Arctis 5 2019 Edition

7.1 Surround RGB Gaming Headset

  • Best mic in gaming: the Discord-certified Clearcast bidirectional microphone
  • Hear stunning detail in all games with award-winning Arctis sound
  • Next-generation DTS Headphone:X v2.0 surround sound
  • Balance Game and Chat Audio with the USB ChatMix dial
  • Prism RGB illuminated earcups

7.1 Surround RGB Gaming Headset

  • Best mic in gaming: the Discord-certified Clearcast bidirectional microphone
  • Hear stunning detail in all games with award-winning Arctis sound
  • Next-generation DTS Headphone:X v2.0 surround sound
  • Balance Game and Chat Audio with the USB ChatMix dial
  • Prism RGB illuminated earcups
Color:
$99.99USD

$99.99USD

Included for free

– $29.98 value
  • + Arctis Carrying Bag
  • + Arctis Leather Ear Cushions

Included for free

– $29.98 value
  • + Arctis Carrying Bag
  • + Arctis Leather Ear Cushions

USB ChatMix Dial

Mix your perfect balance of game and chat audio without leaving your game with the tactile USB ChatMix dial

Specifications

Compatibility

PC

  • Wired via USB
  • DTS Headphone:X Surround
  • SteelSeries Engine 3 support
  • Prism RGB Illumination
  • ChatMix

Mac

  • Wired via USB
  • SteelSeries Engine 3 support
  • Prism RGB Illumination
  • ChatMix

PlayStation

  • Wired via USB
  • Prism RGB Illumination

Mobile

  • Wired via 3.5mm analog

Speaker Drivers

Neodymium Drivers

40 mm

Headphone Frequency Response

20–22000 Hz

Headphone Sensitivity

98 db

Headphone Impedance

32 Ohm

Headphone Total Harmonic Distortion

< 3%

Headphone Volume Control

On Ear Cup

Microphone

Microphone Frequency Response

100Hz–10000Hz

Microphone Pattern

Bidirectional

Microphone Sensitivity

-48 db

Microphone Impedance

2200 Ohm

Microphone Noise Cancellation

Yes

Microphone Location

Retractable

Microphone Mute Toggle

On Ear Cup

Connection

Connector Type

USB or 4-Pole 3.5mm via included adapter

Cable Length

3 m / 10 ft

Cable Material

Rubber

Adapter

Single 3.5 mm, 4-Pole Plug

Share Jack

Yes

Detachable Cable

Yes

Box Content

Product Information Guide

Download

Arctis 5

Main Cable

USB ChatMix Dial

3.5mm 4-Pole Adapter

An Arctis For Everyone

Arctis 3Arctis 3 BluetoothArctis 5Arctis 7
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Wireless No Bluetooth No Yes, lossless 2.4G
Connection Type Analog Analog + Bluetooth USB, Analog USB, Analog
7.1 Surround Sound (Windows only) Windows Sonic Windows Sonic DTS Headphone: X v2.0 DTS Headphone: X v2.0
ChatMix
RGB Illumination
Price $69.99 With free shipping $99.99 With free shipping $99.99 With free shipping $149.99 With free shipping
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Arctis 5 a USB headset?

The Arctis 5 can be connected both through USB to a PC, Mac, or PS4 or with the included 3.5mm adapter for Xbox, Switch, and mobile devices. Some features such as ChatMix, surround sound, and illumination are only available when connected via USB.

What are the differences between the original Arctis 5 and the 2019 Edition?

We listened to customers and made our amazing gaming headset even better. We made the cable from the ChatMix dial to the headset longer, increased the thickness of the ear cushions for greater comfort, and tweaked the sound for deeper bass output. All Arctis 5s now also include DTS Headphone:X v2.0, the latest surround sound technology from DTS.

How does ChatMix work?

The Arctis 5 appears as two separate audio devices in Windows, one for game and one for chat. You assign Game as the default audio device and then assign Chat in Discord or whichever VoIP client you use. The ChatMix dial then allows you to balance the two audio streams on the fly without ever leaving your game.

Do I need to install software to use the headset?

For basic functionality no, but SteelSeries Engine software unlocks a ton of customization for the headset. The software allows you to personalize the dual-zone RGB illumination, tweak your audio settings, create per-game configurations, and enable DTS Headphone:X v2.0 surround sound.

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Arctis 2019 Edition