Astro Gaming Headsets: Which One is Right for You for the Holidays

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Posted December 16, 2019 by Andrew Semicek in Video Games

With the Holidays now upon us gamers have a ton of options for top tier gaming headsets to choose from to add to their wishlist this season. In this article I will go over the 3 most popular Astro Headsets (the A50, A40TR, and A10) and see which one may suit you or that special someone on your nice list.

Astro A50

MSRP: $299.99
Mod Kits Available: Yes
Pros:
-Long battery life
-So light you barely feel them on your head
-Flip up to mute mic
-Durable design
Cons:
-No color options
-Magnetic lock on dock not 100% accurate

Best Idea For: The gamer who wants top quality sound without wires and is playing shorter gaming sessions.

Astro A40 TR

MSRP: $199.99-$249.99
Mod Kits Available: Yes
Pros:
-Excellent Sound Quality
-MixAmp gives tight customization over voice chat and in game audio.
-Fully removable mic
-long cords to avoid tripping or disconnects
Cons:
-No flip to mute mic
-Needs MixAmp to get best audio experience

Best Idea For: Gamers that favor longer sessions, Streamers, gamers that don’t mind be stuck to cables.

Astro A10

MSRP: $59.99
Mod Kits Available: No
Pros:
-Excellent Stereo Audio
-Durable design (kid tested)
-Flip up to mute mic
-Various color options
Cons:
-No Surround Sound
-No mod kits

Best Idea For: The gamer who is interested in the Astro line but is also budget friendly.


About the Author

Andrew Semicek

Owner and Founder of We The Nerdy. HUGE fan of all things Ghostbusters, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Spider-Man. Possible Time Lord but he can't find his TARDIS (his chameleon circuit actually works) and loves to talk about nerdy things!