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Corsair Raptor HS30 Dual 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Gaming Headset

  • 20Hz-20KHz
  • Dual 3.5mm Connector
  • 2.7m / 9' Cord Length
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  • newegg 40MM NEODYMIUM DRIVERS The large diameter drivers are equipped with high-sensitivity magnets for better sound with lower distortion.
  • newegg HEAR AND BE HEARD CLEARLY The earcups feature a closed-back design to block out ambient noise, so you can hear your teammates clearly. The unidirectional microphone automatically screens out background noise, so your teammates can hear you clearly.
  • newegg COMFORTABLE EARCUPS AND HEADBAND The padded earcups and headband allow you to immerse yourself into fierce gaming for as long as you can. Be nice to your ears and your head.
  • newegg EXCELLENT COMPATIBLITY The HS30 is compatible with any PC or Mac with dual standard 3.5mm connectors for audio output and microphone input. It works with both sound cards and built-in audio connectors, on desktop PCs, notebooks, and laptops.


Learn more about the Corsair Raptor HS30

General

Brand
Corsair
Model
Raptor HS30
Part
CA-9011121-NA

Headphone

Driver Unit
40mm Neodymium
Headphone Frequency Response
20Hz-20KHz
Headphone Input Impedance
32 Ohms @ 1 kHz
Connector
Dual 3.5mm
Ear Coupling
Circumaural
Cord Length
2.7m / 9'

Microphone

Microphone Impedance
2.2 Ohms
Microphone Frequency Response
100Hz-10KHz
Microphone Sensitivity
-42 dB (+/- 2 dB)

Feature

Features
Microphone Type: Unidirectional noise cancelling

40mm Neodymium drivers - Great sound quality with better sensitivity.

Closed-back, circumaural design - The earpads surround your ears and closed-back design reduces environmental noise for a more immersive gaming experience.

Noise-Cancelling microphone - The microphone automatically reduces background noise, so you'll be heard loud and clear.

Padded earcups and headband - Extra comfort so you can focus on your game, not the gear.

Standard Dual 3.5mm Connectors - Compatible with virtually all PCs and Macs.

Quick Info

Warranty

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


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  • David h.
  • 8/28/2014 1:32:51 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsbad from the start

Pros: fit and comfort

Cons: tons of static from mic when speaking (i was forced to put on my old headset so i can actually have a conversation without some complaining about the noise coming from the mic), sound is extremely hollow and unimpressive, also have a problem with it switch sound from stereo to one ear piece.

Other Thoughts: I installed these in my pc with a creative sound blaster x-fi extreme gamer sound card and all was ok except for the mic static, which is exceptionally loud with mic boost on(which u need on with this headset since no one can hear you without it). i paid 27 bucks for a cheap Log***ch headset which out does these a 1000 times over.

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  • Christopher P.
  • 8/26/2014 8:45:27 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Very comfortable when wearing. The headset feels to be pretty solid and doesn't seem like it would break after daily useage.

Cons: Microphone arm is very short, you have to talk very loudly for anything to work, I've tried to turn up the outbound volume but it didn't work very well.

When you are actually able to use the microphone, there is a very obvious static noise when talking. Everytime I talk to people while playing Dota 2 they always complain about the loud static noise.

Trying to get the sound to work on both sides is like a chess match, simply plugging the 3.5mm jack in doesn't guarantee that it will work, you have to twist the plug around until it finds a sweet spot.

Other Thoughts: Paying $55 for a heatset you would assume it would just work but with low sound quality, well, this headset doesn't even work when you plug it in. The constant static noise from the microphone and the chess match you have to play to get sound to work on both sides makes this item not worth buying. If I wasn't a lazy bum I would have returned this item within the 30 days allotted and gotten a different one, but now I'm stuck with it.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We're sorry to hear that you're hearing static from your headset. Please give our tech support a call at 888-222-4346 and we'll be happy to help you get your headset up and running properly.

