Astro A50 Wireless Gaming Headset for PS4/PC - Black

  • Model #: 939-001516
  • Web Code: 10455865
Sold and shipped by: Best Buy
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No gamer can succeed without immersive, precision audio. This fully wireless version of the ASTRO A50 gaming headset for PlayStation 4 and PC comes with the Base Station that broadcasts interference-free at 5GHz. The A50 headset delivers dialogue, music, and in-game sounds as they're meant to be heard thanks to Dolby Headphone 7.1 Surround Sound.

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  • Interference-free 5GHz wireless technology broadcasts up to 30 ft. away with low latency, keeping you in sync with your gameplay
  • ASTRO Base Station pairs effortlessly with the A50 headset and features magnetic charging, allowing easy docking when the headset is not in use
  • Base Station displays battery life and charging status, ensuring the headset is ready to go when you are
  • Rear 3.5mm input/output lets you take phone calls, play your own background music, or output game audio and chat to an external recording device
  • Built-in ASTRO MixAmp technology offers advanced customization of all inputs and outputs, allowing users to fine-tune audio settings to achieve the perfect mix
  • Game:Voice Balancing adjusts the ratio of game audio to voice chat, so you won't struggle to hear your teammates over in-game sound effects
  • ASTRO Command Center offers control beyond default mix settings with 3 EQ presets, ASTRO, Pro, and Studio
  • Command Center also lets users independently adjust input and output levels, and create, save, and share profiles
  • Optimized for PS4 and PC, the precision boom microphone provides clear, low-noise communication with a flip-up mute function
  • ASTRO Command Center software lets gamers adjust microphone levels and other settings depending on their surroundings and preferences
  • Designed for marathon gaming sessions, the A50 is equipped with cloth-wrapped, foam ear cushions for maximum comfort
  • Lightweight, rugged construction features premium materials for a pressure-free fit that won’t overheat your head and easily accommodates anyone wearing glasses
  • Dolby Headphone 7.1 Surround Sound gives you the ability to pinpoint various objects and sounds in a three-dimensional space -- crucial for competitive gaming
  • ASTRO Audio provides a neutral, smooth, and extended frequency spectrum for detailed, true-to-life sound with non-fatiguing highs, clear mids, and tight, distortion-free bass
  • With up to 15 hours of battery life you can extend your gaming sessions worry free

What's in the Box?

  • A50 Headset
  • A50 Microphone
  • Charging Base

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 2 Year(s)
  • Labour - 2 Year(s)

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  • Headphone Style
  • Band Style
  • Sports & Fitness Ear Clip
  • Sound Isolating
  • Noise Cancelling
  • Echo Reduction
  • Wireless
  • Bluetooth
  • RF Wireless
  • Wireless Talk Time
    8 h
  • Wireless Standby Time
    3 d
  • Charge Time
    5 h
  • Designed for Sports
  • Designed for Kids
  • DJ Style
  • Professional Grade
  • Water/Sweat Resistant
  • Fitness Tracking
  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • Step Tracking
  • Inline Volume Control
  • iPod/iPhone Control
  • Android Control
  • Built-in Mic
  • Folding
  • Ear Cushion Material
  • Driver Unit Size
    50 mm
  • Power Source
    Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
  • Frequency Response
    20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Impedance
    48 Ohms
  • Magnet Type
  • Sensitivity
    118 db @1kHz
  • Colour
    Black; Blue
  • Colour Family
  • Weight
    1678 g
  • Warranty Labour
    2 Year(s)
  • Warranty Parts
    2 Year(s)



Customer Reviews

4.7 / 5
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220 Reviews

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  • from Simcoe, ON

Nice sound but....

This headset produces great quality sound. However my mic would cut out periodically (yes was fully charged) and they were uncomfortable with my glasses. I bought them specifically for comfort. Will return them since I can’t wear them for long periods of time.

  • from Saskatoon, SK

Very poor support. a50's riddled with problems audio dropS out charging staion issues

When the headset is placed in the charging station 9 out or 10 times it does not charge with out messing with it. finally a charging pin falls off, Astro support asks for a picture. I then send them pics they can clearly see it has failed. they will not send me a replacement charging station first and say you need to ship at your expense the broken one to Astro in Usa. "we will evaluate it for warranty". so as a Canadian customer not only do you get to pay for shipping but you will be with out the product for 1-2 months. Do not waist your money garbage.

  • from Ottawa

Can't charge and play

very good audio and mic audio is good but only downside is you can't play your game while the Headset is plugged in charging other than that these are very comfortable i think for the price it should have came with the mod kit but all good

  • from Canmore, AB


Don't buy these headphones they time out ever minute and are worst than the last gen

  • from New Liskeard, ON

Best headset for PS4!!!

I've used several headsets for the PS3 and PS4 over the years.....and the Astro A50 is the best wireless headset I've ever used. Excellent features along with the crisp and clear sound/chat makes this headset worth every penny!!!

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