Razer Kraken Pro Gaming Headset Review
Sometimes simplicity works. The Razer Kraken Pro V2 headset is an easy, efficient and classically a comfortable gaming headset. It comes in two versions, the Black and burning Neon Green.
The all-black headset boasts of huge, extra-cushy ear cups, which are set on an aluminum frame that feels sturdy given the marginal lightweight. It is also portable and resistant to wear and tear. The eye Burning Neon Green version will certainly get the attention of everyone in any room. Both have black memory foam ear cups. The outside of the cups has black rings, and opposite color (black for the green model, green for the black version) memory foam padding on the base of the headband, along with a flexible arm on the boom microphone.
The Razer Kraken Pro Gaming Headsets are the most comfortable headset ever. Why is this so? They are large, and the memory foam padding lets the headset sit firmly on your head. The headsets do not pinch and they are light enough such that they do not weigh your head down. The headset’s feathery, 12-ounce frame and thick, faux-leather ear cups make it a pleasure to wear.
The boom mic fits in the left earcup on a flexible arm that pulls out of the cup. For those with large fingers, they might it uncomfortable to get a good grip when the mic is pulled in completely. What’s more, the Razer Kraken Pro Gaming Headsets are a pleasant wear for long gaming sessions. Another added advantage of the Razer Kraken Pro Gaming Headset is that the ear cups fold inward making it easier to carry.
Like any good gaming headset, the Kraken Pro delivers bass very well. Not only do its 40mm stereo drivers provide a satisfying blast of rockets and mini-gun fire in Team Fortress 2, but it handles the thumping bass notes without distortion. Even if you cranked up the volume, you will never hear cracking or warping.
Besides bass, music, and dialog sound good on the Kraken Pro. It is not the best headset for music, but it’s primarily intended for gaming and voice chat in gaming, and at that, it works very well. You can’t logically expect a flat or accurate response from a midrange gaming headset because it has different audio priorities.
The Razer Kraken Pro isn’t fancy and it doesn’t have any special features like wireless capability or surround sound, but it’s comfortable, powerful, and clear, which are the most important aspects of a gaming headset.
As an analog headset, the Razer Kraken Pro will work on just about anything with a headphone jack. You won’t get any of the software bells and whistles found on the 7.1, but you will get better versatility.
As a no-nonsense headset built for competitive gaming, the Razer Kraken Pro satisfies. Its lightweight design and cozy ear cups make it ideal for long sessions, while its sturdy aluminum frame ensures that it will stay safe on the way to your next tournament. The V2 doesn’t disappoint on the audio front, either, offering crisp, balanced audio that makes it easy to hear the competition coming.