1. LucidSound Announces Shipping of the LS40 Wireless Surround Universal Gaming Headset
LS40 7.1 SURROUND WIRELESS UNIVERSAL GAMING HEADSET Xbox One | PS4 | PS3 | PC | Mac | Mobile
Flagship Wireless Headset Delivers Precision Directional Audio via DTS®Headphone:X®7.1 Surround Sound
San Diego, CA – January 4, 2017 – LucidSound, innovators of premium gaming audio hardware, announced today the shipping of the LS40 Wireless Surround Universal Gaming Headset, the highly-anticipated flagship headset in the critically acclaimed LucidSound range.
First announced at the E3 Electronic Expo earlier in the year, the LS40 is the first headset in the range to deliver surround sound audio, the feature most requested since LucidSound began shipping their debut headset, early in 2016.
Powered by state-of-the-art DTS Headphone:X audio technology, LucidSound’s audio engineers have worked closely with the team based at DTS to accurately tune the 50mm Neodymium drivers, resulting in highly detailed positional audio, specially crafted for gaming. When playing with DTS Headphone:X technology, gamers are rewarded with an entirely new level of audio immersion. Able to pinpoint every enemy footstep, approaching threat, and track teammates in battle – even from behind – provides an enormous advantage resulting in a more thrilling gaming experience and notably improving the performance of the player. With surround sound, unrivaled on a dedicated gaming headset, the LS40 dramatically enhances competitive online gaming.
With DTS Headphone:X technology working in harmony with LucidSound custom tuned drivers, gamers can enjoy audiophile-grade 7.1 surround sound, which remains crisp and exceptionally detailed thanks to uncompressed wireless technology. Advanced channel-hoping engineering actively searches for the optimum wireless connection, dramatically reducing interference and providing a rock-solid signal with the console or host device. In addition, the LS40 features two distinct surround-sound modes and three enhanced stereo modes,catering to all forms of media.Each mode is announced to the gamer via a voice prompt allowing for easy mode selection.
The LucidSound signature control scheme returns with enhanced features allowing gamers to individually alter game and chat volume simply by rotating the ear-cup. The LS40 allows easy adjustment of controls with no need to search for buttons or ungainly rockers or switches. All-new smartphone control provides full support for cell phones allowing gamers to take a call, hang up, and control audio playback using the discrete button fashioned into the center of the ear-cup.
Designed for sustained gaming sessions the integrated rechargeable battery provides up to 15 hours of uninterrupted use and a new selectable on/off mic-monitoring system allows players to hear their own voice through their headset.
“It’s been less than a year since the inception of our first headset and we continue to strive to bring new levels of excitement and innovation to gamers,” said Chris Von Huben, CEO of LucidSound. “Our single biggest request from gamers is for the introduction of a surround sound headset and we’re confident that the highly anticipated LS40will set a new benchmark for premium gaming audio, proving well worth the wait. Our core belief in a uncompromised audio quality and genuine innovation continues to drive our development program and we look forward to continued growth as we head into 2017.”
The LS40 Wireless Surround Universal Gaming Headse tis compatible with a wide range of gaming devices including the PlayStation®4, Xbox One, PlayStation®3, PC/MAC, mobile phones, and smart devices.
LS30 WIRELESS UNIVERSAL GAMING HEADSET Xbox One | Xbox 360 | PS4 | PS3 | PC | Mac | Mobile
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LS20 POWERED UNIVERSAL GAMING HEADSET Xbox One | PS4 | Nintendo Switch | PSVR | PC | Mac | Mobile
2. LucidSound Invites Gamers to Nintendo® Switch™ To A New Standard of Powered Audio with The LS20 Amplified Universal Gaming Headset
Next-Generation Gaming Headset Offers Premium Audio and Advanced Features When Used with Nintendo Switch Home Gaming System
San Diego, CA – January 13, 2017 – LucidSound, innovators of premium gaming audio hardware invite Nintendo® gamers to make the switch to a better audio experience via the LS20 Amplified Universal Gaming Headset. Available for purchase today at all leading retailers, the LS20 features unrivaled, powered gaming audio, serving as the perfect partner to the new Nintendo Switch™ Home Gaming System available from March 3, 2017.
With a modern, lifestyle appearance, strikingly different from traditional gaming headsets, the LS20 has been engineered for gaming-on-the-go. Featuring a compact, portable footprint, the headset houses superior quality, fully amplified gaming audio. With a rechargeable Lithium-ion battery, LS20 owners can enjoy rich audio via their Nintendo Switch and other gaming platforms for up to 20 hours per charge.
The LS20 is designed with the gamer in mind, featuring the acclaimed LucidSound ear-cup control which allow players to adjust audio simply by rotating their ear-cup and mute audio with a simple press. The radically innovative control scheme means an end to awkward buttons, switches, and dials, allowing gamers to adjust their audio without taking concentration away from the game.
