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Corsair H2100 Wireless 7.1 Gaming Headset Review

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Corsair H2100 Wireless Dolby 7.1 Gaming Headset Review

By Greg Schepers

Manufacturer: Corsair Components, Inc.
Product Name: Corsair Gaming H2100 Wireless Dolby 7.1 Gaming Headset
Model Number: CA-9011127-NA
UPC: 843591052146
Price As Tested: $94.99 (Amazon / Newegg)

Full Disclosure: The product sample used in this article has been provided by Corsair.

Corsair is an organization that, in all reality, needs no introduction. Most of us have had a power supply, memory, liquid CPU cooler, etc. that has been adorned with the Corsair label. And, Corsair has not limited its prowess to internal components; it also has a proven track record when it comes to developing top-shelf gaming peripherals.

If you’ve owned any Corsair Gaming mouse, keyboard, or headset, it is likely you have been more than satisfied with it. One of the latest devices added to its stable, the Corsair H2100 Wireless Dolby 7.1 Gaming Headset, boasts the features that, on paper, make it stand out as one that should be on your short list if you are in the market for a wireless gaming headset. Today at Benchmark Reviews, we will take a closer look at the Corsair H2100 Wireless Dolby 7.1 Gaming Headset and share with you our thoughts.

Corsair Gaming H2100 Wireless Dolby 7.1 Gaming Headset

Headset Features

  • 2.4GHz wireless freedom up to 40ft + 10 hours of uninterrupted gaming
  • Dolby 7.1 surround delivers lethally accurate positional audio
  • Oversized 50mm neodymium drivers
  • comfortable microfiber-wrapped memory foam ear pads
  • advanced unidirectional noise-cancelling microphone
  • Warranty – 2 Years

Technical Specifications

  • Headphones
    • Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz
    • Impedance: 32 Ohms @ 1kHz
    • Sensitivity: 105dB (+/-3dB)
    • Drivers: 50mm
    • USB power consumption: 500mA
    • Connector: USB Type A
    • Wireless range: up to 40 feet (12m)
    • Battery life: Up to 10 hours
  • Microphone
    • Type: Unidirectional noise-cancelling condenser with adjustable, rotating boom
    • Impedance: 2.2k Ohms
    • Frequency Response: 100Hz to 10kHz
    • Sensitivity: -37dB (+/-3dB)


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  1. Nonprophet

    I own this headset and something I wanted to point out is it does indeed have a mute. When the mic boom is raised all the way upright the mic automatically mutes until you lower it again. Cheers.

    1. Greg Schepers

      Thanks for the information! I looked through all of the documentation provided with the product and I also checked the products page on the Corsair site… I could not find anything that shared that information. Anyway, now I know why my teammates can’t hear me at times. I like to position my microphone boom at about nose level rather than right in front of my mouth. What I need to determine is at what boom position does the mute function switch on/off? I’ll figure it out and share my findings. Thanks once again!

      1. Greg Schepers

        *Reporting back regarding the boom position that triggers the mute function:

        Utilizing the Corsair Gaming Headset Control Panel’s microphone check function, I discovered that the microphone cuts off at about eye level on me. So, considering the microphone boom has about 120° of swing in it, I would estimate that the mute function engages at ~60°.

        Thanks again Nonprophet!

  2. rasmus.engell94@gmail.com

    The audio for me is perfect, the only thing i have a problem with is the mic…. But apperently it’s ONLY me that has a problem. It’s really low no matter what, pc and ps3.
    I can’t find anything about it.

  3. Deno

    My set broke after three months of regular use.

    1. Greg Schepers

      Sorry to hear that Deno. What broke on the headset? I used mine almost daily for at least six months with no issues. I still use it occasionally, but I’ve tested and used many other headsets in the past several months, so it doesn’t get the same amount of use.

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