Turtle Beach Elite Atlas Aero Wireless Headset Review

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Turtle Beach Elite Atlas Aero Wireless Headset Review

I’m a big fan of the Turtle Beach Elite, so much so, that I’ve been using one as my daily headset since it was released about a year ago. You can check out my review of it here! Now Turtle Beach is back with a new and massively improved model, the Elite Atlas Aero. Featuring Waves Nx 3D Audio processing, wireless functionality, improved ergonomics, Superhuman Hearing modes, and built-in EQ modes. It’s certainly well equipped on paper but we’re eager to see how it holds up in the real world.

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Turtle Beach Elite Atlas Aero

I’m certainly excited by the specifications, especially the Waves Nx 3D Audio processing. I’ve had a few little demos of the technology in the past, and it was pretty damn impressive. Furthermore, you get this processing even when using the headset wirelessly, something that’s a little less common in the headset world. Waves Nx is combined with Maxx, a powerful EQ and processing engine, in the Turtle Beach Control Studio software. Of course, you’ll also get their Truspeak Technology microphone, which features noise-cancelling tech and adjustable monitoring.

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  • Wireless game and chat: Experience crystal clear, stunning Waves Nx 3D Audio 100 Percent wirelessly with the included USB transmitter
  • Waves Nx 3D audio: An immersive 3D audio experience by providing pinpoint location accuracy and lifelike sound enabling players to be inside the game picking out important sounds
  • Glasses friendly: Turtle Beach’s exclusive ProSpecs comfort-driven design removes pressure on your glasses while you play or stream
  • Variable mic monitoring: Let’s you hear and adjust the volume of your voice inside the headset, so you never have to shout
  • Control studio: Maximise your audio experience with this all-new comprehensive software suite that allows you to easily manage and customise audio settings from your desktop
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  • Audio Connection (USB) – Windows 10 | Mac (Wireless USB Transmitter)
  • Audio Connection – 3.5mm Cable
    • Xbox One (wired)
    • PS4 Pro & PS4 (wired)
    • Nintendo Switch (wired)
  • Speaker Frequency Response – 12Hz – 20kHz
  • Speaker Size – 50mm Nanoclear speakers with Neodymium Magnets
  • Microphone – Unidirectional gaming microphone
  • Ear Cushion – Over-Ear (Closed), Athletic Fabric, Leather & Memory Foam

For in-depth specifications, please visit the official product page here.

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What Turtle Beach Had to Say

“Whether dominating the battlefield, streaming your favourite game or simply just enjoying content, The Turtle Beach Elite Atlas Aero is the ultimate high-performance wireless PC headset. Access Turtle Beach control studio, an all-new, desktop software suite that enables a multitude of features to customize your audio including waves NX 3D audio and the pc-optimized Superhuman Hearing. Powerful 50mm NA no clear speakers and a high-sensitivity microphone deliver crisp sound and crystal-clear chat. A sleek metal floating headband, exclusive Prospects glasses Relief system and a rechargeable 30-hour battery ensure you stay in the game, or simply on stream, even longer.”

Product Trailer

What’s in the Box?

A standard USB cable, albeit with a nice little Turtle Beach logo branded on the headers. This cable is purely for charging the headset batteries and updating firmware/profiles.

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A small USB dongle for wireless mode (for PC & Mac only on this model).

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A detachable microphone with a flexible boom.

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It also comes with a foam head windbreak to reduce high-frequency noise.

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