Until now, the Razer Carcharias has been said to be the most comfortable gaming headset in the world. With it becoming a classic, we took it up a notch, heck, we took it up all the way – introducing the Razer Kraken Pro, a gaming headset fully focused on ergonomics for the head. Weight, functionality and performance were the key variables identified and perfectly balanced for the most comfortable gaming headset. Ever. On top of its optimized weight for extended wear, the Razer Kraken Pro is outfitted with a fully retractable microphone, and powerful high-quality drivers that let you totally immerse yourself in gaming audio for hours on end.
The 3.5mm combined audio jack and included splitter cable allow mic support for your mobile devices on the go and full connectivity to gaming PCs so you never have to use another headset.
Just like the Razer Electra, the Razer Kraken Pro gaming headset has been field-tested by countless professional gamers and athletes to determine the optimal weight for extended gaming sessions as well as for unparalleled comfort on the go.
The left ear cup houses a fully retractable microphone boom that pulls out only when you need it, perfect for taking your headset on the go. The flexible design allows the unidirectional mic to be adjusted to individual needs so it’s always in the best spot whether you are giving strategic commands or making a quick call to your friend.
The Razer Kraken Pro’s large 40mm neodymium magnet drivers are tuned for clear high- and mid-ranges as well as deep bass for powerful lows. A closed ear cup deign with plush circumaural padding creates superior sound isolation so you can focus on your game or conversation uninterrupted by outside noise.
Price $US / €EUR 79.99 59.99
40mm Neodymium magnet drivers
Discrete drivers 2 2
Optimized weight 293 g /0.65 lb 275g 0.61 lb
Cable length 1.3 m / 4.27 ft 1.3m / 4.27 ft
Extension cable 2 m / 6.6 ft 2 m / 6.6 ft
Audio/Mic splitter adapter
Foldable ear cups
Leatherette ear cushions
Connection 3.5mm combo audio & mic jack 3.5mm combo audio & mic jack
What is the Razer Kraken audio line?
The Razer Kraken Pro gaming headset (with mic) and Razer Kraken music & gaming headphones are the two newest entries in the Razer audio line.
What are the feature differences between the Razer Kraken Pro headset and the Razer Kraken headphones?
Click here for a feature comparison overview between the two Razer Kraken products.
What type of audio drivers does the Razer Kraken feature?
Both the Razer Kraken Pro gaming headset and Razer Kraken headphones pack high quality 40mm drivers. In addition to regular Neodymium magnets, these drivers have a copper-clad aluminum voice coil, increasing the audio reproduction quality greatly.
What type of audio connection does the Razer Kraken use?
Razer Kraken Pro – combined 3.5mm audio and mic jack
Razer Kraken – 3.5mm audio jack
• Devices with 3.5mm audio jack
Audio + Microphone Usage (Razer Kraken Pro only)
• Devices with 3.5mm audio + mic combined jack (Works with all portable audio/mobile/computing devices including the iPod, iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire, Android phones, Razer Blade, Macbook Pro, and today’s newer Ultrabooks.)
Audio / Mic Splitter Adapter Usage (Razer Kraken Pro only)
• Devices with separate 3.5mm audio and microphone jacks (Works with most laptop and desktop computers)
Is an audio / mic splitter adapter included with the Razer Kraken Pro?
Yes, the Razer Kraken Pro headset comes with a 2m/6.6ft audio/mic splitter adapter extension cable that splits the combined audio/mic 3.5mm headset jack into two separate 3.5mm jacks to connect to the audio-out and line-in ports of your computer.
Does the Razer Kraken come with a microphone?
Yes the Razer Kraken Pro headset comes with a fully retractable microphone that you can pull out when needed and fully stow away whenever you just want audio. The Razer Kraken headphones does not feature a microphone.
If I wanted to use the microphone of the Razer Kraken Pro on my PC, do I just plug the cable into the line-in jack on my PC?
Depends. If your PC has a single combined audio-out/line-in 3.5mm jack, the Razer Kraken Pro can be directly connected with full mic functionality. If your PC does not have such a jack, you will need to use the included audio/mic splitter adapter cable that splits the single 3.5mm headset jack into two separate jacks for audio-out and line-in. The adapter cable also acts as a 2m / 6ft extension cable.
Can I use my smartphone or MP3/audio player with the Razer Kraken?
Absolutely. The Razer Kraken Pro headset and the Razer Kraken headphones were both designed to work out-of-the-box with your smartphones and many other portable devices. The Razer Kraken Pro even offers full microphone capability.
Does the Razer Kraken drain the battery of my iPod or smartphone?
You should not experience higher than normal battery drainage on your battery powered devices when using the Razer Kraken.
What kind of ear cushions does the Razer Kraken use?
Both Razer Kraken use thick leatherette ear cup cushions that offer great sound isolation from distracting environmental noises. They fit around the ear with an inner ear cup diameter of 50 mm/1.97”, plenty of room for your ears to stay comfy all day and all night.
What is the cable length of the Razer Kraken?
Razer Kraken Pro: 1.3 m / 4.27 ft. plus 2 m / 6.6 ft. audio / mic splitter adapter
Razer Kraken: 1.3 m / 4.27 ft. plus 2 m / 6.6 ft. extension cable
How portable are the Razer Kraken?
The Razer Kraken Pro weighs approx 293g / 0.65lb and the Razer Kraken weighs approx 275g / 0.61lb, making both of them light to wear and carry around. On top of that, the Razer Kraken’s ear cups are designed to fold inwards below the headband - taking up minimal space for stowaway on-the-go.
Is the Razer Kraken’s headband adjustable for various head sizes?
Yes. The Razer Kraken is built for all head shapes and sizes.
Why does the Razer Kraken only have 50mW input power as opposed to some products with 200mW?
The Razer Kraken uses high quality drivers. In addition to regular Neodymium magnets these drivers have a copper-clad aluminum voice coil, increasing the audio reproduction quality greatly. The sound pressure level is not affected by the lower input power.
Where can I find the serial number and PID label on the Razer Kraken?
The PID label including the serial number can be found on the inside of the left ear cup under the leatherette ear cup cushion of your Razer Kraken. Check out the included Quick Start Guide for more info.