large image

Trusted Reviews is supported by its audience. If you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

Mad Catz F.R.E.Q.9 wireless headset available now

The Mad Catz F.R.E.Q.9 wireless surround sound headset is now available to buy, in the US at least.
 
The wireless version of the original F.R.E.Q.0 headset, the latest edition is a multipurpose gaming headset.
 
Mad Catz’ latest gaming headset is compatible with the majority of audio devices, in fact, Mad Catz claims the headset is “compatible with practically any audio source”.
 
Because it connects via Bluetooth, the F.R.E.Q.9 can be used with PC, Mac, game consoles, mobile and smart devices. It also comes with an adapter box that connects to a standard digital or analogue source, transmitting wireless audio to the headset.
 
The headset features AM3D Audio technology for wireless surround sound, and digitally controlled Active Noise Cancellation (D-ANC) to reduce background noise.
 
Related: Best gaming headsets 2014

 
“Mad Catz makes products that appeal to the passionate gamer, but today even those who play games as a primary hobby, use headsets throughout their day,” said Mad Catz President and CEO, Darren Richardson. “We think there’s a better way to introduce quality and value to a gaming audience and Mad Catz is excited to introduce the F.R.E.Q.9 which we believe will cover all the users’ needs, and do so with remarkable audio fidelity.”
 
“We think a gaming-inspired, premium headset which can function with practically any format is a welcome addition to the F.R.E.Q range and one which we think will add positive growth in 2015.”
 
For iOS and Android devices, the Mad Catz app has support for this wireless headset, allowing you to check its battery level and other various features of the headset.
 
The Mad Catz F.R.E.Q.9 wireless headset retails for $299.99 in the US. UK pricing has not yet been announced.

Why trust our journalism?

Founded in 2004, Trusted Reviews exists to give our readers thorough, unbiased and independent advice on what to buy.

Today, we have 9 million users a month around the world, and assess more than 1,000 products a year.

author icon

Editorial independence

Editorial independence means being able to give an unbiased verdict about a product or company, with the avoidance of conflicts of interest. To ensure this is possible, every member of the editorial staff follows a clear code of conduct.

author icon

Professional conduct

We also expect our journalists to follow clear ethical standards in their work. Our staff members must strive for honesty and accuracy in everything they do. We follow the IPSO Editors’ code of practice to underpin these standards.