The SteelSeries Arctis 3 2019 Edition Wireless are amazing gaming headphones that are also Bluetooth-compatible. It means you can stream music from your device while using the headphones wired to your press. It has a good microphone that sounds clear and full-bodied, which is good for online gaming.
The Siberia series which has been veritably popular in the gaming circle was released in 2017. Arctis series headsets had won amicable praise from authoritative media. It has also come as the sanctioned designated headset in the 2018 PGI Tests. In 2019, SteelSeries optimized and upgraded the former Arctis series.
Today we’ll discuss the 2019 edition Arctis 3 headset’s packaging, appearance, details, the experience of wearing sound performance, and the gaming experience.
SteelSeries’s design principle is “ no concession ”, from its packaging to the interior design of the packaging box, to the running of the accessory box buckle, it’s nearly impeccable. Compared to the former generation, Arctis 3 headset( 2019 edition) is more compact in packaging, and the volume of the packaging box has been reduced by nearly 50.
The front of the packaging box is a large picture of the Arctis 3 headset, which easily shows its Bluetooth characteristics. On the reverse is the description of the headset’s characteristics, accessories, and so on. Arctis 3 doesn’t have an external sound card like the Arctis 5 and Arctis 7.
The packaging box innards uses a Low Poly design style. Corrugated cardboard is used as protection, which can cover the headset well.
Accessories include the main string(1.2 m), a 3.5 mm extension string(1.8 m),3.5 mm appendages, and SteelSeries device primers. These insure this headset can be compatible with multiple platforms. The most worth mentioning is that it can be impeccably compatible with Nintendo Switch, all you need to do is just change the appendage.
SteelSeries Arctis 3 2019 Edition Wireless uses 40 mm S1 speakers which are only used in high-end headsets( similar to Steelseries flagship headsets Siberian 800 and 840), with a frequency response range of 20- 20000 MHz, and low total harmonious deformation at 3, perceptivity is 98dB, and impedance is 32 ohms.
The bass inflexibility of the S1 speaker unit is veritably good, the mid-range is wide, the high is soft and not broken, and the overall sound field is veritably wide. similar sound details are veritably friendly to FPS players, they can easily distinguish the position and distance of adversary steps and gunfire.
The ski goggle suspense headband relies on the Velcro adaptation to achieve the adaptation, which can give a wrapped feeling that the head ray design can not give. The larger contact area of the headband also decreases the pressure on the top of the head, which makes it more comfortable to wear.
Steelseries Arctis 3 gaming headset’s earpads have a great wrapping feeling and are very comfortable. The highly acclaimed AirWave fabric cushions have been thickened in this edition to make you feel more comfortable.
Two-way radio Clearcoat microphone receives the player’s voice on the side of the face, and the outside receives noise and also uses the rear current to reduce the noise.
When you communicate with teammates, the ClearCast microphone only collects sounds from the mouth veritably snappily. Due to the veritably small range of the radio, it has a natural canceling function and no need for other noise-canceling software.
In addition, the broadcasting microphone has collected and reproduced a wide frequency range substantially composed of high frequency. This frequency range makes the sound more natural so that the high-frequency response of the MIC is near the broadcasting microphone. The divisible MIC can be placed inside the observance mugs when not in use.
Interface & Switch
All the Steelseries Arctis 3 headset interfaces and switches are concentrated in the left observance mug, from left to right are participating interface, string interface, volume control switch, and MIC mute toggle. The layout of the switches is veritably reasonable, the mute toggle and volume switch can be fluently reached with an ergonomic touch.
Steelseries Arctis 3( 2019 edition) didn’t equip with a professional sound card, but it still tools compass sound, equalizer, bass boost, and dynamic range contraction sound functions through virtual bias.
Log in to SteelSeries Engine 3 software, click preferences, enter the periodical number on the card, also successfully install a virtual sound card motorist. ( Warning Be sure to elect the speaker and microphone as the device is connected to the headset interface. Also, configure the speaker device as a 7.1 compass device from the audio settings.)
- Wearing Experience
The first feeling to wear is very comfortable and lightweight. This generation of thicker ear cushions provides a great wrapping experience. And there will be no serious clips with the cooperation of a ski goggle suspension headband. The lightweight won’t bring any burden, and the overall wearing experience is quite better than other generations.
- Audio Experience
In terms of sound quality, we clearly can’t compare it with professional headphones for music, but compared to gaming headsets, it can be said to be veritably good.
- Gaming Experience
With numerous times of experience in the gaming headset assiduity, SteelSeries had formerly formed an inherited tuning performance. Numerous headset manufacturers pay too important attention to the bass picture, which in turn creates a dull and banging experience for players. Proper bass processing makes shots and explosions clearer which is salutary for players to capture sound details.
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In terms of sound localization, Arctis 3 achieved a veritably good position with excellent resolution. It’s accurate and clearer. Good sound resolution ensures that in the Sandbox Games similar to PUBG, players can descry the sound of distant buses, near ways, and door opening.
Steelseries Arctis 3 gaming headset is the entry-position of the Arctis series. Compared to Arctis 5 and Arctis 7, Arctis 3 has the same core specifications the same 40 mm S1 speaker unit. And ClearCast MIC, Arctis 3 is recommended for a low budget. However, Arctis 5 is recommended for RGB lighting. If you bear wireless capabilities and Arctis 7 with a 2. If you pay further attention to the appearance of the headset. A 4 GHz connection may be more suitable for you.
- Is Arctis 3 2019 Edition Wireless?
Yes, The SteelSeries Arctis 3 2019 Edition Wireless.
- Is Arctis 3 2019 Edition Good?
This Edition is good sound quality and it has a microphone and excellent recording quality.
- What is the difference between Arctis 3 and Arctis 3 2019?
The main Arctis 3 product includes a dual 3.5mm extension cable which is required by some PCs, whereas the console version does not.
- Can the Arctis 3 Be used wireless?
The Arctis 3 Bluetooth is the perfect headset for sports everywhere you go.