Sunday, 31 October 2021 19:42

The EPOS H3 Hybrid gaming headset plays wherever you do

By

The excellent EPOS H3 headset is back, but better than ever, in a new hybrid version with wired and wireless options as well as a detachable microphone.

iTWire has previously looked at the EPOS H3 headset back in May. The wired closed acoustic unit was a solid unit with excellent low-frequency performance, an accurate midrange allowing bass without missing out on nuanced audio. Its highs were clear, assisting in positional audio. The studio-quality microphone maximised clarity, with an adjustable boom that could be lifted to mute.

It's a great gaming headset and came bundled with two removable 3.5mm audio cables, one for devices that could transmit microphones and speakers on a single wire, and a second cable for those devices which require a separate microphone and line out cable. It was also a comfortable headset with a solid feel, providing robustness with soft earcups and flex for smaller and larger heads.

As a wired device it didn't need charging, nor was there any concern about latency between in-game action and the audio reaching you.

So, it was with great interest iTWire explored EPOS' new offering, the H3 hybrid - including all the great features of the H3 before it, but with Bluetooth, a battery, USB, and a detachable microphone.

First and foremost, like the original H3, the H3 Hybrid is a gaming headset. It's designed for gamers with uncompromising audio that faithfully replicates lows, mids, and high audio frequencies.

Yet, it's also even more portable than ever and is a three-in-one device. As well as 3.5mm you can use the USB and console cable for gaming on your preferred platform, and connect to smart devices with Bluetooth or portable gaming devices via console cable.

In fact, EPOS upped the ante with a headset that can handle two simultaneous audio streams with individual volume controls. This means you can play a game on your console or PC via wire while chatting on the phone with a friend through Bluetooth. And while the boom microphone is magnetically detachable and re-attachable, you don't even have to use it. There's a secondary microphone built into the ear-cup.

As before, the headset is ratcheted for easy extension, there's an integrated volume control on the right earcup, and the earcups use memory cushioning foam for comfort.

The battery delivers 37 hours of premium audio via Bluetooth, 24 hours on a 3.5mm console cable, or 19 hours with dual connectivity using 3.5mm and Bluetooth. The headset charges via USB.

The Original H3 supported PC, macOS, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X or S, Nintendo Switch, and other consoles with 3.5mm jack input. The H3 Hybrid now adds Bluetooth devices and additional computers and consoles that work with USB.

The H3 Hybrid comes in onyx black and ghost-white options, includes painted deco parts, has PC-based software surround sound options, and retails for $259.

EPOS hasn't finished with the H3 range yet, announcing the future release of an H3PRO Hybrid model that is completely wireless, meaning there will be an H3 option for all gamers and price points.

For now, you certainly won't go wrong with the H3 Hybrid, offering you maximum gaming and smart device compatibility for all your gaming - and mixed audio - experiences, wherever you are and whatever you play.

Read 3061 times

Please join our community here and become a VIP.

Subscribe to ITWIRE UPDATE Newsletter here
JOIN our iTWireTV our YouTube Community here
BACK TO LATEST NEWS here

SONICWALL 2022 CYBER THREAT REPORT

The past year has seen a meteoric rise in ransomware incidents worldwide.

Over the past 12 months, SonicWall Capture Labs threat researchers have diligently tracked the meteoric rise in cyberattacks, as well as trends and activity across all threat vectors, including:

Ransomware
Cryptojacking
Encrypted threats
IoT malware
Zero-day attacks and more

These exclusive findings are now available via the 2022 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report, which ensures SMBs, government agencies, enterprises and other organizations have the actionable threat intelligence needed to combat the rising tide of cybercrime.

Click the button below to get the report.

GET REPORT!

PROMOTE YOUR WEBINAR ON ITWIRE

It's all about Webinars.

Marketing budgets are now focused on Webinars combined with Lead Generation.

If you wish to promote a Webinar we recommend at least a 3 to 4 week campaign prior to your event.

The iTWire campaign will include extensive adverts on our News Site itwire.com and prominent Newsletter promotion https://itwire.com/itwire-update.html and Promotional News & Editorial. Plus a video interview of the key speaker on iTWire TV https://www.youtube.com/c/iTWireTV/videos which will be used in Promotional Posts on the iTWire Home Page.

Now we are coming out of Lockdown iTWire will be focussed to assisting with your webinars and campaigns and assistance via part payments and extended terms, a Webinar Business Booster Pack and other supportive programs. We can also create your adverts and written content plus coordinate your video interview.

We look forward to discussing your campaign goals with you. Please click the button below.

MORE INFO HERE!

BACK TO HOME PAGE
David M Williams

David has been computing since 1984 where he instantly gravitated to the family Commodore 64. He completed a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from 1990 to 1992, commencing full-time employment as a systems analyst at the end of that year. David subsequently worked as a UNIX Systems Manager, Asia-Pacific technical specialist for an international software company, Business Analyst, IT Manager, and other roles. David has been the Chief Information Officer for national public companies since 2007, delivering IT knowledge and business acumen, seeking to transform the industries within which he works. David is also involved in the user group community, the Australian Computer Society technical advisory boards, and education.

Share News tips for the iTWire Journalists? Your tip will be anonymous

WEBINARS ONLINE & ON-DEMAND

GUEST ARTICLES

VENDOR NEWS

Guest Opinion

Guest Interviews

Guest Reviews

Guest Research

Guest Research & Case Studies

Channel News

Comments