Roccat Khan Pro Headset Review
Published: 22nd December 2017 | Source: Roccat | Price: |
If you've been paying close attention to the world of gaming headsets you'll be aware of the most popular frequency response range being from 20Hz to 20kHz. Nearly every headset we ever review here in the OC3D mansion falls into that catergory, with the majority of differences coming from the size of the drivers and whether the headset is closed back or open.
For high end HiFi headsets you normally see a much broader frequency response, which gives greater room beyond the fringes to let the audio breathe. When you have to fit everything to within the 20Hz-20kHz spectrum there will naturally be some sounds which either get clipped out, or everything gets compressed so that it remains audible within those limitations. Think of it like trying to compress a jpg image to fit into the size limitations of a website - forum avatars are commonly limited - and you understand that to obtain something that remains within the boundaries you will always compromise quality. By expanding the frequency response of the headsets you greatly improve the fidelity of the reproduction to something nearer to the original.
All of which brings us to the Roccat Khan Pro. A headset which is committed to bringing high quality audio to the masses. How successful is it?
The Khan Pro are incredibly light at only 230g, and with 50mm drivers supporting 10Hz-40kHz frequency response they should have plenty of room to let the audio breathe. The connectors are 3.5mm jacks and there is a Y-combiner to let the headset be used on the latest generation of consoles as well as your home computer, tablet, anything that supports 3.5mm headphones - sorry iPhone users.
Let's take a closer look.