The Astro A40+ Mixamp Pro TR


Astro, the maker of killer gaming cans announced the refresh and update to the their A40 headphone line up with the newly named A40+ MixAMP PRO TR. This new update doesn’t change the look of the popular A40 series gaming headphones but it updates it in every other way especially the MixAMP. Not only is it bigger but it’s by far more feature packed and it’s guaranteed to give you more overall control of your sound with your favorite games on your favorite console or PC.

If you’ve used the previous versions of the A40’s then you know that the MixAmp gives you a great deal of options. The Astro Command Center is your hub to set up your sound and create sound profiles. You’ll have three preset EQ modes, active Mute, and Game. Voice Balance controls give you ultimate control over Amplified Stereo audio.  There’s also Dolby Atmos support for the Xbox One X crowd. It also doesn’t hurt that you’ll have arguably the best set of gaming headphones there is on the market to play your games with.

Astro A40+ MixAMP PRO TR

These new gaming headphones the MixAMP Pro are available for pre-order on Astro’s website for $249, just click HERE and get your order in. If you want to know more about the A40+ MixAMP PRO TR headphones you can take a look at the full press release down below and see exactly what Astro has in store for the A40+ MixAMP PRO TR’s.

ASTRO GAMING UNVEILS THE FOURTH GENERATION OF THE ICONIC PROFESSIONAL GAMING AUDIO SOLUTION FOR CONSOLE AND PC GAMINGA40 TR Headset, MixAmp Pro TR and MixAmp M80 Delivers Unmatched Sound Quality and Feature Set for Esports Athletes, Content Creators, Streamers, Game Developers and More

SAN FRANCISCO, California and LAUSANNE, Switzerland – April 11, 2019 –ASTRO Gaming, a leader in premium video gaming equipment, is introducing its fourth generation of the award-winning A40 Tournament Ready (TR) gaming headset andMixAmp Pro TR technology; delivering the industry’s most innovative audio experience available. This collection of products, designed for Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC and Mac users, was developed to meet the rigorous standards of professional gamers. ASTRO delivers immersive game audio along with unrivaled performance, comfort and durability.“At ASTRO, we engineer premium products and experiences, using high-end components to withstand rigorous use by professional gamers in tournament environments,” stated Ruben Mookerjee, head of ASTRO Gaming. “We’ve spent the last ten years working with top console esports pros to develop industry-leading technology and world class industrial design. In the latest generation of A40 and MixAmp products, ASTRO is proud to present our best performing audio system ever.”

About the ASTRO A40 TR:The ASTRO A40 TR Headset redefined professional-grade audio for gaming and has been the choice for professional gamers and content creators since it arrived on the scene over ten years ago.  It arrives as an ultra-comfortable open-back headset, featuring a swappable precision mic and customizable Speaker Tags. For loud environments such as pro tournaments, gamers can transform the A40 TR to a closed-back noise-isolating headset by adding a Mod Kit (sold separately), which features closed-back Speaker Tags, synthetic leather ear cushions and headband, and a voice-isolating microphone. Key features include:ASTRO Audio V2, tuned in collaboration with Pro Gamers, providing a more balanced signature soundPremium materials for a highly adjustable, pressure-free fitRemovable, swappable boom mic with improved voice quality Replaceable Speaker Tags that can be customized at ASTROgaming.com
Highly durable product backed by a one-year warranty

 About the MixAmp Pro TR: The ASTRO MixAmp Pro TR is the heart of the ASTRO Audio experience. Featuring Dolby Digital Surround Sound processing, it delivers lag-free and interference-free game sound and voice communication to the A40 TR Headset. Intuitive controls put game-to-voice balancing, master volume control and the choice of four different EQ settings all at the gamer’s fingertips. For esports events, the MixAmp Pro features a digital daisy-chain connection, enabling multiple MixAmp Pro TRs to be connected together for team-based play. For serious live streamers, the MixAmp Pro TR is a powerful game audio tool that provides a plethora of inputs and outputs for lag-free/interference-free operation. To customize the audio settings, the included ASTRO Command Center software allows detailed tuning of every input and output parameter of the MixAmp Pro TR to precisely configure it for any setup.

Key features of the MixAmp Pro TR include: Dolby Digital audio decoding and Dolby Headphone audio output for detailed spatial soundDigital Daisy Chain, allowing direct connection of multiple units for zero-lag voice communicationCustomizable, transformer-isolated stream output that ensures clear sound for livestream viewersGame:Voice Balance control, allowing for easy on-the-fly adjustmentsFree ASTRO Command Center Software for advanced settings adjustments2+ year Dolby Atmos® activation included with Xbox One licensed products to enhance the headset with spatialized object audio (Xbox One and Windows 10 PC only)

 About the MixAmp M80: The MixAmp M80 provides the best on-controller audio experience available specifically for Xbox One users. Three preset EQ modes, active Mute, and Game:Voice Balance controls give you ultimate control over Amplified Stereo audio. The intuitive design allows you to easily adjust your audio preferences without taking your eyes off the screen.

Key features of the MixAmp M80 include: 3 different EQ modes
Xbox One Compatibility, mounting directly to your Xbox One Controller for seamless integration (controller not included)Integrated Game: Voice Balance mixing controls with Mute button

 Pricing and Availability:
All products are available now at www.astrogaming.com and www.astrogaming.co.uk. Retailers including Best Buy, GameStop and Amazon will be in-stock with select products in mid-April.

A40 TR + MixAmp Pro TR for Xbox One/PC or PS4/PC – $249.99

A40 TR Headset for Xbox One/PC or PS4/PC – $149.99

MixAmp Pro TR for Xbox One/PC or PS4/PC – $129.99

A40 TR + MixAmp M80 for Xbox One/PC – $199.99

MixAmp M80 for Xbox One/PC – $74.99

About ASTRO Gaming – ASTRO Gaming, creates premium video gaming equipment and lifestyle products for professional gamers, leagues, and gaming prosumers. ASTRO Gaming was spun-off from design powerhouse ASTRO Studios, known in the gaming world for designing the Xbox 360®, along with Alienware™ and HP® Gaming PCs. ASTRO Gaming produces a line of gamer-centric “tech-life” products that support this rapidly growing community. All ASTRO Gaming products are available at astrogaming.com. Connect with ASTRO Gaming on Twitter @ASTROGamingInstagram or our blog.
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Mike Bitter is a born gadget head and true lover of technology. It all started with computer classes at age 10 and his first PC the Tandy 1000. From then on he found his love and he became a gamer and a PC builder and has not stopped since. He specializes in hardware, troubleshooting and custom PC building. He’s known as the “fixer” amongst his friends whenever there is a problem with a PC or a Mac. He’s also fully immersed in all things that pertain to the world of computers and gaming. He's an 80's baby and he grew up watching technology evolve from the NES to PS4 and from the Commodore 64 to the iMac. He has a unique and minimalist perspective on technology and is here to help the average person to understand technology today.