I got the recertified ones from 1saleaday a while ago and I think they are a good value but they had a lot of features I was looking for...
I wanted something that handled optical out (my new LG tv does not have headphone out anymore) and was wireless and surround sound for gaming and movies.
These did what I wanted with the bonus of being USB powered (so no wallwart to worry about).
Only downsides is there is a noticeable hiss which can easily be heard during quiet moments (so these are not audiophile quality by any means) occasional pop and hiss from wireless interference (2.4ghz range) but seems to be an issue mostly if I am moving around, rarely if I am sitting more or less still which is how I play most games and watch most movies. Uses AAA batterries, get some rechargeables. As long as you have a fresh pair around this is actually kind of nice as you can just pop a fresh pair in and no worries about recharging downtime.
Also a con is no low battery alert.
On the up side I find it very enjoyable to watch movies wearing these, the bass boost features works well for some content but sometimes it's better with it off, just depends on the media.
The surround is pleasant and effective. Helps a lot when doing FPS (I can tell where a tank is in BF3 with ease) and works well for movies - FAR better than the TV speakers and is passable when you can't run your surround system.
They are very comfortable - I like the cloth ear cup covers and they aren't too heavy.
The holder design is nice and provides an easy storage solution for when they aren't in use.
Only thing I might want to reconsider is if you want a newer set that uses 5Ghz range to help avoid interference.
That said the X42 that does so seems to not feature the optical passthrough (which can be useful) and it seems the power cord is built in wihch always makes me nervous as if it breaks it's not as easy to replace.
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