EKSA E910 Wireless Gaming Headset Review

An affordable gaming headset with heaps of comfort

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EKSA is a Chinese-based company known for producing affordable, well-priced gaming headsets for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox, and Nintendo. EKSA wants their customers’ gaming experience to be relaxing, with high-performing headsets that everyone can enjoy, regardless of budget. So let’s put that to the test and see what the EKSA E910 wireless gaming headset has to offer in a market brimming with talent.

What strikes you first from the EKSA E910s is their value, closely matching the Corsair HS70’s, a current budget wireless champion of the gaming world.

EKSA E910 Wireless Gaming Headset Review

EKSA E910 Wireless Gaming Headset

Headphone Frequency Response

20 – 20,000 Hz

Microphone Frequency Response

N/A

Wireless

Yes

Battery Life

10-hours

Pick-up Pattern

Unidirectional


Tech Specs

Headphone Frequency Response

20 – 20,000 Hz

Microphone Frequency Response

N/A

Wireless

Yes

Battery Life

10-hours

Pick-up Pattern

Unidirectional


Pros

Affordable

Comfortable

Lightweight

Cons

Only 10 hour battery life at 70% volume

Bass-heavy sound with poor mid-range

What’s In The Box & Setup

The EKSA E910s are true plug-and-play, you simply connect the dongle, turn on the headset, and boom you are off. There is no software required with these, which is always a great start to any review, and the headset came well packaged. To enable 7.1 surround sound you are going to need to install the drivers, which you can get here.

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Inside the box, we see:

  • E910 Wireless Gaming Headset
  • EKSA Headset Stand
  • 5.8GHz USB Dongle
  • 1 x 3.5mm Audio Cable
  • 1 x Type C Charging Cable
  • 1 x Leather Carry Pouch
  • User Manual

Design

The overall design of the ESKA E910s is quite low-key until the lighting appears on the earcups, giving this a distinct gamer aesthetic. This aesthetic is something that many in the market quite like but I’m a bit more old-fashioned and I prefer subtle designs with my audio products. The headset is almost entirely black, with the inner ear fabric and lighting being a contrasting, vibrant red.

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We have a simple metal band that runs from ear to ear, with loads of flex to ensure these sit firmly on your head, without the crushing power we saw from the Sennheiser GSP 670s. The headband and ear cups feature plush padding, while the rest is mostly plastic. Speaking of ear cups, that is where you will see the illuminated red EKSA logo, which to my surprise illuminates red and not purple like the EKSA website and packaging. Anyway, the design of the earcups looks somewhere between the HyperX Cloud Flights and the Corsair HS60s, except these have a perforated convex shell that is a bit of an acquired taste.

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Build Quality

The E910s feel sturdy, they aren’t going to fall off your head, however, if they did, they feel robust enough to survive the fall. The band, as previously mentioned, has a good amount of flex in it, the same as any other similarly priced headset. The padding feels great on both the headband and ear cups but the cups could do with a more premium foam going in there. They do a great job, however, they just lack a bit of substance/ feel a bit empty. In all fairness though, the padding keeps my large ears from touching the inner wall and they feel comfortable, so pretty good really.

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The only areas for concern in build quality were with the adjustment feature on the headband, the microphone, and the control buttons. The adjustment of the ear cups is minimal but that isn’t an issue – my head is pretty big and these fit no problem. The extension mechanism sits behind some plastic and feels a bit rickety, with it being really difficult to use the incremental steps.

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The microphone, which I will touch upon a bit more later, has great functionality but I’m unsure about the bulky housing it sits in. Lastly, the control buttons are a little bit hard to find when the headset is on and they look and feel low quality.

Comfort

The headset is pretty light, in fact, one of the lightest headsets I’ve tested but is supremely comfortable when compared to the lightweight Astro A10’s or HyperX Stingers. The padded headband does just enough to keep these comfortable for quite some time, as does the plush ear cups. One thing to note is how hot my ears were after two hours of use. I had to have a break to let my ears breathe but other than that, these are very comfortable.

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Performance

The E910s offer relatively good gaming and music experience for the price. These are what I would call bass heavy but it sounds really good for music and immersive shooters such as Squad. While playing music, the mid-range is lost a bit and they lack detail when compared to the SteelSeries Arctis 7s, however, the bass is unmatched. These have a similar level of sound quality to the Corsair HS70s but the Corsair headset does go louder and has slightly better detail.

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The EKSA E910s feature 50mm dynamic drivers, with a frequency range of 20Hz-20KHz, and the wireless 5.8GHz connection was flawless throughout testing with no audible delay, which isn’t something a lot of headsets can boast. Overall, I was pleasantly surprised but there is little to no noise cancellation, so you are going to be able to hear your surroundings if you game in a loud environment, making these less than ideal for LAN.

The microphone performance was pretty average, with teammates having no complaints about the quality of comms but you can definitely tell this unidirectional mic isn’t so premium. The mic isn’t detachable, however, it does retract into the ear cup, which is a great alternative feature. The mic is also very flexible, allowing you to easily get it into the perfect position.

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Features

Features, particularly with wireless gaming headsets, play a major role in whether you buy them or not and the E910s are feature-packed. This EKSA headset is comfortable, practical, and robust but also comes with a few features that could sway you.

Headset Stand & Carry Bag

The included headset stand is a classy touch and only raises the value, with no additional cost. The stand is pretty basic but it works, is easy to set up and the all-black aesthetic will match anyone’s gaming setup. The stand has three rubber feet at the bottom and despite being very lightweight it holds the headset without wobbling around as others do.

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The carry bag is something we see with a lot of gaming headsets and is always a good addition to see just in case you need to take your gear with you.

Wireless Connectivity & Charging

The wireless connectivity works very well straight out of the box, with the 5.8GHz connection performing flawlessly for me. The headset reaches full charge after two hours and will last a total of 10 hours. 10 hours on continued use is pretty low in comparison to the competition, though, with the HS70s lasting at least 14 hours before needing a charge.

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Final Word

EKSA comes to the table with a competitively priced wireless gaming headset. These offer a stable connection, comfortable fit, and robust design. Unfortunately, they are competing with some great options, such as the Corsair HS70s. The bass sounds excellent but the overall detail in the sound is a bit lost and the 10-hour battery could be an issue for some. If you are truly after a budget wireless headset, the HyperX Stingers offer something very affordable but for a more comfortable option, the EKSA E910 wireless gaming headset could be the pair for you.

EKSA E910 Wireless Gaming Headset Review

EKSA E910 Wireless Gaming Headset

Headphone Frequency Response

20 - 20,000 Hz

Microphone Frequency Response

N/A

Wireless

Yes

Battery Life

10-hours

Pick-up Pattern

Unidirectional

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Editor's Rating
3/5

The overall design of the ESKA E910s is quite low-key until the lighting appears on the earcups, giving this a distinct gamer aesthetic. These offer a stable connection, comfortable fit, and robust design. Unfortunately, they are competing with some great options, such as the Corsair HS70s, and only have 10-hour battery life when playing at 70% volume.