ROCCAT(TM) Kulo - Virtual 7.1 USB Gaming Headset

Hamburg, (PresseBox) - ROCCAT(TM) , the Hamburg-based manufacturer of gaming peripherals, presents the Kulo1 Virtual 7.1 USB Gaming Headset, the second version of the Kulo Stereo Gaming Headset, featuring a 7.1 USB sound card. The ultra-lightweight Kulo headset features super-soft on-ear padding and the Automatic Mic-Mute function, and delivers thrilling surround sound with separately adjustable levels when used in conjunction with the 7.1 USB sound card. You hear footsteps behind you to the left, a rustle, shouts - you'll hear the enemy before you see him. The 7.1 USB sound card comes in really handy even with notebooks that only offer mediocre sound quality. In addition, when a speaker system is connected in parallel there's no need to go through the hassle of plugging and unplugging cables - plus the headset delivers the same premium sound quality regardless of which computer the headset is plugged in to.

INCREDIBLE COMFORT

The super-soft on-ear padding combined with the padded headband offer maximum comfort even after hours of gaming. The Kulo also delivers effective noise cancellation, allowing gamers to focus fully on the game. In addition, the special design boosts sound without any loss, producing gutsy audio and a very wide sound spectrum even for an ultra lightweight, compact headset like this.

PREMIUM SURROUND SOUND

High quality 40mm drivers with neodymium magnets and Mylar® membranes are the last word in headset technology, delivering premium sound quality. Specifically designed to meet the needs of ambitious gamers, the sound has been optimized for gaming, music and voice chat. Connect the ROCCAT(TM) Kulo to the 7.1 USB sound card, install the driver, and the stereo audio transforms into fully-fledged virtual surround sound. Use the equalizer to adjust each sound channel separately, and the preconfigured profiles to conveniently adjust the sound effect.

ANYBODY OUT THERE

With its Automatic Mic-Mute function, ROCCAT(TM) presents an easy way to mute the mic. Fold the microphone arm up and the mic is muted - fold it down and you're good to chat. It doesn't get any easier than that - and it's precisely this simplicity that'll really come in handy while gaming. The noise-filtering microphone itself offers noise-free communications when gaming or voice chatting.

LIGHTWEIGHT, FLEXIBLE + ROBUST

The ROCCAT(TM) Kulo is ultra lightweight, weighing in at just 178g, plus it's flexible and extremely robust thanks to its metal-reinforced headband which offers eight levels of height adjustment for the perfect fit. What's more, the microphone is flexible for easy positioning. Even the volume level can be controlled using the ultra-lightweight in-line Slim Remote Control - with no added weight tugging on the cable, longer gaming sessions remain free from annoyance.

The ROCCAT(TM) Kulo Virtual 7.1 USB Gaming Headset will be available from the start of May 2011 for the MSRP of €79.99.

Printable images, product video and product info:
http://www.roccat.org/Downloads/PressKit/ROCCAT_Kulo_Press-Kit.rar

Further information:
www.roccat.org

Product features:

- PREMIUM SURROUND SOUND optimized for gaming, music and voice chat
- 40MM DRIVERS WITH NEODYMIUM MAGNETS for gutsy bass + crystal-clear trebles
- NOISE-FILTERING MICROPHONE for interference-free communications
- ULTRA-COMFORTABLE EARCUP PADDING featuring passive noise cancellation
- IN-LINE SLIM REMOTE CONTROL for easy volume level adjustment
- AUTOMATIC MIC-MUTE FUNCTION mute the mic by folding up the microphone arm
- RUGGED, METAL-REINFORCED HEADBAND with extra-soft cushioning
- EXTRA LIGHTWEIGHT, FLEXIBLE + ROBUST for maximum comfort
- HIGH-QUALITY MATERIALS premium finish
- EXTERNAL 7.1 USB SOUND CARD for impressive surround sound

1 Kulo - The product name is based on the Finnish word Kuulo meaning listening or hearing.

ROCCAT GmbH

Founded in 2007, ROCCAT(TM) develops high quality and innovative accessories in Germany for ambitious computer gamers. In close collaboration with the gaming community, outstanding input devices and headsets, which excel through their first-class precision, high level of ease-of-use and unique design, are designed at ROCCAT(TM) Studios in Hamburg. The ROCCAT(TM) Kone Gaming Mouse was the first product to be launched by the Hamburg-based developer, and has played a leading role right from the outset in the world's premier league of gaming mice. A host of international awards confirm the first-class quality and outstanding range of functions of ROCCAT(TM) products.

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