Thank you,
Corsair Customer Support
Corsair Support Email: support@corsair.com
Corsair Support Phone Number: 888-222-4346

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  • Brent N.
  • 8/12/2014 2:57:38 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNot a bad headset

Pros: not bad sound at all
Nice and clear
No crackling
Volume Control on wire
On/Off switch

Cons: doesn't crank very loud

Other Thoughts: all and all everything works ,its got good sound but doesn't go really loud by any means but will do the job for gaming and talking to friends. Really good buy for the price for sure.
If you need a good headset for the now and your on a budget or need one fast this is the headset for you

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  • Michael M.
  • 5/23/2014 1:19:18 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsCOMPLETE GARBAGE...STAY AWAY!!!

Pros: They look cool.

Cons: Unless Newegg simply turned around and sent back my original order, these headphones have a design flaw. Any movement of the cable causes the audio to cut in and out between a mono and stereo like feed. I just figured the first pair had a short in the cable. The replacement pair had the exact same problem.

This was tried with two different computers and three different cell phones. It isn't a port issue on the connecting device.

Other Thoughts: When the cable was in just the right position the sound was pretty good, and I was really hoping that the first pair was just a fluke.

I hate to do it, but I'm just going to have to take the grandson down to Best Buy and let him try the headphones they have in their gamers section.

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  • Mark C.
  • 3/29/2014 5:43:41 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsOne more Thing to Add

Pros: A lot. Already stated in previous review.

Cons: Non

Other Thoughts: One thing I forgot to mention. The mic and sound plugs are not color coded and people complain about it because they are both red. If you look closely the connector rings on the plugs are actually color coded. I pay attention to small details like that. So just look and the plug and go buy a pair. What are you waiting for!

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  • Mark C.
  • 3/29/2014 5:35:27 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCorsair Raptor Headset

Pros: Wow! I feel like I hit a homerun! Great sound quality, looks sharp and extremely comfortable. The best thing is that I got them on sale for $25. Yahoo! The mic is very clear and I didn't have to change my TeamSpeak setting hardly at all. They really feel like they are worth $80-$100. So glad I made this purchase. I think they are $45 now but still worth it in my opinion. I love them!

Cons: Non

Other Thoughts: Should have bought 2. If Corsair products weren't so expensive I would buy them all the time. Corsair = quality. Their Ram and PSUs are outstanding! I guess they have earned the right to charge more for their products, but I only buy them when on sale sadly.

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  • Auston T.
  • 3/27/2014 12:41:41 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsLong Sessions Not Recommended

Pros: Bought this headset while trying to stay in a budget, and its great for the price. The sound quality, and the mic quality seem excellent.

Cons: When gaming its usually all or nothing for me, 4-5 hour gaming sessions, or nothing. I dont like having a deadline that tells me when I need to stop. So this headset gets very uncomfortable after about 30 minutes. I have alleviated this problem by wearing a beanie when I game. If you wear glasses the problem gets much worse.

Other Thoughts: I wish I would have looked for something different, and maybe a bite more expensive, just to have something a little more comfortable.

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  • Steve A.
  • 2/16/2014 11:07:55 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsOk for the price

Pros: Sound is good, mic works, cord length is good.

Cons: Quite large as stated in previous reviews. The labels on the connectors could be more noticeable. The band starts hurting my head after about 1 hour of wearing them. Mic boom could be more adjustable, others had problems hearing me unless they turned up their volume.

Other Thoughts: Good headset for the price, some cons but can be overlooked for the price.

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  • rudolph s.
  • 2/5/2014 8:32:38 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsVery good Headset

Pros: Very comfortable and can barely hear whats going on around you with them on. Love that its a 3.5mm connection and not usb cause you can use them for anything. Mic works great and volume control is a great feature.

Cons: Not wireless but I knew that.

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  • Eric D.
  • 1/11/2014 4:01:01 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsPoor Microphone

Pros: The headset is constructed well with good cushioning. It adjusts very well and is generally comfortable. The sound quality I would have given a 5 for at this price. The cabling is nicely done for an analog headset, long cables, nice gage wiring.

Cons: Well I was very impressed with this headset right out of the box until I used the microphone. The boom itself lacks total flexibility but this is merely a critique. The sound quality on the headset I purchase was simply unacceptable. I would describe the sound quality as sounding like I had a bag over my head while inside a box.

Other Thoughts: This would have been a wonderful headset for the price if the microphone wasn't total rubbish. I read some other reviews that mentioned the mic quality and I rationalized it away as a few bad experiences. Well, I became one of them. Good news is that NewEgg will refund the purchase so I will be buying another headset :)

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