Sound BlasterX H7

Professional USB 7.1 Gaming Headset

CLEARER, LOUDER, HARDER, BETTER! Built with the powerful and versatile BlasterX Acoustic Engine Pro, the Sound BlasterX H7 combines large, responsive 50mm FullSpectrum™ audio drivers to offer customizable, best-in-class surround sound audio for absolute gaming immersion.

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FEATURES

7.1 SURROUND SOUND GAMING HEADSET FOR THE DISCERNING GAMER

Made for the discerning gamer, Sound BlasterX H7 combines comfort and durability with the best audio performance available, with a built-in 24 / 96kHz USB DAC for high definition digital audio immersive gaming.

Tapping into our rich history of creating bleeding-edge audio algorithms, our engineers have crafted an audio engine optimized for gaming. The Sound BlasterX Acoustic Engine Pro is a suite of fully customizable audio processing technologies developed and tuned specially for the Sound BlasterX H7 to deliver new levels of audio immersion and precision for the ultimate competitive advantage.

X-Plus offers several specially-tuned audio profiles for popular competitive games such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Simply select the game you are playing and X-Plus will take care of the audio configuration.

Sound BlasterX Acoustic Engine Pro includes Scout Mode™, designed to help you hear beyond what you see. Gain a distinct tactical advantage in combat!

Dual Sound Signature

The Sound BlasterX H7 is engineered with two custom audio settings that give you control of the realism of your entertainment. Whichever and whatever your entertainment is, you can choose between the Analog mode and digital USB mode for a tailored and immersive experience.

The Analog mode is designed to replicate the original signature of your audio.

For Immersive Audio, or for Competitive Gaming

When connected via USB mode, you will have the choice of selecting BlasterX Acoustic Engine profiles to improve the overall immersion, as well as X-Plus Mode1 designed with specially-tuned audio profiles for popular competitive games.

X-Plus is specifically developed with pro-gaming requirements. When configured, X-plus relegates non-critical audio cues specific to most popular competitive games today. So, it bumps up the key audio cues for an extra gaming advantage!

H7 is tournament-ready, you can save your X-Plus sound preferences right into the headset, so it will reproduce your sound configuration without any need to install software when you're connected to different gaming setups.

This is the original audio playback recorded from Counter-strike: Global Offensive, without any effects applied.

*For the best experience, listen with headphones.

 

Effects Off

Important audio cues are made more obvious without the distractions of other less crucial sounds. Spend less time discerning what you hear and react faster! X-Plus Mode offers the competitive edge you need.

*For the best experience, listen with headphones.

 

Effects Off

 

X-Plus Mode On

Immerse yourself in thunderous explosions and the crisp clanking of your shots! Acoustic Engine mode improves the overall audio sphere to give you the best entertainment experience in not only games but movies and music as well!

*For the best experience, listen with headphones.

 

Effects Off

 

BlasterX Acoustic Engine On

Effects Off
X-Plus Mode On
BlasterX Acoustic Engine On

Lightweight, Ergonomic Design

Finished with a premium blend of soft-touch plastics, memory foam and plush leatherette to complement its sturdy metal architecture, the H7 boasts superior comfort and ergonomics for you to wear all day without feeling tired.


Reinforced Steel Headband and Aluminium Architecture

The H7 is built with a durable reinforced steel and aluminium architecture that keeps up with your gaming - day in, day out, at home, or on the go. The sturdy steel headband ensures a snug fit on your head with minimal flex for ultimate stability.

50mm FullSpectrum Drivers

Large, responsive 50mm FullSpectrum drivers deliver powerful bass and astounding clarity. Rated at 118dB/mW, the H7 is among the loudest gaming headsets of its class. Feel every bone-shattering explosion and the rattle of gunfire as you immerse yourself in games like never before with the H7.

Tilt Driver Design

The Sound BlasterX H7 is designed with a tilt driver implementation that creates a mini acoustic chamber to minimize resonance within the earcups. The result is that you experience extra clarity across the frequencies and better sound separation where every detail is crisp and clear.

Detachable Noise-reduction Microphone

You can remove the microphone from the headset when you do not require them, allowing your headset to be even more compact, or use them as a pair of headphones.

One-touch Convenience

With the inline remote, you're in control of your music, volume and voice calls - easy and convenient!

Seamless Connectivity

The H7 offers a wide range of connectivity options to equip you with the holistic experience you need for your gameplay.

Use the USB input to your PC or PlayStation® 4 and enjoy the full digital audio experience that your game has to offer!

The 3.5mm 4-pole jack cable option can be used with any smart device such as your iPhone and iPad, as well as our present gaming consoles with analog headphones output such as Xbox® One2.

