Corsair is no stranger to the headphone game, but the release of the Virtuoso Pro Wired Open Back Gaming/Streaming Headset targets a very specific sector of the market: gamers looking for full, uncompromising audio clarity. As many gamers and streamers look toward the world of pro audio to fill this need – and the choices are plentiful — the Virtuoso Pro Wired Headset serves as Corsair’s introductory course into studio quality sound.
So, we put it through its paces and it’s time to share with you whether Corsair’s latest headset can compete in its intended field or if the Virtuoso Pro is but one talent among a sea of stars. Class is in session; let’s begin.
Corsair did not waste any time putting the “pro” in Virtuoso Pro. As we unboxed it, we were met with a rather sturdy feeling soft shell case, complete with Corsair branding and a seamless zipper. Inside the case, we found the stunning Virtuoso Pro headset, hugged tightly by internal molding and accompanied by a mesh pouch for all of its accompanying cabling.
When it comes to cabling, Corsair did some really smart things here; this may not be unique but it does show some forethought for the end user. The Virtuoso Pro comes with two sets of cables – one with a uni-directional boom microphone arm built in and one without. This is great for users that have another mic solution on their desktop, but also want the option of a headset mic for travel without having to flick it out of the way when they’re not using it!
These cables feel premium with their soft, woven coverings and flexibility. Each cable also has a rubber cable tie with them, so managing the cables for travel is super simple. There is a Y-Adapter cable included for users who need to split the mic line out toRead more on mmorpg.com