Polk Audio debuted the Striker headset at E3 2014. The Striker, which is designed for next-gen gaming platforms, offers audiophile-grade sound performance in a well-constructed, affordable and attractive design.
Mark Suskind, vice president of user experience at Polk:
“With the Striker, our goal is to fill a void in the gaming headset market by offering an affordable headphone option that delivers dynamic sound during all aspects of a game — whether it’s dialogue between characters or an intense action sequence. As we continue to make significant investments in gaming, all of our supporting innovations will be designed to enhance and expand the rich, multifaceted audio elements within games played on any console.”
The Striker features a lightweight, customized headband and plush, pivoting ear cups — called the ProFit Comfort system — to ensure a more enjoyable fit. For gameplay on the Xbox One, Striker will be packaged with a wireless adapter developed exclusively by Polk that boasts improved sound and chat performance. The wireless adapter plugs directly into the Xbox One controller and connects wirelessly to the Xbox One console, giving users complete control of chat and volume at their fingertips.
Retailing for $99, the Striker will be available in three color combinations, black, grey/blue and white/orange in early October. Polk’s Dynamic Balance driver technology reveals a wider and more impressive frequency range with sharp details and no hints of strain or resonances, so gamers never skip a beat. A built-in boom microphone optimizes crisp, clear chat; in addition, a 7-cm flexible extension seamlessly conforms to a gamer’s chat preferences and retracts easily into the ear cup when not in use. Located at the ear cup, a strain-relief cable connector ensures the 46-inch cable always keeps users connected to the game without getting in the way.
Source: Polk Audio