1 To get the most out of X-Plus, simply install the software configurator bundled with the latest BlasterX Acoustic Engine Pro software to enhance your game.

2 Xbox One stereo headset adapter required (sold separately) .

REVIEWS

  • Gameranx

    The H7 is fairly inexpensive for the features it offers and its solid build quality. The 7.1 audio offers precise directional sound in 3D games, and the fact that it can hook up directly to the PS4 without turning your desktop into a mess of wires offers it a major advantage over other products in the same price range. Overall, Creative did an excellent job with the Sound BlasterX H7.

    Sound BlasterX H7

    2016-07-22

  • Hardware Asylum

    Sound quality was exceptionally good. Overall I was impressed with the level of clarity and definition the H7 brought to my games. I was a little disappointed that the X-Plus software only came with six audio profiles. They do cover the major game genres allowing you a few options to try out.

    Sound BlasterX H7

    2016-07-15

  • GamesReviews

    The Sound BlasterX H7 headset is a must-buy at the current price point. While the dongle might prove annoying at first, and despite the lack of a retractable microphone, there are not many things to gripe about when using this headset. Audio quality is great, microphone quality is superb, the the comfort is out of this world. If you are looking for a sub $150 headset, I highly recommend the Sound BlasterX H7.

    Sound BlasterX H7

    2016-06-22

  • PC Game Haven

    Creative’s Sound BlasterX H7 gaming headset offers top-notch quality for an awesome price. It’s definitely a headset to consider if you’re in the market for a high quality audio experience and tons of comfort, regardless if you’re a PC or console gamer.

    Sound BlasterX H7

    2016-06-16

  • High-Def Digest

    While it's strictly stereo on the PS4, using the H7 on the PC opens a nice world of audio software options, including the BlasterX Acoustic Engine Pro. This is a great way to get some impressive virtual surround going. With the Sound BlasterX H7, users can expect to have both a nice analog stereo headset and a good onboard USB option for both the PC and PS4. That USB option is good for when a pricey DAC doesn't make sense or isn't available.The H7 then is a very good headset that does several things well, including gaming, and is worth being on a shortlist of headsets to consider picking up in 2016.

    Sound BlasterX H7

    2016-06-06

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Customer Reviews

  • M. Lee

    Most comfortable headset I own. [The] sound is incredible. Stylish and immersive experiences.

  • T. Townsend

    The sound is amazing, both for watching movies and for listening to music. I play Tom Clancy: Siege and due to a number of other sounds, the "scout" mode enhances other noises you might not want to hear. They do, however, support other games such as Call of Duty and Counter Strike Global Offensive, and those work brilliantly. The detachable microphone is brilliant, and if you do not think it is up to par you can easily get another one. However, I have no problems with the current one at all, you can even make yourself sound like an ORC within the driver settings, just because. Overall, the microphone and overall sound quality is really high. The driver doesn't have that much to offer but if you want to tweak stuff yourself you can, if you know what you're doing. The price is about right for this quality headset. Beats any other headset I have owned.

A Closer Look

    • System Requirements
    • Windows
      • Intel® Core™2 Duo or AMD® equivalent processor (2.8 GHz or faster recommended)
      • Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard
      • Microsoft® Windows 10 32/64 bit, Windows 8.1/8.0 32/64 bit, Windows 7 32/64 bit,
        Windows Vista™ 32/64 bit SP1 or higher
      • 1GB RAM
      • >600 MB of free hard disk space
      • Available USB 2.0 port (High Speed recommended with driver)

      Macintosh
      • Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.8 or higher
      • 1GB RAM
      • >600 MB of free hard disk space
      • Available USB 2.0/3.0 port

      BlasterX Acoustic Engine Software for Windows
      • Intel® Core™2 Duo or AMD® equivalent processor (2.8 GHz or faster recommended)
      • Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard
      • Microsoft® Windows 10 32/64 bit, Windows 8.1/8.0 32/64 bit, Windows 7 32/64 bit, Windows Vista™ 32/64 bit SP1 or higher
      • 1GB RAM
      • >600 MB of free hard disk space

      Analog Connection
      • Available analog connector for headphone/microphone on PC/Mac/Android/iOS/PS4/XBOX devices
    • Download Drivers
    • Owner's Manual
    • PACKAGE CONTENTS
      • Sound BlasterX H7 Headset
      • Tethered cable including inline control - 0.4m / 1.3ft 
      • USB Type A to Micro-B USB braided cable length - 1.5m / 5ft
      • 3.5mm 4-pole to 4-pole jack braided cable length - 0.8m / 2.6ft
      • Quick Start Leaflet
    • WARRANTY
    • 1-year Limited Hardware Warranty

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