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X12 Xbox 360 Headset - EU

by Turtle Beach
Windows 2000 / XP / Vista, Mac OS X, Xbox 360
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (919 customer reviews)

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  • Stereo Sound : Yes
  • Commands on the Cable : Yes
  • Frequency Response : 20Hz - 20KHz
  • Amplified Audio: Enhances game sounds for a more immersive experience
  • In-line Amplifier: Quick access to gaming audio controls
  • Variable Bass Boost: Adds depth and realism to the game audio
  • Microphone Monitor: Let’s you hear what you’re saying while talking
  • USB Powered: No batteries required
  • PC Compatible: Also works for PC gaming

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Turtle Beach Ear Force X12 Xbox 360 Headset - EU + Xbox 360 HDMI Audio Adapter
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  • Platform:     Windows 2000 / XP / Vista, Mac OS X, Xbox 360
  • BBFC Rating: Universal, suitable for all
  • Media: Accessory
  • Item Quantity: 1
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  • ASIN: B005EQE0YM
  • Product Dimensions: 18 x 13 x 5 cm ; 249 g
  • Release Date: 1 Sept. 2011
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (919 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 211 in PC & Video Games (See Top 100 in PC & Video Games)

Product Description

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Manufacturer's Description

Turtle Beach X12 - XBOX Gaming Headset + Amplified Stereo Sound


Amplified Audio for an amazing gaming experience! Click here to enlarge

The Ear Force X12 is the definitive headset for gamers seeking amazing game sound, crystal-clear communication and enhanced comfort – all at an unmatched value. The X12 features massive 50mm speakers, delivering superior audio quality with crisp highs and deep, rumbling lows. The in-line amplifier puts you in control, with quick access to independent game and chat volume controls and adjustable bass. With separate connections for microphone and line signals, the X12 also makes a great PC gaming headset.

The X12 builds on the success of the legendary X11, the best selling XBOX gaming headset of all time, adding 50mm speakers and adjustable bass for professional-grade sound quality that delivers a competitive advantage. With the X12, you can hear sound cues that are missed with conventional TV speakers, such the sound enemy footsteps, or the click of a loading weapon in the distance. That means you’ll react faster and take them out before they take you out, giving you the edge that can make the difference between winning and losing. You’ll also enjoy unsurpassed comfort during extended game play thanks to the large, deep-cushioned ear cups and rugged, lightweight design.

If you’re serious about gaming, then get serious about the sound. Step up to the X12 and experience game audio like never before.

Comfortable ear cushions for long gaming sessions! Click here to enlarge
In-line amplifier allows for quick audio changes on the fly! Click here to enlarge
Engineered for the highest audio quality! Click here to enlarge

Headset Features

Amplified Audio

Enhances game sounds for a more immersive gaming experience.

In-Line Amplifier

Independent controls allow for quick adjustments to game audio and chat volumes.

Microphone Monitoring

Hear your voice in the headset, so you won’t have to shout to hear what you’re saying.

Variable Bass Boost

Add depth and realism to the gaming experience with strong yet clear bass.

USB Powered

A USB connection provides power to your amplified Xbox 360 headset - no AC adapters or batteries necessary.

PC Compatible

Delivers the ultimate gaming experience with the Xbox 360 and PC platforms.


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Customer Reviews

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99 of 109 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Turtle Beach X12 - HDMI AV adaptor N/A 13 Aug. 2012
Product Packaging:Standard Packaging|Verified Purchase
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
Just thought I should make 1 very quick point. The HDMI AV adaptors might not be necessary!

I ordered the X12 and the HDMI AV adaptor as everyone seems to advise that the adaptor is a standard requirement, however this was not necessary.

If you have Audio outputs in the back of your TV (I'll bet you all have!!) then you can connect the X12 directly to your TV. It was very simple as i tried it out of necessity because my HDMI adaptor had been shipped separately. I have the Red and White plugs to my headset and on the back on my TV under a label marked AUDIO I have Red and White sockets. It is that simple and actually explained as an alternative set up in the X12 manual.

