My history with headphones
I never could keep a pair of headphones in working condition for as long as a year. They would always snap or the wiring would become poor and then i would have to mess with the audio jack in my PC right. This could be down to buying cheap headphones like Technikas. ... Read review
REAL Surround sound. Sounds amazing in games. Lots of extra functions. Comfortable earpads
Weights 1.1kg making it quite heavy. Need dedicated 5.1 sound card to use features.
"...me to check out the Roccat kaves. They've made some good things in the past and currently seem to sell their products in Europe. I searched and searched, i looked for comparisons between the Gamecom 777s and the Roccat Kaves. And to my amazement there were quite a lot of forums discussing these two headsets. I knew i was looking at two of the best headsets around. Now some of you might disagree but in my opinion this is what i've found out.
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Manufacturer's product description
A desert eagle isn't worth its fancy name, if you don't know where to aim. Imagine your advantage within the heat of the battle when you exactly hear where your opponents are before you can actually see them. Knowing the position of your enemy is half the frag. Realistic 3D Surround sound makes you locate your opponents easily by the noise they generate. The desktop control enables you to adjust to situations quickly with sound and microphone mute buttons and volume control for different channels.That also goes for the ROCCAT Kave. With the Tip 'N' control desktop remote, you receive a tool with extraordinary functions. Designed for maximized comfort and functionality, it can be placed firmly on your desktop. Beside the over-all volume, you can separately control the center, front and rear volume as well as the bass. You can even switch between the sound-profiles.Thanks to the microphone with mute LED, the times of accidentally giving away information are over. Due to the illumination on the micro itself, you can tell whether the micro is muted. Furthermore, you can switch between the sound-profiles. You can choose between game and movie sound.Great attention has been paid to convenience while wearing the Kave. The headband contains 3 separately bedded pads, which guarantee an equal weight distribution. The generous earcups are hand-sewn and especially comfortable, featuring external noise canceling. The Kave is foldable and of compact design, it's safe and easy to carry.