launching its first Sennheiser-free gaming headed with the new EPOS H3 Closed Acoustic Gaming Headset we take the wired offer for a spin. Does it retain the legacy of previous models, are there any notable improvements, does going budget conscious affect the quality in any way?
The answers as they say, lay within. Our review that is. A snippet.
After separating from Sennheiser, EPOS released its first branded bit of audio with the EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid Wireless Earbuds -- which we reviewed not that long ago. With the release of the new EPOS H3 Closed Acoustic Gaming Headset we see the audio company bring its first proper gaming-focused product to the market this year.
Our Full EPOS H3 Gaming Headset Review
And on that front the EPOS H3 is a wired, affordable, mid-range offering that continues the look and feel of past efforts we’ve seen from the company -- that is, a large boom mic and somewhat angular look to the earcups. No real radical changes, just smart incremental ones.
This new EPOS headset arrives with the same focus on high-quality audio, something that’s suitable for a number of games. Or even music. Though on that front, and when it comes to console gaming, there are a few problems that are more easily dealt with when connecting the H3’s to a PC. Thanks to software support the overall “flat” out-of-the-box sound that might not be for some can be tweaked to better suit personal preference or a more bombastic presentation.