Aside from that the headset is awesome and the amount of sound I can now pick up on is astonishing.

Had headset 6 months now, leaving them laying behind my TV on the floor when not in use and they are wokring fine despite being handled quite roughly.
An excellent 1st set of speakers if you are looking for some.

I have also discovered by accident that when leaving the X12 connected to you xbox (when xbox is turned off!) you can use them to watch TV!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Headset 23 July 2012
Product Packaging:Standard Packaging
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
Didn't buy them from Amazon but Game before they went bust or whatever. Great headset for the money, good to listen to music to and play games.
The microphone is great and has feedback so you hear if other people can hear you.
Comfortable on the head, soft padded and easily bendable microphone make it suitable to wear for long periods of time.

The Bass Boost function on it is awesome as in-game you can make the headset practically vibrate from large explosions with super-strong bass that make them really great to use. Listening to music as well is great if you like bassy songs; very powerful

The only bad thing i'd say is the amount of wires as it (just like all other wired gaming headsets)doesn't have a coiled cable so you have to coil it up and cable-tie it or something like that :)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I got this headset becuase of the sound quality! 31 Jan. 2015
Product Packaging:Standard Packaging|Verified Purchase
Amazing I was amazed by the crisp quality of the sound, my old mic was horrible didnt give me any good sound and a very poor mic but this microphone is bog standard quality of the make. I was particulary impressed by the adjustable bass, chat and game volume; for example if your friend just join your xbox live party you can decrease the game sound or increase the chat sound so you can hear them. Even if you have a giant head (like mine) it easily adjusts to it and the mic is also adjustable. Furthermore the av adaptor is not needed unless your tv doesnt have an audio out, check the back of tv or monitor to check if it says audio in. Componet in ,or component out it wont work so check for that before buying, it will save you a good five pounds.

If you want to know how to setup the mic follow instructions.(only without the adapter, check youtube for the other tutorials , or if you want check on the instructions leaflet provided).
Xbox setup.
1. Connect red and white plug to back of tv.
2. Connect both the green and green cables together.
3. Connect the wire that is shaped like and L to your controller and the other one to the small box, which is labled X12.
4. Connect usb to xbox so it can power the headset.
Pc setup
1. Connect usb to pc/monitor.
2. Connect just the green cable to the sound jack.
3. Connct the rose cable to the microphone jack.
If your pc/monitor has a audio and mic jack(one jack) just connect it to that.
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88 of 101 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good, solid stereo headset. 29 Sept. 2011
Product Packaging:Standard Packaging
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I've used the entry level Turtle Beach XLCs (which I bought from my local supermarket for around fifteen quid) for around a year now and come to the conclusion that I need to change. Basically, the XLCs offer stereo sound of the X12s, but at a way inferior level of comfort. Within the next two months, we're looking at Battlefield 3 & Modern Warfare 3 arriving and I need better headset comfort for the next 6 months as I level up!

Let me suggest the obvious; these headphones are - at around £[] - a good deal. Build quality seems good and the adjustable headband fits all sizes from small (my 10 year old tried and fit on smallest setting very nicely) up to massive head. I've got a big head and I only have them opened half way, so don't worry, they'll accommodate you.

I'm using HDMI so need the aftermarket adaptor to enable me to use these. It's only a couple of quid from sellers on Amazon (where I got mine from) and gives you an optical out, too, for when you're not using your headset. Cable length of the X12s is humungous! I haven't measured it, but it must be close to 14'. Thank goodness for the little velcro cable tidy that is attached. I bundled my excess cable together with this to make it tidier.

As I say above, these are stereo headphones, eg. offer left and right channel separation only. They will not give you a virtual surround field. You can buy the optional EarForce DSS adaptor at a later date to give you a 7.1 Dolby certified sound. May do this if they last the course of time, which they should do. I have chosen to give the product five stars as they do the exact job they were bought for in a simple, effective manner.
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