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Blue Microphone goes wireless with the Satellite headphones
Blue Headphones is looking to splash into the wireless market with their Satellite Wireless Headphones. Heavily known for their high quality microphones, audio company Blue came out with their headphone lines in 2014. Both their previous models have had successful launches and continue to carry out the company name and reputation, offering unique features such as adjustable tension on the headband, unique hinges on the earcups for comfort, and built in amplifiers for their enormous drivers.
The Satellite aims to please an even greater variety of consumer by adding wireless capability to their headset and other unique features that are not apparent with most other products on the market. For its noise-cancelling function it features two drivers, one noise cancelling and one audio. This is theoretically good for the listening because it separates the tasks for the audio driver and allows the large 44mm drivers to do their job and give you clean audio.
- 2 custom 44mm ultra-responsive Blue dynamic drivers
- Dedicated ANC drivers
- Built-in Amp
- On-board controls
- Foldable construction
Carrying over from the Mo-Fi is the onboard amplifier which improves the listening experience no matter what device you are using to power the unit. Other technical specs include Bluetooth 4.1 as standard and AptX support, but Apt HD is quizzically absent. A 3.5mm headphone jack is available for an direct analog connection, and will possibly be able to be used if the battery runs out. Charging happens by standard Micro USB, but the maximum expected runtime for the headphones has yet to be released.
The Satellite will drop sometime in 2017, and pricing and further details will be announced in the near future.