Turtle Beach XP400 is a high end, wireless gaming headset for Xbox 360 and PS3, featuring wireless Live chat and Dolby 5.1 virtual surround sound audio. Turtle Beach are once again seeking to up the completely immersive experience for the serious gaming enthusiast.
The Turtle Beach XP400, also known as the Ear Force XP400, introduces the latest in dual band wireless technology to completely eliminate WiFi interference problems. Historically, some wireless headsets have suffered from sound break-up due to WiFi interference problems. The dual band technology protects wireless game play from other radio frequency emitting devices in the home, ensuring you don’t miss a moment of the action.
Turtle Beach XP400 Wireless Chat
The Turtle Beach XP400 features dual pairing Bluetooth technology providing the gamer with a wireless connection for chat, between the headset and the controller (Xbox 360) or headset and console (PS3) . This Bluetooth technology is dual pairing, so it also allows you to pair your mobile phone with your headset, ketting you receive incoming mobile calls or enjoy some music. Please note that dual pairing means you can store the pairing information for two devices. You can then easily switch between phone and chat but cannot use both at once.
For wireless chat on the Playstation 3 you just have to pair the headset with the console. For those with an Xbox 360, Turtle Beach have included the XBA Bluetooth adaptor. Simply push the adaptor into the bottom of the Xbox controller and from there you simply pair it with your Turtle Beach XP400 headset. No additional leads are required. Fantastic!
Another great advantage with the Turtle Beach XP400 is its built in rechargeable battery which allows up to 15 hours of game play on just a single charge. You can even trickle charge the headset whilst you are playing. How cool is that! No need to panic when your battery goes flat
Turtle Beach XP400 Audio Environment
The Turtle Beach XP400 also features a series of preconfigured EQ settings and tweakable speaker angles for the Dolby 5.1 virtual surround sound audio, allowing you to finely tune the sound environment for different game titles and styles of game play.
The Turtle Beach XP400 also provides a number of other really cool features to let you optimise the audio experience. Have you ever found yourself annoying the rest of the family by shouting down the microphone, trying to be heard above the din. Well the new ‘Chat Booster’ function seeks to address this problem, by automatically increasing the chat level in your headset when the game-play audio level becomes more intense.
In contrast the ‘Ear Guard `Blast Limiter’ functionality is there to protect your ears from exposure to sounds that are just too loud. It cuts in to restrict the maximum volume of really loud noises like bombs, explosions and gunshots.
Another essential feature of the Turtle Beach XP400 headset are the separate level controls for the different audio features. The mic monitor control allows you to set the basic amount of microphone sound you wish to hear. This is quick to adjust which is fantastic becuase the level will vary from game to game. You can also adjust the game sound level allowing you to personalize the mix of gaming audio and chat that you hear.
The Turtle Beach XP400 is without doubt a premium gaming headset and this level of headset has the potential to give you a distinct advantage in certain types of games play. The clear accurate acoustics combined with 5.1. surround sound means that you hear even the softest sounds and where they are coming from. The capture wind of the enemy reloading of moving in to position and you then have the opportunity to respond more quickly and to make sure you get them before they get you.
So if you are ready for a serious step up in your console gaming headset click here to grab a pair of Turtle Beach XP400′s.
- Dolby 5.1 Virtual Surround Sound
- Customise Surround Sound Speaker Angles
- Dual-Band Wireless
- Pre-configured Equalizer Settings
- Dynamic Chat Booster
- Ear Guard Limiter
- Independent Game Audio and Chat Level Controls
- Playstation and Xbox Chat Support
- Optical Cable
- Dual-Pairing Bluetooth
- Re-chargeable Battery