Klipsch KG-200 Review

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 Introduction

Manufacturer: Klipsch
Model: KG-200
RRP: £120

Klipsch are no doubt a brand you’ve heard of before where personal audio is concerned, and today, we’ll be looking at one of their new products aimed at the gaming market. The Klipsch KG-200 were formally shown-off at CES this year and  the KG-200 isn’t even released yet (March), but Klipsch have both the PS3 and PS4 covered as well as the Xbox 360, and of course, the PC crowd. Sadly there is no Xbox One support due to certain requirements of Microsoft’s newest platform. All the accessories needed to get up and running on the aforementioned platforms is included in the package itself.

Specifications

DESIGN: Over-Ear Gaming Headset
FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 16Hz – 23kHz
SENSITIVITY: 110dB
IMPEDANCE: 32 Ohms
DRIVE COMPONENTS: 40mm custom-tuned drivers
FEATURES: Wide field stereo imaging, digital amplifier, athletic mesh ear pads, four selectable EQ presets, independent game and chat volume, precision-flex boom mic, ear cup-mounted controls
ACCESSORIES: Microphone, Xbox Talkback Cable, PS4 Chat Cable, USB PC Adapter, RCA to 3.5mm Splitter Cable

Klipsch have gone with an ever ubiquitous 40mm drivers for the base of the KG-200 and, somehow, managed to created an over-ear cup all whilst keeping a distinctive design and shape to the KG-200. In terms of “tuned drivers” it’s safe to assume these have definitely been geared towards a more gaming orientated sound – a notion backed up by the four built-in EQ settings that can be flicked through on the fly.

What Klipsch say about the KG-200:

Dominate your play with a true audio advantage that immerses you completely and shifts the game in your favor. The Klipsch KG-200 headset has been custom voiced with four gaming EQs so you hear every crucial sound with critical detail.

Without further ado let’s see what Klipsch have produced for their foray into the game market.

 

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