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PRESS RELEASE

Cloud Alpha DNA Features HyperX Signature Comfort, Enhanced Audio Design and Unique Look

Sunbury on Thames, UK – September 25th, 2017 – HyperX®, the gaming division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., is now shipping its next generation gaming headset – the HyperXTM Cloud Alpha – to casual gamers and pro teams around the world. Building on the comfort and sound DNA of previous award-winning headsets, Cloud Alpha offers a range of new and enhanced features, including HyperX Dual Chamber technology for better sound and less distortion. With 50mm drivers, the dual chamber design allows HyperX to tune the bass frequencies separate from the mids and highs, creating a dynamic sound that makes gaming, music and movies more realistic and immersive.

“The Cloud Alpha is the first gaming headset to integrate HyperX dual chamber technology to deliver an unrivaled sound experience,” said Ignacio Sune, HyperX EMEA Sales Manager. “Designed and tested in the HyperX labs, Cloud Alpha delivers the best possible audio performance, comfort and build quality for the ultimate competitive advantage for top eSports pros and casual gamers around the world.” 

Cloud Alpha is designed to deliver the ultimate comfort for hours of extended gameplay with premium HyperX signature memory foam, pliable leatherette and an expanded headband to fit a wider range of gamers. Its durable, lightweight aluminum frame features a unique accent design easily recognized during major tournaments or at a local gaming event. The Cloud Alpha also features a detachable cable with in-line audio control allowing gamers to adjust volume and mute microphone on the cable, with multi-platform compatibility on PC, PS4, PS4 Pro, Xbox One™1, Xbox One S™1, Mac®, Mobile2, Nintendo Switch, and other virtual reality systems with 3.5mm ports3.  

Availability

The Cloud Alpha is now available through HyperX’s network of retail and e-tail outlets for MSRP £89.99. For more information on Cloud Alpha and global availability, please visit the Cloud Alpha webpage. 

Features

  • HyperX Dual Chamber Technology for more distinction and less distortion
  • HyperX Signature Memory Foam 
  • Durable aluminum frame with expanded headband, and new fork design
  • Detachable braided cable with convenient in-line audio control
  • Detachable noise cancellation microphone
  • Discord and TeamSpeak™ Certified
  • Multi-platform compatibility

Headphone

Driver Custom, dynamic           50mm with neodymium magnets

Type Circumaural                     Closed back

Frequency response                  13Hz–27,000Hz

Impedance                                65 Ω

SPL (Sound Pressure Level)      98dBSPL/mW at 1kHz

T.H.D.                                      < 1%

Weight                                     298g

Weight w/ mic and cable           336g

Cable length and type Detachable headset cable (1.3m) + PC extension cable (2m)

Connection Detachable headset cable - 3.5mm plug

(4 pole) + PC extension cable - 3.5mm stereo and mic plugs 

Microphone

Element                      Electret condenser microphone

Polar pattern                 Noise-cancelling

Frequency response      50Hz–18,000 Hz

Sensitivity                    -43dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)

Global Part Numbers

HX-HSCA-RD/AM (Americas)

HX-HSCA-RD/EM (EMEA)

HX-HSCA-RD/EE (E. Europe)

HX-HSCA-RD/AS (Asia)

HyperX can be found on:

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/kingstonhyperx

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/hyperxcommunity

Twitter:    http://twitter.com/hyperx

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hyperx

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hyperx

About HyperX

HyperX® is a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer. Established in 2002, HyperX is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please call +44 (0)1932 738888 or visit www.kingston.com/us/memory/hyperx.

1 Adapter required for Xbox One controllers with no 3.5mm port (adapter sold separately).

2 Compatible with devices with CTIA standard connectors.

3 Compatible with Virtual Reality systems with 3.5mm port.