Turtle Beach Unveils New Line of Headsets and an Audio Controller

Turtle Beach unveiled three new headsets and an audio controller for E3 2014, ranging in price from $59.95 to $299.95.

Juergen Stark, Chief Executive Officer at Turtle Beach Corporation stated,

Turtle Beach is taking audio for the PlayStation®4 to a new level. With features like DTS Headphone:X 7.1 surround sound, active noise cancellation, and our new Tournament Audio Controller, it is a whole new game for PlayStation console owners.

  • Ear Force Elite 800: sets a new standard for premium wireless gaming headsets. Compatible with the PlayStation4 and PlayStation3, the Elite 800 utilizes DTS Headphone:X 7.1 surround sound and active noise cancellation to create an incredible, immersive audio experience. Both are firsts for console gaming headsets. A completely reimagined preset system allows surround sound modes to be finely tuned for different types of games, movies and music. For example, the game surround sound mode offers presets that have been acoustically tuned for first person shooter, racing, and sports games. Presets can be customized and managed using a new mobile app. Use Bluetooth to connect a mobile device for phone calls, music and more. Dual invisible microphones provide high-quality chat audio and a clean, boom-free look. Rocker plate controls makes using features easy and keeps the Elite 800 looking sharp. Customize the look of the Elite 800 with a wide range of snap-on speaker plates available at TurtleBeach.com. A low profile magnetic charging stand keeps the Elite 800 charged without cables, and the rechargeable battery provides up to 15 hours of playing time. US MSRP of $299.95.
  • Ear Force Elite Tournament Audio Controller (TAC) : provides precise, fingertip control over audio so players can adjust their audio mix to match to match changing game conditions. It is compatible with PlayStation4, PlayStation3 and Xbox 360 consoles, as well as PCs and Macs. Dolby AC3 decoding to DTS Headphone:X 7.1 surround sound ensures an immersive, high-quality audio experience. The TAC has a central master volume control knob, a game/chat mix slider, groundbreaking mic controls, and ergonomically placed buttons for intuitive control over advanced audio features. It also outputs audio for professional-quality live streaming or recording of full gameplay and chat audio.Units can be daisy-chained for tournament or LAN gaming. An auxiliary input allows you to connect a mobile device and mix in voice calls or music. It will be integrated into future tournament gaming headset systems.
  • Ear Force Stealth 400: a fully wireless stereo headset compatible with PlayStation4 and PlayStation 3 consoles. A new lightweight, sleek design provides comfort during long sessions of game play or movie marathons. Controls on the ear cup provide quick access to separate game and chat volume, as well as 4 distinct surround sound presets for games, movies and music. The built-in ‘charge-and-play’ battery provides up to 15 hours of playing time, and new high-performance WiFi ensures an interference-free wireless experience. Acoustically angled, large 50mm Neodymium speakers deliver an immersive audio experience. Swap out the removable microphone for the included mobile cable with inline mic and use the Stealth 400 on the road as wired headset. US MSRP of $99.95.
  • Ear Force P12: amplified stereo gaming headset, which provides high-quality digital game and chat audio through a single USB connection for the PlayStation4. The P12 incorporates features popular with gamers, including Adjustable Bass Boost and Microphone Monitor. An inline amplifier provides easy access to volume controls microphone mute. Large 50mm speakers deliver a full-range of high-quality audio, from crisp highs to thumping lows. The P12 also disconnects from the in-line amp for use on PS VitaTM and other mobile devices. US MSRP of $59.95.

All headsets will release this fall except for the Ear Force P12 which will release July 10th. A release date for the Ear Force Elite Tournament Audio Controller has not been announced.

Purchasing any Elite headset allow buyers to enroll in the Turtle Beach Elite Membership Program, which offers a two-year extended product warranty, member-only opportunities at Major League Gaming (MLG) and other gaming events plus discounts.

Bob Picunko, Chief Marketing Officer at Turtle Beach Corporation stated,

The Turtle Beach Elite Membership Program is a unique offering for tournament professionals and competitive gamers. We look forward to providing members with one-of-a-kind opportunities and special benefits.

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