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CM Storm Sonuz - Gaming Headset with 53 mm Drivers and Volume and Microphone Control

  • 10Hz-20KHz
  • 3.5mm Connector
  • 6.56 ft. (2m) Cord Length
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CM Storm Sonuz Circumaural Gaming Headset

A lightweight and multi-purpose headset, the CM Storm Sonuz by Cooler Master is designed to be a powerful solution for crisp and clear sound. At home or on-the-go, the large high quality drivers in Sonuz will keep you immersed in high-def content with its precise reproduction of audio. It includes huge breathable on-ear padding that is both soft and comfortable to eliminate fatigue from long-term use. Sonuz is your gateway to hearing sound the way that it was meant to be heard.

LARGER THAN LIFE SOUND
The massive high quality 53mm drivers deliver amazing sound quality with an extended low frequency response for deep bass.
HUGE EARPADS AND FLEXIBLE HEADBAND
97mm pads house your ears completely eliminating fatigue during extended sessions. Always have a perfect fit with the flexible headband.
DETATCHABLE UNI-DIRECTIONAL MICROPHONE
Command with clarity. The high quality microphone eliminates useless background noise and ensures that you stay crystal clear to your teammates in the heat of battle. The microphone can also be detached and used on either side of the headset for added comfort.
IN-LINE VOLUME AND MICROPHONE CONTROL
Adjust your volume or mute your microphone on the fly with the conveniently placed control unit.

What's Included

  • Sonuz Headset
  • Quick Start Guide

Compatibility

  • Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
  • Mac OSX
  • Requires 3.5mm audio and mic jack
  • Compatible with Apple iPhone®, HTC®, Samsung®, and Blackberry® phones

Technical Specs:

Headphone

Driver Diameter 53mm
Impedance 45 Ohms
Input 200 mW
Inner Ear Cup Diameter 97mm
Frequency Range 10 - 20,000 Hz
Sensitivities (@1kHz) 98dB +- 3dB
Connector 3.5mm gold-plated headphone jack
Cable Length 2.0m

Microphone

Frequency Range 100-10,000 Hz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 58dB
Diameter 4 x 1.5mm
Sensitivities (@1kHz) -47dB +- 3dB
Pick Up Pattern Omni-Directional
Connector 3.5mm headphone jack

Item Comparison

Model CM Storm Ceres-400 CM Storm Sonuz CM Storm Sirus S CM Storm Sirus
Feature Ultra Lightweight Booming Sound True 5.1 Sound Ultimate Gaming Headset
Microphone Retractable Removable/LGR Uni-Directional Uni-Directional
Mute Light    
Sound Output Stereo Stereo 5.1 5.1
Sound Control In-Line In-Line In-Line Tactical Mixing Console
Connection 3.5mm Audio/Mic 3.5mm Audio/Mic USB / 3.5mm x 4 Dual USB (Adapter for 3.5mm connections)
Software      

Learn more about the Cooler Master CM Storm Sonuz

General

Brand
Cooler Master
Model
CM Storm Sonuz
Part
SGH-4010-KGTA1

Headphone

Driver Unit
53mm
Headphone Frequency Response
10Hz-20KHz
Headphone Input Impedance
45 ohm
Headphone Sensitivity
98 dB +/- 3 dB @ 1KHz
Connector
3.5mm
Ear Coupling
Circumaural
Cord Length
6.56 ft. (2m)

Microphone

Microphone Frequency Response
100Hz-10KHz
Microphone Signal to Noise Ratio(SNR)
58 dB
Microphone Sensitivity
-47 dB +/- 3 dB @ 1KHz

Feature

Features
Massive high quality 53mm drivers deliver amazing sound quality

Innovative detachable 3.5mm microphone for use on either side of the headset

Huge 97mm earpads provide great comfort

Flexible headband for a perfect fit

In-line remote with Volume control and microphone on/off button

Headphone:
Max Output: 200mW

Microphone:
Pick Up pattern: Omni-Directional
Diameter: 4x1.5mm

System Requirements

System Requirements
Audio Usage: Devices with 3.5mm audio jack
Audio + Microphone Usage: Devices with 3.5mm audio + microphone combined jack(Compatible with Apple iPhone, HTC, BlackBerry)

