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Koss SB 40

Koss SB 40
alaScore 70

70 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 reviews of Koss SB 40. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Headsets for all reviews. Reviews about the reliability and price are on the whole positive. The comfort and sound also get good feedback, but there are some mixed views about the portability and usability.

microphone, sound, comfort, price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the Koss SB 40 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 user reviews of Koss SB 40 from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Headsets on Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and price. The comfort and sound are also appreciated. Comments about the portability and usability are mixed.

microphone, sound, comfort, price, reliability

70% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Koss SB40 Computer Headset with Microphone

Expert review by:

Koss SB 40 Headset


Koss is a regular on our site and this time they have sent us something for gamers and frequent online communicators. It's a stout little headset called the SB 40, and is aimed at online gaming,

Consumer review by:

Great Headphones


Great sound! Awesome bass, and very comfortable!

The mic isn't that great, but for the price..great sound


Consumer review by:

Awesome and comfy for multiple hours of wear


Got these as a gift 2 1/2 years ago, and here i sit, wearing them on, these things were built to last.

Bass response, comfy, it has a mic, KOSS provides a lifetime warranty

You might be able to trip over the cord, as its very long

Product Specifications

Koss Corporation is known worldwide for its high-fidelity stereophones and headphones with boom microphones and audio accessories. The SB 40 stereophone features a dynamic microphone for hands-free communication from your personal computer. The dynamic microphone offers optimized pick up pattern and the closed leatherette ear cushions - maximum isolation and deep bass.

Audio Input

Microphone Form Factor:Built-in
Microphone Technology:Dynamic

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-cup
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:20 - 20000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:PC multimedia

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Koss SB

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:Limited lifetime warranty