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Sony adds colour to its headset range

Press release   •   Feb 13, 2008 00:00 GMT

Weybridge, 13 February 2008 - Sony Europe’s IT Peripherals division today announces the launch of five new headsets to its headset range, featuring stylish colour variations of black/silver and black/metallic orange, available now.

The new products include two headband PC headsets DR-220DPS and DR-220DPTM, two headband headsets with in-line volume control DR220DPVS & DR220DPVTM and a USB model DR260USBS. The headsets support a range of applications from listening to music to online multi-player gaming sessions, as well as hands-free capability for internet chat and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) calls such as MSN Messenger and Skype.

Each Sony headset is designed for clear voice and sound transmission with a fully adjustable rotating flexible boom microphone complete with Sony noise cancelling technology. For improved listening, the headsets include Sony Acoustic Twin Turbo Circuits and a Silent Cap Design for reduced sound leakage. The headsets also feature adjustable headbands with a lightweight design which provide optimum comfort for the user.

Sony PC Headset range

DR-220DP – Flexible lightweight headsets

  • Available in metallic orange and silver

DR-220DPV – Flexible lightweight headsets with volume control

  • Available in metallic orange and silver

DR-G250DP – Collapsible street style design perfect for frequent travelers

  • Collapsible headset with retractable pipe microphone for easy transport & storage
  • Padded ear pads for long lasting wearing comfort
  • Can be used as Headset for Internet Calls or Headphone for listening to music
  • Available in purple

DR-260USBS – Ideal for MAC computers and USB preference

  • Lightweight hands-free stereo headset
  • Removable USB audio box for volume and microphone sound control
  • Convenient design of USB Audio Box for simple placement and operation on desktop or other flat surface
  • Available in silver

DR-115DP – Single sided design

  • Swivel feature for easy right to left ear switching
  • Available in grey/blue

DR-EX230DP – In-ear silicon ear-buds for ultimate comfort

  • Connect to VoIP and Skype through your PC
  • In-Ear design offers optimum sound quality
  • In-line microphone takes up little space and offers excellent sound recording
  • Convenient travel case that fits in the hand
  • Perfect fit and comfort with soft silicon ear buds supplied in 3 sizes
  • Available in black

Agnès Lariguet, Product Manager for PC Accessories, Sony Europe’s IT Peripherals division comments, “Following continuous growth in internet penetration, and the trend in using PCs for internet messaging as well as multimedia applications such as DVD and music playback, the headset market is continuing to expand. With this in mind, Sony has produced a range of headsets to match the varying needs of the market for VOIP, Instant Messaging, Internet Gaming, listening to music or watching films, at work or on-the-go.”

Availability and estimated street pricing

DR-220DPS/TM - €24.99
DR-220DPVS/TM - €29.99
DR-G250DP - €39.99
DR-260USBS - €59.99
DR-115DP - €21.99
DR-EX230DP - €44.99