Audeze Penrose is the Low-Latency Wireless Planar Magnetic Gaming Headset
Legendary audio Performance for Xbox, PlayStation, and PC
Prepare for a new legendary tier of gaming audio. Say hello to the Audeze Penrose and Penrose X wireless planar magnetic gaming headsets.
Featuring Audeze's patented 100mm Planar Magnetic driver technology, lossless low-latency 2.4GHz Dual Wireless connection, and a newly designed broadcast quality microphone, Penrose and Penrose X will forever change the way you experience gaming audio.
Material of Construction: Leatherette, Memory Foam
Weight: 0.7 lb / 320 g (with Batteries)
Earpiece design: Over-Ear (Circumaural), Closed-back
Earpiece connection / Wearing style: Headband
Number of earpieces: Dual earpiece (Left or Right Side)
Sound field: Stereo
Driver type: Planar
Magnetic structure: Fluxor™ magnet array
Driver size: 3.9" / 100 mm
Phase management: Fazor
Magnet type: Neodymium N50
Diaphragm type: Ultra-thin Uniforce™
Transducer type: Planar Magnetic
Active noise cancellation: Not specified by the manufacturer
Controls/Microphone location controls: Left earpiece
Microphone: Left earpiece
Frequency response: 10 Hz to 50 kHz
Maximum sound pressure level (SPL): 120 dB
Noise attenuation: Yes
Number of voice microphones: 1; Detachable broadcast quality mic
Mic Boom Location: Left Side
Noise cancelling: Not Specified by Manufacturer
Wireless connection: 2.4 GHz Wireless (16bit/48kHz) + Bluetooth 5.0
Frequency: 2.4 GHz
Wired connection: 3.5mm analogue audio, USB-A-to-C charging
Audio connector to Source: 1 x USB-A Male Straight; 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm
Audio connector to Earpiece: 1 x USB Type-C; 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm
NFC: Not Specified by Manufacturer
Battery Chemistry: Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)
Battery type: Lithium-polymer (15 hr battery life, 4-5 hr charge time)
Runtime: 15 hours
Recharge time: 3 Hours
Charging Port: USB Type-C
Platform Support: PlayStation 4; PlayStation 5
OS Compatibility: Windows; macOS
Package Weight: 1.975 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH): 9.1 x 9 x 4.4"
Contoured memory foam: artificial leather
- Audeze 100mm planar magnetic drivers
- Bluetooth and wired analogue connection options
- Detachable broadcast-quality microphone
- Comfortable memory foam padding
- Dual, lossless 2.4GHz low-latency wireless connection & Bluetooth 5.0
- Over-ear, closed-back design
- 3.5mm analogue audio connection
- 100mm Planar Magnetic drivers
- Memory foam & leatherette earpads
- Removable Boom mic
- Up to 15 hours of battery Life
- USB type-C charging
- USB type-A Wireless dongle
- Compatible with PS4, PS5, Windows & Mac
Audeze's planar magnetic driver technology ensures audio clarity and detail. The Fluxor magnet array delivers double the power of other Neodymium headphone drivers, while the Fazor waveguides and Uniforce voice coils reduce distortion to near zero.
2.4 GHz and Bluetooth wireless connectivity
The Audeze Penrose features a dual wireless connection. Players can connect to their PlayStation 4 or 5 console or desktop over lossless, low-latency 2.4 GHz wireless using the included USB dongle. The onboard Bluetooth 5.0 can be paired simultaneously with 2.4 GHz wireless, so players can chat from their mobile device without interrupting their gameplay experience.
Broadcast quality microphone
Use the flexible and detachable boom microphone for enhanced chat and streaming. With a max SPL of more than 140 dB and built-in noise filters that reduce up to 20 dB of background sound, players can communicate with greater confidence.
Audeze HQ desktop and mobile app
The Audeze HQ app for mobile and desktop systems enables advanced functionality for Penrose. Featuring a 10-band graphic EQ interface and sidetone toggling, Audeze HQ gives gamers optimised control over their audio experience.
Aren't Penrose and Mobius pretty much the same?
Actually, no. Other than having a common case and similar drivers and microphones, they use completely different chipsets, offer different connection methods and sampling rates, and connect to consoles differently. Both offer Bluetooth and analogue connections for convenience, but these are not intended as primary use modes.
How exactly is Penrose different from Mobius?
Penrose is a lossless, low-latency wireless headset. While it does look like Mobius, it does not feature any of the 3D audio or head-tracking technology included in Mobius.
Penrose is primarily a wireless two-channel (stereo) headset that uses a USB 2.4GHz transmitter, while Mobius is primarily an eight-channel (surround) headset with built-in 3D and head-tracking that uses a wired USB connection.
Penrose was designed with consoles in mind (but also works with PCs), while Mobius was designed mainly for PC use.
If you're looking for a true-wireless gaming headset for a console or PC, Penrose is the one for you!
Is Penrose dual-band wireless?
No. Penrose features a Dual Wireless connection, meaning you can use it over 2.4GHz wireless and/or Bluetooth. It does not support a 5GHz connection.
What's the difference between Penrose and Penrose X?
Penrose is compatible with PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 gaming consoles, as well as Windows and Macintosh systems. Penrose X is designed for Xbox and is compatible with Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, as well as Windows systems.
Do Penrose and Penrose X support Dolby Atmos, DTS-X, Windows Sonic, Tempest, etc for 3D audio rendering?
Both versions of Penrose appear to the source device as a 2-channel USB headset, so any processing that happens upstream will be transmitted appropriately. As long as the headset is not required to do any processing of its own, any spatial audio system will work.
What's in the box:
1 x Penrose/Penrose Xbox wireless planar magnetic headphones
1 x 2.4GHz Wireless dongle
1 x Detachable broadcast-quality microphone
1 x USB-A to USB Type-C cable
1 x 3.5 mm to 3.5 mm cable
1 x Quick start guide
1 x Warranty card