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ProClockers has a growing library of audio hardware reviews covering the latest in computer audio hardware, computer audio accessories, and mobile audio accessories. Whether you are looking for information on a new gaming headset, a new sound card, or a newly released set of bluetooth speakers for your mobile phone, our experienced review team has you covered.

Posted by Mike Holsapple
on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 8:00am

Finding a headphone with active noise canceling that doesn’t break the bank can be a difficult task. In this day and age where you have to go up to the mountains or deep into the forest in order to get some quiet, noise-canceling headphones can be very helpful. The hard part is finding a headphone that sounds good, is comfortable and has everything you want for a decent price. The Philips Bass+ On-Ear Headphones offer fantastic sound, comfort, and noise-canceling for $114.99 on Amazon.

Posted by Mike Holsapple
on Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 8:00am

Earbuds these days are getting smaller and smaller. When the ear bud gets smaller, do we run out of features or qualities like their larger counterparts? Do the smaller headphones sound as good, can they withhold the strenuous day to day use, can we recommend them to a friend? The Silicon Power BP81 True Wireless Earbuds retail at $39.99, are they your next headphone?

Posted by James Keir
on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 8:00am
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless Gaming Headset

There is no shortage of wireless headsets on the market and even Corsair has several models available. What there is, is a shortage of wireless bandwidth to provide the bandwidth (read: quality) that wired headsets enjoy. While several wireless models can also work wired as well, they don’t ramp up the quality to match the wired bandwidth. The next caveat is that if you generally don’t have the bandwidth for quality audio, there is little sense in putting quality audio components in the headset. Corsair’s Virtuoso Wireless headset has some secrets under the hood. While in wireless mode, you get a respectable 16bit/48kHz and up to 20 hours of freedom from cords over Corsair’s Hyper-fast Slipstream Wireless. If you aren’t planning on running around the house, you can connect the included USB cable and unlock the real enthusiast-grade magic inside. With the increased bandwidth that USB provides, the Virtuoso will ramp up to near to true enthusiast-grade 24bit/96kHz audio. Throw in a removable broadcast-grade omnidirectional microphone and you have the makings of the best wireless gaming headset on the market. Let’s see how it does!

Posted by Mike Holsapple
on Friday, October 11, 2019 - 8:00am
Corsair HS60 Pro Surround

Remember back to building your first PC. After doing all the research needed, you head to your local electronics store or you end up doing your shopping online. All your parts show up, you build your system and you want to play your favorite game with your friends, only to find out that you didn’t buy a pair of headphones to hear your gameplay or talk to your friends. This can be a scary situation. You’ve already spent all your money on the high-end graphics card of the year but you have to be able to hear what do you do? You run to the store again and see the nice yellow and black box of the new Corsair HS60 Pro Surround headset.

Posted by Kristin Bailey
on Monday, October 7, 2019 - 8:00am
beyerdynamic Lagoon ANC Traveller wireless bluetooth Headphones

Let’s talk about being in a loud area struggling to hear your favorite song or that important conference call that happens in between flights in a busy airport.   What about being sat next to the loudest person during a LAN party trying to play your favorite game.  Beyerdynamic Lagoon ANC Traveller is a multipurpose headset that packs a punch in sound and simplicity.  The Beyerdynamic Lagoon ANC Traveller is the easiest headset to set up and also connects you to an app to help personalize sound unique to you.   With controls on the headset itself, Beyerdynamic Lagoon ANC takes handsfree to a new level allowing users to only look at the screen if they absolutely need to.  As well as being hands-free the Beyerdynamic Lagoon ANC Traveller does come with an audio cable for 3.5mm mini-jacks that doesn’t diminish the sound quality.   Complete with a hard case for travel and a USB Type-C charger, the Lagoon ANC headset is hard to leave at home. The Beyerdynamic Lagoon ANC Traveller is extremely comfortable making long time wear easy. Let’s see how it does!

Posted by Mike Holsapple
on Friday, September 20, 2019 - 8:00am
Philips BASS+ SHB4385 Wireless in-Ear Earbuds

The day and age of having a wire between headphones are behind us. No need to have that pesky wire get caught on something and pull an earbud out. No more having them twisted and tangled up and having to fight all day untangling the cord. No more cords going to your cell phone or wrapped behind your head. The Philips Bass+ True Wireless In-Ear headphones are a great product without any unnecessary cords getting in your way. Turn them on, put them in and away you go. At an MSRP of $129.99, what’s not to love?

Posted by Mike Holsapple
on Monday, September 2, 2019 - 8:00am
EarFun Go Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

Whether you’re in your kitchen, cooking breakfast and having a dance party with your toddler, tailgating at your favorite sporting event, or sitting around the campfire with your closest friends, sometimes music really makes the situation better. Most of the time our cell phone speakers just will not cut it. What happens when you’re faced with a nice campfire with friends and then, out of nowhere, a storm comes rolling through, getting everything wet. Most cellphones are not water-resistant or waterproof. The Earfun Go Bluetooth speaker is the best of both worlds. With its compact design and IPX7 waterproof, this will be you’re most used accessory with your social gatherings or at home breaking out into a dance party with your children.