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Toys and Gadgets: All-New Turtle Beach Recon Chat for Xbox One

Turtle Beach Recon Chat
If you’re an Xbox One gamer looking for a low cost Chat gaming headset solution, the all-new Turtle Beach RECON CHAT may fit the bill. Slated for a May 2017 release, the RECON CHAT headset for Xbox One aims to deliver a host of innovative features and functionality.

According to Turtle Beach:

  • Versatile Compatibility – Works great with Xbox One and PS4™ controllers with the 3.5mm jack, as well as mobile/tablet devices with a 3.5mm connection.
  • Unique Open Ear-Cup – A unique open ear-cup allows gamers to hear game audio from the TV or home theater system in both ears (in stereo), while hearing chat audio from other players through the headset.
  • Glasses Friendly – Turtle Beach’s innovative SpecsFit™ glasses avoidance zone lets gamers with glasses play in comfort, thanks to the special channel in the ear-cushion which alleviates pressure on your glasses from the headset.
  • Reversible Over-Ear Design – Features a full-size ear-cup that can be worn over the right or left ear, whichever is more comfortable.
  • High-Quality 40mm Speaker – A large, high quality 40mm speaker delivers crystal clear chat audio.
  • Crystal Clear Chat – Turtle Beach’s renowned high-sensitivity mic picks-up your voice and ensures your every command is heard loud and clear.
  • Convenient In-line Controls – Convenient in-line controls place Chat Volume and Mic Mute right at your fingertips.
  • First Impression

    We were sent a pair of the all-new RECON CHAT for the Xbox One. The set up was fairly straightforward. I found the headset to be very lightweight and indeed, glasses friendly. The sound was above average compared to chat headsets pre-packaged with consoles. Volume level was a tad bit on the low side but not a deal breaker. Overall, for $19.99 MSRP, the RECON CHAT offers great value.

    Don’t worry PS4® gamers, the Turtle Beach RECON CHAT for the PS4® will also be available in May 2017.


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