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Arctis Pro + GameDAC delivers gaming's first certified Hi-Res Audio system, ensuring you hear high-fidelity 96 kHz / 24 bit, full resolution audio at its purest, with no down-sampling. The gaming audio system includes the legendary ESS Sabre DAC and amp, guaranteeing your audio comes through with unsurpassed quality. Plus, Arctis Pro + GameDAC is designed with luxury materials like polished steel and aluminum alloy, and the exclusive Arctis ski goggle headband and AirWeave performance fabric ear cushions. The Arctis Pro headset features a studio-quality ClearCast microphone for unparalleled voice clarity and background noise cancellation.
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Arctis Pro + GameDAC is the first gaming headset system to include the legendary ESS Sabre DAC and amp for unsurpassed audio quality with 121 dB of dynamic range and -115 dB THD+N
Premium Hi-Res speakers with high-density neodymium magnets reproduce a full, expansive frequency range from 10 – 40,000 Hz with stunning realism and clarity
Luxurious lightweight aluminum alloy and steel construction offers maximum durability and a consistent fit
Widely recognized as the best mic in gaming, the ClearCast microphone delivers studio-quality voice clarity and background noise cancellation
The exclusive ski goggle suspension headband perfectly contours across your entire head, comfortably distributing the weight and eliminating pressure points
Arctis headsets feature athletics-inspired performance fabric AirWeave ear cushions to keep your ears cool and dry
Next generation DTS Headphone:X v2.0 surround sound provides optimal spatial imaging for complete 360-degree immersion
GameDAC is your portable audio command center. Control your EQ, surround sound, illumination settings and more via the intuitive OLED screen menu system
USB and optical audio connections for full-featured PC and PS4 support
Dial in the perfect balance of game and chat audio with the GameDAC's ChatMix feature
Mix in music while you game or take phone calls by connecting a mobile device to GameDAC's auxiliary 3.5mm connector
Prism RGB Illumination: Choose from 16.8 million colors, separate left and right earcup configurations, and unique effects like color-shift and breathing
Ergonomic on-ear controls give you easy access to volume and microphone mute
Swappable speaker tags allow you to customize your Arctis with style as fierce as your game
SteelSeries Engine software is fully-loaded with lighting and audio customization apps like GameSense, PrismSync, Discord and more
The GameDAC's versatile Line Out lets you easily connect a pair of speakers or send your audio mix to a PC for streaming
Share your game audio with your friends' headset or earbuds using the built-in share jack
SteelSeries Arctis Pro GameDAC Hi-Res Gaming Headset is rated
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Rated 5 out of
Arctis pro+game dacBest headset on the market today. The sound is amazing. Always go for a wired headset for better sound.
Date published: 2019-08-13
Rated 5 out of
One of the best headsetsThe only bad thing I can say is if your are a console player your setting really close to your tv the cords are short. Other than that great headset.
Date published: 2019-08-10
Rated 4 out of
Great headsetI would love to give 5 stars and the only reason that I can’t is because I’m not a fan of wired headset. Other than that they are some of the best I’ve use. Sound is amazing and they feel really good on your head.
Date published: 2019-05-26
Rated 5 out of
Best headset on the market...after adjusting the sI have owned the Arctis Pro + GameDAC for about 8 months now and compared to the other headsets I've owned I consider these to be the best. I have owned the 2nd gen Astro A40, Turtle Beach Stealth 700, TB Elite Pro, HyperX Cloud II, Sennheiser Game Zero and I also currently own the Sony Platinum. I think that, for use on the PS4 anyway, the Arctis Pro + GameDAC is the better than all of those. Now I can't speak for PC use as I've only ever had it connected to a PS4 Slim, but I think the Arctis Pro is the best headset for PS4. They are built very sturdy with premium materials, they are comfy but not for very big heads (I'm a 7 1/2 fitted and it fits great), they have high volume, crisp bass, very accurate positional audio and a natural, flat sound signature with a decently wide soundstage for closed back headphones, esp with the DTSx enabled.
