unveiled its latest wireless gaming headset. The company claims that the Maxwell has more than 80 hours of battery life. Finally, when you need to recharge, Audeze says you can recharge a fully depleted battery in 2.5 hours via USB-C, or up to 25% capacity (enough for a day of use) in 20 minutes. . The headset is said to offer improved low-latency wireless range and more stable performance .
Audeze says the Maxwell, which features a 90mm planar magnetic driver, can deliver high-resolution audio up to 24-bit 96kHz when you use the included USB dongle or a wired USB connection. There is also a 3.5mm jack.
The headset features a hardware-based AI system that can automatically filter out ambient noise at the touch of a button while you’re speaking. Maxwell has five built-in microphones as well as a detachable boom microphone designed by Shure. There are built-in volume controls for the headset and mic.
Along with sound quality, comfort is an important consideration for the Audeze. The 490-gram Maxwell features a spring-loaded steel headband with an adjustable sling. Furthermore, the earcups feature a dual-chamber design for passive noise isolation.
There are two versions of Maxwell, one designed for PlayStation and the other for Xbox. Both work with Windows, macOS, Android, iOS, and Nintendo Switch. The PlayStation model costs $299 and supports 3D Tempest Audio on PS5 and PC. The Xbox version (licensed by Microsoft) costs $329. It comes with a Dolby Atmos license that automatically activates for Xbox Series X/S and PC. and Audeze is expected to begin shipping Maxwell in January.
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