There’s a new name entering the gaming headset space: VZR. The audio company aims to deliver audiophile quality to gamers at an affordable cost with its new VZR Model One headphones.
Pre-orders for VZR Mode One Open today and the headphones are expected to ship in Q2 2021. This device is priced at $ 349, VZR said that it is targeting the kind of sound quality available in headphones in the range. en 4,000 dollars.
The audio gear’s big draw is the patented CrossWave technology, designed to render 3D sound more accurately. It does that with an acoustic lens that actually reshapes sound waves, rather than altering the source digitally.
That selling point is especially notable at the start of a brand new console generation, where 3D audio is the selling point of the PlayStation 5. The digital trend has tested the headset on a number of games, including Resident Evil village‘S Girlhood and find that they provide natural and detailed spatial acoustics, making it easy to determine direction.
VZR says that CrossWave technology aims to combat open-back headphones in the future to keep up with the rapidly changing tech landscape. Instead of relying on DSP chips that could become obsolete in a few years, the Model One focused on sound. While the headsets specifically take advantage of the new gaming technology, they are built as a powerful, comprehensive option that works for movies, music, and any other audio application.
The Model One comes with a patent-pending, noise-canceling microphone designed to keep its foam from getting over the mic and muffled sound. This bundle also includes an additional inline microphone on the headphone cable.
VZR was founded by former top Apple audio engineer, Victor Tiscareno. The team includes several industry veterans from both video and audio games. VZR said it used that collection of expertise to predict where the sound technology is headed and developed a pair of headphones that match that trend.
Based on our time with the VZR Model One to date, the headphones deliver both highly detailed sound and a comfortable yet solid design. As for the level of quality the headphones offer, that balance combined with the $ 349 price tag makes the VZR Model Ones feel like a perfect match for gaming enthusiasts looking to get the most out of the sound. space in games like Call of Duty: Warzone.
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