I think the virtual surround sound is very well done in most games and the bass is not exaggerated like it is on many gaming headsets. The bass is crisp and punchy but not overextended at all. It really shines with highs and mids and I could truly pinpoint exactly where the rabbit I was hunting in Red Dead 2 was. This headset is great at being able to separate where sounds are coming from. When playing Days Gone I can tell where the freaks are coming from and whether the one to my left is closer or the one behind me is closer. The positional audio is excellent, tho the 3D audio on the Sony Platinum with games that support it, like Days Gone, is fantastic as well. I could really pinpoint positions with that headset as well and it's quite a bit cheaper, wireless and pairs perfectly with PS4. If you want wireless on PS4, that's the headset I'd go with. But the Arctis Pro + GameDAC is better in almost every way.
The GameDAC is very useful and if you find the volume to be too low initially then go into the audio settings and set the gain to "High", that will increase the volume substantially. The EQ has 10 bands so you can really fine-tune just how you want it to sound. The "Smiley" preset already installed was actually really good. I started with that preset and just adjusted the low end for a tiny bit more bass and they sound even better now. The RGB can also be customized from the GameDAC - you can change the colors of the earcups as well as the microphone. When the microphone is muted it will glow with that color so you know it's off. The RGB is really subtle and well done imo. The frost blue looks especially awesome.
Now I don't use the microphone that much as I don't play many multiplayer games but I've found the microphone to be quite sufficient, albeit maybe a bit sensitive. Putting the included foam windscreen on the mic helps but then you're blocking the RGB light. Regardless, people could hear me clearly and my voice sounded more natural and less nasally than it has on other headsets. And for those of you using this with a PS4 slim, don't worry you can still use this headset even tho there's no optical cable input on the slim. Pretty much every TV has an optical output so you can run HDMI from the Slim to your TV and then optical from the TV to the GameDAC, which is what I've done. Make sure to go into the the settings on your PS4 and change the output to "chat output" and to "Bitstream Dolby". Overall I love this headset and think that it is the best wired gaming headset on the market. I still think you can get better sound from a cheaper dedicated pair of headphones but if you want all the features of a headset then this is the one to beat imo. Also, make sure to always buy an extended warranty because Steelseries limited 1 year warranty is terrible. You can pay $15 for an extra 4yr warranty on Amazon that covers everything. That way your headset is covered for a full 5yrs incl accidental damage.
Date published: 2019-05-22
Rated 5 out of
Isaac Thomas from
Good HeadsetI’ve had it for four months now just about and I love it sounds is great easy to set up and use. The earphones are comfortable on Mac head for long gaming sessions and you have a lot of volume control.
Date published: 2019-05-21
Rated 5 out of
headphones the best a gamer can getGreat product with a lot of different options to chose from. Makes it the best for any situation
Date published: 2019-05-05
Rated 5 out of
Expensive but worth the cost.Wonderful headset! I use it for ps4 until my pc is built. I don’t like the amount of wires that connect it to the GameDAC and into the ps4. It will take up a usb spot if you’re usung it for ps4. Other than that the headset is quality. It feels like it was made to last. My ears are more sensitive, but this headset lets me keep it on for longer periods of time than other headsets without my ears hurting. The sound can get really loud and the retractable mic is a great feature. I also enjoy being able to mute the mic without going into the PlayStation menu. This headset is expensive but I believe it is definitely worth the cost. I expect to last a long time.
Date published: 2019-04-03
Rated 5 out of
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The best wired gaming headset GameStop offersI went through quite a few different headphones and headsets: RIG, Astro, Corsair, Bose, etc. These were heads and shoulders above all the others. SteelSeries focuses on both form and and function and it’s evident in the Arctis Pro. The set feels solid and substantial yet light enough to strain your neck. The fidelity is unbelievable and the OLED GameDAC allows for clear and easy audio and visual modification while streaming or playing your favorite titles. P.S. your days of talking while muted are over because the mic lights up when it’s off (and you can choose that color too!)