SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017
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SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless

SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017
SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless Difference
Model SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.3 / 5.0 3.4 / 5.0 0.05 (2%)
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 4.0 / 5.0 3.9 / 5.0 0.1 (3%)
Gaming Quality 4.2 / 5.0 4.1 / 5.0 0.050000000000001 (1%)
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.6 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0 (0%)
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 3.5 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 0 (0%)
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.7 / 5.0 3.7 / 5.0 0 (0%)
Price $ 146.7 $ 124.0 22.7 (15%)
Year 2016 2018 2 (0%)
Microphone Yes Yes
Wireless Yes Yes
Battery Life 7.9 Hours 8.0 Hours 0.1 (1%)
Ear Breathability 3.3 / 5.0 3.2 / 5.0 0.15 (5%)
Comfort 3.8 / 5.0 3.8 / 5.0 0 (0%)
Controls 3.6 / 5.0 3.4 / 5.0 0.15 (4%)
Noise Handling 4.4 / 5.0 4.2 / 5.0 0.2 (5%)
Microphone Quality 4.0 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 0 (0%)

SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017

For gaming, the SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 has excellent support and feature set that enables superb gaming experience. The SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 has excellent noise cancelling capability. In terms of sound quality, the SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 is great for watching TV and is very convenient while enabling immersive sound experience. The wireless support in SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 is very convenient. The sound isolation in SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 is great overall and there is minimum sound leakage. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. In terms of recording quality and voice chat usage, the SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 performs reasonably well against the competition. The SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments.

SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless

The SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless is great for watching TV and is very convenient while enabling immersive sound experience. The SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless has excellent noise cancelling capability. For gaming, the SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless has excellent support and feature set that enables superb gaming experience. In terms of sound quality, the SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The sound isolation in SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless is great overall and there is minimum sound leakage. The SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless is a relatively new headset. The wireless support in SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless is very convenient. The SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports.

SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 vs SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless Specifications Comparison

Base/Dock

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Dock ChargingNoNo
Line InYesYes
Line OutYesYes
Optical InputNoNo
PC CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio + Microphone
PS4 CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio + Microphone
Power SupplyUSBUSB
RCA InputNoNo
TypeWireless USB DongleWireless USB Dongle
USB InputYesYes
Xbox One CompatibleAudio OnlyAudio Only

Bass

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
High-Bass3.6 dB3.12 dB
Low-Bass-1.9 dB-2.77 dB
Low-Frequency Extension10 Hz48.26 Hz
Mid-Bass1.69 dB1.37 dB
Std. Err.2.42 dB2.44 dB

Battery

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Audio while chargingYesYes
Battery Life24 hrs25 hrs
Battery TypeRechargableRechargable
Charge Time3.5 hrs3.3 hrs
Passive PlaybackYesYes
Power Saving FeatureYesYes

Bluetooth

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Bluetooth VersionN/AN/A
Multi-Device PairingN/AN/A
NFC PairingN/AN/A

Breathability

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Avg.Temp.Difference5.3 C6.2 C

Cable

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Connection1/8" TRS1/8" TRRS
DetachableYesYes
Length4.2 ft4.1 ft

Case

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
HN/AN/A
LN/AN/A
TypeNo caseNo case
VolumeN/AN/A
WN/AN/A

Comfort

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Clamping Force1.3 lbs1.1 lbs
Weight0.9 lbs0.77 lbs

Controls

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Additional ButtonsNoNo
Call/Music ControlNoNo
Channel MixingAdjustableAdjustable
Ease of useDecentDecent
FeedbackGreatGreat
Microphone ControlAdjustableYes
Noise Canceling ControlN/AN/A
Talk-ThroughN/AN/A
Volume ControlYesYes

Frequency Response Consistency

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Avg. Std. Deviation1.27 dB1.07 dB

Latency

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Default Latency28 ms17 ms
aptX LatencyN/AN/A
aptX(LL) LatencyN/AN/A

Leakage

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Overall Leakage @ 1ft39.21 dB38.78 dB

Mid

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
High-Mid-0.75 dB-1.95 dB
Low-Mid2.44 dB1.92 dB
Mid-Mid-0.91 dB-0.44 dB
Std. Err.2.03 dB2.14 dB

Noise Handling

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
SpNR40.56 dB33.44 dB

Noise Isolation

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Bass0.61 dB0.03 dB
Mid-7.37 dB-7.66 dB
Overall Attenuation-13.3 dB-13.16 dB
Self-Noise21.11 dB20.88 dB
Treble-33.64 dB-32.33 dB

Portability

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
H2.9 "2.7 "
L7.6 "7.6 "
Transmitter requiredNoNo
Volume154 Cu. Inches154 Cu. Inches
W7 "7 "

Recording Quality

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
FR Std. Dev.3.89 dB2.96 dB
Gain23.6 dB22.94 dB
HFE6736.4 Hz6639.82 Hz
LFE84.76 Hz82.34 Hz
Weighted THD0.521.128

Soundstage

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)4.26 dB2.55 dB
PRTF Distance16.64 dB15.0 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)8.97 dB7.12 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Weighted THD @ 1000.4950.726
Weighted THD @ 900.7811.033

Treble

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
High-Treble-1.41 dB0.29 dB
Low-Treble-0.57 dB-2.35 dB
Mid-Treble-1.01 dB3.15 dB
Std. Err.2.23 dB3.12 dB

Wired

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Analog AudioYesYes
OS CompatibilityNot OS specificNot OS specific
PC CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio + Microphone
PS4 CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio + Microphone
USB AudioNoNo
Xbox One CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio + Microphone

Wireless Range

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Line of Sight Range125 ft131 ft
Obstructed Range36 ft55 ft

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