“We engineered the LS20 from the ground up to provide next-generation audio and intuitive control to portable gamers and we believe our headset will prove to be the go-to choice for Nintendo Switch players,” said Chris Von Huben, CEO of LucidSound. “It’s clear that Nintendo has reinvented gaming yet again and our headset is ideally positioned to take advantage of the unique methods of play offered by the new console. Whether using at home or away, the LS20 provides modern gamers with a superior audio experience and we can’t wait to introduce the LucidSound difference to a wider audience come March 2017.”
40mm speakers with neodymium magnets provide deep bass and clear highs, complete with the carefully crafted, signature LucidSound audio acoustics. Bass-Boost enhances the low-end yet further, ideal for shooting games such as Splatoon™ 2, and built-in mic-monitoring allows players to hear their own voice through the headset. Lastly, the LS20 features a removable boom mic as well as an integrated hidden mic, affording truly universal use and sporting an understated design that uses premium materials including an aluminium frame.
Available now at leading retailers for around $99.99, the LS20 Amplified Universal Gaming Headset is compatible with Nintendo Switch as well as a wide range of gaming formats including the PlayStation®4, Xbox One, PC/MAC, mobile phones, and smart devices. For global retailer information, please visit http://www.LucidSound.com/where-to-buy.html For more information, visit LucidSound.com and follow LucidSound on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
3. LucidSound® Makes European Debut at Gadget Show Live 2016
New Name in Gaming Audio Partners with Konami to Bring Premium Sound to The Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 UK Finals!
San Diego, CA – March 30, 2016 – LucidSound, the all-new audio headset brand from the founders of TRITTON™, announced today that their new LS30 Wireless Universal Gaming Headset will be making its European debut at the popular Gadget Show Live consumer show, taking place at the Birmingham NEC from March 31 through April 3, 2016.
Winning the Reviewed.com prestigious ‘CES Editors’ Choice Award 2016’, the acclaimed new gaming headset arrives in style, and will be available to purchase direct at the show, for the first time in Europe at the LucidSound booth (K170). In addition, visitors will have ample opportunity to experience the unparalleled comfort and uncompressed audio quality for themselves, when the LS30 makes its presence heard at multiple locations through the duration of the show.
Selected as the headset partner for the Konami PES (Pro Evolution Soccer) 2016 UK Finals, the LS30 headsets will be worn by 32 of the UK’s most talented gamers, live on Twitch and to hundreds of spectators, as they battle for supremacy and the honour of attending the world PES championships! For those seeking a more interactive environment, visitors are encouraged to attend the Arcade Stage, where audience members will be invited to take part in a variety of gaming challenges for the chance to win a LucidSound Headset of their own!
Compatible with PlayStation®4, Xbox One, PlayStation®3, Xbox 360, mobile phones, and smart devices, the LS30 Wireless Universal Gaming Headset features a uniquely refreshing design, far removed from bulky, over-engineered designs commonly associated with gaming audio and instead focusing on comfort, style, and innovation. Proprietary channel-hopping technology provides interference-free audio and advanced 2.4GHz uncompressed wireless technology provides best-in-class sound quality.
50mm Neodymium drivers provide deep bass and clear highs while three audio modes, Normal, Bass Boost and Treble Boost, provide gamers with optimal audio for a wide range of gaming genres. In addition, the rechargeable battery offers up to 15 hours of uninterrupted gameplay.
“In the run up to the yearly E3 Electronics Expo we have once again seen an influx of gaming headsets announced, all of which adhere the typical gaming aesthetic, full of lights, gimmicks and angular designs. LucidSound is forging a new path, proving that real innovation in this category starts with improving the quality of the audio experience.” said Chris Von Huben, CEO of LucidSound. “Gamers and media have reacted with overwhelming positivity to our debut headset and we’re excited to launch our two new headsets which we believe will build our brand, broaden our appeal and address new sectors of the market with hardware we believe gamers will love our new headsets will help us build our brand further as we address new sectors of gaming audio.
Our addressable audience are the millions of gamers who are not attracted to sub-par plastics and RGB lighting, instead demanding best-in-class audio and modern design which compliments their lives.
We’re overwhelmed with the critical and consumer response to our new headset which launched only weeks ago in the US,” said Chris Von Huben, CEO of LucidSound. “We founded LucidSound to challenge the perception that gamers couldn’t have it all. Gaming Headsets typically deliver mediocre audio with looks that only a mother could love. Gamers have changed and so has our approach. The LS30, ushers in a new era of lifestyle gaming audio which we think our European customers will love. We can’t wait to get our headsets in the hands of gamers at Gadget Show Live.”
The LucidSound LS30 Wireless Universal Gaming Headset is expected to go on sale across Europe beginning April 2016.
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