Turtle Beach Ear Force X42 Wireless Headset

The X42 puts you in the middle of the action with Dolby surround sound and a stunning 3D audio environment

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Release Date: 23-Nov-12
The X42 puts you in the middle of the action with Dolby surround sound and a stunning 3D audio environment. Powered by a state-of-the-art 2.4/5GHz Dual-Band Wi-Fi radio, the X42 easily coexists with Wi-Fi networks and virtually eliminates wireless interference with other devices. Multiple EQ presets and variable surround sound angles let you customize audio settings for any gaming situation. Its massive 50mm speakers deliver amazing audio fidelity and bone-rattling bass, while its lightweight design and breathable mesh ear cushions provide ultimate comfort. If you’re serious about gaming, then get serious about the sound. Step up to the X42 and experience game audio like never before.


  • Dolby® Surround Sound - Immersive 360 degree audio lets you pinpoint the direction of every sound.
  • 2.4/5GHZ Dual-Band Wi-Fi - Selects the optimum frequency in the 2.4GHz/5GHz spectrums, virtually eliminating interference.
  • Equalizer (EQ) Presets - Multiple EQ presets including bass and treble boost combinations.
  • Adjustable Surround Sound Angles - Alter the positioning of the surround sound angles to customize your audio experience.
  • Independent Volume Controls - Allows for personalized balancing of game and chat audio.
  • Dynamic Chat Boost - Chat volume automatically increases as the game volume gets louder.
  • Microphone Monitor - Hear your voice in the headset so you can hear what you’re saying.
  • Digital Optical Connection - Delivers the highest quality of digital surround sound.
  • Massive 50mm speakers for high-fidelity audio
  • Acoustically tuned ear cups with breathable mesh cushions
  • Removable microphone with flexible boom
  • 2.4/5GHz dual-band Wi-Fi for enhanced wireless performance


  • Speakers: 50mm with neodymium magnets
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz
  • RF Frequency: 2.4-2.495GHz/5.0-5.8GHz
  • Xbox 360 chat output: 2.5mm
  • Power: (2) AAA batteries

  • RF Frequency: 2.4-2.495GHz/5.0-5.8GHz
  • Range: up to 30 feet
  • Analog Input: 3.5mm
  • Game Audio Input: digital optical (required for Dolby surround sound)
  • Power: USB (5V @ 380mA max)

Package Contents:
  • X42 Headset
  • X42 Transmitter
  • Digital Optical Cable
  • Xbox 360 Talkback Cable
  • (2) AAA Batteries
  • User Guide
  • Turtle Beach Sticker

System Requirements:
Xbox 360: console with optical audio output or AV cable to support optical output:
  • Component HD AV cable
  • S-Video AV cable
  • HDMI audio adapter cable
  • VGA AV cable
  • Advanced SCART AV cable
  • Composite AV cable with optical output
  • Available USB port
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Pegi Rating:

Suitable for people aged 3 and over.



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