ATH-PG1

Premium Gaming Headset

MSRP* US$129.00
Two-Year Limited End-User Warranty

*Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual selling price may vary; please check with an authorized Audio-Technica dealer.

  • Premium Gaming Headsets, video game headphones


  • Overview
  • Features
  • Specifications
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  • Overview



    Designed with the serious gamer in mind, the ATH-PG1 gaming headset delivers wonderfully immersive audio and long-lasting comfort that puts you in the game and lets you stay there as long as you want. Large 44 mm drivers provide powerful, lively sound specially tuned to accentuate all the sonic detail of the gaming environment. The closed-back headset is constructed of lightweight materials and features soft leather headband and earpads, allowing you to play on without fatigue.

    The ATH-PG1 also comes equipped with a flexible, 6" boom microphone for crystal-clear in-game voice communication with other gamers. This mic, with 1.2 m cable and in-line volume and mute control, can be detached and replaced with a 1.2 m smartphone cable, which includes its own mic and portable-device controller. An additional 2.0 m extension cable terminating in two 3.5 mm mini plugs for mic and audio works with either of the 1.2 m cables to provide increased flexibility when gaming on a computer.

    The 1.2 m smartphone cable lets you transform this gaming headset into any everyday pair of on-the-go headphones, perfect for answering calls and controlling audio and video on smartphones and other portable devices.

    Compatible with PS4, iPad, iPhone, laptops & PC. Also compatible with Xbox One using the Xbox One Stereo Headset Adapter found at www.xbox.com.
  • Features

    • Large-diameter 44 mm drivers are specially tuned to provide lively, in-the-game sound

    • High max input: 1,300mW

    • State-of-the-art, flexible boom microphone, with mute and volume control, provides crystal-clear in-game voice communication

    • Detachable smartphone cable with inline mic and controls allows the headset to function as a great pair of on-the-go headphones

    • Strong, lightweight construction with ultra-comfortable leather headband and earpads enable extended gaming sessions

    • Three detachable cables: 1.2 m boom mic cable, 1.2 m smartphone cable and 2.0 m extension cable


    Compatible with PS4, iPad, iPhone, laptops & PC. Also compatible with Xbox One using the Xbox One Stereo Headset Adapter found at www.xbox.com.
  • Specifications

    TypeClosed-back dynamic
    Driver Diameter44 mm
    Frequency Response20 20,000 Hz
    Maximum Input Power1,300 mW
    Sensitivity96 dB/mW
    Impedance38 ohms
    Weight245 g (without cord)
    CableThree detachable cables: 1.2 m boom mic cable, 1.2 m smartphone cable and 2.0 m extension cable
    Connector3.5 mm (1/8") gold-plated mini stereo, L-type
    Accessories Included2.0 m (6.6') extension cable with two 3.5 mm (1/8") gold-plated mini stereo plugs
    Type (Microphone)Condenser
    Sensitivity (Microphone)-40 dB (0dB=1V/Pa, 1kHz)
    Frequency Response (Microphone)100 10,000 Hz
    Polar Pattern (Microphone)Omnidirectional



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  • Reviews

    REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    Audio-TechnicaATH-PG1 Premium Gaming Headset
     
    4.0

    (based on 3 reviews)

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Very versatile, a little bit unconfortable

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    from Cavite, Philippines

    Pros

    • Great Microphone
    • Great Sound Quality
    • Highly Compatible
    • Very versatile

    Cons

    • Extra original cables unavailable
    • Original Mobile cable breaks easily
    • Uncomfortable

    Best Uses

      Comments about Audio-Technica ATH-PG1 Premium Gaming Headset:

      A very good headset but there are more reliable options in its price range.

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      • Over a year
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      • PC
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      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      This is awesome. Used it for everything... Except gaming.

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      from L.A. County, California

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Great Microphone
      • Highly Compatible
      • Stylish

      Cons

      • Cord Too Short
      • Lack of console support

      Best Uses

        Comments about Audio-Technica ATH-PG1 Premium Gaming Headset:

        I love these headphones, as headphones, but as far as headphones go they could be better. (Like the ATH-M50's)

        The mic is awesome! I can hear all the little sounds my mouth makes. (Which is not good if you're a heavy breather, heh heh)

        The duel cords is not only NOT confusing (for me,) but I also appreciate it, to be able to use outdoors!

        I clicked the "cord too short" option only because I'm 6'5" and it could be an inch or two longer. If you're average height you should be fine. But I love how the cord isn't ridiculously long like the M50's, so I can use it outside of my home without looking obnoxious.

        Also... I don't know if it's my specific pair, or what, but... my Mute button doesn't seem to work. Like... at all. So beware if you love your mute buttons.

        My least favorite part about these headphones is the lack of console support... I got these for the main purpose of gaming, but it seems you can only use it for PC, and PS4 (which I don't have, yet) so you can see how limited I feel when I get gaming headphones and cant use it for gaming, right? I mean... I suppose I could use it with my 3DS, but... Theres not many games that support chat on there, if any at all!

        What I HAVE been using it for is regular headphones, and also with Skyping with my friends on my iPhone. (And also Karaoke) but... All that stuff os on my iPhone... So... Still not much versatility.

        As much as that annoys me, I genuinely enjoy these headphones, overall. Would recommend. I just really wish they weren't as expensive as they are.

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        • Less than a month
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        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great sound period!

