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Mad Catz AX 720 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset

by Madcatz
PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Everyone
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (242 customer reviews) 6 answered questions

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  • Digital Optical Connection / Dolby Digital / Pro Logic II / Dolby Headphone
  • Inline Audio Controller with Independent Chat Volume Control / Voice Compatible with XBox Live
  • USB Microphone for Playstation Network /PC/Mac / Removable And Replaceable Ear Pads and Headrail Pad / Removable Microphone
  • Game console with fiber optic port / DVD player or audio receiver with optic port
  • PC with fiber optic port (Dolby Live recommended)/ USB Port, or sound card with stereo input/output
  • Circumaural design for ultimate comfort
  • Dolby Digital / Pro Logic II / Dolby Headphone
  • Inline Audio Controller with Independent Chat Volume Control
  • Removable And Replaceable Ear Pads and Headrail Pad - Removable Microphone
  • Works great on Xbox 360 and Playstation 3
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There is a newer version of this item:
TRITTON 720+ 7.1 Surround Headset for PS4, PS3, and Xbox 360  - White TRITTON 720+ 7.1 Surround Headset for PS4, PS3, and Xbox 360 - White 3.8 out of 5 stars (205)
$149.99
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Product Details

  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B002ZS6Y64
  • Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 5.8 x 11.8 inches ; 3.1 pounds
  • Media: Accessory
  • Release Date: August 13, 2010
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (242 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #16,376 in Video Games (See Top 100 in Video Games)

Product Description

From the Manufacturer

Introducing TRITTON's AX 720 - a high-performance gaming audio system delivering precise audio and superior voice communication. Utilizing Dolby Digital and Dolby Headphone technology, the AX720 sets a new benchmark for 2-Channel surround sound headsets. The included Dolby Digital decoder takes games to new levels by creating an impressive 3D audio environment. Precision-balanced 40mm drivers provide heart-thumping bass and crystal-clear highs. Chat online with your teammates on Xbox LIVE, the PlayStation Network, or your PC/Mac using the detachable microphone.

AX 720 Dolby® Digital Surround Sound

PRECISION GAMING Headset


With Dolby Headphone
Simulated
7.1 Surround Sound

Detachable microphone
compatible with Xbox LIVE®,
PlayStation®Network


Features:

  • Surround Sound Gaming Headset With Dolby Headphone Technology
  • Optimized for Xbox 360®
  • Xbox LIVE chat compatibility
  • Optimized for PS3™
  • PlayStation Network chat compatibility
  • Precision Balanced Audio Drivers
  • Two way voice communication
  • Independent Game and voice volume controls
  • Dolby Digital 7.1 Audio
  • 3D Directional surround
  • Break-away inline controller
  • Digital Optical input

Digital Audio Control Box

  • Dolby Digital Decoder
  • Dolby Headphone / Pro Logic II
  • Dual Headset Jacks
  • Usb two - way communicator

Inline Audio Controller


The convenient inline audio controller features independent voice and game volume controls so that you can clearly hear your teammates during those crucial gaming moments.

  • Master Volume Control & Mute
  • Microphone Mute
  • Independent chat volume control

Product Description

Introducing the Tritton AX 720 high performance gaming audio system. Specifically designed for the XBox and PS3 systems, the AX 720 delivers superior voice communication while creating an immersive 3D surround sound environment utilizing Dolby Digital and Dolby Headphone technology. The convenient inline audio controller features independent voice and game volume controls so that you can clearly hear your teammates during those crucial gaming moments. From the casual gamer to the hardcore gamer, the AX 720 is sure to improve your game.

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581 of 599 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Video Review: AX 720 vs. AX 180 Headset. Both Rock! December 30, 2009
Length: 7:03 Mins
I did this video review to help anyone out there with the same issues I had.

Hopefully this will help gain the insight you'll need to make a decision.

