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Turtle Beach - Recon Chat Wired Mono Gaming Headset for PS4, PS4 PRO - Black/Blue-Front_Standard

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Rating 3.9 out of 5 stars with 124 reviews

78%
would recommend to a friend

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great for game chats, universal for consoles

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    ERinVA
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    So this has been a mixed experience. Overall, it's comfortable, the microphone is good, there are no compatibility issues. The one thing that I'm not super happy about is the way the ear cup sits against my head. There are notches on the edge, presumably so that eye glasses are accommodated, but it makes the speaker a distance from my ear and so it requires a louder volume and it's also not really isolating if that's important. Not perfect, but good. I Will recommend it only if you don't mind the louder volume and lack of isolation.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    The most uncomfortable headset ever

    Posted
    Trevor
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    I wanted to go with a turtle beach headset instead of the insignia one for just brand preference. I assumed the turtle beach would be better quality. Now for $20 I didn't have high expectations but the ear piece has absolutely no padding what so ever! It feels like a large chunk of plastic on my ear. That coupled with how the changing ear design is making it just feel cheap and just uncomfortable. If you are looking for a good basic chat headset for the ps4, avoid this one. Returning it today for the insignia ones.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    You get what you pay for

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    naners
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    First of all, this headset is only $20 ,so its cheap, which is a plus for some. However, there are items that are cheap and great, this isn't one of them! I'm a girl so i have a smaller head, unfortunately it didn't fit me well, even at the tightest it could go. The worst thing was that it was PAINFUL to wear! My head would hurt once I was done using this headset, but hey like I said you get what you pay for. The noise input isn't that great either.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Was good while it lasted

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    Star1bdb
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    Bought this for the PS4 lasted 2 weeks before the connector came apart in my controller. Can’t recommend a product this defective. Especially from title beach I expected a little better quality. I know it’s I. The budget range. But come on. I have the XP510 for years no issues. Not a trying to compare the two.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great mic for casual gamer

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    Yarisaurus
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    It’s cheap and you pretty much get what you pay for as far as physical quality - cheap plastic and I wasn’t a fan of the way the top of the headset wouldn’t stop curling from the packaging. However the sound quality is great and the mic picks up my voice great too! Overall I love it. I don’t game a whole lot so it’s perfect for me. Don’t need anything fancy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Cheap, but not comfortable

    Posted
    Joeldx
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    I bought this alongside Overwatch so that I can talk to my friends and was a little disappointed by the fit of this headset. The ear piece is a hard plastic, which doesn't feel that great. And the volume is pretty low on the headset as well. If you need a cheap, quick solution and don't plan on playing for hours on end, these are alright.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    don't buy this

    Posted
    player01
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    Quality control on this product was sorely lacking in the plastic headset was severely warped and not wearable. Show this to a sales associate and they wondered if they were all like this he grabbed another one off the shelf and it was indeed warped and on wearable as to say when I returned I would definitely not recommend this to anyone.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Decent chat headset

    Posted
    SevenPointSupp
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    My son bought this as a replacement headset that came with his PS4. He was not interested in a full headset as he wanted to keep one ear uncovered. I appreciate the fact that I can still communicate with him while he is playing since he has one uncovered ear. Decent quality for the price. Will see how durable it is.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good headset for the pricepoint

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    Minnesnowta
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    It is nice enough for the price. Id doesn't get hot because it has the openings for people who wear glasses and I like that it only goes over one ear to I can still hear what is happening in my house. The mic doesn't always stay in the spot you put it however.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good for the price

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    Seegs
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    This isn’t the best quality construction or sound wise, but for the price it works absolutely fine. I did give it 5 stars based on the price, but don’t expect this to be high quality. It does the job for my 11 year old just fine.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Terrible sound and fit

    Posted
    CAE77
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    We bought this headset because it was the only mono available because we wanted to be able to hear around us while being able to hear the game. The “open ear cup” just means no padding, so it’s extremely uncomfortable, and you can barely hear anything even when turned all the way up.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Nope Nope Nope Nope

    Posted
    Mouse51180

    Pros: It works. Cons: Uncomfortable. Audio from friends too quite even with all volume setting on PS4 maxes and headset volume wheel on high.. Purchased last night, will be returning today. Paid $20...should not have cost more than $10.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Weird design

    Posted
    Chaz773
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    This headset has a really weird design it only has half padding on the top and bottom of the ear piece and the head strap is bent in a way that makes it seem like youd have it under your chin but is only big enough to fit on a doll

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great first mic set

    Posted
    Jnc19
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    Only can hear team chat or group chat on this one ear set which is nice when you need to hear what is going on in the outside world... mic picked up a lot of other noise but great for the price

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works good for PS4

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    Reviewer
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    My boys are into Fortnite, and they were going through headsets (small ones that come with the console), we bought these with the extended warranty and they have been great.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good on a Budget

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    Cptamerica91
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    Good when on a budget. Sound is "okay" as long as no other distractions in the room. It is good for parents though, so your children can't say "I cant hear you!" <-- :)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Recon Headset

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    Austere
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    Ideal headset if you need to hear what is going on around you while gaming. Padding has a bit of a break-in period. Mic does preform well and audio is clear if slightly reduced compared to a set of noise canceling headphones.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    This is a great pair of headphones

    Posted
    Stevie
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    I love these headphones cause I bought one from the dollar store and they didn't last a month before they were broke.these are wonderful save me a lot of money

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Does it's purpose

    Posted
    Mrmarcus7
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    I bought this one to use on xbox and Playstation. Somewhat comfortable for glasses but the cushioning could've been a bit bigger and better. The sounds is loud enough but the microphone is a bit flimsy and awkward.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great headset

    Posted
    alexis
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    This headset is awesome! My boyfriend wears glasses and it fits over his glasses and doesn’t mute all sound completely from outside the game. He loves them!

    I would recommend this to a friend