Turtle Seaside Stealth 700 Gen 2 Evaluation
Whereas I used to be impressed by the Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Gen 2 headset, the Stealth 700 Gen 2’s had been even faster to impress me. All the points I had with the 600’s had been addressed by design adjustments to the headset and an excellent higher mic that flips to mute. Whereas the Turtle Seaside Stealth 600 Gen 2’s would begin to put on me down over extended gaming periods, however this was by no means a difficulty in over 50 hours of utilization with the Stealth 700’s. The consolation I felt whereas gaming with the Turtle Seaside Stealth 700 Gen 2 headset could be in comparison with a few of my finest gaming headset experiences. To say I’m impressed by this Turtle Seaside headset is an understatement, and the truth that they’ve been manufactured to work for each the Xbox One (S/X) and the Xbox Sequence (X/S) means I can take pleasure in this headset for numerous hours to come back.
The value distinction between Turtle Seaside Stealth 600 Gen 2 and Stealth 700 Gen 2 is important however the enhancements made within the soar to the 700’s are much more vital. The Stealth 600 Gen 2 headset could also be thought of the best headset for $100, however the Stealth 700’s provide premium sound and luxury for a value. The Aerofit cooling gel-infused ear cushions are an enormous game-changer for Turtle Seaside that put the ear cushions of the Stealth 600 Gen 2’s to absolute disgrace. The ear cushions each nestle comfortably into earpads that rotate and alter to your head, a really appreciated function included with the Stealth 600 Gen 2 headset. One other side from the Stealth 600 Gen 2 headset applied brilliantly into the design of the Stealth 700 Gen 2 headset is the scarf pad that forestalls the highest of my head from ever experiencing discomfort throughout prolonged gameplay periods, YouTube/Netflix binging, or prolonged Discord hangouts.
My ears will put on down bodily with most headsets, however the re-shaped ear cushions function plush reminiscence foam infused with a layer of Aerofit cooling gel to maintain you cool and cozy whereas enjoying. Irrespective of how sweaty your gameplay will get, your ears will thanks for shelling out the additional money for this headset. The mix of those Aerofit cooling gel-infused ear cushions and the extraordinarily squishy headband pad included with different Turtle Seaside headsets make the 700 Gen 2’s the pinnacle of TB consolation. The Turtle Seaside Stealth 700 Gen 2 headset has formally grow to be my most snug gaming headset, and it produces some wonderful sound in addition.
One of many satisfying options with the Turtle Seaside Stealth 700 Gen 2’s (alongside different current headsets) is it activates Xbox One whenever you flip the headset on if it’s paired with the Xbox. This permits avid gamers to rapidly activate each gadgets concurrently with ease. With the Xbox Series X/S bringing Fast Resume to a number of video games along with this function, you’ll be in your favourite (most lately performed) video games in a matter of moments.
The Pinnacle of Comfy
Superhuman Listening to Mode is Turtle Seaside’s unique bread and butter currently, and it continues to show that the headset firm is prepared for the subsequent era of gaming consoles. What the Aerofit cooling gel-infused ear cushions is to consolation with the Turtle Seaside Stealth 700 Gen 2’s, Superhuman Listening to Mode is to audio. Superhuman Listening to Mode is toggled by urgent the mode button on the headset as soon as, permitting you to activate it exactly throughout these clutch moments the place you want useful audio intel. Whereas this mode adjustment may not make an enormous distinction within the audio of movies, songs, or telephone calls, throughout gaming it may provide the precise info you could flip a defeat into victory. Aggressive gaming continues to get larger, and Turtle Seaside’s Stealth 700 Gen 2 headset is crucial for avid gamers enjoying on this era of consoles who intend to proceed competing on Xbox Sequence X/S or PS5.
As well as to Superhuman Hearing Mode, the Turtle Seaside Stealth 700 Gen 2 headset additionally gives Encompass Sound mode solely on the Xbox. Relying on how a lot consideration to element you want in a recreation, chances are you’ll wish to swap from one mode to a different, nevertheless it’s good that Turtle Seaside continues to seek out methods to optimize the sound produced by their 50mm Nanoclear neodymium drivers. Home windows Sonic additionally delivers immersive digital encompass sound and exact, distortion-free 3D audio to immerse avid gamers into their favourite titles. Turtle Seaside has been an innovator within the gaming headset marketplace for two generations of videogame consoles, however the Stealth 700 Gen 2 headset already reveals what they’ve cooking for us on next-gen forward of the November launch of the Xbox Sequence X/S and PS5.
I ought to point out we’re at the moment testing the Stealth 700’s on a non-final construct of the Xbox Series X. Whereas we’re encountering some audio points with some video games (Gears 5 and Gears Ways), general the headset has delivered as promised. We’re persevering with to work with Turtle Seaside with reference to a few of the points encountered on the Sequence X.
Superhuman Listening to Mode is the Future
I used to be in a position to pair the Turtle Seaside Stealth 700 Gen 2 headset with my iPhone by Bluetooth not like another headsets I’ve that require a dongle that’s incompatible with Apple. Fortunately, there are not any points utilizing this Turtle Seaside headset by true Bluetooth performance. The Bluetooth button on the Turtle Seaside Stealth 700 Gen 2 headset is used to carry out sure actions corresponding to pausing a video or answering a name. I observed points with certainly one of these capabilities mapped to the Bluetooth button on the headset, the fast-forward perform which concerned holding the button down which inadvertently deactivated Bluetooth on the YouTube app. As a result of this was solely a difficulty with YouTube and never different apps corresponding to Spotify, it’s possible a small kink that shall be ironed out within the close to future. Turtle Seaside Audio Hub app permits you to additional optimize your next-gen headset to your liking on iOS and Android. Calls are available in crystal clear, and I used to be in a position to each confirm that the mic works properly for telephone name conditions, and it flips to mute on a telephone simply as simply as on the Xbox One or Xbox Sequence X/S.
Turtle Seaside’s Stealth 700 Gen 2 headset is a step above the Stealth 600 Gen 2 headset and the Stealth 700 Gen 1 headset in a number of methods. The mix of the limitless consolation provided with the Aerofit cooling gel-infused ear cushions and the spongy headband pad added to the Superhuman Listening to mode and Encompass Sound mode provided solely on the Xbox reveals us that Turtle Seaside is prepared for next-gen. I didn’t encounter any pairing points with the Bluetooth, or suggestions points with the flip-to-mute mic. Whereas there are costlier and higher high quality headsets available on the market, few will match the sound, consolation, and general worth of the Turtle Seaside Stealth 700 Gen 2 headset. Lots of people ask me what headset they need to get for his or her gaming console, and to any extent further I’ll be recommending the Turtle Seaside Stealth 700 Gen 2 headset.
***Headset supplied by Turtle Seaside***
- Excellent mic readability
- 20-hour battery life
- Clear audio
- Superhuman Listening to Mode
- Random audio issues on Sequence X
- Larger heads will discover them cosy
- There are higher high quality cans available on the market