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77 of 77 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good all around GAMING headset! January 11, 2010
By Chad
--I needed a nice headset for late night gaming. (As to not wake the neigbors, and what not) I searched for the best, which would probably be the Astro headset. However, the price, at almost $300 put me off abit. The tritton 720's, a nice quality headset for a nice price. I bought these for my PS3 only. The features:

1) Sturdy quality
2) Microphone, solid and bendable
3) comfort level is a 9 (headset is a little heavy) but not terrible, no neck fatigue, or head aches, even after long hours of game play, but I do get up to fix drink, rest room...etc.
4) Speaker volume, microphone volume/mute (both are seperately controlled), very nice...sometimes you wanna play with your buds, sometimes you want strangers to shut up. *flip the switch...all you got is game sound!
5) I find the controls and set up very easy to use and manage. Nothing is complicated or cumbersome. *note this is NOT a wireless headset. The wire is nice and long, got the voice control velcroed to the side of my Lazy-boy. Plenty of wire to not compromise my mobility. On a surpising note...I can actually hear other things going on in the house, phone ringing, doorbell, etc... I thought for sure I would be closed off to the world..NOT SO!
6) Head phones are very nice and comfy. Surrounds the ENTIRE ear! One bad note, it seems the padding comes off a little too easy. So far it isn't anoying (yet) But I have to pull the head phones apart then take the set off. Do not recommend that you just pull them off of your head. --this almost cost it a star...it still might.

I have read over many reviews, including Amazon that the next version up of this headset, which is $200, is nothing but problems...that was a main decsion factor in my purchase of this headset.
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52 of 53 people found the following review helpful
By James K
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I've been trying to decide on a gaming headset for Modern Warfare and other FPS for a while and researched many products. I even tried a few. I started out with the Ear Force X41 and while they were great for the surround sound effect, I found the quality very lacking (tinny) and sometimes painful (crackling, popping, hissing, you name it). I also liked that it was wireless... until I used it for a few days. After three, 3-4 hour sessions, the battery was dead. I have plenty of rechargeables but I just didn't like having the headsets go out during a match and then having to find replacement batteries (and getting killed in the process). Being wireless is a convenience and a nuisance at the same time.

Then I tried the Ear Force PX21 because it was able to connect to PC, PS3, and 360, all of which I play on. BUT, there was no surround effect to speak of.. at least none that I could detect. The quality was there but just in stereo. Not much else to say about it.

Lastly, I ordered the Tritton AX 720. What a difference from the PX21 and the X41. It's better than the PX21 because it does have surround and can connect to all 3 systems. It's better than the X41 in sound quality. I'm not an audiophile but these had much warmer lows and cleaner highs that was clearly noticeable from the X41. I immediately returned both of the previous headsets. The surround sound on the AX 720 is there and very noticeable. I found myself instinctively turning toward footsteps before I saw them. The only thing the X41 has is the chat boot feature... but I haven't had any issues talking to my friend in-game with the 720s.

Now, I set about 6 feet away from the TV in my office and the wire from the volume control to the audio processor doesn't get in my way.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Almost too good, but not quite there July 31, 2011
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Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
Pre-Product Review

After reading all the reviews about the other headset: Turtle Beach, astro A40, Tritton AX Pro, Tritton AX 720

and I have decided to get a Tritton AX 720, and here is why.

Before you continue reading my review, I want to let you know I am in my early adult years, and I am a very decent FPS player, scoring top 1st majority of the times, in games noticeably Battlefield bad company 2; COD modern warfare, etc

From my personal experience, I have never owned a surround sound system, but I sure had some time with them, and I sure want one. But because I live with other people in the house I sure do not to want disturb the peace especially at night.

At first I was looking into audio headset with game sound output, and I didn't know such electronic existed. But researching on different brand of headset, reading reviews and updates extensively while on a budget constraint.

I game on PS3 and I have read that the turtle beach may offer marginal better sound quality but at the cost there is probability that it will break within 6 month, so I swayed away from turtle beach.

If I had the money I would definitely get the Astro A40, but on a budget constraint, I was left with the Tritton Ax Pro or the Ax 720.

I have read that Ax Pro have "real 5.1 surround sound", while the Ax 720 have "simulated surround sound". Ax Pro have 4 speakers on each side of the headset total of 8, which offers more precise directional sound. It features three 30mm driver for front and rear, and 1 40mm for sub-woofer.

While the Ax 720 features only one 40mm driver. But I have read although the Ax Pro does offer superior directional sound, the mid to high range in frequency is worse than the Ax 720 which is superior at.
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Really good headset. Bass is deep, treble is crisp. Mic I've heard has issues but I barely use it so doesn't bother me. Excellent for any game, improves the experience a lot. Read more
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1.0 out of 5 stars defective mic and cracks
Seller advertised tested and fully functional. Obviously they didnt bother testing the mic as it was not working upon hooking it up. Read more
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