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HyperX Now Shipping Cloud Alpha Gaming Headset with Gaming Industry's First Dual Chamber Technology
[September 25, 2017]

HyperX Now Shipping Cloud Alpha Gaming Headset with Gaming Industry's First Dual Chamber Technology


HyperX®, the gaming division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., is now shipping its next generation gaming headset - the HyperX Cloud Alpha - to casual gamers and pro teams around the world. Building on the comfort and sound DNA of previous award-winning headsets, Cloud Alpha offers a range of new and enhanced features, including HyperX Dual Chamber technology for better sound and less distortion. With 50mm drivers, the dual chamber design allows HyperX to tune the bass frequencies separate from the mids and highs, creating a dynamic sound that makes gaming, music and movies more realistic and immersive.

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HyperX is now shipping HyperX Cloud Alpha gaming headset with dual chamber technology, and continues ...

HyperX is now shipping HyperX Cloud Alpha gaming headset with dual chamber technology, and continues with Cloud DNA comfort and quality. (Photo: Business Wire)

"Cloud Alpha is the first gaming headset to integrate HyperX dual chamber technology to deliver an unrivaled sound experience," said Tyler Needles, global audio business manager, HyperX. "Designed and tested in the HyperX labs, Cloud Alpha delivers the best possible audio performance, comfort and build quality for the ultimate competitive advantage for top eSports pros and casual gamers around the world."

Cloud Alpha is designed to deliver the ultimate comfort for hours of extended gameplay with premium HyperX signature memory foam, pliable leatherette and an expanded headband to fit a wider range of gamers. Its durable, lightweight aluminum frame features a unique accent design easily recognized during major tournaments or at a local gaming event. Cloud Alpha also features a detachable cable with in-line audio control allowing gamers to adjust volume and mute microphone on the cable, with multi-platform compatibility on PC, PS4, PS4 Pro, Xbox One™1, Xbox One S™1, Mac®, Mobile2, Nintendo Switch, and other virtual reality systems with 3.5mm ports3.

Availability

Cloud Alpha is now available through HyperX's network of retail and e-tail outlets for $99.99 MSRP. For more information on Cloud Alpha and global availability, please visit the Cloud Alpha webpage.

Features

  • HyperX Dual Chamber Technology for more distinction and less distortion
  • HyperX Signature Memory Foam
  • Durable aluminum frame with expanded headband, and new fork design
  • Detachable braided cable with convenient in-line audio control
  • Detachable noise cancellation microphone
  • Discord and TeamSpeak™ Certified
  • Multi-platform compatibility


Headphone

   

Driver Custom, dynamic

50mm with neodymium magnets

Type Circumaural, Closed back
Frequency response 13Hz-27,000Hz
Impedance 65 O
SPL (Sound Pressure Level) 98dBSPL/mW at 1kHz
T.H.D. < 1%
Weight 298g
Weight w/ mic and cable 336g
Cable length and type Detachable headset cable (1.3m) + PC extension cable (2m)
Connection Detachable headset cable - 3.5mm plug
(4 pole) + PC extension cable - 3.5mm stereo and mic plugs
 

Microphone

Element Electret condenser microphone
Polar pattern Noise-cancelling
Frequency response 50Hz-18,000 Hz
Sensitivity -43dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)

Global Part Numbers

HX-HSCA-RD/AM (Americas)
HX-HSCA-RD/EM (EMEA)
HX-HSCA-RD/EE (E. Europe)
HX-HSCA-RD/AS (Asia)

About HyperX

The HyperX gaming division was born from Kingston Technology Company, Inc, the world's largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, and power users with high-performance components. For 15 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for gamers - high-speed memory, including XMP memory for Intel processors, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, USB flash drives, and mouse pads - to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand has carved its name atop the leaderboard by consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class components.

Join the global #HyperXFamily at facebook.com/hyperxcommunity, and learn how HyperX products can enhance your console experience and boost performance for both you and your PC at hyperxgaming.com. Whatever your skill level, whatever genres you play, we embrace all gaming enthusiasts everywhere with our core belief - We're All Gamers.

HyperX® is a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world's largest independent memory manufacturer. Established in 2002, HyperX is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please visit our HyperX website.

Editor's Note: For additional information, evaluation units or executive interviews, please contact Mark Tekunoff, Kingston Technology Company, Inc. 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA (News - Alert) USA 92708, 714-438-2791(Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston's press room here.

1 Adapter required for Xbox One controllers with no 3.5mm port (adapter sold separately).
2 Compatible with devices with CTIA (News - Alert) standard connectors.
3 Compatible with Virtual Reality systems with 3.5mm port.

Kingston, the Kingston logo and HyperX are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.


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