HyperX Announces New DuoCast Microphone and White Colorways for QuadCast S and SoloCast Microphones

SoloCast USB Microphone 24-bit Audio Upgrade also Revealed

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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 – the HyperX DuoCastTM USB microphone and white colorways 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 Ana Hidalgo, streaming business manager, HyperX. “Our continued efforts to meet the needs of today’s microphone users has 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 offer new levels of comfort, performance and control and are 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 utilizes Hi-Res 24-bit bit-depth and up to 96kHz sampling rate to provide high quality and crystal-clear voice capturing. The microphone also utilizes 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 customizable via HyperX NGENUITY software.
  • HyperX QuadCast S Microphone: Now available in a white colorway, QuadCast S is a USB microphone featuring stunning RGB lighting effects, customizable 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 optimize 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 colorway to align with different styles, the microphone utilizes 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.

Availability

The new products will be available through HyperX online and the HyperX U.S. network of retail and e-tail outlets as follows:

Pricing on HyperX.com is subject to change without notice. Retailers’ pricing may vary.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, HyperX may experience some product and shipping delays. HyperX is taking every possible measure to work with partners to minimize the impact on its customers and ensure product availability and timely delivery.

HyperX DuoCast USB Microphone Specifications

 

Part Number

4P5E2AA

 

Microphone Specifications

Element

Two electret condenser capsules

Polar patterns

Cardioid, omnidirectional

Frequency response

20Hz–20kHz

Sensitivity

-6dBFS (1V/Pa at 1kHz)

Noise (RMS)

≤-70dBFS (A-weighted)

 

Headphone Output

Impedance

32 Ω

Frequency response

20Hz – 20kHz

Maximum power output

7mW

Total harmonic distortion

≤ 0.05% (1kHz/0dBFS)

Noise (RMS)

≤-110dBFS (A-weighted)

Signal-to-noise ratio

≥ 100dB (1kHz/0dBFS, A-weighted)

 

Connections and Features

Connection type

USB-C, 3.5mm headphone output

USB Specification

USB 2.0 (full speed)

Sampling rates

96 kHz, 48kHz, 44.1kHz

Bit-depth

24-bit

Power consumption

5V 200mA (white light)

Shock mount

Included

Pop filter

Built-in

Controls

Microphone gain, tap-to-mute, multifunction button

Lighting

RGB (16,777,216 colors)

Light effects

2 zones1

Software support

HyperX NGENUITY

 

Physical Specifications

Weight (Microphone)

243.2g

Weight (Shock mount and stand)

190.5g

Weight (Mount adapter)

31.3g

Total Weight (w/ USB cable)

502.9g

Cable length(s) and type(s)

2m USB-C to USB-A

HyperX QuadCast S USB Microphone Specifications

 

Part Number

519P0AA (White)

 

Microphone Specifications

Element

Three 14mm electret condenser capsules

Polar patterns

Stereo, Omnidirectional, Cardioid, Bidirectional

Frequency response

20Hz–20kHz

Sensitivity

-36dB (1V/Pa at 1kHz)

Noise (RMS)

≤-95dBFS (A-weighted)

 

Headphone Output

Impedance

32 Ω

Frequency response

20Hz – 20kHz

Maximum power output

7mW

THD

≤ 0.05% (1kHz/0dBFS)

Noise (RMS)

≤-95dBFS (A-weighted)

SNR

≥ 90dB (1kHZ, RL=∞)

 

Connections and Features

Connection type

USB-C, 3.5mm headphone output

USB Specification

USB 2.0 (full speed)

Sampling rates

48kHz, 44.1kHz, 32kHz, 16kHz, 8kHz

Bit-depth

16-bit

Power consumption

5V 245mA (white light)

Shock mount

Built-in

Pop filter

Built-in

Controls

Microphone gain, tap-to-mute, polar pattern

Lighting

RGB (16,777,216 colors)

Light effects

2 zones1

Software support

HyperX NGENUITY

 

Physical Specifications

Weight (Microphone)

255g

Weight (Shock mount and stand)

335g

Weight (Mount adapter)

33g

Total Weight (w/ USB cable)

700g

Cable length(s) and type(s)

3m USB-C to USB-A

HyperX SoloCast USB Microphone Specifications

 

Part Number

519T2AA (White)

 

Microphone Specifications

Element

14mm electret condenser capsule

Polar pattern(s)

Cardioid

Frequency response

20Hz–20kHz

Sensitivity

-6dB (1V/Pa at 1kHz)

Noise (RMS)

≤-74dBFS (A-weighted)

 

Connections and Features

Connection type

USB-C

USB Specification

USB 2.0 (full speed)

Sampling rates

96kHz, 48kHz, 44.1kHz

Bit-depth

24-bit, 16-bit

Power consumption

5V 47mA

 

Physical Specifications

Weight (Microphone)

Black: 261g, White: 268.5g

Weight (Microphone stand)

Black: 125g, White: 125g

Total Weight (w/ USB cable)

Black: 429.9g, White: 432.4g

Cable length(s) and type(s)

2m USB-C to USB-A

12 zone RGB lighting customizable with HyperX NGENUITY software.

About HyperX

For 19 years, HyperX’s mission has been to develop gaming solutions for every type of gamer and the company is consistently recognized for delivering products that provide superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. Under the tagline of “WE’RE ALL GAMERS,” HyperX gaming headsets, keyboards, mice, USB microphones, and console accessories are the choice of everyday gamers as well as celebrity ambassadors, pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because they meet the most stringent product specifications and are built with best-in-class components. For more information, please go to www.hyperx.com.

About HP

HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our product and service portfolio of personal systems, printers, and 3D printing solutions, we engineer experiences that amaze. More information about HP Inc. is available at http://www.hp.com.

Editor’s Note: For additional information or executive interviews, please contact Mark Tekunoff, HP Inc., 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708, 714-438-2791(Voice) or [email protected]. Press images can be found in the press room here.

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Contacts

Media Contacts:
Mark Tekunoff

HyperX

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Dana Gomez

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