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Gaming the Skullcandy way. Premium throughout and engineered for a high-volume home theatre experience, the PLYR 1 combines the immersive accuracy of Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound with the best in gaming functionality, including wireless freedom, the Flip-Up Mic Mute system, onboard Voice Balancing and Xbox 360, Playstation3 and PC compatibility.


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Ready to roll, right out of the box. The PLYR 1’s Multi-platform functionality includes everything you need to connect with Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and PCs natively, so you can jump straight into play.

2.4 GHZ Wireless Headset

The PLYR 1’s fully wireless headset operates on the 2.4 GHZ spectrum for interference-free, cordless freedom. Fully embedded controls onboard the headset let you control all your settings without stopping play or getting up to fiddle with the transmitter stand.

Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound

Experience your games and movies in their highest form with the best in Surround Sound. The PLYR 1 will decode a Dolby Digital 7.1 input from Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, and Blu-Ray/DVD players, while also supporting Dolby PLIIx for non-digital inputs.

Dolby Headphone Encoding

Hear your opponent’s approach from any direction and experience your games at their fullest with the accuracy and immersive quality of Surround Sound. The PLYR 1 encodes Dolby 7.1 into a rich and realistic audio environment, using only two drivers for uncompromised sonic fidelity.

Over Ear Design

No need to cut your campaign short. With plush ear cushions that adapt to individual ear shapes and resist heat build up, the PLYR 1’s over-ear design provides the perfect seal and eliminates ear fatigue during epically long play sessions.

3 Position EQ Switch

Get the most out of all your games and media with the PLYR 1’s 3 Position EQ. Quickly switch between Bass Mode for beat heavy music and explosive action movies, Supreme Mode for custom tuned, full frequency response across any type of media, or Precision Mode to highlight the experiential mids and highs of footsteps and weapon reloads in FPS games.

High Sensitivity Mic

Designed for gaming communication, the PLYR 1’s High Sensitivity Flip-Up Mic picks up your voice clearly without broadcasting background noise. When you’re done talking, simply flip up the mic to end transmission and go mute.

Voice Balancing

Cranking the soundtrack or talking trash with your teammates couldn’t be easier with the PLYR 1’s onboard Voice Balancing. Quickly dial in the balance between game sounds and voice chat, and adjust the onboard volume, with one intuitive control.

Transmitter Stand

Homebase for the best in gaming, movies, music and more. The PLYR 1 Transmitter Stand features USB ports to charge up your headset in style, plus the option to hook up other audio devices with Toslink Optical Digital inputs for the highest-quality connection and pass through.

MP3 Input

Plug in and play with the additional 3.5mm stereo input for running any MP3 player, music player, or audio device into the PLYR 1 Transmitter Stand.

  • Magnet

  • Driver Size

  • Impedance

    29 ohms
  • SPL

    104dB (+/- 5dB) 20hz-20khz
  • THD

    < 0.1%
  • G Style Magazine: Skullcandy PLYR 1 Wireless Gaming Headset

    May 30, 2013

    Looking for an good performance gaming headset without the hefty price tag for it? Today is your lucky day people. Today SkullCandy releases their PLYR 1 wireless gaming headset and you know these has got to be good as they were made with another team that is a favorite here at G Style, Astro Gaming! SkullCandy acquired Astro Gaming and they definitely aren’t wasting the talent and input from this company. So while Astro Gaming is for the hardcore, the PLYR is for the mainstream! And this doesn’t mean cheap or subpar in any sense of the word, this are a good pair of gaming headsets, without going broke in the process.

  • Gadgetwise NYTimes: Skullcandy Cuts the Cord, and Offers Better Sound

    May 30, 2013

    Completing its move into the realm of gaming headsets, Skullcandy last week released the flagship product, the Plyr1, in its new audio line. Like other headsets in this line, the Plyr1 (pronounced “player one”) is designed for casual gamers. At $180, it’s more expensive than rivals, but it does offer a few advantages. For starters, the headset is wireless, which means no cables snaking across the floor. This allows you to roam while playing without fear of tripping over or pulling out a cable (a feat I’m apt to do). The controls, easily accessible on the right ear cup, include a switch that allows customization of the mix of chat and game. And the adjustable microphone mutes when flipped up.

  • PLYR1 - Evolve - Skullcandy PLYR 1 Gaming Headset Review

    May 30, 2013

    Skullcandy has built a reputation over the years for delivering standard performance headphones at a lower cost than its competitors. Now the company is looking to leave its imprint on the gaming market by introducing a new line of gaming headsets, which will be spearheaded by its latest flagship model: the Skullcandy PLYR 1. Having acquired one of the biggest names in gaming accessories (if you guys didn’t already know), Astro Gaming, the PLYR 1 is already giving the brand some major buzz heading into E3 2013 and the tournament gaming season.