Connecting the Astro gaming headset to your PS5 allows you to utilize the audio for an advantage while playing multiplayer games.
There was significant debate and doubt if new Playstation 5 owners could use their current Astro gaming headsets. Many have considered the worry because there are rumors that the PS5 will not have an optical port connection.
This connection is how many users connected their Astro gaming mix amp to their PS4 gaming consoles. There are other options available if headsets are not your thing; we have you covered. In our guide, we discuss the Top 10 Best PlayStation 5 Soundbars.
Compatible PS5 Astro Headsets
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Below you will find which Astro gaming headsets are compatible with the PS5 and what will be needed to make sure they operate smoothly.
For Surround Sound, the ASTRO A50 and MixAmp Pro TR can utilize Dolby Audio via the ASTRO hardware directly. The A10 and A40 headsets can receive PS5 3D Audio via the PS5 controller.
Tuned with astro audio v2: Tuned for gaming, astro audio v2 delivers pro quality audio for gamers when they need it most, whether live streaming to competitive play in the pits of a pro tournament
Astro command center software: Redefine pro audio for gamers; The free astro command center software gives players enhanced control over their voice communication and audio settings; When paired with the a40 tr headset, the mixamp pro tr delivers pro quality audio from the living room to the main stage
Input power: 250 milliampere(ma) at 5volts
Dolby audio: Dolby audio delivers cinematic, 3d gaming audio experience and broadcasts dolby out to streaming audiences
Game: Voice balance a feature that astro pioneered
Game: Voice balance allows easy adjustment of the ratio of game audio to voice chat players experience
Customizable stream output: Control what your stream audience hears, including chat and game audio levels; Broadcast from the stream out port in 2 channel dolby surround sound
USB sound card functionality: USB sound card functionality with game:voice balance, game and voice streaming delivered to PC gamers; No optical port needed
Digital daisy chain: Faster than the speed of sound, this fully digital connection enables interference and lag free local voice communications
Customizable EQ settings: Create custom EQ modes so youre always locked into the best gaming audio experience
ASTRO gaming says that the HDMI Adapter will be available via ASTRO websites and retailers globally in October for $39.99.
What does the HDMI adapter do?
It enables game sound + voice chat mixing and features a lag less 4K HDMI video passthrough while adding a TOSLINK optical jack.
Current registered owners of ASTRO products will be able to submit their serial number and email address to receive a $15 discount on purchase on ASTROGaming.com. More details to follow on this program.
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Michael loves audio production. He especially enjoys the technical aspect of making music sound good! Michael also loves spending time with his friends and family and enjoying parties.