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ASTRO announces A1 Pro Gaming Headset for Sega Genesis

ASTRO announces A1 Pro Gaming Headset for Sega Genesis

by Greg DeVriesApril 1, 2012

ASTRO is pleased to announced the A1 Pro Gaming Headset and Mixamp for the Sega Genesis. The headset features astounding 16-bit audio and 8KB of dedicated RAM, and is designed to be easy to use, and extremely comfortable, made of 100% plastic. It plug right into the Sega Genesis console. Add in the  6-channel stereo ASTRO Gaming Surround sound (AGS) for total audio immersion!

Other features include:

  • 16-Bit Audio Quality – Hear every detail, from ring pickups to digitized voices.
  • Stylish and Comfortable – Perfectly compliments your SEGA Genesis gaming console.  Unmatched comfort designed for extended gaming sessions.
  • Controls at Your Fingertips – Easily accessible controls allow quick balancing of game sounds and voice chat. Plugs in quickly and easily to your Genesis console.
  • Surround Sound – Incredible spatial effects utilizing ASTRO’s proprietary audio formula.
  • Noise Canceling Microphone – Communicate directly with other gamers using the A1’s sensitive mic.
  • Premium ASTRO Construction – Made of our real plastic that’s nice and shiny too.

The headset has already been in the hands of several reviewers, and they’re excited (to say the least). I’m getting ready to start digging through my boxes and looking for my Genesis, and RF adapter. I can’t wait to play Sonic 2 and Toejam and Earl with this awesome headset!

“Joe Montana football never sounded so real.  And being able to let my NBA Jam opponent know what I thought of his weak game over Xband is revolutionary.”

— Electronic Gaming Monthly, August 1995

“The gold standard of Genesis headsets.  The surround sound effects Sonic the Hedgehog will have you looking over your shoulder for Dr. Robotnik.”

— Next Generation, June 1995

“Holy shit it was like Alladin was right there in the room with us.  And with Mortal Kombat you can literally hear every bone breaking.”

— Gamefan, July 1995


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Greg DeVries
A gamer since the SNES days, Greg enjoys games of all genres and styles, but is most at home with games where you level up or jump on enemies' heads. Also, games with swords are pretty great, too. A strong proponent of the underdog, he won't shy away from giving any indie game a try. Greg divides his free time between playing video games, visiting the comic book store, and taking care of his two Pembroke Welsh Corgi's, Quinn and Reilly. Steam: theindiegeek Xbox Live: TheMarchedHare