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ASTRO Gaming A30 Audio System (Black)

by ASTRO Gaming
Windows 7, PlayStation 4, Mac OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews) 10 answered questions

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Color: Black
  • ASTRO MIXAMP ASTRO MixAmps lets you adjust your game-to-voice balancing, choose from up to 4 different EQ modes (2013 ed. only) made for gaming/media, and link multiple MixAmps together for a lag-free private voice network.
  • CUSTOMIZABLE SPEAKER TAGS Change-up your style on the A40 or A30 headsets with our magnetic Speaker Tag system. Or, customize your setup by designing your tags at our online Speaker Tag Customizer.
  • DOLBY DIGITAL 7.1 Plug into an ASTRO MixAmp and immerse yourself in the audio of your favorite games. Use every gunshot and footstep to pinpoint exactly where the fight is and get the drop on your opponents before they hear you.
  • MULTI-SYSTEM COMPATIBILITY ASTRO MixAmps ensure compatibility with any major platform you choose to game on. Whether you're gaming on an Xbox 360, a PS3, a PC, or a mobile platform ASTRO has you covered.
  • SUPERIOR FIT & FINISH Wear your ASTROs flat around your neck pro-style or clamp them on your dome for days of play in ultimate comfort. Designed with superior materials & fit.
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ASTRO Gaming A30 Audio System (Black) + Xbox One Stereo Headset Adapter
Price for both: $174.95

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Product Details

Color: Black
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B004N7IIQ4
  • Item Weight: 2.2 pounds
  • Media: Accessory
  • Release Date: November 1, 2013
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,361 in Video Games (See Top 100 in Video Games)

Product Description

Color: Black

The ASTRO A30 Headset is the ultimate Cross-Gaming headset - designed specifically to move freely between mobile, console and PC gaming platforms across all forms of digital entertainment. Designed for the multi-platform gamer, the highly portable and fashionable on-ear A30 headset comes with three audio cables for easy connection to a variety of mobile devices, gaming consoles and PCs. With DNA from ASTRO's tournament-proven A40 pro headset, the A30 is fully compatible with the award-winning Dolby 7.1 powered ASTRO MixAmp. With these power packed features, the ASTRO A30 Headset is the best Cross-Gaming, mobile savvy headset on the market today! 

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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
Color Name:Black
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
Astro is a fantastic company to buy from. They boast excellent surround sound tech and headphones as well as a focus on great customer service. I know this personally, as over the summer I purchased their A40 Audio System (White) and have been loving it ever since. You may wonder why I would buy a pair of their A30s since I already own the decidedly more powerful A40s. Well, I'll get to that later, but first, let me just objectively review the A30s as best I can. Whenever deciding whether or not I should purchase pair of headphones as expensive as these, I always appreciated the reviews that went into great detail the most, so I will try to be as informative as I can here for you. Full disclosure, I already own the Mixamp from when I bought my A40 audio system, and I only bought the A30 headphones this time around. That been said, I can tell you from experience about all parts of this package very accurately.

You'll know you've received an Astro product the minute you see the box their stuff is packed in. It's all very slick and reminiscent of an Apple product: modern, artistic, striking, almost zenlike. The Mixamp itself is quite stylish and simplistic, sporting a large knob for volume, a small one for Astro's patented voice/game balance controls, and two buttons, one to turn the system on, and one to activate the 7.1 surround sound. The A30 headphones are gorgeous, and quite different in design from the A40s. It actually reminds me of something you'd see out of 1960's space age comics, such as a space suit component or computer/TV from that era. It's all very, very cool in a sci-fi retro sort of way.
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12 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best headset ever? June 21, 2011
By Henry
Color Name:Black
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I've been researching a ton on a universal headset for gaming for all consoles including PC, perfect headphones for music and movies, and of course... sexy looking! I not only researched, but also tried out a bunch of headsets in the market. Turtle Beach and Tritton are the main competitors for Astrogaming. Turtle Beach's are honestly, not that great. The new PX5's, supposedly the best out the TB's... aren't that good, as critics all over the internet say. Tritton has a pretty good lineup with the 720's and the pros. I'd say the 720's are the best bet if you're strapped on cash.

