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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

London, United Kingdom – 23rd September 2019 - HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced the HyperX Cloud AlphaTM S gaming headset is now shipping. The new addition to HyperX’s gaming headset line-up features custom-tuned HyperX virtual 7.1 surround sound1 and bass adjustment sliders for three levels of bass fine-tuning providing listeners with a richer audio gaming experience. 

 

The Cloud Alpha S offers the design and sound quality features found in the HyperX Cloud Alpha including dual chamber technology that separates bass frequencies from the mids and highs for more accurate audio. The custom-tuned HyperX virtual 7.1 surround sound with an advanced audio control mixer feature enables surround sound and the ability to adjust the mix between game and chat audio.

 

“The Cloud Alpha S marries stunning 7.1 surround sound with the same top-notch aesthetics and comfort as the original HyperX Cloud Alpha,” said Julien Millet, business manager, HyperX EMEA. “With these new enhancements, HyperX is expanding its line of HyperX headsets to meet the needs of a range of gamers at all levels.”

 

The Cloud Alpha S features signature HyperX comfort with premium memory foam ear cushions, upgraded breathable leatherette and a durable aluminium frame. The headset also comes equipped with a detachable noise cancellation microphone, braided cable, spare set of fabric ear cushions and travel bag.

 

Availability

HyperX Cloud Alpha S is now available for £119.99 / €129.99 MSRP through HyperX’s network of retail and e-tail outlets. For more information on HyperX Cloud Alpha S and global availability, please visit the HyperX Cloud Alpha S product page.

 

Cloud Alpha S Specifications:

 

Headphone

Driver: Custom dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets

Type: Circumaural, Closed back

Frequency response: 13Hz – 27kHz

Impedance: 65 Ω

Sound pressure level: 99dBSPL/mW at 1kHz

T.H.D.: ≤ 1%

Weight: 310g

Weight with mic: 321g

Cable length: 1m

Connection type: 3.5mm plug (4 pole)

 

Microphone

Element: Electret condenser microphone

Polar pattern: Bi-directional, Noise-cancelling

Frequency response: 50Hz – 18kHz

Sensitivity: -38dBV (0dB=1V/Pa at 1kHz)

 

USB Audio Control Mixer

Weight: 57g

Cable length: 2m

 

1 Virtual 7.1 surround sound effect output as a 2-channel stereo signal to be used with stereo headphones, compatibility for PC.

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About HyperX

 

HyperX is the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, PC, console and mobile power users with high-performance components. For 16 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for all types of gamers – high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, charging accessories for console players, USB flash drives, and mouse pads – to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand in known for consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of celebrity ambassadors, pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with