A division of Thermaltake Gaming, Tt eSPORTS is committed to bringing the most personalized and the highest quality gear for the most competitive cyber battles, and advances the idea of products designed by gamers for gamers. Tt eSPORTS has continually been a major driving force in inspiring, challenging, and taking to new heights eSports in the professional gaming industry; and currently sponsors a multitude of gaming teams and streamers from around the world by equipping them with the necessary gaming gears – keyboards, headsets, mice and accessories – to compete and succeed at the highest level at major eSport events such as: Dreamhack, Insomnia, epic.LAN and the Intel Extreme Masters. Tt eSPORTS continually strives to promote eSports as a global phenomenon and to put it onto the world stage.

Tt eSPROTS has sent me their Shock Pro RGB Gaming Headset for the review. This headset features 40mm neodymium drivers and has a sleek and minimalistic design. They are light weight and are designed to be a comfort fit on any head size and ear size. They have 256 color illumination with 7 preset colors and 2 lighting effects.

  • Item:     Shock Pro RGB Gaming Headset
  • Manufacturer:  TteSPROTS from Thermaltake
  • Price:    USD 39.99/- [At the time of the review]

Specifications

Driver Unit 40mm Neodymium Magnet
Channel Stereo
Frequency Response 20 Hz ~ 20 KHz
Impedance 32 OHM
Sensitivity 97 ± 3 dB
Mic Directivity Omni Directional
Mic Noise Cancelling N/A
Mic Frequency 100Hz ~  10KHz
Mic Impedance < 2.2k Ohm
Mic Sensitivity -38 ± 3dB

 

Packaging and Unboxing

The headset comes in a stylishly designed cardboard box in red and black colors. The front side has the top section in the red color background. Tt eSPORTS brand logo and name are printed on its left side. Headset model is printed on the right side. RGB is written in their respective colors to signify the multi-color illumination capability of this headset. There is a side view picture of the headset printed on the main section and the ear cups in 7 different colors are printed on its right side. The headset is compatible with multiple platforms including PC, MAC, Xbox One, PS4 and mobile phone.

The backside has the same design as is on the front side. The top section has a red color background. Tt eSPORTS brand logo and name are printed on the left side and the headset model is printed on the right side. There is a picture of the headset in the middle of the main section with the black color background. Professional Gaming Headset is printed at the bottom in 14 different languages. Specifications are printed on the left side. Salient features of the headset are printed in the white color around the picture of the headset.

The left side has the same design as can be seen on the front side. The top section has the Tt eSPORTS brand logo and name printed in the middle. Headset model is printed below that top section followed by the pictures of the ear cups in three different colors at the bottom.

The right side has the same design as well. The top section has the Tt eSPORTS brand logo and name printed in the middle. Salient features like enhanced bass, 256 colors illumination, auto adjustable headband and 25mm ear cushion are printed in the main section with the pictures. Company’s website is printed at the bottom with the red color background.

The bottom of the box has the EAN and the UPC info label printed on it. Serial no label is pasted as well. The headset is made in China.

The top cover has a total red color background. Tt eSPORTS brand logo is printed in white color on the left side. The headset model is printed in the white color on the right side.

Opening the box would show the headset placed in a plastic container with the tables tucked on the underside of that container.

Accessories

Tt eSPORTS has provided the warranty guide, user manual, and the converter audio cable. The cable allows you to use the headset on 4-pole 3.5mm jacks on mobile devices.

Closer Look

The Tt eSPORTS Shock Pro RGB Gaming Headset carries minimalistic design profile yet they packed the powerful 40mm Neodymium magnet drivers to deliver the good enough sound for your gaming need and some if not all genres when it comes to the music. Here is what the Tt eSPORTS have to say about this headset. The SHOCK PRO RGB gaming headset comes in a sleek lightweight minimalistic design that features stunning sound and comfort for long gaming sessions. The design features include: a 40mm neodymium driver for rich audio clarity, 256 color illumination with 7 preset colors and 2 lighting effect modes: pulse jumping and single color pulse mode, auto-adjusting headband design, retractable microphone, built-in physical controls for easy access to volume, microphone and lighting controls, and thick ear cushion construction for optimal ergonomic comfort.

