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Turtle Beach EAR Force X42

Turtle Beach EAR Force X42
alaScore 83

60 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews of Turtle Beach EAR Force X42. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and price. The design and usability are also appreciated.

sound, usability, design, price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Turtle Beach EAR Force X42 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Caleb Denison (

Turtle Beach Earforce X42


During our evaluation of the Turtle Beach Earforce X32 wireless gaming headset, we learned that great sound can be had from a wireless rig for the reasonable price of about $100. Now, we turn our attention to the Earforce X42 which, for an extra $60,...

Immersive sound ; High-fidelity audio ; Superior wireless range ; Excellent microphone ; Great battery life

Not a substitute for true surround sound ; Surround angle” settings not useful ; No analog cables included

For those that want a more immersive sound experience, the X42 will deliver that. Just don’t expect to turn your head thinking a zombie is on your tail because, for that kind of realism, a true 5.1 speaker system is still necessary.

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Lance Manning (

Turtle Beach Earforce X42


You might have to purchase the RCA/Analog adapter.

Consumer review by: christophrx12 (

Turtle Beach Earforce X42


hi i am buying a pair because my X12 are starting to make crackling noise to the point where i could hear the game


Consumer review by: N/A (

Turtle Beach Ear Force X42 Wireless Dolby Surround Sound Gaming Headset Turtle Beach Ear Force X42 Wireless Dol


Not sure if I would spend the extra money for 5.1. I don't believe I could tell the difference.

Wireless, sound quality


Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Mason911 (

Awwwssssommmmeeeee Product!


Way better than the X41 that i previously owned. Awsome Sound Quality!!! no interference at all!! The shipping is freakin fast .... ordered it may 7 and received it may 8 !

Awsome sound quality","Dual Band Wifi","No interference at all


May, 2012

Consumer review by: Paul (

Nice headset


I previously had the wired X12's but the wires were annoying me and getting under my feet all the time.So i thought i'd invest in a wireless set,The X42's are really nice to use without the annoyance of wires and sound great too.They have about 3...

Nov, 2012

Product Specifications


Display: No
Integrated Amplifier: Yes
LCD Display: No
Microphone Boom Arm:Detachable
Multi Compatible Gaming Function: No
Mute Control: Yes
Sound System:STEREO
Switchbox from Telephone to Headset: Yes
Volume Control: Yes


Bluetooth: No
USB Dongle: No

General Features

Compatibility:Not Applicable
Form factor:Headband Headset
Product Type:Headband Headset
Type:Headband Headset