"The 5Hv3 Gaming Headset is certainly worth a look if you’re out for a new gaming headset."
"I'd definitely recommend picking one up!"
"Grand Champion - Blind Gaming Headset Roundup"
"For this price it’s an excellent headset. Budget oriented gamers can surely look forward to buying the 5Hv3."
"The Steelseries 5Hv3 is a very good headset; versatile, portable and functional."
"I’ve been using the 5Hv3 now for about a month, and I couldn’t be more pleased. I didn’t think at first that the quality and performance would match my Siberia headset, but it excels. "
"If you're in the market looking for a high quality and affordable audio product you may have just found it, the SteelSeries 5Hv3 is a decent improvement over its predecessors, it's one of the most comfortable headsets I ever had the chance to try out."
"Retailing at about $80, the SteelSeries 5Hv3 headset is a startlingly good value. The extreme comfort of the noise cancelling ear cups is the main selling point here, but the sound quality and durability of the set is what really made the headset my new favorite. "
"So to conclude, I think Steelseries has done a good job on making a headset that is sturdy and looks good, it is also very compact which is good for people who travel a lot."
|Earcup Style||On-Ear||Full-size / Circumaural||Full-size / Circumaural|
|Next-Generation SteelSeries Audio Drivers||✓||✓||✓|
|Leather Extra Padded Earcups||✓||✓||✓|
|Inline Volume/Microphone Mute Controls||✓||✓||✓|
|Dolby® Technology||Dolby Headphone
Dolby Prologic IIx
|Advanced Features Via SteelSeries Engine||✓|
|Double Enclosure Technology||✓|
|Designed For Travel||✓||✓|
|Double-Braided Nylon Cable||✓||✓|
|Frequency Response||10 – 27000 Hz||16 – 28000 Hz||10 – 28000 Hz|
|Impedance||50 Ohm||40 Ohm||32 Ohm|
|Sound Pressure Level (SPL) @1kHz, 1Vrms||-102 dB||-110 dB||-110 dB|
|Retractable, Uni-Directional Microphone||✓||✓||✓|
|Frequency Response||50 – 18000 Hz||75 – 16000 Hz||50 – 16000 Hz|
|Impedance||2.2K Ohm||2K Ohm||2K Ohm|
|Sensitivity||-40 dB||-38 dB||-37 +/- 3 dB|
|Works with PC, Mac®, Tablets And Phones||Included Adapter||Swappable Cable System||Swappable Cable System|
Most recognized for its tournament and award-winning, gaming audio performance and portability, the SteelSeries 5Hv2 was one of the most talked-about headsets on the tournament circuit. The new 5H now features the newest generation of SteelSeries audio drivers with a custom-engineered soundscape for clear and detailed sound without distortion.
Building on the historic SteelSeries audio tradition, a custom-engineered soundscape features a wide dynamic range, which makes it possible for 5Hv3 to deliver a balanced and linear tournament-grade advantage.
Powerful, detailed audio experience via tournament grade, next generation SteelSeries audio drivers that feature a wide dynamic range that allows you to hear all levels of your audio: lows, mids, and highs. Our audio engineers custom-engineered the soundscape for the best possible gaming experience. Advanced components like high grade mylar film to further perfect the sound with added clarity and no distortion.
The 5Hv3 features a retractable microphone system. Pull it out when you need it. Hide it in the left earcup when you don’t.
The double braided cable gives the 5Hv3 increased durability and also features an integrated volume controller on the cord also offers a microphone mute switch, all for instant control without having to navigate through software settings.
The ends of the 5Hv3 are swappable so that you can use your headset with your PC, Mac®, phones and tablets.
A mobile end with a single 3-pole 3.5mm jack and a PC cable with a 3.5mm headphone jack and a 3.5mm microphone jack have both been included.
Extra-padded, soft all-leather design provides extended comfort and passive noise reduction.
The SteelSeries 5Hv3 is especially popular and loved at LAN-events and internet cafés around the world. With the ability to dismantle the headset into 3 pieces for easy carrying and transportation makes it the first choice headset for many gamers.