Man O War Headband Flaw

Discussion in 'Audio' started by DictatorShadow, May 7, 2017.

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  1. DictatorShadow

    DictatorShadow Well-Known Member

    The man o war has a MAJOR design flaw on the top headrest. It's a cushion attached to the main headset by these 4 little itty bitty plastic pieces. When you "stretch" the headset to put it over your ears it builds tension along those 4 plastic pieces and sooner or later the just snap.

    I've owned 2 man o wars that have done this. One broke in mid december and the other broke not even 4 minutes ago.

    Razer please redesign or discontinue this headband.

    This being said though, they are the only headphones with decent surround sound. I tried upgrading to logitech's G933 and it sounded like absolute garbage.
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  2. Tyson144

    Tyson144 New Member

    I had the same issue, and feel the same about wireless headphones, it's one of the best out there, but this design flaw is really bad. At this point I don't know if RMAing is even worth doing as I'd remain without headphones for probably 1-2 weeks and then at some point the new one would break as well so I'm not sure what to do here...
  3. SirJarren

    SirJarren Active Member

    Just got one myself (thank you @kajira). I'm considering putting my head in a vice to make it narrower in order to prolong the life of the unit.

    I'm kidding. I heard it has this issue and am taking extra precautions.
    kajira and dehrk like this.
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