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Sharkoon Presents X-Tatic Pro Headset, Successor to X-Tatic Digital

Posted on September 21, 2012 AT 07:49pm

Sharkoon, creator of PC and console accessories, has released the successor to their X-Tatic Digital headset, the X-Tatic Pro. From the looks of the specs, they’ve made major upgrades pretty much all the way across the board. It supports PC, PS3, and Xbox 360, so no matter how you game, you’re covered. This is accomplished by the ‘Sound Control Unit’, which is a breakout box that has a total eleven audio connections in total [between both input and output].

The hotness:


The complete specs:

Features (SCU):

  • Dolby® Digital 2.0, Dolby® Digital 5.1 and Dolby® Pro Logic® II
  • Supports the chat function of PS3™ and Xbox 360® (Xbox LIVE®)

Specifications (Headset):

  • Center speaker: 2 x 27 mm
  • Front speaker: 2 x 30 mm
  • Rear speaker: 2 x 30 mm
  • Subwoofer: 2 x 40 mm
  • Impedance: 32 Ohm
  • Microphone: 6 x 5 mm (L x W) / unidirectional
  • Connection: 1 x 9-pin analogue plug
  • Cable Length: ~410 cm
  • Weight: ~350 g

Specifications (SCU):

  • 1 Optical audio output (S/PDIF) with pass through function
  • 1 Optical audio input (S/PDIF)
  • 1 Coaxial audio input
  • 1 3.5 mm analog audio input
  • 2 analogue audio outputs for the X-Tatic headset (G9 connectors)
  • 3 analogue 3.5 mm audio outputs (front, surround, center / subwoofer)
  • 1 USB connector for PS3™ and PC microphone (USB B)
  • 1 ISO power connector (DC In)
  • Dimensions: 24 x 130 x 65 mm (H x L x W)
  • Weight: ~125 g


  • Xbox 360®, PS3™, PC, Tablet PC, DVD player et al.

Package content:

  • X-Tatic PRO 5.1 surround headset
  • Breakaway cable with in-line controller (G9 connector > G9 connector)
  • Detachable microphone with QuickOn connection
  • X-Tatic SCU with Dolby®Digital decoder
  • Power supply incl. travel adapters (UK, US and EU)
  • USB microphone cable for PS3™ and PC
  • Chat cable for Xbox 360® (3.5 mm jack > 2.5 mm jack)
  • Optical connection cable (S/PDIF)
  • Coaxial connection cable
  • 3.5 mm analogue connection cable
  • Manual

And if all that doesn’t sell you, Sharkoon has also released a product trailer with an appropriately epic soundtrack:

Suggested retail price is 149.90€. If their previous headsets are any indication, US pricing should be somewhere between $129.99 – $149.99.

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