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Polk Audio Striker Zx Review (XBOX One)

by on March 13, 2015
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Model: Polk Audio Striker Zx (White/Orange)

Platform: Xbox One

Retail: $89.95

Polk Audio is taking a stance in the gaming realm by making an array of headsets for gamers to experience their audio expertise. I have a thing when it comes to gaming headsets and being an audiophile when it comes to music, so let’s see how the Polk Audio Striker Zx Headset for the Xbox One performs.

 

Polk Audio Striker Zx Key Features:

    • ProFit Comfort system is a combination of a lightweight, molded headband with a thick cushion and two-way pivoting ear cups with Protein Leather padding.
    • The 40mm drivers have been created using Polk’s patented Dynamic Balance® driver design process. This helps eliminate resonances and creates the Striker’s game-changing high-quality sound.
    • Wireless headset adapter: Polk’s exclusive Xbox One design will have higher output for gaming and chat, helping create a better gaming experience.
    • The retractable, omni-directional boom microphone, with a 7cm extension, is flexible in order to conform to the way you like to chat, and it slides neatly into the ear cup when you’re done.
    • The chat loop feature listens into your mic and lets you hear your voice in the headset to avoid shouting.
    • A Strain Relief Cable connector at the ear cup ensures the 40-inch cable always keeps you in the game. Two additional split cables enable you to connect to your platform of choice.

Polk Audio Striker Zx Specs:

Dimensions – Product Weight (each) 8.3 oz. (235.3 grams)
Electrical – Max Sensitivity 98 dB @ 126mV
Electrical – Nominal Impedance 32 Ohms
Electrical – Total Frequency Response (-3 dB) 20 Hz – 20 kHz
Headphone Specs – Included Cables Permanently attached 40″ audio cable
Headphone Specs – Input Connections 3.5mm
Headphone Specs – Style Over-ear
Headphone Specs Transducer – Diameter 40 mm
Headphone Specs Transducer – Type Dynamic Balance polymer resin driver
Shipping – Included Accessories Polk Xbox Controller Chat Adapter, owner’s manual
Warranty – Labor Warranty 1 year
Warranty – Parts Warranty 1 year

Edited by: Avery Osborn and Alex Miller

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What's Hot
  • Great, crisp sound
  • Multi-functional options with the 3.5mm jack
  • Lightweight
  • Customizable online audio experience
  • What's Not
  • A bit flimsy
  • Editor Rating
    GF Product Score
    9.0


    Final Verdict
     

    The Polk Audio Striker Zx has a crisp sound and does its job while making sure the minimal features are with this headset. The only drawback is the construction of the headset in itself, which seems a bit flimsy. Other than that, the Polk Audio legacy lives on now in the gaming sector.