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        from Undisclosed

        Site Member

        Pros

        • boom mic
        • -sound quality

        Cons

        • No Bag

        Best Uses

          Comments about Audio-Technica ATH-PG1 Premium Gaming Headset:

          I have been using these headphones for about a month now and they sound wonderful. I use them when I am gaming on my PC, watching Netflix or games on my PS4, and also listening to music on my MP3 player. They sound clear and all levels of bass, mids, and highs are harmonized really well. When I am playing COD Advanced Warfare, I can hear more bullets around me and footsteps as well.

          I have not used the Boom MIC that comes with the PG1 yet, but I have been complimented on the clarity of my voice when I use my smartphone and the supplied smartphone cable that comes with the PG1.

          I also own the ATH M50x headphones and comparing the two... I would say the PG1 has a wider soundstage and does let in more exterior sound. The ATH M50x is more concentrated and isolating compared to the PG1.

          It is well worth the money and I would buy it again.

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          • Up to a year
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        • Q & A

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          • Q:

            The microphone on my pair of headphones doesn't work right, I didn't buy the headphones here, and it was a while ago, so I'd like to know if you offer replacement microphones for it.
            Asked on 10/7/2016 by Nate

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Please contact our Service Department at (330) 686-2600 ext 5003 or at service@atus.com for assistance with this.

              Answered on 10/10/2016 by ATUS_Specialist3
          • Q:

            My computer isn't registering the mic. How can I fix this?
            The computer is a Mac with windows OS and does not have a mic jack available.
            Asked on 9/11/2016 by Darpie from United States

            1 answer

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              A:

              Thank you for your inquiry. Please contact our Audio Solutions Department at (330) 686-2600 ext 5000 or at audio-solutions@atus.com for assistance with this.

              Answered on 9/14/2016 by ATUS_Specialist4 from Stow,OH
          • Q:

            How long should I expect this product to last me?
            Asked on 8/28/2016 by Peter Parker from Camarillo, CA

            1 answer

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              A:

              Thank you for your inquiry. These headphones are designed with comfort and durability in mind. With proper care and handling they will last you for a long time.

              Answered on 9/6/2016 by ATUS_Specialist4 from Stow,OH
          • Q:

            Are these over/around the ear or on-ear?
            Asked on 8/27/2016 by LegosOnMyDesk

            1 answer

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              A:

              Thank you for your inquiry. They are over the ear.

              Answered on 9/1/2016 by AudioSolutionsManager from Audio-Technica U.S., Inc.
          • Q:

            how is it powered? is it wireless? i want somethig just like this in wireless.
            Asked on 8/25/2016 by cyndi from fl

            1 answer

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              A:

              Thank you for your inquiry. The cable is detachable so you can swap between the different cables it comes with, but they are not wireless.

              Answered on 8/26/2016 by ATUS_Specialist4 from Stow,OH
          • Q:

            Hi, Does the audio technica pg1 comes with replaceable ear cups?,I have extremely oily ears and it causes the ear cups to peel and tear very quickly.

            Thx
            Asked on 7/23/2016 by nerdbydesign

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Thank you for your inquiry. Please contact the Parts Department at 330-686-2600 option 4. They will be happy to help with this.

              Answered on 7/26/2016 by AudioSolutionsManager from Audio-Technica U.S., Inc.
          • Q:

            Does this headset have Mic monitoring which lets you hear yourself when you talk? This is good for me so I can know if I'm yelling really loud or not.
            Asked on 1/17/2016 by Yellowmane from Miami

            1 answer

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              A:

              There is no "side tone" built-in to the ATH-PG1. Not featuring a side-tone is common in the industry, and not unique to Audio-Technica.

              If you have any further questions, please contact the Audio-Technica United States (ATUS) Audio Solutions Team at:
              audio-solutions@atus.com

              Thanks

              Answered on 1/18/2016 by ATUS_Specialist2 from Stow, OH
          • Q:

            Ok the included smartphone cable doesn't work any longer. I've only had the headset for 5 months and if I use the provided audio cable for the smartphone i only have Mono sound (right side only). Initially I thought it was the headphone but after testing with the other 2 cables i saw it was the smartphone cable. Now I don't know where to buy just the smartphone cable. I can ship the whole thing back as it is still under warranty but it will cost me more money and time versus just buying the smartphone cable. I've even purchased a second one for my brother in-law as a gift. I feel disappointed and it's frustrating to invest 200 dollars after waiting for it for months and now have this issue. Hopefully someone can help me at Audio-Technica.

            Thanks,
            Asked on 11/8/2015 by Tigran from Sun Valley, CA

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              A:

              Please contact our Parts Department at (330) 686-2600 ext 5002 or at Parts@atus.com for assistance with this.

              Answered on 11/9/2015 by ATUS_Specialist3
          • Q:

            Does the ATH-PG1 Premium Gaming Headset work on a mac?
            Asked on 11/4/2015 by Cabe

            1 answer

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              A:

              Thank you for your inquiry. No they do not. The Mac audio input is line level and not mic level.

              Answered on 12/2/2015 by AudioSolutionsManager from Audio-Technica U.S., Inc.
          • Q:

            Does this headset include surround sound?
            Asked on 10/7/2015 by HeavyReign

            2 answers

            • A:

              you will have to install a sound card in your pc.

              Answered on 11/8/2015 by johnny from tazewell tn.
            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Headphones are dual drivers (stereo) and any additional sound panning may be done via third party processing.

              Answered on 10/19/2015 by ATUS_Specialist3
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