Saitek Cyborg 5.1 Headset ReviewMakaveli - March 20, 2008
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The Cyborg 5.1 headset is constructed very well. The unit itself does not feel flimsy at all and I think that's partly due to the fact that the sliders are made of metal instead of plastic. You'll find soft padding on top of the headset and felt-like padding on the ear cuffs. The cuffs can turn 90 degrees inwards and they can slightly turn outwards. If you look closely, you can see each speaker inside of the headset. The microphone jack is located on the left ear and isn't very noticeable.
In the middle of the cable, you'll find a few buttons. You'll find a switch to turn on the "Stereo" or "5.1" settings, raise and lower the volume, as well as mute or unmute the microphone. On the side, you'll find a dial for the "Stereo" volume. At the bottom of the cable, you'll find a USB, microphone, and headphone connector.
The two halves of the case that we found earlier, zip together quite nicely to make a secure case to keep the Saitek Cyborg 5.1 headset in. To connect the microphone to the headset, just plug it into the headset and you're ready to go. Once you plug in the headset, you'll notice that each ear will light up. The right ear lights up green and the left ear lights up red.
Now let's take a look at the software included.