Published on July 18th, 2022 | by Adrian Gunning
New HyperX DuoCast microphone and white QuadCast S and SoloCast launch in ANZ
HyperX, the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today revealed the expansion of its microphone family with three new additions in Australia and New Zealand – the HyperX DuoCastTM USB microphone and white colourways in the HyperX SoloCastTM and QuadCastTM USB microphone lineup. HyperX also announced SoloCast now supports hi-res 24-bit/96 kHz audio recording via updates using the HyperX NGENUITY software for enhanced studio audio editing.
“HyperX is proud to offer a wide range of high-quality gear tailored to meet the unique needs of the vibrant and growing community of content creators, influencers, gamers, and more,” said HyperX. “Our continued efforts to meet the needs of today’s microphone users have resulted in our extensive microphone lineup, all delivering clear and consistent sound along with different design styles to fit into the setups of gamers, streamers, casters, students, and business professionals alike.”
The latest HyperX line of products offers new levels of comfort, performance and control and is designed to improve the user experience. More information on the new microphones includes:
- HyperX DuoCast USB Microphone: DuoCast USB microphone is designed to meet the demands of PC, PS5TM, PS4TM, and Mac professional or aspiring streamers. The DuoCast utilises Hi-Res 24-bit bit-depth and up to 96kHz sampling rate to provide high quality and crystal-clear voice capturing. The microphone also utilises an internal pop filter to provide cleaner audio capture. The DuoCast features a low-profile shock mount, an easily-accessible gain control adjustment, two selectable polar patterns – cardioid and omnidirectional – and tap-to-mute functionality with convenient LED lighting to indicate broadcast status. DuoCast also offers an RGB light ring that is customisable via HyperX NGENUITY software.
- HyperX QuadCast S Microphone: Now available in a white colourway, QuadCast S is a USB microphone featuring stunning RGB lighting effects, customisable with HyperX NGENUITY software. Equipped with a built-in anti-vibration shock mount, built-in pop filter, and a tap-to-mute sensor with an LED status indicator, QuadCast S delivers clear and consistent sound during streams and video conference calls. The QuadCast S microphone offers four polar patterns – stereo, omnidirectional, cardioid, and bidirectional – to optimise broadcast and work from home setups. In addition to an internal pop filter designed to reduce plosive sounds for clearer audio quality, QuadCast S comes with a stand featuring a built-in anti-vibration shock mount, quick gain control and a 3.5mm headphone output for live mic monitoring.
- HyperX SoloCast Microphone: SoloCast offers a USB microphone with an easy plug-n-play setup. With a new white colourway to align with different styles, the microphone utilises a cardioid polar pattern that is more sensitive to sound sources directly in front of the microphone, making it ideal for in-game voice chat, streaming voice audio and audio recordings for content creation. The microphone offers a tap-to-mute feature that indicates mute status when the status LED is flashing, and a stand that swivels to fit a variety of setups for ease of use. Also, new to the SoloCast is Hi-Res 24-bit bit depth and up to 96kHz sampling rate for high-quality and accurate recordings. This upgrade is accessible through a HyperX NGENUITY firmware update.
A DuoCast microphone video can be seen here.
The HyperX DuoCast microphone is available in Australia and New Zealand for AUD 159 and NZD 169 MSRP. For more information, please visit the HyperX Microphone product page (AU) and DuoCast Microphone product page (NZ).