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


Customer Reviews of the Cooler Master CM Storm Sonuz

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  • Aaron C.
  • 3/15/2014 12:11:26 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsI got this broken

Pros: i got this on discount
its pretty comfortable

Cons: sound quality is ehh
the mic sounds kind of muffled
it came broken with only my left speaker working

Other Thoughts: i got this a while back. i opened the box, looks great. plugged it in for a test go then i realized that it was broken.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Aaron,

I'm sorry you received a defective headset right off the bat. If you haven't done an exchange yet with Newegg and still own the product, please contact us by phone, 888-624-5099, or Live Chat (link below) So we can help to set up an RMA for you to receive a replacement under the 2 year warranty. We want you to have the best our products can offer and we want to make sure you get the best experience.

Please let us know what we can do to help.

Robert N.
CM USA Support

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  • Devon F.
  • 1/9/2014 11:06:22 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsthe cable

Pros: when i was untangling my cable for my headset the cable came out of the headset controler.it just came out!

Cons: dint by it.it sound and feels greate but if you have a hot room your cable will tangl up a lot

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Xg,

We apologize you are recieving trouble with your CM Sonuz tangling up. Maybe we can help troubleshoot the issue and find a suitable resolution. If you can please contact us by phone, 888-624-5099 or by Live Chat (link below). Let us see what we can do for you and make this a better experiance.

Respectfully,

Robert N.
CM USA Support

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  • Eric S.
  • 10/12/2013 10:03:50 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

3 out of 5 eggsMeh

Pros: good mic
good sound

Cons: cord broke after 4 months of careful use never took it anywhere and even had a stand for it.

Other Thoughts: don't buy this, I wouldn't recommend it to a friend.
also tried to fix it didn't go well :P

Manufacturer Response:

Dear valued customer,
I'm very sorry for the troubles you've encountered. If you need any support regarding your headset, please do not hesitate to contact us via ticket or Live Chat so we can assist you!

Regards,
CMUSA Support

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  • Debra S.
  • 6/27/2013 3:33:12 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWorst headset ever

Pros: No pros

Cons: Worked for 3 months sent it in for rma pay 12$ for shipping just get it back and it doesn't even work. The wire goes out one side audio works. PLEASE NEVER MAKE HEADSETS EVER AGAIN

Manufacturer Response:

Dear customer,

We sincerely apologize for the trouble. Please contact us asap so we can get this rectified for you in your favor.

Respectfully,


CMUSA Customer Support.

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  • Richard G.
  • 5/29/2013 3:58:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGood while they lasted...

Pros: Good build quality, mic sounded good, and the audio quality is good (needed to make some levels adjustments though)

Cons: Speakers quit working after 3 weeks, 2 days of using. Had that like "half plugged in" sound with no way to fix it.

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  • Jonathan W.
  • 4/9/2013 8:32:25 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsFail

Pros: Worked for a while! Can still use the mic

Cons: The headset where the sound comes out stopped working properly within a couple months. It came in and out for a while if you jig the cable a bit. But for a while now I have just been using it for the mic, as its better than my webcam.

Wanted to return, but its been over 30 days.

Other Thoughts: $85 dollars the drain (after tax, shipping)

Manufacturer Response:

Hi Captain_Jonno,

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact us so we can replace the headset under warranty coverage via the Live chat link below.

Respectfully,


CMUSA Customer Support.

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  • Travis F.
  • 3/30/2013 9:17:19 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsNot bad, but confusing at first. Also Broken

Pros: Its a decent pair of phones outta the box, but it has separate jacks for mike and phones so i have to unplug my speakers to use them :/ The headphone male bit has certain angles where it wont work. Ill keep the headphones if the mike works, but the outlook is grim, lol

Cons: See Pros

Manufacturer Response:

Dear customer,

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. Please contact us so we can replace the headset under warranty coverage via the Live Chat link below.

