Corsair HS75 XB Wireless Review

Little over a week before, Corsair unveiled their new HS75 XB Wireless headphones for use on the Xbox One and Xbox Series consoles. Let us have a look on the Corsair HS75 XB Wireless review. You can let these luxurious leatherette ear cups caress your head with a warm snuggle while they serenade you with powerful action-packed gaming and musical tunes substantiated by Dolby Atmos.

The packaging is your standard cardboard outer with plastic inner, this is what you get inside:

  • Corsair HS75 XB Headset
  • USB A to USB C charging cable
  • Detachable Mic
  • Windshield sock for Microphone
  • Paperwork: Instruction manual, Safety & compliance guide, Warranty information and Dolby Atmos.

Highlights

  • Connecting directly to an Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S or Xbox One console without a wireless adapter for low-interruption and high-quality gameplay for Xbox One and in PCs Window.
  • Immersive Dolby Atmos inserts the sounds of the game all around you with three-dimensional precision, so you can react faster and instantaneously.
  • High in quality, custom-tuned 50mm neodymium audio drivers transfer superb sound quality with the range to hear everything you need while playing games.
  • A fully separable, noise-cancelling microphone curtails ambient noise for excellent voice transparency.
  • Adjustable ear cups conformed with plush leatherette ear pads and viscoelastic memory foam provide extraordinary comfort for hours of gameplay.
  • Constructed with sturdy aluminium yokes to take the hits and deliver outstanding gaming audio for years.
  • Equalize game audio and chat mix with on-ear controls so you can easily switch focus from hearing the effort to hearing your teammates, and vice versa.
  • Play with the freedom of up to 30 feet of wireless range and up to 20 hours of rechargeable battery life, easily charging with a USB-C cable

Wireless design

The Corsair HS75 XB Wireless looks and feels like a bounty and smooth gaming headset. It’s elegant soft-touch black cups seem like they’re about to charge me money for just looking at them. At the centre of the cups is a spider-web of grey triangles encompassing a black Corsair logo. It’s subtle, but the logo is a brushed metal; which could feel the ridges as I grazed my fingernail against it. Between the cups and the cushions are sleek glossy cutouts that give the headset that extra flair. The interior of the cups are grey and feature an odd protrusion that appears to curve with the outside of the ear.

Holding the cups together is an aluminium band that feeds into the adjustable steel arm. This leads into the top of the band, which is thick, black, pleathery and features a sleek Corsair logo. On the underside lies a pleather cushion that covers the entire band. Unfortunately, the cups do not rotate like most premium gaming headsets, which is a little upsetting.

There are a small number of controls and ports on the Corsair HS75 XB Wireless. From top to bottom on the left cup, there’s the volume rocker, the mute button, a USB Type-C port for charging and the input for the detachable microphone. The right cup holds room for the game/chat balance rocker and the power button. There is sadly no 3.5mm audio jack; this wireless headset can connect only to Xbox devices. It can technically connect to your PC, but you need an Xbox Wireless Adapter.

Wireless comfort

Underneath those sleek cushions lies viscoelastic memory foam, which cradled ears in a cloud of comfort. The plush headband is firm but soft enough against the barely noticeable head. When adjusting the fit, you can align the numbers on the band so both sides match. Many gaming headsets don’t have numbers and instead use impractical indistinguishable notches.

At 13.3 ounces, the Corsair is not much lighter than the JBL Quantum One, which, at 13.7 ounces, is one of the heaviest gaming headsets I’ve used. However, thanks to the slim design of the Corsair HS75 XB Wireless, it doesn’t feel all that heavy and barely shifts when moving your head side to side thanks to the snug fit of the cups.

Wireless gaming performance

It is a blown away characteristic by the Corsair HS75 XB Wireless’ 50-millimetre neodymium audio drivers thanks to the big assist from Dolby Atmos, which is free to download and use on the Xbox Series X. Noise-cancelling features work well enough on this microphone once it has been optimally positioned, and even when it’s not close to your mouth it has a solid range to pick up the soothing sound of your voice.

Wireless features

The biggest selling point of the Corsair HS75 XB Wireless is the Dolby Atmos compatibility. Within the Xbox’s Dolby Atmos app, you can configure the audio to your liking. It offers three customizable presets as well as three additional users presets with EQ settings. The three presets include Game, Movie and Music. Within each one, you can enable an Equalizer to lean toward detailed, balanced or warm sound (you can also turn the EQ off). The Game preset has a separate setting called Performance Mode, which prioritizes positional accuracy for competitive gaming.

The Corsair HS75 XB Wireless blesses the Xbox fanbase with its awesome design, powerful sound and super comfy cups of victory. But it will only service a small portion of gamers. This headset has some of the most impressive audio I’ve used in this bracket, with a great microphone experience, in a lightweight, long-lived wireless design.

And if you’re looking for a gaming headset to deliver that sweet Dolby Atmos-enabled sound, then the Corsair HS75 XB Wireless is your best bet.

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