Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger Headset

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Product: HyperX Cloud Stinger Headset
Provided By: HyperX Gaming
Price: ~$49.99 Online at time of Publication



Hey all, it’s been a while since I was able to get another review done but the wait has paid off with what could be a great headset at a great price point. Today we’ll be looking at the brand new HyperX Cloud Stinger gaming headset that features 50mm directional drivers, an ear cup volume slider, a swivel to mute noise the canceling microphone, and some 90° rotating ear cups. On top of that this headset can be plugged and played with many different systems such as PC, Xbox One, PS4, Wii U, Macs and some mobile devices.

Before I get too caught up on the details, lets first take a look at the unboxing.

Box Front Box Back


The headset is packaged very nicely and is quite secure with foam padding protecting it as you can see below.

Open Box Secure In Box


Technical Specifications:

The specifications and features below were copied and pasted from the product page for the Cloud Stinger. For all the latest information, please refer to the manufacturer's page as the information below has been posted merely for your convenience.


  • Driver: Dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets
  • Type: Circumaural, Closed back
  • Frequency response: 18Hz-23,000Hz
  • Impedance: 30 Ω
  • Sound pressure level: 102 ± 3dBSPL/mW at 1kHz
  • T.H.D.: < 2%
  • Input power: Rated 30mW, Maximum 500mW
  • Weight: 275g
  • Cable length and type: Headset (1.3m) + Extension Y-cable(1.7m)
  • Connection: Headset - 3.5mm plug (4 pole) + extension cable - 3.5mm stereo and mic plugs



  • Element: Electret condenser microphone
  • Polar pattern: Uni-directional, Noise-canceling
  • Frequency response: 50Hz~18,000Hz
  • Sensitivity: -40 dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)


On the next page we'll take an in-depth look at the features before we jump into testing.