For the gamer on a budget, finding a gaming headset with the right balance of price and quality can often be a challenge. Thankfully, our friends at HyperX have come up with a solution for that, in the form of the HyperX Cloud Stinger gaming headset.

The Cloud Stinger offers budget gamers a taste of good gaming gear for a good price. It weighs at just 275 grams, and is made up of HyperX’s signature memory foam coupled with 50mm directional drivers to ensure comfort and quality gaming experience. The headset features a swivel to mute the microphone, an adjustable steel slider, and volume control. Moreover, its compatible out of the box with PC, PS4, Xbox One, WiiU, and mobile devices.



Driver Dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets
Type Circumaural; closed back
Frequency response 18Hz-23,000Hz
Impedance 30 Ω
Sound Pressure Level 102 ± 3dBSPL/mW at 1kHz
T.H.D ≦ 2%
Input Power Rated 30mW, Maximum 500mW
Weight 275g
Cable Length and Type Headset (1.3m) + Extension Y-cable(1.7m)
Connection 3.5mm plug (4 pole) + extension cable – 3.5mm stereo and mic plugs



Element Electret condenser microphone
Polar Pattern Uni-directional, Noise-canceling
Frequency Response 50Hz~18,000Hz
Sensitivity -40 dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)


For more information, you may visit the HyperX website.

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.