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Astro Gaming A50 Wireless Gaming Headset with Base Station for Xbox One

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Astro Gaming A50 Wireless Gaming Headset with Base Station for Xbox One

Features

  • 15+ Hours Battery Life - Rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery holds 15+ hours of life.
  • Dolby Headphone 7.1 Surround Sound - Dolby Headphone 7.1 Surround delivers cinematic, 3D gaming audio experience, and broadcasts Dolby out to streaming audiences.
  • Comfort & Durability - Cloth cushions for comfort, synthetic leather-backed for acoustic performance. Lightweight, rugged construction with premium materials for pressure-free fit.
  • 5GHz Wireless Technology - 5 GHz wireless transmitter for low-latency gameplay.

Product Description

The ASTRO A50 Wireless Headset for Xbox One, PC, and Mac delivers top-of-the-line acoustics, ergonomics, and durability that professional gamers demand. Experience legendary sound and performance without the inconvenience and restrictions that come with wires.

The all-new ASTRO Base Station features a 5GHz wireless transmitter that provides clear, low-latency voice communication while making headset pairing and charging simple. Battle through long, intense gaming sessions in comfort with up to 15 hours of battery life. Hear enemies and objects from all angles with Dolby® Headphone 7.1 surround sound and optimize chat levels and game sounds with the built-in MixAmp technology. The included ASTRO Command Center software allows Pros and Livestreamers to tune every input and output parameter of the A50 precisely configure it for their specific setup. For even more flexibility, the optional A50 Mod Kit allows users to add a synthetic leather headband and ear cushions for improved noise-cancellation and comfort. Additional Base Stations, sold separately, allow users to use the Xbox One headset on the PlayStation 4. For VR gamers, the A50 will fit perfectly over the HTC Vive, Oculus, or PS VR and deliver an immersive audio experience.

*Please note: A50 Mod Kits are only compatible with the New/Gen 3 A50 Headsets and not any other headsets, including previous generations of the A50. The A50 headset is not included in the purchase of a Mod Kit.

All current ASTRO Gaming products designed for Xbox One will offer continuous compatibility on Xbox Series X

A50 WIRELESS HEADSET
Primary Specifications

  • Microphone: 6.0mm uni-directional noise-canceling
  • Ear Coupling: Over-Ear
  • Drivers: 40mm Neodymium Magnet
  • Wireless: Up to 30ft

Physical Specifications

  • Weight w/o Cable: 0.83 lbs (380g)

Technical Specifications

  • Transducer Principle: Open Air
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20,000Hz
  • Characteristic SPL: 118dB @1kHz

Requirements

  • Xbox One
  • Windows® 8.1
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7


A50 Base Station
Primary Specifications

  • Power Supply: USB Micro-B (USB 2.0 compatible)
  • Wireless: Up to 30 ft
  • Base Station Inputs and Outputs: Optical Pass-through, USB Power & Soundcard, USB Charging Port, AUX In / Mic out (TRRS 3.5mm)

Technical Specifications

  • Output: 5.0V, 180mA

Physical Specifications

  • Weight w/o Cable: .70 lbs
  • Dimensions: 8.5”/4.25”/1.15”

Requirements

  • Windows® 8.1
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7

Product Specifications

Product Specifications
Product ID203877
Model/Vendor Part939-001673
Only at GameStopNo
Brand NameAstro Gaming

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Product Specifications
Model/Vendor Part939-001673
Only at GameStopNo

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Brand NameAstro Gaming

Ratings & Reviews

4.0
rated 4.0 out of 5
141 product ratings
85 5 stars reviews
18 4 stars reviews
10 3 stars reviews
8 2 stars reviews
20 1 stars reviews

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Astro a50
rated 3.0 out of 5
Drefalc
Verified Purchaser
1 month ago

The updates are extremely annoying and frequent. It’s an xbox headset That needs to be connected to a pc for updates. It isn’t convenient or user friendly in that way. Unfortunately you have to update the base and headset seperately. The sound on the other hand while being used is absolutely phenomenal. If it isn’t too much of a pain for you to follow the updates it is a great headset.

GameStop Customer Service
1 month ago

Thank you for the feedback! We always want to continuously improve for our guests as they deserve nothing but the best!

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The charging base sucks
rated 2.0 out of 5
Mo201
3 months ago

So this will be my third headset and only really sticking with it due to the insurance I have on the headset but I am actively looking for another brand, I have jr a problem with all the headsets I’ve had between connectivity to charging. Each they have all been within 3 months tops and I am not into slamming headphones ( I take care of my things) I spoke with Astro support which sucks they keep giving me troubleshooting steps which I’ve done over and over. Nothing helps I just have to keep bringing it back to the store and wait for another 2 weeks to get another 1 in the mail because no one holds stock on this brand. WASTE OF TIME! If you get a pair that works it’s good but I have not had any luck for 1 year strong.

GameStop Customer Service
3 months ago

We are glad you received your headset with base station! Thank you for leaving your honest review, we really appreciate it

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You get what you pay for.
rated 5.0 out of 5
Jiggyjohn13
Verified Purchaser
4 months ago

Comfortable headset that provides excellent sound quality and an intuitive equalizer to balance "chat" and "game" audio on the fly. The microphone also does a great job filtering out background noises when playing games in a busy room which means I can continue chatting with friends without them hearing everything thats going on around me. The battery lasts at least 14 hours when fully charged and seems to recharge quickly once returned to the charge dock. Its easy to set up out of the box and easy to use once linked to the system. I have used a handful of cheaper wireless headsets over the last 2 years but would recommend to anyone that can afford the higher asking price, to just go for the A50's. The other wireless products I've used dont evek come close.

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Not a single complaint
rated 5.0 out of 5
Matth1533
Verified Purchaser
5 months ago

Headset was easy to connect, easy to use. No issues and everyone I talk to sounds like I am speaking to them in HD. Love it!

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Horrible Connection Issues.
rated 1.0 out of 5
Battle_Pansy
Verified Purchaser
5 months ago

When I first bought them I had to reset the headset because of would not connect. That seemed to fix the problem for a while and then the issue seemed to come back and now I can't get them to connect properly at all. Been on touch with Astro and the solutions they have provided so far have not worked.

GameStop Customer Service
5 months ago

This is never the kind of experience we’d want for a fellow gamer so we’re sending you an email to look into this further.

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Q:
Are these headphones Dolby Atmos certified?
JayZ556 months ago
A:
Yes
Sgtbilko6 months ago
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Q:
Does this headset work on both. Ps4 and Xbox one is there any receivers I need to purchase For it to work with each console  or does it connect to both without one thankyou, hope to hear back. 
Crazyj982 years ago
A:
You’ll have to buy a separate base station to use it on both systems only one dock works with xb/pc and the other works with ps4/pc you can’t use the same dock on different systems but you can use one headset with different docks 
Frazafraz2 years ago
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Q:
IS this the GEN4 version?
kennyz337 months ago
A:
Yes these are the Gen4 A50s.
JE GameStop SMRT7 months ago
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Q:
Is this headset compatible wit XBOX X Series?
DeeseBaby8 months ago
A:
It sure is! Great headset using it now!
JE GameStop SMRT7 months ago
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Q:
Will this work with Windows 10?
KYxKablerJr1 year ago
A:
Hi KYxKablerJr, The A50 will work with any Windows 10 PC. Here's a link to the A50's product support page that will confirm this and give you more information: https://www.astrogaming.com/en-us/products/headsets/pc-mac/a50-gen-4.939-001673.html.
Logitech1 year ago
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