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Razer BlackShark V2

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4.4 out of 5
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Pros

  • The knob feels nice and smooth
  • Sound quality is great
  • improved clarity and less distortion

Cons

  • small wires could easily catch on something and potentially get damaged
  • the sound was muddy and it was difficult to hear where enemies
  • it s not that extreme

Key specs

  • 7.1
  • 32 Ω
  • 100 dB
  • 12, 28000 Hz
  • Closed
  • Stereo
  • Over-Ear
  • Wired

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Razer BlackShark V2 - Pros & Cons

Razer BlackShark V2

Pros

  • The knob feels nice and smooth
  • Sound quality is great
  • improved clarity and less distortion
  • passive noise isolation is also pretty good
  • fairly light and sprightly gaming headset
  • BlackShakr V2 fits very well indeed and remains comfortable even after several hours of constant use
  • decent sound and comfort for a reasonable price
  • lightweight and comfortable - crucial
  • Comfortable and lightweight
  • offers better resonance and more accurate sound
  • superior audio quality and lower latency

Cons

  • small wires could easily catch on something and potentially get damaged
  • the sound was muddy and it was difficult to hear where enemies
  • it s not that extreme
  • the tension will vary from headset to headset
  • it s not a game-changer
  • It s just far too hot and humid
  • there s not a lot of side to side movement
  • no lights
  • bulky headphones
  • lacking loudness in particularly bass-laden tracks
  • it s still a little clunky

Razer BlackShark V2 - Technical Overview

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IconDriver size
50 mm
Best:
Hauppauge XFones
Driver size: 400 mm
IconImpedance
32 Ω
Best:
Stax SR-L500
Impedance: 145000 Ω
IconWeight
262 g
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Razer BlackShark V2 - Full Specifications

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Technical details
Sound outputStereo
StyleOver-Ear
Connectivity technologyWired
Headset (integrated/enclosed microphone)yes
Diaphragm materialTitanium
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Dimensions
Weight9.24 oz
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Microphone
Microphone typeBoom microphone
Microphone sensitivity-42.0 dB
Microphone frequency100 - 10000
Microphone direction typeUnidirectional microphone
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Features
Noise-cancelingyes
Built-in heart rate monitorno
Calorie counterno
FM radiono
NFCno
Vibrationno
Carrying caseno
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Design
Colour of product
  • Black
  • Black,Green
Acoustic designClosed
Control typeButtons
CategoryGaming
Foldableno
Water resistantno
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Sound
Channels7.1
Impedance32.0 Ω
Sensitivity100.0 dB
Frequency range12 - 28000
Driver size1.97 in
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Connectivity
Cable length1.8
Detachable cableyes

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Razer BlackShark V2 Razer - Editorial Reviews (18)

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Razer BlackShark V2 Razer BlackShark V2 review
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SoundGuys
Published: 09.03.2022
Razer BlackShark V2 review

The Razer BlackShark V2 could be one of the best gaming headsets under $100 to hit the market in years. Does it sink or swim?

Razer BlackShark V2 Razer BlackShark V2 review: A light gaming headset with great sound
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T3
Published: 13.08.2021
Razer BlackShark V2 review: A light gaming headset with great sound
4.0

The Razer BlackShark V2 is a light and comfortable gaming headset with great sound

Razer BlackShark V2 Razer BlackShark V2 Review: Airy Feel, Quality Sound
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tomshardware.co.uk
Published: 30.07.2020
Razer BlackShark V2 Review: Airy Feel, Quality Sound
4.0

A more versatile fish

Razer BlackShark V2 Razer BlackShark V2 + USB Sound Card Review
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TweakTown
Published: 13.11.2020
Razer BlackShark V2 + USB Sound Card Review
4.5

Razer has released a brand new gaming headset with a $99 price tag, introducing the Razer BlackShark V2 + USB Sound Card.

Razer BlackShark V2 Razer BlackShark V2 Review
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RTINGS.com
Published: 24.08.2021
Razer BlackShark V2 Review
3.7

The Razer BlackShark V2 are wired gaming headphones with a similar look and feel to the Razer BlackShark V2 X, but come with lots more customization features. Th...

Razer BlackShark V2 Razer BlackShark V2 review: Sleek looks and great sound
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hardwarezone.com.sg
Published: 02.09.2020
Razer BlackShark V2 review: Sleek looks and great sound
4.3

The Razer BlackShark V2

Razer BlackShark V2 Razer BlackShark V2 review: Resurrected for eSports with new 50mm drivers
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Techaeris
Published: 22.08.2020
Razer BlackShark V2 review: Resurrected for eSports with new 50mm drivers
4.8

Our Razer BlackShark V2 review takes a look at the THX-enabled version, as well as the more affordable 7.1 surround sound BlackShark V2 X.

Razer BlackShark V2 Razer Blackshark V2 Review
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PCMAG
Published: 30.07.2020
Razer Blackshark V2 Review
4.5

The wired Razer Blackshark V2 gaming headset offers excellent audio and microphone quality, loads of software features and options, and a light, comfortable fit.

Razer BlackShark V2 Razer Blackshark V2 review
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Tom's Guide
Published: 30.07.2020
Razer Blackshark V2 review
4.5

The Razer Blackshark V2 gaming headset is comfortable and affordable, and it sounds great

Razer BlackShark V2 Razer BlackShark V2 Pro review
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TechRadar
Published: 16.10.2020
Razer BlackShark V2 Pro review
4.5

Premium wireless gaming headset at a premium price

Razer BlackShark V2 Razer BlackShark V2 review: "An old name gets a new lease of life - with emphatic results"
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gamesradar
Published: 28.09.2020
Razer BlackShark V2 review: "An old name gets a new lease of life - with emphatic results"
5.0

If you've ever shopped for a gaming headset (or even if you haven't, actually), you'll know of Razer's pedigree, premium audio, and excellent reputation. That carries across to the

Razer BlackShark V2 Razer BlackShark V2 gaming headset review
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pcgamer
Published: 30.07.2020
Razer BlackShark V2 gaming headset review
4.6

Knocking the HyperX Cloud Alpha off its lofty perch.

Razer BlackShark V2 Razer BlackShark V2 Gaming Headset review
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LaptopMag
Published: 08.09.2020
Razer BlackShark V2 Gaming Headset review
4.0

Razer’s newest esports headset, software leads the way to nuanced sound

Razer BlackShark V2 Razer Blackshark V2 X Review: Superb headphones for gaming and meetings
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MobileSyrup
Published: 27.05.2021
Razer Blackshark V2 X Review: Superb headphones for gaming and meetings
4.0

Razer's Blackshark V2 X headphones offer solid sound and exceptional comfort for a reasonable price.

Razer BlackShark V2 Razer's new, best wired gaming headset - Razer BlackShark V2 Review
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Craving Tech -Technology and Reviews
Published: 01.09.2020
Razer's new, best wired gaming headset - Razer BlackShark V2 Review
5.0

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn More Razer BlackShark V2 Review – Razer has made many wired gaming headsets (we’ve reviewed most of them) but I don’t think there’s anything like the Razer BlackShark V2 which has everything you want from a gaming headset (well, okay, maybe minus RGB lighting). It has a really good sound quality, lightweight […]

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