Hardware and Gear
Published on June 1st, 2021 | by gareth0
Turtle Beach Releases New Recon 500 Headset Design
Looks like a great headset.
Leading gaming headset and audio accessory brand Turtle Beach (NASDAQ: HEAR) today announced that the Recon 500, its pioneering new addition to the Company’s massively popular Recon line of gaming headsets, is now available at participating retailers across North American and Asia. The Recon 500 will be available at participating retailers across Europe on June 18, 2021. The Recon 500 debuts Turtle Beach’s patented, first-of-their-kind 60mm Eclipse™ Dual Drivers which produce a massive soundstage through dedicated woofers and tweeters in each earcup. Combined with Turtle Beach’s AccuTune™ wood composite-injection technology, the Recon 500’s groundbreaking speakers deliver unprecedented sound quality at every frequency.
The Recon 500 also features Turtle Beach’s TruSpeak™ noise-cancelling microphone, while memory foam cushions, ProSpecs™ glasses-friendly technology, and a lightweight frame deliver extraordinary comfort. The headset features a standard 3.5mm audio interface for multiplatform connectivity with Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch™, PC, and compatible mobile devices. With this level of sound performance, comfort, and build quality for a MSRP of $79.95, the Recon 500 is a top choice for gamers. GameSkinny gave the Recon 500 a 9/10 review score, noting, “The headset’s dual drivers provide an immense amount of audio detail for the $80 price tag, and the form factor is excellent.” Available in Black and Arctic Camo colorways, fans can level-up their gaming audio by visiting participating retailers or turtlebeach.com and getting a Recon 500 today.
“Our patented Eclipse Dual Drivers once again deliver industry-leading audio performance that makes the Recon 500 one of the best sounding headsets gamers can buy,” said Juergen Stark, Chairman and CEO, Turtle Beach Corporation. “The Recon 500’s groundbreaking technology, multiplatform connectivity, and affordable price set a new bar for what gamers should expect in an $80 headset and make it a great choice for players looking to elevate their gaming audio experience.”
Gamers will experience a revolution in gaming audio with the Recon 500. Turtle Beach’s all-new, patented 60mm Eclipse Dual Drivers separate high and low frequencies for ultra-detailed gaming audio across a massive soundstage. The Recon 500’s earcups are precision-engineered and injected with AccuTune wood composite, lending to enhanced acoustics for realistic sound imaging. The removable TruSpeak noise-cancelling mic delivers reliable, clear, pro-level communication with teammates and other players, and on-ear controls put Volume and Mic Mute right within reach when you need it.
For comfort, soft memory foam cushions wrapped in highly breathable athletic fabric surround the Recon 500’s powerful drivers, allowing gamers to stay cool in the heat of battle. The adjustable, metal-reinforced headband is built to last, while still being lightweight and flexible. For gamers with spectacles, Turtle Beach’s patented ProSpecs™ glasses-friendly design adds further comfort.