Razer Expands Beyond Gaming Headphones

By Lisa Johnston On Jan 2 2014 - 3:21pm

The Adaro earphones will be available next month.
The Adaro earphones will be available next month.

Carlsbad, Calif. — Gaming accessory manufacturer Razer announced its first line of headphones geared toward everyday consumers.

Four models will make up the Adaro line, all of which will ship in February. The Adaro earphones feature an aluminum body with diamond-cut edges, 10mm neodymium drivers, flat cable and three sizes of ear tips. They will be available in February for a $79.99 suggested retail.

The Adaro stereo analog headphones ($99.99) have 40mm drivers, a lightweight construction, leatherette ear cushions and a braided cable.

The Adaro wireless headphones ($149) use Bluetooth 4.0 with AptX. They have 40mm drivers, 20 hours of playback time, play and volume controls, and leatherette ear cushions.

The last model, the Adaro DJ headphones ($199), features heavy bass with padded, closed ear cups that swivel, rotate and collapse. Other details include 50mm drivers, detachable coiled and straight cables, leatherette ear cushions and included 0.25-inch adapter.

In a statement, Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder, CEO and creative director, said, “Making technically advanced headsets to meet the extraordinary requirements of professional gamers has been a primary focus for us for years, and applying that competency to the development of headphones designed for music lovers is a natural extension for the business and our fans.

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