Wait…What??? Headset with air conditioning technology??? Yes…!!! Its true. HP has recently launched its HP OMEN Mindframe Headset with ear cup cooling technology called the FrostCap. Designed with comfort at the forefront, the HP OMEN Mindframe Headset is the world’s first headset with active ear cup cooling technology. Experience an immersive, in-game soundscape with 7.1 virtual surround sound.
The HP OMEN Mindframe Headset features FrostCap, the world’s first active ear cup cooling technology. Using a thermo-electric device inside each ear cup, FrostCap cools the speaker grille plates and transfers heat away from the ears—allowing you to stay comfortable during long gaming sessions and concentrate on the win.
Ultimate immersion. Ultimate advantage.
With it experience an immersive, in-game soundscape with 7.1 virtual surround sound with HP OMEN Mindframe Headset. With realistic positional audio and 3D spatial awareness, you’re able to accurately pinpoint each and every enemy footstep or suppressed shot in real time.
Outshine the competition
Stand out with customizable RGB lighting and effects on the external ear cups, all controlled via OMEN Command Center.
Pros & Cons
It really does cool your ears
Firm, but comfortable fit
Heatsinks leave exterior warm
No mic gain / volume control
Sound quality is bad, and the 7.1 virtual surround can’t be disabled
Color: Black and red
Compatibility: Needs OMEN Command Center software available for download from Windows Store.
Compatible operating systems: Windows 10 64-bit, version 1709 or higher.
Minimum system requirements: Available USB type-A port.
Dimensions (W X D X H): 7.95 x 8.54 x 3.58 in
Weight: 1.05 lb
Warranty: Peace-of-mind coverage: Rest easy with an HP standard two-year limited warranty.
What’s in the box: OMEN by HP Mindframe Headset; Warranty; Product notices; Quick start guide
Overall, in general, the HP Omen Mindframe Headset is an exciting preview for gaming and wearable tech. It might not be a requirement for a headset, but being able to keep your ears cool during long gaming sessions is right up to the mark. HP has done a great job in keeping itself a step ahead in application of FrostCap technology in the gaming headset sector.