlasterX H7 Tournament Edition’s combination of features, comfort, and captivating 7.1-channel virtual surround sound make it an easy recommendation for those seeking a comfortable and affordable wired gaming headset.If you’re interested in the more pro-focused features, or you want a headset that can be used for other purposes aside from PC gaming like listening to music or gaming on a console, the Sound BlasterX H7 Tournament Edition is absolutely worth the money.

4 out of 5 stars

Sound BlasterX H7 Tournament Edition

2017-04-05

A Closer Look

Specifications

Audio Processing
BlasterX Acoustic Engine Pro, X-Plus
Audio Drivers
50mm FullSpectrum
Headset Frequency Response
20Hz ~ 20kHz
Audio Technologies
BlasterX Acoustic Engine Pro, Scout Mode
Interface
3.5mm Stereo Input, USB
Supported Operating Systems
Mac OS X v10.8 and above, Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Windows® Vista
Supported Gaming Consoles
PlayStation® 4 via 3.5mm 4-pole audio cable, USB connection, Xbox One™ via 3.5mm 4-pole audio cable (With Xbox One Stereo Headset Adapter)
Microphone
Microphone Type: Unidirectional Noise-reduction Condenser
Detachable: Yes
Frequency Response: 100Hz ~ 15kHz
Sensitivity: -40dB

System Requirements

Windows
  • Intel® Core™2 Duo or AMD® equivalent processor (2.8 GHz or faster recommended)
  • Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard
  • Microsoft® Windows 10 32/64 bit, Windows 8.1/8.0 32/64 bit, Windows 7 32/64 bit,
    Windows Vista™ 32/64 bit SP1 or higher
  • 1GB RAM
  • >600 MB of free hard disk space
  • Available USB 2.0 port (High Speed recommended with driver)
Macintosh
  • Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.8 or higher
  • 1GB RAM
  • >600 MB of free hard disk space
  • Available USB 2.0/3.0 port
BlasterX Acoustic Engine Software for Windows
  • Intel® Core™2 Duo or AMD® equivalent processor (2.8 GHz or faster recommended)
  • Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard
  • Microsoft® Windows 10 32/64 bit, Windows 8.1/8.0 32/64 bit, Windows 7 32/64 bit, Windows Vista™ 32/64 bit SP1 or higher
  • 1GB RAM
  • >600 MB of free hard disk space
Analog Connection
  • Available analog connector for headphone/microphone on PC/Mac/Android/iOS/PS4/XBOX devices

Package Contents

  • Sound BlasterX H7 Tournament Edition Headset
  • Tethered cable including inline control - 0.4m / 1.3ft
  • USB Type A to Micro-B USB braided cable length - 1.5m / 5ft
  • 3.5mm 4-pole to 4-pole jack braided cable length - 0.8m / 2.6ft
  • Quick Start Leaflet

Warranty

2-year Limited Hardware Warranty (EU Countries)

1-year Limited Hardware Warranty (Non-EU Countries)

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