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Old April 26, 2011, 03:26 AM
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Not sure how reliable PC gamers reviews are but you have to find a source you trust. Too many reviews that rave items and if you read the fine print they will basically say "yes Psyko has paid me to say this", or "I do not sell or work for Psyko but they promissed to supply me with free headsets"...
I checked...looking for any fine print like that....just to satisfy myself...didn't find anything.
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Old April 26, 2011, 07:19 AM
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I personally feel that anything to do with sound like DBA ratings for Fans is completely subjective. No two people hear the same way period.
So even if someone said "These are amazing" I might put them on and be like "This sounds like crap".

There is not a set benchmark quantitive value that works accurately for Headphones, and there never will be.

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Old April 26, 2011, 09:20 AM
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I personally feel that anything to do with sound like DBA ratings for Fans is completely subjective. No two people hear the same way period.
So even if someone said "These are amazing" I might put them on and be like "This sounds like crap".

There is not a set benchmark quantitive value that works accurately for Headphones, and there never will be.

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And that's that. Not much to argue there. Right on the money Soultribunal. Short and to the point.
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Physics says that you can't get proper surround-sound without having the speakers at a certain minimum distance (head to any home-theater forum for this debate). Having said that, if the drivers are angled in the Carbons, perhaps they're slightly better than other 5.1 sets without angled drivers. Still, I'm wagering physics wins most of the day. In the end, I'll take a pair of high-quality stereo headphones over a 5.1 any time, any day.

No problem with liking yours, though, Slik.
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Old April 27, 2011, 12:02 PM
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Physics says that you can't get proper surround-sound without having the speakers at a certain minimum distance (head to any home-theater forum for this debate). Having said that, if the drivers are angled in the Carbons, perhaps they're slightly better than other 5.1 sets without angled drivers. Still, I'm wagering physics wins most of the day. In the end, I'll take a pair of high-quality stereo headphones over a 5.1 any time, any day.

No problem with liking yours, though, Slik.
The drivers are not angled. All other 5.1 headphones have speakers in the ear cup and some companies set speakers at an angle for a more real surround. Psyko has the speakers in the Headband. At present, Psyko is the only company that uses that design as Psyko designed that set up and I believe it's patented. Absolute and totally different than any other headphone.
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Thanks for all your input Slik. I think I'll look to give them a shot.
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Thanks for all your input Slik. I think I'll look to give them a shot.
I suggest that you get the Carbon version. From what I understand,the Kryptons are the same as the original version. I have the originals and the Carbons are very very much better. IMO.
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Yes, definitely looking at the Carbons based on your opinions.
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"What is the difference between Psyko Krypton and Psyko Carbon?
Psyko Carbon uses enhanced speakers for better audio performance. The industrial design is quite similar but Carbon also includes a rubberized finish on the amp as well as a braided cable and gold plated jacks. Overall it is an elite headset using the same technology as Krypton."


Read more: Psyko Audio Labs - FAQ
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"What is the difference between Psyko Krypton and Psyko Carbon?
Psyko Carbon uses enhanced speakers for better audio performance. The industrial design is quite similar but Carbon also includes a rubberized finish on the amp as well as a braided cable and gold plated jacks. Overall it is an elite headset using the same technology as Krypton."

Read more: Psyko Audio Labs - FAQ
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