Game Developer -HyperX Announces New DuoCast Microphone and White Colorways for QuadCast S and SoloCast Microphones

SoloCast USB microphone 24-bit audio upgrade also revealed.

HyperX, the gaming peripherals team of HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today unveiled the expansion of its microphone family with three new additions – the HyperX DuoCastTM USB Microphone and the white colorways of the HyperX SoloCastTM and QuadCastTM USB Microphone Line. . HyperX also announced that SoloCast now supports 24-bit/96kHz high-resolution audio recording via updates using HyperX NGENUITY software for improved studio audio editing.

“HyperX is proud to offer a wide range of high-quality gear designed to meet the unique needs of the vibrant and growing community of content creators, influencers, gamers, and more,” said Bianca Walter, Audio Business Manager, HyperX EMEA. ‘Our continuous efforts to meet the needs of today’s microphone users has resulted in our wide range of microphones, all offering clear and consistent sound as well as different design styles to suit the setups of gamers, streamers , casters, students and professionals. look alike.’

The latest line of HyperX products offers new levels of comfort, performance and control and is designed to enhance the user experience. More information on the new microphones includes:

HyperX DuoCast USB Microphone: The DuoCast USB Microphone is designed to meet the demands of professional or aspiring streamers on PC, PS5TM, PS4TM and Mac. The DuoCast uses a high-resolution 24-bit bit depth and up to 96kHz sampling rate to deliver high-quality, crystal-clear voice capture. The microphone also uses an internal pop filter to provide cleaner audio pickup. The DuoCast features a low-profile shock mount, easily accessible gain control adjustment, two selectable polar patterns – cardioid and omnidirectional – and tap-to-mute functionality with convenient LED illumination for indicate the status of the broadcast. DuoCast also offers a customizable RGB light ring through HyperX NGENUITY software.

HyperX QuadCast S Microphone: Now available in a white colourway, QuadCast S is a USB microphone with stunning RGB lighting effects, customizable with HyperX NGENUITY software. Equipped with built-in anti-vibration mount, built-in pop filter, and mute sensor with LED status indicator, QuadCast S delivers clear, consistent sound during streams and phone calls. video conference. The QuadCast S microphone offers four polar patterns – stereo, omnidirectional, cardioid and bidirectional – to optimize broadcast and home work. In addition to an internal pop filter designed to reduce plosive sounds for clearer audio quality, QuadCast S comes with a stand featuring built-in anti-vibration mounting, quick gain control and a 3.5mm headphone output for live mic monitoring.

HyperX SoloCast Microphone: SoloCast offers a USB microphone with easy plug-n-play setup. With a new white colorway to match different styles, the microphone uses a cardioid polar pattern that is more sensitive to sound sources directly in front of the microphone, making it ideal for in-game voice chat, audio streaming, and video. audio recordings for content. creation. The microphone offers a mute function that indicates mute status when the status light flashes, and a stand that swivels to accommodate a variety of configurations for easy use. Also new to the SoloCast is the high-resolution 24-bit bit depth and up to 96kHz sampling rate for accurate, high-quality recordings. This upgrade is accessible through a HyperX NGENUITY firmware update.

A video of the Duocast microphone can be seen here.

Availablity

The HyperX QuadCast S in white will be available for £159.99 MSRP. The HyperX SoloCast in white will be available for £64.99 MSRP. The HyperX DuoCast will be available for £99.99 MSRP. All new products will be available through the HyperX retail and retail network. For more information on availability, please visit the HyperX product pages.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, HyperX may experience shipment and delivery delays. HyperX takes every possible step to work with partners to minimize the impact on its customers and to ensure product availability and prompt delivery.

Prices on row.hyperx.com are subject to change without notice. Retailer prices may vary.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, HyperX may experience shipment and delivery delays. HyperX takes every possible step to work with partners to minimize the impact on its customers and to ensure product availability and prompt delivery.

