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SteelSeries Arctis 3 All-Platform Gaming Headset - Black (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

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Brand SteelSeries
Connections Wired
Series (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Color Black
Material Composite

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  • Designed for everywhere you game, with remarkable sound, comfort and style on all gaming platforms
  • Microphone sensitivity-48 db. , microphone impedance: 2200 Ohm . Exclusive Clear Cast mic delivers studio-quality voice clarity and background noise cancellation
  • S1 speaker drivers are engineered to produce a detailed, balanced soundscape with ultra-low distortion, for your games, music, movies and more
  • Arctic headsets feature athletics-inspired performance fabric airwave ear cushions and a ski goggle suspension headband for lasting comfort
  • Arctic headsets won the Red dot Product Design Award, Tom's guide “best overall gaming headset, ” PC Magazine editors’ Choice and Nerd Reactor says it's “the best headset I have ever used for gaming”

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Arctis 3 Arctis BT Arctis 5 Arctis 7 Arctis Pro
Arctis 3 Arctis Bluetooth Arctis 5 Arctis 7 Arctis Pro
Ski-Goggle Suspension Band
ClearCast Bidirectional Microphone
7.1 Surround Sound SteelSeries 7.1 Surround (Windows 7+ Only) SteelSeries 7.1 Surround (Windows 7+ Only) DTS Headphone:X 7.1 Surround (Windows 7+ Only) DTS Headphone:X 7.1 Surround (Windows 7+ Only) DTS Headphone:X v2.0 7.1 Surround (Windows 7+ Only)
Exclusive Airweave Earpads
On-Ear Audio Controls
Prism RGB Illumination PC, Mac & PS4 PC, Mac & PS4
Build Material Durable Plastic Durable Plastic Durable Plastic Lightweight Steel Alloy Lightweight Aluminum Alloy and Steel
Wireless Audio PC, Mac, VR, Mobile PC, Mac, PS4, VR
Wired Audio PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Mac, VR, Mobile PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Mac, VR, Mobile PC, PS4, Xbox One, Mac, VR, Mobile Xbox One, Mobile PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Mac, VR, Mobile
Game/Chat Balance PC & Mac PC & Mac PC & Mac

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Customer Rating 3.8 out of 5 stars (862) 4.3 out of 5 stars (11308) 4.2 out of 5 stars (8336) 4.4 out of 5 stars (21627) 4.3 out of 5 stars (2228)
Price Unavailable $229.95 $49.99 $99.00 $99.99
Sold By BuBuZon Amazon.com Amazon.com Amazon.com
Hardware Platform PC PC PC, XBOX ONE, PS4 pc, PC, playstation 4 PC, PC
Item Dimensions 8.50 x 1.86 x 7.75 inches 7.93 x 7.08 x 3.58 inches 9.50 x 10.75 x 3.00 inches 6.69 x 4.72 x 2.76 inches 6.76 x 7.60 x 3.86 inches
Item Weight 0.60 lbs 0.80 lbs 0.61 lbs 0.61 lbs 0.71 lbs

Product description

Arctis challenges everything you know about gaming headsets with completely overhauled audio, a new mic design with unmatched clarity, and improved comfort with materials inspired by athletic clothing. Arctis 3 brings pure performance and style, featuring SteelSeries 7.1 Surround Sound.

NOTE: Warehouse Deals purchases may not come with the Product Code required to activate the Surround Sound Software on the Arctis 3 headsets. Please contact SteelSeries customer service at at support.steelseries.com if needed.


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Rohit
4.0 out of 5 stars its great
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Mtser
3.0 out of 5 stars and the ear cuffs are very comfortable and cover my ears entirely
Reviewed in Canada on October 10, 2018
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Zashmir
5.0 out of 5 stars Dream combination of everything in one headphone brand!
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Sadek
1.0 out of 5 stars Mic stopped working within 6 months. Neither Steelseries nor amazon will replace it under warranty.
Reviewed in India on March 2, 2019
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great buy
Reviewed in Canada on August 15, 2018
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Don E.
5.0 out of 5 stars The most comfortable headset I have ever had
Reviewed in Canada on February 12, 2018
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marwan ennajih
5.0 out of 5 stars Really great headphones. I owned the razer kraken pro v2 ...
Reviewed in Canada on March 3, 2018
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Mark Liu
1.0 out of 5 stars not worth it trust me
Reviewed in Canada on January 27, 2019
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Someone impressive
5.0 out of 5 stars Great set of headphones so hear where your enemies are coming from.
Reviewed in Canada on July 18, 2018
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Product
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5.0 out of 5 stars Name is enough!
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2.0 out of 5 stars Looks and sounds good, but has some big design flaws.
Reviewed in Canada on April 15, 2018
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Mimimimim
4.0 out of 5 stars very comfy
Reviewed in Canada on August 4, 2018
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Anonymous.
1.0 out of 5 stars Unfortunate issue with loud crackling and popping noises
Reviewed in Canada on August 6, 2018
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Gav
5.0 out of 5 stars Super happy, quality headset
Reviewed in Canada on June 13, 2018
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