Respectfully,



CMUSA Customer Suppport.

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  • Marcella A.
  • 1/8/2013 2:52:43 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsNot the best.

Pros: -Comfortable
-Sturdy
-Gunmetal grey, goes with mostly anything
-Clear sound

Cons: -Sound is average at best
-Bass is very, very weak. Explosions in-game are there but nothing good for this price.
-Detachable mic has a small plastic piece that keeps it in the slot, but breaks very easily, leaving you with a mic that just droops without tape holding it in place

The sound of this headset is okay, but nothing exceptional or great. I've 30 dollar headphones from iFrogz that sound atleast 10 times better than these. Cooler Master should stick to peripherals and hardware, leave the audio market alone. They also lack noise cancelling.

Other Thoughts: For the price, they're decent. But you're better off spending 10 more dollars for a pair of iFrogz Caliber Stealth or Rosewill's USB 5.1 Vibration headset. Would recommend for basic gaming needs, but you can get a cheaper headset of the same audio quality for a lot less if you just need a mic and sound. Not for music or anything of the sort.

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  • Marcella A.
  • 1/5/2013 12:14:13 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsNot the best.

Pros: -Comfortable
-Decent price
-Braided cord
-Detachable mic

Cons: -Sound Quality
-No noise cancellation

This headset is fairly priced, however do not let the driver size fool you. There is little to no bass present in this headset. Clear highs and good mids, but no lows. It feels as if the drivers aren't getting enough power. I'd recommend another product over this.

Other Thoughts: My iFrogz CS40's were 30 dollars and sound five times better than this oversized headset. It serves its purpose in gaming with its microphone, but its sound is lacking incredibly. Not for music whatsoever. I recommend the iFrogz Caliber Stealth for 10 dollars more.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear customer,

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. The headset is able to simulate 5.1 and provides 5.1 options within audio cards that support that. Consequently if you are playing 5.1 media and the headset is set to stereo, the headset will not perform to its fullest potential. Vice Versa, if you are playing stereo media, and the headset is set to 5.1, the headset will not work properly. Please verify that your audio card settings are set to the correct settings according to the media that you are playing. If it is set correctly, and you are still having trouble, please contact us so we can replace the headset as it is not working properly.

Respectfully,


CMUSA Customer Support.

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  • Michael R.
  • 12/3/2012 7:16:05 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGood headset, but prone to failure.

Pros: Sound quality is pretty good for a gaming headset, and the detachable mic is a pretty solid design. Bass is deep, highs are clear enough for my ears. The headset itself is quite solidly built (aside from the cabling, this is explained below in the cons), something I appreciate because I've destroyed several previous sets by breaking the headband in various places. This one is metal, which should stand up to any conceivable abuse. The cups are large and comfortable, though sometimes if you're wearing it in just the wrong way, it'll hurt your ears.

Cons: The cord is quite prone to failure in my experience. My first headset failed after around a month and a half. I eventually figured out that there was a bad spot in the cable below the volume controller, which would cause the right speaker to cut in and out depending on how the cable was flexed at that point. I RMA'd the headset and received my replacement about three weeks ago. This one worked fine for maybe two weeks before the bass started cutting out and all I could hear was really washed out and quiet sound. I traced this to a similar problem as before, this time a bad spot right below where the cord meets the headset. Now the same problem as the last headset, with the same spot in the cord being the trouble, is making the right speaker cut out again. I guess I'm going to have to dole out another 12 dollars to get my headset sent back again. Not sure if cost was cut in this area or what, but I expect better from a headset of this price.

Other Thoughts: I would urge some consideration before buying this product. It's a good headset until it randomly quits working. Maybe I've just had bad luck, but I've taken good care of the sets (especially after the first one died) and they both failed. I'd only recommend buying if you're willing to risk having to repeatedly pay out shipping and go without your headset for several weeks while you wait on CM replacement (kudos to them for their relatively quick replacement, shipping across the country just takes a while). At this point I wish I could just have my money back and buy a different headset to avoid all this hassle.

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