Creative Sound Blaster Arena Surround USB Gaming Headset

A soundcard and headset combo which is comfortable to wear but feels flimsy and cheap

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  • Expert Rating

    3.50 / 5
  • User Rating

    3.00 / 5 (of 1 Review)
  • Price

    $ 169.95 (AUD)

User Reviews:

Crabhuman

3.0

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Pros
3D sound!
Cons
Quality of build
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So, I had them for 3 months. Sound quality was massive, I could really position the sounds around me, it was brilliant!!!
Wearing them was painful, the head strap bit is very narrow so it digs into your skull, also the ear pads were too small for my big ears.
Than the cable got loose, headphones lost sound.
I mailed them to Creative, they sent me a brand new pair back.
I broke them seconds after I connected them to my PC.
I had to move the case a bit further under the desk, and the USB connector which is quite large (as it includes the sound card) got pressed against the desk leg and broke.
That's it. I'll never buy them again. Although if I'd get the same sound quality in a more ergonomic and robust package, why not.

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