HyperX DuoCast USB Microphone Specifications

Part number 4P5E2AA

Microphone specifications

Element: Two electret condenser capsules

Polar Patterns: Cardioid, Omnidirectional

Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz

Sensitivity: -6dBFS (1V/Pa at 1kHz)

Noise (RMS): =-70dBFS (A-weighted)

Headphone output

Impedance: 32 O

Frequency response: 20Hz – 20kHz

Maximum output power: 7 mW

Total Harmonic Distortion: = 0.05% (1kHz/0dBFS)

Noise (RMS): =-110dBFS (A-weighted)

Signal to noise ratio: = 100dB (1kHz/0dBFS, A-weighted)

Connections and features

Connection type: USB-C, 3.5 mm headphone output

USB specification: USB 2.0 (full speed)

Sampling rate: 96kHz, 48kHz, 44.1kHz

Bit depth: 24 bit

Power consumption: 5V 200mA (white light)

Shock mount: included

Pop filter: integrated

Controls: microphone gain, mute key, multifunction button

Lighting: RGB (16,777,216 colours) 2-zone lighting effects1

Software Support: HyperX NGENUITY

Physical specifications

Weight (mic): 243.2g

Weight (damper and mount): 190.5g

Weight (mount adapter): 31.3g

Total weight (with USB cable): 502.9 g

Cable length(s) and type(s): 2m USB-C to USB-A

HyperX QuadCast S USB Microphone Specifications

Part number 519P0AA (White)

Microphone specifications

Element: Three 14mm electret condenser capsules

Polar Patterns: Stereo, Omnidirectional, Cardioid, Bidirectional

Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz

Sensitivity: -36dB (1V/Pa at 1kHz)

Noise (RMS): =-95dBFS (A-weighted)

Headphone output

Impedance: 32 O

Frequency response: 20Hz – 20kHz

Maximum output power: 7 mW

THD: = 0.05% (1kHz/0dBFS)

Noise (RMS): =-95dBFS (A-weighted)

SNR: = 90dB (1kHZ, RL=8)

Connections and features

Connection type: USB-C, 3.5 mm headphone output

USB specification: USB 2.0 (full speed)

Sampling rate: 48kHz, 44.1kHz, 32kHz, 16kHz, 8kHz

Bit depth: 16 bit

Power consumption: 5V 245mA (white light)

Shock Mount: Integrated

Pop filter: integrated

Controls: microphone gain, tap-to-mute, polar diagram

Lighting: RGB (16,777,216 colors)

Light effects: 2 zones1

Software Support: HyperX NGENUITY

Physical specifications

Weight (Micro): 255g

Weight (damper and mount): 335g

Weight (mounting adapter): 33 g

Total weight (with USB cable): 700 g

Cable length(s) and type(s): 3m USB-C to USB-A

HyperX SoloCast USB Microphone Specifications

Part number 519T2AA (White)

Microphone specifications

Element: 14mm electret condenser capsule

Polar pattern(s): Cardioid

Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz

Sensitivity: -6dB (1V/Pa at 1kHz)

Noise (RMS): =-74dBFS (A-weighted)

Connections and Features

Connection type: USB-C

USB specification: USB 2.0 (full speed)

Sampling rate: 96kHz, 48kHz, 44.1kHz

Bit depth: 24 bit, 16 bit

Power consumption: 5V 47mA

Physical specifications

Weight (microphone): Black: 261g, White: 268.5g

Weight (microphone stand): black: 125 g, white: 125 g

Total weight (with USB cable): Black: 429.9 g, White: 432.4 g

Cable length(s) and type(s): 2m USB-C to USB-A

Customizable 12-zone RGB lighting with HyperX NGENUITY software.

About HyperX

For 19 years, HyperX’s mission has been to develop gaming solutions for every type of gamer and the company is consistently recognized for providing products that provide superior comfort, aesthetics, performance and reliability. Under the slogan “WE ARE ALL GAMERS”, HyperX gaming headsets, keyboards, mice, USB microphones and console accessories are the choice of everyday gamers as well as celebrity ambassadors, pro gamers, tech enthusiasts and overclockers around the world because they meet the toughest product specifications and are built with best-in-class components. For more information, visit www.hyperx.com.

About HP

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