The first look at the ear cups, in particular, gives the user a premium looking professional headset. While it is not the best of the best but this design and the packaging presentation does give the user a better feel for their bucks. We have a lightweight headset in our hand thanks to its minimalistic design. The headband is auto adjustable and I am telling you that it does a good job to give you a comfortable fit even for the extended duration of gaming/music sessions.

 

On top, there is a metallic frame (headband) coated in black color which makes its way to the ear cups frame in a round manner. Its height is fixed. Under this frame, we have an auto-adjustable headband. It is also in the black color. On its top, the Tt eSPORTS brand logo and the name are embossed and these really add to the overall good looks of this headset. The headband seems to be leather made. There are letter markings of L and R on each of its sides. L indicates the left-hand side and the R indicate the right-hand side. It is designed in such a manner that its wide strip helps in the even distribution of the headset’s weight on top of your head. This is where the comfort fitting is coming from but that is not all. Another comfort feature is the ear cups design.

The ear cups are large in size and they have a nice matte black finish with leather foam paddings. The ear cup width is 25mm if that tells you something about the comfort fitting. There is black color clothing covering the audio driver in the middle of each cup. The exterior frame is made of plastic. They have an inset design and this where the RGB magic is implemented. There is a Tt eSPORTS brand logo in the red color on top of the inner frame. It does not light up. Then there is a vented style border. The RGB LEDs are implemented behind them and the light came out of these turned on. This really creates subtle and pleasant looks as long as they are on the stand and you get to see them. The large cup size helps in reducing the noise interference.

 

This headset has a retractable microphone. Its complete body is made of plastic and it is located on the left-hand side ear cup. When needed, it can be slid out. No more, microphone coming in the comfort way.

The left-hand side ear cup has a control panel on its rear side. On top, we have a toggle button to switch through the color cycles and color modes. In the middle, we have a microphone power on/off button and then there is a volume rocker at the bottom. This is a handy design as one can control the volume that easy.

The headset uses a standard 3.5mm jacks for the headphone and the microphone. Plus, it has a USB cable as well to enable the lighting effect on the headset. There is no software control for the lighting as the lighting is quite minimalistic as well.

Lighting

The Shock Pro RGB features the 256 RGB Illumination with 7 preset colors and comes with 2 lighting modes: Pulse jumping and Single color Pulse mode. The lighting effect can be controlled using the dedicated LED color switch button on the left hand side ear cup. Here are few pics with the different colors.

 

Performance

Now comes the time of testing the headset for the real world use. I was not expecting much from this headset given its price bracket. But once, I put these to use, it changed my mind. The comfort level of this headset is simply too good. I am very sensitive when it comes to the comfort level of wearing something on my head but these headsets were never a problem for me. I have a relatively large size ears and I did not encounter any issue in snuggling these on my ears and I did not have to do anything to make them a comfortable fit so good job Tt eSPORTS in this department.

When it comes to gaming, these may not be the best sounding gaming headsets out there but in this price range, they have produced a good gaming sound experience. Particularly during the FPS gaming, the positional sound was satisfactory with these.

This headset is definitely not for a audiophile persons but they can bring some good sound to your ears. I have listened to various genres on these as well as watched movies. My overall experience was good. It has enhanced bass which is punchy but clean with clear treble. The mids seems bit flat but sound clarity makes up for it. The microphone is a decent one and at the end of the day it will get the job done.

Conclusion

The Tt eSPORTS Shock Pro RGB gaming headset comes in a sleek lightweight minimalistic design that features stunning sound and comfort for long gaming sessions. The design features include: a 40mm neodymium driver for rich audio clarity, 256 color illumination with 7 preset colors and 2 lighting effect modes: pulse jumping and single color pulse mode, auto-adjusting headband design, retractable microphone, built-in physical controls for easy access to volume, microphone and lighting controls, and thick ear cushion construction for optimal ergonomic comfort.

This headset is compatible with multiple platforms like PC, MAC, Xbox One, PS4, Mobile phones etc. The microphone is retractable which is a plus from the design perspective. The sound on this headset is actually good and can be used as your daily driver though it is not the best out there but no complaint given its price factor.

The price of the headset at the time of the review is USD 39.99. For this price, the headset packs a good sound, ultra comfort level and subtle RGB colors Illumination.

I am thankful to the Tt eSPORTS for sending me their Shock Pro RGB Gaming Headset for the review.

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