HyperX Introduces First Gaming Headset with Plug-and-Play Dolby Surround Sound – the HyperX Cloud Revolver S

HyperX Cloud Revolver S

HyperX®, a division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., today announced its most advanced gaming headset to date, the HyperX Cloud Revolver™ S with plug-and-play Dolby® 7.1 Surround Sound. HyperX has added Dolby Headphone® technology into a new USB dongle that delivers high-end immersive audio at the touch of a button. HyperX Signature Memory Foam and a new wide headband design enhances comfort for endless hours of gameplay. The new premium headset also features multi-platform support, 50mm drivers and a noise canceling microphone designed for use by professional gamers and eSports teams globally.

With Dolby Headphone sound realism coupled with the same DNA inherent in HyperX award-winning Cloud Revolver headsets, Cloud Revolver S is designed for comfort and competitive performance with crisp sound and wide soundstage for FPS and 3D environment games. The Dolby Headphone 7.1 channel personal surround sound environment provides an immersive gaming experience – emulating cinema-like audio that puts gamers right in the middle of the action for gameplay advantage.

“The HyperX Cloud Revolver S headset delivers one-click premium sound, premium performance and premium comfort to pro gamers. Simply plug it in and one click later Dolby quality sound is instantly on,” said Tyler Needles, audio business manager, HyperX. “Game, watch movies or listen to music with Cloud Revolver S to immerse yourself in cinema quality audio.”

The Cloud Revolver S sound stage features unique design driver technology that allows gamers to visualize sounds placed around them at different angles and distances. With three pre-set equalizer settings that separate boost, flat and vocals, each gamer can choose their favorite setting. Gamers will gain a competitive edge in FPS and 3D environment games by hearing opponents’ locations more clearly and accurately than previously attainable.

More About the HyperX Revolver S

The Cloud Revolver S is designed to provide a premium gaming experience; additional features include:

  • Dolby Surround Sound – New USB audio dongle for plug-and-play surround sound and built-in high quality sound card
  • Developed by Gamers – Three Pre-set Equalizer Settings, independent volume and microphone mute buttons, and backlit LED to quickly check active modes
  • New Design – Wider headband, matte black finish and HyperX Signature Memory Phone
  • Premium Performance – No software or separate audio box required, unlike competing headsets

Additional HyperX Revolver S Specifications:

   Driver: Dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets
   Type: Circumaural, Closed back
   Frequency response: 12Hz–28,000 Hz
   Impedance: 30 Ω
   Sound pressure level: 100.5dBSPL/mW at 1kHz
   T.H.D.: < 2%
   Input power: Rated 30mW, Maximum 500mW
   Weight: 360g
   Weight with mic: 376g
   Cable length:
     Headset: 1m
     Audio Control Box: 2.2m
     PC extension cable: 2m
   Connection Type:
     Headset: 3.5mm plug (4 pole)
     Audio Control Box: USB
     PC extension cable: 3.5mm stereo and mic plugs
   Element: Electret condenser microphone
   Polar pattern: Bi-directional, Noise-canceling
   Frequency response: 50Hz-18,000 Hz
   Sensitivity: -44dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)

Availability and Support

The Cloud Revolver S (MSRP $149.99US*) will be available March 14, 2017 through HyperX’s network of retail and e-tail outlets. Cloud Revolver S includes a two-year limited warranty and HyperX’s industry leading customer service and support. The Cloud Revolver S will be displayed at the 2017 International CES, Jan. 5-8, 2017 in Las Vegas.