NEWS: HyperX QuadCast S Mic – Customizable, Dynamic RGB Lighting
HyperX QuadCast S is a multi-use USB mic with a 3.5mm headphone jack for live monitoring. I like that you can select from 4 polar patterns (stereo, omnidirectional, cardioid, and bidirectional) to optimize for podcasting, gaming, virtual meetings, and more. That and the easy-to-access mute function.
Additonal niceties include a built in pop filter and shock mounted stand for absorbing vibrations and rumbles.
The mic is compatible with PC, PS4 and Mac and certified with Discord and TeamSpeak.
Full press release below:
HyperX Releases QuadCast S USB Microphone with Dynamic RGB Lighting Effects that can be Personalized with Custom Settings
Ideal for Streamers and those Working from Home, RGB Microphone Features Four Polar Patterns and Built-in Anti-Vibration Shock Mount
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif – Sept. 28, 2020 – Underscoring an unwavering commitment to streamers, casters and work from home professionals, HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today expanded its standalone microphone line with the HyperX QuadCast™ S. The new QuadCast S is a USB microphone featuring stunning RGB lighting effects1 customizable with HyperX NGENUITY software. Equipped with a built-in anti-vibration shock mount, built-in pop filter, and a tap-to-mute sensor with an LED status indicator, QuadCast S delivers clear and consistent sound during streams and video conference calls.
The QuadCast S microphone offers four polar patterns – stereo, omnidirectional, cardioid, and bidirectional – to optimize broadcast and work from home setups. In addition to an internal pop filter designed to reduce plosive sounds for clearer audio quality, QuadCast S comes with a stand featuring a built-in anti-vibration shock mount, quick gain control and a 3.5mm headphone output for live mic monitoring.
“HyperX aims to equip streamers, educators, students, and business professionals with easy-to-use gear as people continue to work, school and game from home,” said Nate Almond, audio business manager, HyperX. “Building on the success of our first QuadCast USB microphone, the release of QuadCast S brings a feature users have been asking for – dynamic RGB lighting effects – that adds another layer of customization to enhance streaming and home office and classroom setups.”
The QuadCast S microphone offers multi-device chat program compatibility and is certified by Discord and TeamSpeak™. The included versatile adapter fits both 3/8-inch and 5/8-inch thread sizes and is compatible with most stands and boom arms. The QuadCast S microphone is designed to deliver quality sound on PC, PS4™ or Mac®.
The HyperX QuadCast S USB microphone is available for $159.99 MSRP through HyperX’s Online Shop. For more information on the HyperX QuadCast S USB microphone global availability, please visit the HyperX QuadCast S USB microphone product page.
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, HyperX may experience some product and shipping delays. HyperX is taking every possible measure to work with partners to minimize the impact on its customers and ensure product availability and timely delivery.
HyperX QuadCast S USB Microphone Specifications:
|Power consumption:||5V 220mA (white light)|
|Element:||Electret condenser microphone|
|Condenser type:||Three 14mm condensers|
|Polar patterns:||Stereo, Omnidirectional, Cardioid, Bidirectional|
|Sensitivity:||-36dB (1V/Pa at 1kHz)|
|Weight: Lighting: Light effects: Connection type:||Microphone: 254g|
Shock mount and stand: 360g
Total with USB cable: 710g RGB (16,777,216 colors) 2 zones2 USB-C to USB-A
|Frequency response:||20Hz – 20kHz|
|Maximum power output:||7mW|
|THD:||≤ 0.05% (1kHz/0dBFS)|
|SNR:||≥ 90dB (1kHZ, RL=∞)|
1 Available features vary per model and country. Please check your local retailer/etailer for availability.
2 2 zone RGB lighting customizable with HyperX NGENUITY software.
HyperX is the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, PC, console and mobile power users with high-performance components. For 16 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for all types of gamers – high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, charging accessories for console players, USB flash drives, and mousepads – to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand is known for consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of celebrity ambassadors, pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and over-clockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class components. HyperX has shipped over 70 million memory modules, 10 million gaming headsets and one million keyboards worldwide.
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