Smarter than the Average Headset
Mad Catz' F.R.E.Q.M Wireless Mobile Gaming Headset delivers clear stereo audio for gaming and media on your mobile devices and PC or Mac, and utilizes a host of advanced technology to improve smartphone conversations. Boasting compatibility with Apple products and Bluetooth audio-enabled devices, the F.R.E.Q.M Wireless is an extremely intelligent headset.
Versatile Connection Options
Wireless by design, this version F.R.E.Q.M also provides wired connectivity for situations in which Bluetooth is not allowed or available. The included 3.5mm connector cable provides an optional wired connection – perfect for use with smart devices and during air travel. And, courtesy of the included USB charge cable, the headset gains play-and-charge capability when connected to a PC or Mac.
Simultaneous Synchronization with 2 Devices
Automatic management of audio interaction between two paired devices is now possible. For example, if you're watching a film on a paired tablet and your paired smartphone rings, the film will automatically pause. You are then free to answer the call and manipulate audio via the headset's on-ear controls. Once the call ends, the headset will return focus to the tablet for a seamless transition back to your movie. The ability to intelligently route audio between different gadgets makes the F.R.E.Q.M Wireless the go-to headset for all of your Bluetooth audio-enabled devices.
Made for Apple Products
The F.R.E.Q.M Wireless employs an Apple-approved Bluetooth co-processor to ensure compatibility with Apple products. Officially certified to meet Apple performance standards, the headset easily connects via 3.5mm connector cable.
Supports aptX and AAC Audio Codecs
The F.R.E.Q.M Wireless Mobile Gaming Headset supports a CSR-licensed aptX codec. If your device supports aptX, audio comes through the headset's earcups at CD quality with low latency.
CSR's aptX technology provides wireless audio quality indistinguishable from wired with an impressive dynamic range, which provides the following benefits:
Flat Frequency Response
- Full audio bandwidth is faithfully reproduced
Low Audio Coding Delay
- Minimizes latency and ‘lip-sync’ issues – very important for gaming and HD video
- No ‘dueling’ effects with other algorithms
- When aptX is not available the host device will pair-down to standard A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)*
- Growing Support - Including Samsung Galaxy S3, HTC One, Motorola RAZR, and Mac OS X
Designed to be the successor of the MP3 file format, AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) demonstrates greater sound quality and transparency than MP3 for files coded at the same bit rate. AAC files – supported via products such as Apple's iPod and iTunes – sound their best when heard through the F.R.E.Q.M Wireless Headset.
*Your Bluetooth host must support this profile
Advanced CVC (Clear Voice Capture) Software Enhances Audio
To ensure the highest quality audio on both ends of the line – for you and anyone you're talking to through the headset's earcup-integrated mic – the F.R.E.Q.M employs CSR's state-of-the-art CVC audio enhancement software. This software improves conversational performance and provides a number of benefits:
Concealment of Packet Loss and Bit Errors
– Improves the quality of received audio by removing pops and clicks
Near-end Audio Enhancement
– Received audio is further enhanced by noise suppression, adaptive equalization, and automatic gain control
Far-end Audio Enhancement
– Spoken audio is upgraded by the reduction of background noise and wind noise, plus a reduction in echo generated between speaker and microphone
Mobile A.P.P. for Smart Devices
Download the Mad Catz mobile A.P.P. onto your Android or iOS device to gain further control of the headset's functionality. Toggle between your choice of five distinct equalizer settings and view product information such as remaining battery life, all from your smartphone.
Instinctive On-ear Controls
Intuitive placement of all controls provides simple adjustability without the need to remove the headset. Mute the mic, tweak the volume, skip music tracks, answer/end phone calls, and play/pause media – all while keeping your eyes on your paired device.
Expansive Stereo Sound via Amplified 40mm Drivers
Housing oversize speakers which pump out robust stereo sound with a wide dynamic range, comfortable earcups deliver clean and crisp audio reproduction. Utilizing the highest grade of drivers available for use in headsets – Neodymium – the F.R.E.Q.M Wireless feeds high-fidelity audio through a pair of amplified 40mm speakers for deep bass and undistorted highs.
Foldable Design for Enhanced Portability
Smart devices are convenient travel companions and your headset should be no exception. When you're ready to hit the road, the F.R.E.Q.M Wireless is ready to come along for the ride. Simply fold it up, place it in the included travel pouch and take it everywhere. A rechargeable lithium-ion battery will keep the headset going for up to 24 hours of continuous audio playback.
3.5mm Connector for Smartphones, Tablets, and Portable Gaming Consoles
The included 3.5mm cable permits connection to any device employing 3.5mm audio output – an effective solution for in-flight entertainment options when traveling by plane. And if you have a smartphone*, you can even take calls using the earcup-integrated microphone.
*Media and call handling are controlled via the Hands Free Profile (HFP), Headset Profile (HSP) and Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP). Your Bluetooth host must support these profiles in order for these features to work.
Innovative GameSmart Technology
Products featuring GameSmart technology function with an array of different mobile devices. GameSmart enables near-universal compatibility with PCs and Macs, as well as the latest generation of iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone handsets, and even tablets such as the Microsoft Surface. And by utilizing Bluetooth technology, GameSmart wireless devices also feature simplified setup and extended battery life. When one product functions with a multitude of devices, you'll find comfort in knowing that adding a new device to your collection won't require yet another purchase.
Compatible with M.O.J.O. Micro-Console for Android
Residing at the center of the GameSmart ecosystem, M.O.J.O. makes your favorite mobile games even better. M.O.J.O. delivers a powerful, console-quality Android gaming experience. See all the fast-paced action in breathtaking HD on your big-screen TV. Hear that catchy background music or those killer sound effects loud and clear, with support for 5.1-channel surround audio. The included C.T.R.L.R Mobile Gamepad enhances control of your in-game characters with the sticks-and-buttons gamepad design you know so well. Put it all together, and you've got a bigger, bolder, home-style version of the mobile games you love.
Mad Catz' F.R.E.Q.M Wireless Mobile Gaming Headset and M.O.J.O. Micro-Console for Android are both Bluetooth-enabled devices. Simply pair the two to enjoy high-quality wireless audio for games and media.