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Ear Force Recon 30X Chat Headset for Xbox One (compatible w/ new Xbox One controller), PlayStation 4, PC/Mac,...
Report Date: 01/02/2016
Based on 60 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 3.5
Returned or considering to return: 1.7%

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Individual Feature Rating
Comfortable5.0   above average
Microphone5.0   exceptional
Sound4.6   above average
Headset4.1   average
Price3.8   below average
Xbox3.6   below average


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Comfortable

Comfortable:
"I love the way it fits and is very comfortable but the volume is so low I could barely hear even at full volume."
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"Very comfortable a round my my ears adjustable too sounds great"
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"Perfect Volume, very comfortable and you can hear your surroundings !"
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"These headphones are comfortable, and do a great job at not blocking outside sound from the ear that has the cup over it."
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"This Ear Force Recon 30X Chat Headset works well with the Xbox One, being lightweight and comfortable to wear."
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Gaming

Gaming:
"They sound alright, way better then the standard headset, but not as well as a more expensive pair meant for gaming."
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"While I don't love the absence of gaming sound in one ear, my 10-year-old son doesn't mind at all and loves this headset for when he plays PC games."
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"It works great, has clear in-game sounds and connects easily to not only the XBOX, but other gaming systems as well."
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"This is a great gaming headset for the price."
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"Turtle Beach is known for their great gaming headsets and this one is no exception."
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"Over all it is a good buy that has multiple uses, it is not just for gaming but it does look nice (the kids loved it) as it matches all our other Xbox gaming items with the green accent color."
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Headset

Headset:
"The original XBOX One headset broke on it's own within a year, and all I wanted was an awesome chat replacement."
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"I got this headphone because my Xbox 360 headset didn't work well on the Xbox One."
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"I was really looking forward to this, but to my disappointment this headset is not any better."
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"So I have come to the conclusion that this headset just doesn't work well."
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"They sound alright, way better then the standard headset, but not as well as a more expensive pair meant for gaming."
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"This headset is not good enough though for this price."
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"I had the headset for a little while it worked great."
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"My headset before sounded perfect."
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"I love this headset it's exactly what I wanted."
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"For the price I think this is a great replacement upgrade from the standard chat headsets that shipped with the One."
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"I've used a more expensive Turtle Beach headset before and liked it quite a bit - but there were too many wires from the console to my controller for a living room setup on the Xbox One."
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Microphone

Microphone:
"Sound quality is good and it has a microphone adjustor and you still have one ear free to participate in the real world or to hear the microwave beep after hearing up your hot pockets."
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"Decent voice clarity and the microphone is easily adjusted to avoid breathing sounds."
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"The ear cushion does not press against my ear at all which makes it very comfortable for hours of use, the microphone is very adjustable and the sound is decent."
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"they work great, the sound is awesome and the mic works very well."
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"I found this very easy to use, the mic also adjusts so I can place it where I want."
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Price

Price:
"Disappointed for the price paid."
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"Very cheap horrible product."
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"This headset is not good enough though for this price."
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"For the price I think this is a great replacement upgrade from the standard chat headsets that shipped with the One."
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"Great Value for Money."
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"I have all kinds of cables and adapters on hand - I kind of collect them - either that or they reproduce like so many wire clothes hangers...But I thought this was good for the price - it's cheap, lightweight, works well, and is a good option for a casual gamer like myself."
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"This is a great gaming headset for the price."
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Sound

Sound:
"While I don't love the absence of gaming sound in one ear, my 10-year-old son doesn't mind at all and loves this headset for when he plays PC games."
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"So I fiddled around with them but was confused at first because the sound kept coming out of my TV."
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"Sound quality is good and it has a microphone adjustor and you still have one ear free to participate in the real world or to hear the microwave beep after hearing up your hot pockets."
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"This one is decent except the sound is barely loud enough to hear the other person, and yes i had the volume chat volume turned up all the way on the turtle beach adapter and on the headset itself."
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"Decent voice clarity and the microphone is easily adjusted to avoid breathing sounds."
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"Very comfortable a round my my ears adjustable too sounds great"
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"The ear cushion does not press against my ear at all which makes it very comfortable for hours of use, the microphone is very adjustable and the sound is decent."
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Xbox

Xbox:
"The original XBOX One headset broke on it's own within a year, and all I wanted was an awesome chat replacement."
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"I got this headphone because my Xbox 360 headset didn't work well on the Xbox One."
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"First, a small caveat: unless you have the new Xbox One controller, you will need to buy the Xbox One Stereo Headset Adapter in order to use this headset."
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"Much more durable than the Xbox One Headset."
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"This Ear Force Recon 30X Chat Headset works well with the Xbox One, being lightweight and comfortable to wear."
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"While this product was designed for Xbox, I find its utility perfect for my needs and will leave it to others to comment on its use with the Xbox controller."
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"It works great, has clear in-game sounds and connects easily to not only the XBOX, but other gaming systems as well."
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"This Recon 530X is compatible w the PlayStation 4 controller & the new Xbox One controller (* you need a 3.5mm headset jack) and most PC tablets & Mac."
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