CES 22 > Panasonic SC‑GN01FF, Final Fantasy XIX Online Special Edition Neck Speaker

Despite a noticeable absence with a desert stand, completely empty except for a few projected videos, Panasonic took advantage of the CES show in Las Vegas 2022 in early January to announce a special edition of its SC-GN01 neckband speaker dedicated to gamers , designed in collaboration with the team of the famous game Final Fantasy XIV Online. With the key, a CES 2022 Innovation Awards.

Already presented in our pages a few months ago, the Panasonic SC-GN01 neckband speaker is worn on the shoulders, allowing long hours of listening without the discomfort that headphones can provide. It is therefore ideal for long gaming sessions in front of a computer or game console.

Panasonic SC-GN01FF, new design and sound design

It returns in a special Final Fantasy XIV Online edition called Panasonic SC-GN01FF and is distinguished in particular by a new design, plus sound effects specific to the game when powering up and when changing sound modes.

Panasonic SC-GN01FF, Magess Technology

As a reminder, the Panasonic SC-GN01 is the result of a collaboration between Panasonic and the Final Fantasy XIV Online audio team. It offers powerful surround sound thanks to Magess technology (Majestic Augmented Gaming Environment Sound System). This is implemented via four 30 mm full-range speakers (front left/right and surround left/right) which reproduce the signal in all directions around the neck. Note that the SC-GN01's processor allows upscaling of two-channel content to four-channel content, in addition to its compatibility with 5.1 multichannel content.

Panasonic SC-GN01FF, RPG, FPS, Voice, Music and Cinema audio modes

Three modes -RPG, FPS, voice- are offered to adapt to the type of game, in addition to the Music and Cinema modes. Finally, a high-performance dual microphone with noise and echo reduction allows you to chat with other players during wild games. Finally, there is also a 3.5 mm mini-jack input for connecting an external sound source.

Availability announced for February 2022. Indicative price: 239 euros.