LG UltraGear GP9 soundbar is battery-powered for gamers on the go
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LG unveiled the UltraGear GP9, its first gaming soundbar, at. The G9 all-in-one is designed to complement LG’s line of UltraGear gaming monitors and offers battery-powered operation – a rare feature for gaming speakers. This portability might make it particularly appealing to LAN gamers. occasional.
The GP9 could also appeal to gamers tired of wearing headphones and allows in-game chatting with its built-in mic. An ‘Eco-sound’ feature is supposed to help the mic pick up your voice instead of game sounds. The speaker has a large analog volume knob on the top and simple controls for mute surround sound modes. and simulated – including specific modes designed for shooter and strategy style games. There is also a headphone jack for quickly plugging in headphones.
Connectivity includes a USB-C port for computers as well as an optical digital audio input that can work with game consoles. It also has Bluetooth and 20 watts of power.
In addition to the GP9, LG also announced the smaller GP3 which does not have an optical port and has 15 watts of power.
Soundbars and gaming speakers have been around for a few years and include products such as the Xbox Specific Polk Audio N1, the and, much more recently, the . However, they are all designed to stay under a monitor or TV and stay there.
The price and availability of the LG UltraGear GP9 have not yet been announced.