If you’re serious about your gaming, then you should be serious about your accessories. And that is where ASTRO Gaming come in, providing premium equipment for professional gamers, leagues, and gaming prosumers. For years the A40 headset and MixAmp Pro have been at the top of the game, but right now ASTRO are found to be reinventing it, with the fourth generation gear.
ASTRO Gaming have introduced its fourth generation of the award-winning A40 Tournament Ready (TR) gaming headset and MixAmp Pro TR technology, delivering the industry’s most innovative audio experience available. Created and designed for Xbox One, PS4, PC and Mac users, these have been developed to meet the rigorous standards of professional gamers, delivering extreme sound quality and a high feature set for those enjoying eSports, content creators, streamers, game devs and even the casual gamer.
Providing immersive game audio along with unrivaled performance, comfort and durability, the A40 headset and MixAmp Pro TR should be right at the top of your list of must-buys, particularly if you’re currently in the market for a new headset.
“At ASTRO, we engineer premium products and experiences, using high-end components to withstand rigorous use by professional gamers in tournament environments,” stated Ruben Mookerjee, head of ASTRO Gaming. “We’ve spent the last ten years working with top console esports pros to develop industry-leading technology and world class industrial design. In the latest generation of A40 and MixAmp products, ASTRO is proud to present our best performing audio system ever.”
Details of the Astro A40 TR, the MixAmp Pro TR and the MixAmp M80 as follows:
ASTRO A40 TR
The ASTRO A40 TR Headset redefined professional-grade audio for gaming and has been the choice for professional gamers and content creators since it arrived on the scene over ten years ago. It arrives as an ultra-comfortable open-back headset, featuring a swappable precision mic and customizable Speaker Tags. For loud environments such as pro tournaments, gamers can transform the A40 TR to a closed-back noise-isolating headset by adding a Mod Kit (sold separately), which features closed-back Speaker Tags, synthetic leather ear cushions and headband, and a voice-isolating microphone. Key features include:
- ASTRO Audio V2, tuned in collaboration with Pro Gamers, providing a more balanced signature sound
- Premium materials for a highly adjustable, pressure-free fit
- Removable, swappable boom mic with improved voice quality
- Replaceable Speaker Tags that can be customized at ASTROgaming.com
- Highly durable product backed by a one-year warranty
MixAmp Pro TR
The ASTRO MixAmp Pro TR is the heart of the ASTRO Audio experience. Featuring Dolby Digital Surround Sound processing, it delivers lag-free and interference-free game sound and voice communication to the A40 TR Headset. Intuitive controls put game-to-voice balancing, master volume control and the choice of four different EQ settings all at the gamer’s fingertips. For esports events, the MixAmp Pro features a digital daisy-chain connection, enabling multiple MixAmp Pro TRs to be connected together for team-based play. For serious live streamers, the MixAmp Pro TR is a powerful game audio tool that provides a plethora of inputs and outputs for lag-free/interference-free operation. To customize the audio settings, the included ASTRO Command Center software allows detailed tuning of every input and output parameter of the MixAmp Pro TR to precisely configure it for any setup.
Key features of the MixAmp Pro TR include:
- Dolby Digital audio decoding and Dolby Headphone audio output for detailed spatial sound
- Digital Daisy Chain, allowing direct connection of multiple units for zero-lag voice communication
- Customizable, transformer-isolated stream output that ensures clear sound for livestream viewers
- Game:Voice Balance control, allowing for easy on-the-fly adjustments
- Free ASTRO Command Center Software for advanced settings adjustments
- 2+ year Dolby Atmos® activation included with Xbox One licensed products to enhance the headset with spatialized object audio (Xbox One and Windows 10 PC only)
The MixAmp M80 provides the best on-controller audio experience available specifically for Xbox One users. Three preset EQ modes, active Mute, and Game:Voice Balance controls give you ultimate control over Amplified Stereo audio. The intuitive design allows you to easily adjust your audio preferences without taking your eyes off the screen.
Key features of the MixAmp M80 include:
- 3 different EQ modes
- Xbox One Compatibility, mounting directly to your Xbox One Controller for seamless integration (controller not included)
- Integrated Game: Voice Balance mixing controls with Mute button
If you’re interested in any or all of the products listed above, then you can get hold of them right now. Available at www.astrogaming.com and www.astrogaming.co.uk, all present at retailers like Amazon, GameStop and Best Buy from mid-April, the following prices will be in effect…
- A40 TR + MixAmp Pro TR for Xbox One/PC or PS4/PC – $249.99
- A40 TR Headset for Xbox One/PC or PS4/PC – $149.99
- MixAmp Pro TR for Xbox One/PC or PS4/PC – $129.99
- A40 TR + MixAmp M80 for Xbox One/PC – $199.99
- MixAmp M80 for Xbox One/PC – $74.99
Will you be buying any of them? Let us know in the comments below.