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Genius HS-04S

alaTest has collected and analyzed 148 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the usability and comfort are generally positive. The microphone and price also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the size. Views are divided on the bass quality.

sound, price, microphone, comfort, usability

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the Genius HS-04S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Genius HS-04S

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 36 user reviews of Genius HS-04S from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headsets on Amazon.co.uk.

sound, comfort, price, microphone, usability

72% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Genius HS-04S Headset and MicrophoneGenius HS-04SU Headset and MicrophoneGenius HS-04SU Noise Cancelling Headset

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Amazon.com review summary for Genius HS-04S

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Genius HS-04S from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Headsets on Amazon.com.

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reliability

50% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Genius HS-04S Headset with Noise Canceling Picrophone (31710025100)Genius HS-04S (noise-canceling microphone) Headset with Noise-Canceling microphone. Microphone filters out unwanted background noise.Genius HS-04A (full ear type) Full-size Stereo and PC Headset. For Internet communication and stereo users.

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Genius HS-04SU Headset

 

With Nikhil and Nash reviewing so many action games it's the right time for me to do a headset review – so why don't I take up a device one can use for PC gaming and also chatting on Skype/MSN? For the latter in particular the headset's quality is very...

At Rs 660, I think this device is a good buy for multimedia buffs and gamers. Music does not sound too good – the mids are too sharp – so gaming SFX and voice chatting is the way to go. My one gripe is the comfort level, which isn't perfect. You have...

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Genius HS-04SU Headset

 

Looking for a good, general purpose headset at a great price? Genius has what you're looking for.

The microphone is attached to the left headphone and it rotates almost 180 degrees, although it stops short of being angled straight downwards. Genius has fitted a flexible metal arm between the microphone and the headphone attachment. This allows you...

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Genius HS 04SU

 

A great headphone for online voice communication

Comfortable ; Microphone

Low bass

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Genius HS-04SU Headset

 

A headset meant for computer use, equally good for gaming, music, and voice chatting

Good Sound, Clear MIC, Comfortable

A bit overpriced, Not the best Bass

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Not a bad little headset

 

I haven't tried the mic, headphones sound good for their size. have had some problems with the phone jack. It will lose right or left sound like it is loose.(too small)

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Can't beat it

 

It's a great value. I'm dictating and communicating. for $10 I got everything I needed.

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Strange Buzzing sound

 

When I use the mic to talk with others they tell me they can hear a constant and annoying buzzing or whistling sound. I hear the same if on occasion. Not sure if it's my rig or the mic.

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Great product

 

Very inexpensive headset and works well.

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Solid

 

Works well and I recieved it as discribed, best deal for the price, Thanks :-)

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Great product for the price.

 

Work well, for the price they cannot be beat.

Product Specifications

The new Genius HS-04A is a full-size ear cup headset with a headphone, microphone, volume control, and gold-plated 1/4' adapter. This audio headset is ideally designed for home stereo, Internet communication, and voice recording. The HS-04A is a true acoustic headset with hi-fidelity and superior comfort with velvet-touch earcups. The extra gold-plated 1/4' adapter will connect to your home stereo system so you can listen to your favorite music without disturbing others. The non-echo microphone makes Internet communication clearly and precisely. The volume control adjusts the volume on the headset. The headset is ergonomic, durable and stylish so you'll enjoy being comfortable. So make the HS-04A the latest addition to your PC and communicate over the Web worldwide.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-cup
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphone
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:PC multimedia / Portable audio system
Type:Headset

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:2.4in
Height:6.3in
Weight:11.8oz
Width:7.1in

Header

Manufacturer:Genius
Model:04SU
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Genius HS

Remote Control

Type: None