In a market dominated by names like Turtle Beach and Tritton, Astro Gaming has established a reputation as a boutique purveyor of premium gaming audio products, beloved by enthusiasts and professional players alike. But after a quiet acquisition by Skullcandy last year, Astro has been working to bring its high-quality audio line to the masses with its first integrated wireless headset — the A50 wireless headset. With large, around the ear enclosures, KleerNet 5.8GHz wireless connectivity, Dolby 7.1 simulated surround sound audio, an integrated lithium-ion rechargeable battery, and a price of $299.99, the A50 is Astro’s most advanced headset to date. But has Astro delivered the high level of performance and quality fans have come to expect without the hindrance of mass retail limitations? Read on and find out.