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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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1. PACKAGE CONTENTS / SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
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2. REGISTRATION / TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Sign up now for a Razer Synapse account to get real-time information on your product’s warranty status. To learn more about Razer Synapse and all its features, visit www.razerzone.com/synapse.
If you are already a Razer Synapse user, register your product by clicking on your email address at the Razer Synapse application and select Warranty Status from the dropdown list.
To register your product online, visit www.razerzone.com/registration. Please note that you will not be able to view your warranty status if you register via the website.
Your product’s serial number can be found
inside the leatherette ear cup, as shown
What you’ll get:
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3. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
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4. DEVICE LAYOUT
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5. USING YOUR RAZER KRAKEN USB
USING THE MICROPHONE
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EXTENDING YOUR HEADSET’S LIFESPAN
We recommend stretching the headset gently apart before placing them over your head to minimize headband stress. However, please avoid overstretching the headset beyond its technical limits.
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6. INSTALLING YOUR RAZER KRAKEN USB
Step 1: Connect your Razer device to the USB port of your computer.
Step 2: Install Razer Synapse when prompted* or download the installer from www.razerzone.com/synapse.
Step 3: Create your Razer ID or login to Synapse with your existing Razer ID.
*Applicable for Windows 8 or later.
Note: By default, the Razer Kraken USB headset works out of the box as a stereo headset. To achieve 7.1 surround sound, please install Synapse to set up virtual 7.1 surround sound.
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7. CONFIGURING YOUR RAZER KRAKEN USB
The features listed here require you to log in to Razer Synapse. These features are also subject to change based on the current software version and your Operating System.
Your Razer Kraken USB headset is equipped with various software customizable features to unleash its full power.
A 3 step calibration wizard helps you set up your Razer Kraken USB for virtual 7.1 surround sound. If you are setting up your audio device for the first time, we recommend using this wizard for a step by step guide on the calibration process.
Click START to launch the wizard.
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Step 1 of 3
This step introduces the calibration process. Read the instructions carefully and ensure that you are in a quiet environment in order to hear the audio prompts properly.
In this figure, the mannequin represents your position. The green arrows on each segment represent the target direction of the audio playback for that particular segment. Each orange line represents the last saved calibration settings configured.
Click Calibrate Now once you are ready to begin the calibration.
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Step 2 of 3
Position yourself according to the point of reference indicated by the mannequin. The calibration process is divided into a series of segments. An audio prompt will be played for each segment.
For the first segment, the sound should be perceived as coming from the direction marked by the green target arrow, roughly North-East of your point of reference. Your aim is to move the sound you hear such that you perceive it to be coming from this target direction. To achieve this,
Note: The orange line indicates the relative change to the previously saved alignment setting. It does not affect your current calibration, as it serves merely as a change indicator.
Click Next to continue to the next segment. Repeat the above, using the green target arrow for each segment as the target direction and continue until you complete the circle.
Once all segments are calibrated, click Next to go to the next step.
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Click Experience Surround Sound to test your personalized sound environment. To tweak a particular section, simply click it to play its audio prompt and adjust the settings as desired. To reset the entire configuration, click Reset All. Otherwise, click Finish to confirm the settings.
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A confirmation screen will be displayed. Click OK to save and exit the wizard.
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The Audio Tab lets you control various options related to the audio you hear from your headset.
Using the various sliders, you can:
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The Mic Tab lets you control various options related to how your headset handles voice input via its microphone.
Using the various sliders and options you can:
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The Mixer Tab allow you to adjust the volume for programs currently running on your system individually.
Note: The Mixer Tab is not available for Mac OS systems.
Customize the volume of audio for each program using the sliders.
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The EQ Tab lets you filter various audio frequencies, controlling the overall tone of your audio output.
A list of preset equalizer settings can be selected from the drop down menu, giving you easy access to various commonly used audio tones. You can also manually adjust each audio frequency using the sliders.
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8. SAFETY AND MAINTENANCE
In order to achieve maximum safety while using your Razer Kraken USB, we suggest that you adopt the following guidelines:
MAINTENANCE AND USE
The Razer Kraken USB requires minimum maintenance to keep it in optimum condition. Once a month we recommend you unplug the device and clean it using a soft cloth or cotton swab with a bit of warm water to prevent dirt buildup. Do not use soap or harsh cleaning agents.
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COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFORMATION
Copyright ©2014 Razer Inc. All Rights Reserved. Razer, the Razer Triple-Headed Snake logo, the Razer distressed word logo and other trademarks contained herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Razer Inc. and/or its affiliated or associated companies, registered in the United States and/or other countries. Windows and the Windows logo are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies. Mac OS, Mac and the Mac logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Razer Inc. (“Razer”) may have copyright, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, patent applications, or other intellectual property rights (whether registered or unregistered) concerning the product in this guide. Furnishing of this guide does not give you a license to any such copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property right. The Razer Kraken USB (the “Product”) may differ from pictures whether on packaging or otherwise. Razer assumes no responsibility for such differences or for any errors that may appear. Information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
LIMITED PRODUCT WARRANTY
For the latest and current terms of the Limited Product Warranty, please visit www.razerzone.com/warranty.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Razer shall in no event be liable for any lost profits, loss of information or data, special, incidental, indirect, punitive or consequential or incidental damages, arising in any way out of distribution of, sale of, resale of, use of, or inability to use the Product. In no event shall Razer’s liability exceed the retail purchase price of the Product.
COSTS OF PROCUREMENT
For the avoidance of doubt, in no event will Razer be liable for any costs of procurement unless it has been advised of the possibility of such damages, and in no case shall Razer be liable for any costs of procurement liability exceeding the retail purchase price of the Product.
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These terms shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the jurisdiction in which the Product was purchased. If any term herein is held to be invalid or unenforceable, then such term (in so far as it is invalid or unenforceable) shall be given no effect and deemed to be excluded without invalidating any of the remaining terms. Razer reserves the right to amend any term at any time without notice.
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