The Logitech Artemis Spectrum does its best to incorporate great sound, a comfortable fit, and a striking visual appeal that will definitely make you fall in love with it. For the price of R2 999, it might be on the higher end of the price range, but it is cheaper than the ASTROs, which sets this headset in the mid-range price point. All its features and its extremely comfortable design, make it a worthy candidate for anyone looking for a decent headset to use on PC and consoles.
Logitech G633 Airtimes Spectrum Tech-Specs
|Feature||Logitech Airtimes Spectrum|
|Dolby Digital 7.1||Yes|
|Software||Logitech Gaming Software|
|Support||Windows, PS4, Xbox One|
The Logitech Artemis Spectrum has rectangular ear cups with large padding for extra comfort. The headset does feel a bit loose when wearing them, but it is no major issue as they still provide great comfort. The ear cups rotate 90-degrees, and the top headrest can extend to almost anyone’s head size. Along the sides of the ear cups, are a strip of LED lights which are customizable to any colour you could ever imagine, using the PC software of course.
The headset has three G-keys for custom sound profiles, all available on the side of the left ear cup, for easy access. Another great feature of the headset is that it has two separate ports for each platform. When using a console, you would plug in the 3.5mm jack, and when using PC you would make use of the USB port. Many other headsets have clunky adapters which separate the frequency. When using the audio jack, it also has a mute, and volume switch on it which makes it easy for console gaming, especially while playing online with friends. Although the Xbox One needs a separate adapter due to its lack of audio port, the DualShock 4 works like a charm by just plugging the jack into the controller.
The mic extends and retracts with ease, it can also bend a little bit up and down to get the perfect position for your voice. If you are not playing with friends and just want to make use of the headset’s awesome 7.1 surround sound, you can easily slot the mic back, and forget about it.
The headset is comfortable. Putting on the headset is a bit awkward as the ear cups only rotate 90-degrees, and at times they felt like they might just be on the brink of breaking. The headset also does not suffer from any discomfort after long periods, which is an issue with the Xbox One headset as well as the PlayStation Gold headset. These two just start to squeeze your ears down and they get rather uncomfortable after some time.
The PC software has the feature to assign audio profiles to the G-keys, so you can set up separate profiles for different types of games, MOBA, FPS etc. These profiles really make a difference when playing the game type that they’re made for. Logitech has made sure that you can really customize the headset the way you want it to be, from both the RGB lighting, to the audio profiles. There are even options to download profiled from games that you might be playing at the time.
The Airtimes Spectrum is a great headset for anyone who wants the features of the ASTROs or the PlayStation Gold headset, but want to spend a bit more or less than the two. It works like a charm across the board, and is really a true sign of the great products that Logitech are releasing. The Logitech G633 Airtimes Spectrum retails for R2999 and is available now.