Everglide S-500 Professional Gaming Headphones
Author: Frank Stroupe
Editor: Shawn Knight
Date: 12-26-2006
Provided by: Everglide
Closer Look

Information about the S-500 from the Everglide website:

Technical Specifications

Frequency Response 20Hz – 20,000Hz

Transducer Dynamic

Nominal Impedance 16 ohm

Max Sound Pressure (SPL) 102dB

Max Power Rating 100mW

Weight (w/o cable) 360g

Cable Length 3.1m

Available Color Carbon Black, White

Optimal Noise Isolation

Recognizing that most professional gamers often compete in high volume noise environments, Everglide's engineering team has designed the Everglide™ s-500 Professional Gaming Headphones for complete noise isolation without compromising on audio quality. The Everglide™ s-500 Professional Gaming Headphones have an oversized circumaural leather muff to reduce ambient noise. Making them one of the quietest noise-isolated circumaural headphones in the world.

Enhanced Audio Positioning and Gaming Frequency Response

The Everglide™ s-500 Professional Gaming Headphones deliver top notch audio positioning sound quality by accentuating key gaming sound frequencies. From weapon sounds to footsteps, Everglide™ s-500 Professional Gaming Headphones provide crystal clear audio positioning quality, allowing you to pinpoint with pixel perfect accuracy the position of team-mates and opponents on a map.

Designed for Comfort and Extended Wear

The Everglide™ s-500 Professional Gaming Headphones have a unique circumaural earmuff design that provides an extremely comfortable fit. Designed to be used over an extended period of time, the Everglide™ s-500 Professional Gaming Headphones can be used for extended gaming marathons without subjecting you to headphone fatigue or discomfort.

If you actually read the specifications, you might have noticed the length of the cord. Yes, the cord is a full 10 feet. Depending on how the room is set up, you may not have to remove your headphones to grab some snacks at the next LAN party.

Here is an awesome goody that comes with the S-500. My only real complaint about the last headphones I reviewed was that there was no carrying bag or case. Everglide has provided a drawstring bag made of a glassine-type material.

Instead of having a mic attached to the headphones themselves, the S-500 comes with a lapel mic. The paper that comes with the headphones says that this mic is optional, but I couldn't find anything on the box that specified with or without mic.

To be totally honest, I really don't know how I feel about being attached to my rig by a second wire. I have forgotten about the headphone cord before, I know that I will forget the mic cord. But, it is a cool looking mic.

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