Tt eSports Shock Spin Gaming Headset
The gaming headset market nowadays is starting to feel like the mouse mat market; pretty much all gimmicks that tries to spice up its main purpose. It isn’t all that bad but somewhere along the line manufacturers just lose focus of what’s important and it’s the consumer that ends up getting a bad deal. Today [...]
The gaming headset market nowadays is starting to feel like the mouse mat market; pretty much all gimmicks that tries to spice up its main purpose. It isn’t all that bad but somewhere along the line manufacturers just lose focus of what’s important and it’s the consumer that ends up getting a bad deal.
Today we have Tt eSports’ Shock Spin gaming headset aimed at gamers with a surprisingly mass-market appeal. Will these pair of cans deliver a shock or will just leave us spinning around confused? On to the review and let’s make this showy!
Tt eSports entered the gaming audio arena with their Shock headset and was soon followed-up with the Shock Spin; a no-nonsense solution for the mainstream crowd. This release accompanies various other products in Tt eSports’ relentless assault to garner much market from the current companies dominating the gaming peripheral scene.
- Frequency response: 15~20,000Hz
- Impedance: 32 ohms, 1 kHz
- Sensitivity: 95±3 dB SPL/mW, at 1kHz
- Rated Power:40mW
- Maximum Power:100mW
- Sensitivity: -34±3 dBV / Pa@1 kHz
- Frequency: 100~10K Hz
- Direction :Omini-direction
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To test out the Shock Spin we use a Lexicon Omega external audio device for PC usage scenarios and a Sony Walkman NW-E005 as our music player of choice.
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NEVER USE THIS HEADSET WITH A WEAK/ONBOARD AUDIO SOLUTION
Again we reiterate the importance of having a decent sound card or audio device powering the Shock Spin. Any source with sub-par audio would end up sounding like a wet boot slipping on a linoleum floor with mucus spread all over it… like an iPod.
Given that situation, if you have a decent soundcard you’re all set for the Shock Spin. Coming at around ₱2,150, it’s a tempting product. With decent gaming performance and top-notch comfort, Tt eSports’ Shock Spin is a good choice for long-session FPS gamers.
If you already have a decent soundcard and the modular mic and cables don’t bother you or you won’t be using them, the Shock Spin is an affordable option that easily competes with more mainstream brands. If you want to carry your own style and you think the Shock Spin appeals to you visually, it’s actually an ok headphone provided you have a capable music source.
The Shock Spin is a promising product with a mixed bag of tricks. Paired with the proper hardware, it hits a price-to-performance sweet-spot that’s usually uncommon for gaming headsets.
… but if you demand a more engaging environment, there’s the Shock One or Shock Spin HD. [review teaser]