Once you're done looking at those options, the Astro Audio Headset is the way to go 100%. There are two models you can decide between... the A30's and the A40's. I've debated between myself as well as many other people to which headset is better... the answer is all personal. They both perform highly in surround sound gaming, music quality, as well as high quality sound for movies. It depends on whether you like on ear or over ear designs, and down to the aesthetics. I personally love the look for the sleek, slimmer, more portable A30's over the huge, bulky, but still cool looking A40's. A30's are designed to be the ultimate cross-gaming headset as well as for a must for mobile users.

When I mean by mobile, you can literally take this headset anywhere! They're designed to be in your room, around your house, but definitely also street-ready. You won't be looked at weird if you have these babies on, as they look like traditional, but also their own unique sexy headphone styled headset. In fact, people have complimented on how nice the headset looked.

Onto gaming, probably the main reason why I got these bad boys. Like I said, it performed excellently with great sound quality.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Did not meet my expectations January 7, 2014
Color Name:Black|Verified Purchase
Sometimes the mic does not pick up my voice and other times I could not hear people. I would need to unplug the cords and plug them in again before the mic would continue working. Would happen at least 3 times per hour.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing, versatile headset! November 1, 2011
By Fabian
Color Name:Black|Verified Purchase
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
Recently my wireless Turtle Beach headset messed up which led me to search for a replacement. Originally I was going to buy another headset like a Turtle Beach which are around 60 dollars. After much deliberation and having used my cousins Astro A40's I decided to buy an Astro headset. Originally I was going to buy the A40's, but then I came across the A30's. It should also be noted that just becuase the A30's have a lesser model number than the A40's, the A30's are actually the most recent model.

Both are great headsets, but the A30's provide much more versatility than the A40's. For instance the A30's can be used with your phone. The boom mic is detachable and there is an inline mic for phone use. They are also perfect for listening to your music while walking around which is what I do around campus. If you have ever owned or seen a gaming headset you would know that they can be huge, but the A30's have a low profile compared to many others. They are slightly bigger than the Dre headphones which is relatively small.

The sound quality on these are amazing. I can clearly hear and distinguish the lows, mids, and highs on the A30's. It's just so crisp. When I used these while gaming I could hear everything clearly. When I played MW2 for the Xbox 360 I could clearly hear the footsteps of others and the sound of the footsteps were never distorted by the loud noises of an airstrike.

The mix amp is just pure genius. You can plug in an MP3 or iPod to it while having the main line connecting the headset to the console. I actually enjoyed this feature because when I played MW2 or any other game necessary to hear sounds, I would have to stop playing music via the Xbox music library for no matter how low it was it seemed to supersede the game noises.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars otherwise it was a great product.
The mic stopped working for me So I had to return it, otherwise it was a great product.
Published 3 hours ago by Jayson
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth every penny.
Audio quality is great! Lightweight and comfortable also. It beats the crap out of my turtle beaches. And also I have the a50s. And I can't tell the difference in audio quality.
Published 29 days ago by Ethan Bagnell
2.0 out of 5 stars Not recommended
Not worth had to return doesnt fit well headphones move to much. If ur going to buy a pair buy the a40 or a50.
Published 1 month ago by Donavon J. Meadows
5.0 out of 5 stars Personally I Love It! I thought I Got Defected One But ...
Personally I Love It! I thought I Got Defected One But There Is An Update On The Website That Fixes Everything. Overall I Would Give Headset A 10/10 . As It's Very Versatile.
Published 1 month ago by dawson
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Everything came on time and works perfectly
Published 2 months ago by Devian Sanchez
3.0 out of 5 stars it is 3, not bad, but not blow my mind good
bought for ps4. i did the mic test. sounds ok. just dont know how i sound to other in game.
the extension is made of plastic, yikes, looks flimsy. Read more
Published 2 months ago by anonymous
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Headset!
This headset is absolutely the best one you can get for the price. It works great for anything with a headphone jack. More importantly, it has great 5. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Ben
2.0 out of 5 stars Great audio system - with a shocking defect
Audio and mic is great, but there was something wrong with the left earcup - whenever I put it on it felt itchy and I would have to adjust it. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Sean Collins
3.0 out of 5 stars Bad mic quality
There's not a worse feeling than joining a skype call or xbox live party to your friends and family and having them immediately laugh at how terrible I sound. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Juan Contreras
5.0 out of 5 stars Youtube
Works great for what I need and was generally cheep:D If you want to see my set up video for it... my youtube is XGN Yum
Published 3 months ago by oreo
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