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ASTRO A10 Multi-Format Gaming Headset Review


ASTRO A10

I’m a big fan of ASTRO headsets, and over the years here at eTeknix I think I’ve personally reviewed every headset they have made. Some clear favourites are certainly the A50 Wireless, the A50 Multi-FormatA40 + M80 Amp, and my own personal favourite, the A40 TR Pro. I’ve been using the TR headset day-to-day for work and gaming for the last two years. With that in mind, I’d say I’m pretty familiar with Astro’s performance.

The First Affordable Headset From ASTRO

There’s one key fact to remember here. ASTRO headsets typically cost well over £100. They’re not the most consumer friendly in terms of price, but they’ve certainly got the build quality and performance to command good money. Now they’re launching their new A10 headset, and this is a big deal, as it only costs £55! Has the headset lost what made ASTRO great in the first place? Have they made too many sacrifices? Well, that’s what we’re here to find out, so let’s jump in and take a closer look.

Features and Specifications

A10 Headset

  • Drivers: 40mm
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20kHz

MIXAMP M60 (optional)

  • Power Output: 0.973 Vrms @ 1kHz
  • Amplifier Output: 0.973 Vrms @ 1kHz

Colour choices

  • Black/Green
  • Black/Blue
  • Black/Red

Videos

ASTRO is known for their vague lifestyle product trailers. The new one is no different, but I’ll share it anyway despite it being… very vague.

Don’t worry though, there’s a more detailed video here.

“Go behind the scenes with the ASTRO Gaming Crew as we look at what it took to design our new A10 Gaming Headset for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC/MAC. Sit down with the A10 Project Manager Marlon Sherman as he discusses why ASTRO Gaming felt the A10 was an important addition to our current lineup.” – ASTRO

ASTRO Mixamp M60 Support for Xbox One

Accessories

The headset comes bundled with a rubber sleeve 3.5mm 4-pole to 3.5mm 5-pole cable, which has a built-in volume control wheel on the cable. The design is the same as the higher end headsets, albeit the mute button is now a volume wheel.

The model I am reviewing was also sent with an ASTRO PC Splitter. This takes the stock cable and separates the headset and microphone channel. Of course, this makes the connection to a PC much easier.

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Peter Donnell

As a child still in my 30's (but not for long), I spend my day combining my love of music and movies with a life-long passion for gaming, from arcade classics and retro consoles to the latest high-end PC and console games. So it's no wonder I write about tech and test the latest hardware while I enjoy my hobbies!

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