CES 2012

Published on January 6th, 2012 | by Cameron Woolsey

Turtle Beach Unveils CES 2012 Lineup

Turtle Beach has announced its official hardware lineup it plans on displaying next week at CES 2012. The company will give hands-on demonstrations to patrons eager to enjoy the liquid gold streaming into their ears. That is, if liquid gold was a sound wave and not molten metal that can horribly kill you like that guy from “Game of Thrones.” So don’t do that.

Turtle Beach is offering a typical lineup including gaming headsets for console, PC, and mobile options, but is also demonstrating the Ear Force DSS 2 Surround Sound Processor for Stereo Headsets which optimizes the surround sound experience with multiple configuration options.

In addition, Turtle Beach has announced that it has partnered with Spike TV to host an exclusive product which will be revealed during Spike TV’s “CES ALL ACCESS LIVE SHOW” which airs on Tuesday, Jan. 10. Don’t miss it.

Console and PC Lineup

  • Ear Force X42 Wireless Dolby(R) Surround Sound Xbox 360(R) Headset
  • Ear Force X32 Wireless Stereo Xbox 360(R) Headset
  • *Replacements for the very popular Ear Force X31 and Ear Force X41 models, these headsets include new 2.4/5GHz dual-band Wi-Fi technology that actively navigates the wireless landscape in your home or office and finds the open bandwidth to eliminate interference with 2.4GHz wireless devices and LANs. With massive 50mm drivers, the X32/X42 headsets will not only outperform their predecessors, they represent the ultimate blend of value and wireless performance for Xbox gamers.

    o Ear Force X32 MSRP: USD $99.95; Ear Force X42 MSRP: USD $159.95

    o Availability TBA

  • Ear Force DSS 2 Surround Sound Processor for Stereo Headsets
  • o The latest iteration of Turtle Beach’s award winning Dolby(R) Surround Sound Processor (DSS), this updated model revolutionizes the surround sound experience with six variable speaker configurations, offering custom tuned angles to optimize the surround sound effect for any listener.

    o DSS2 is sold alone, or bundled as part of several new Turtle Beach surround sound wired headset models, also debuting at CES.

    o The Ear Force DSS2 is available now on the Turtle Beach website for USD $79.95

  • Ear Force Z11 Wired Stereo PC Gaming Headset
  • o The latest addition to the Ear Force PC headset lineup, the Z11 brings an affordable, high-quality stereo experience to PC gamers, with acoustically angled 50mm drivers for rich audio and crystal clear communication.

    o MSRP: USD $39.95

    o Availability TBA

    M-Series Mobile Lifestyle Headsets

  • Ear Force M5: Mobile Gaming Headset
  • o The M5 mobile gaming headset features high-fidelity 40mm audio drivers and full-sized, noise-isolating ear cups with breathable mesh cushions for enhanced comfort. The M5 delivers premium audio quality for gaming or listening to music. Features an in-line mic with call control in a sleek, compact design for hands-free calling and crystal clear communication.

    o MSRP: USD $49.95

    o Availability TBA

  • Ear Force M3: Mobile Gaming Headset
  • o Designed for optimum portability, the M3 features a compact, fold-flat design for easy storage, while its comfortable noise-isolating ear cups and 40mm drivers deliver extreme comfort and high-fidelity audio. The M3 also includes an in-line mic for hands-free calling and online communication.

    o MSRP: USD $39.95

    o Availability TBA

  • Ear Force M1: Mobile Gaming Earbuds with In-line Mic
  • o These noise-isolating earbuds are specially-designed for enhanced stability and comfort with an around-the-ear fit. They feature high-performance 10mm drivers with neodymium magnets that deliver a dynamic audio range with deep bass response and superior sound quality. The M1 also includes a sleek in-line mic and durable tangle-free braided cable.

    o MSRP: USD $59.95

    o Availability TBA

    Look for GAMING truth’s report on Turtle Beach when we storm CES 2012 next week.

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