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SteelSeries Arctis 5 Headset manual

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Your new headset is the result of more than 15 years of gaming expertise and our unyielding pursuit of perfection. We poured our hearts into making your new Arctis, giving it the best gaming mic available, 7.1 surround sound and comfort and style unlike anything you’ve experienced before.


Product Information Guide
Main Cable (1.2m)
USB ChatMix Dial
4-pole 3.5mm Adapter

Windows 7 +
Mac OS X 10.8 +
120 MB of free hard drive space
for installation
DTS Headphone:X v2.0 Surround available
on Windows only. Software installation


selected accessories available at



Position the microphone close to the corner of your mouth with the flat surface facing you


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Go to Sound Settings
Under ‘Playback’ highlight Arctis 5 Game Audio and select ‘Set Default’
Under ’Recording’ highlight Arctis 5 Chat and select ‘Set Default’
In your VoIP (chat) application select Arctis 5 Chat Audio as the default audio device


Go to System Preferences > Sound
Under ‘Output’ select Arctis 5 Game Audio
Under ‘Input’ select Arctis 5 Chat
In your VoIP (chat) application select Arctis 5 Chat Audio as the default audio device

Europe – EU Declaration of Conformity
Hereby, SteelSeries ApS. declares that the equipment which is in compliance with directive RoHS 2.0 (2015/863/EU), R.E.D (2014/53/EU), EMC Directive (2014/30/EU), and LVD (2014/35/EU) which are issued by the Commission of the European Community.
The full text of the EU declaration of conformity is available at the following internet address: https:// steelseries.com/
SteelSeries ApS. hereby confirms, to date, based on the feedback from our suppliers indicates that our products shipping to the EU territory complies with REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals – (EC) 1907/2006) compliance program. We are fully committed to offering REACH compliance on the products and posting accurate REACH compliance status for the all of products.

This product must not be disposed of with your other household waste or treat them in compliance with the local regulations or contact your local city office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product.
This product is compliant with requirements of Vietnam Circular No. 30/2011/TT-BCT Regulations “STIPULATING TEMPORARILY THE PERMISSIBLE CONTENT LIMITATION OF SOME TOXIC CHEMICALS IN THE ELECTRONIC, ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS” Restriction on Hazardous Substances statement (India)
This product complies with the “India E-waste Rule 2011” and prohibits use of lead, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls  or polybrominated diphenyl ethers in concentrations exceeding 0.1 weight % and 0.01 weight % for cadmium, except for the exemptions set in Schedule 2 of the Rule.

Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one of the following measures:
– Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
– Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
– Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
– Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
FCC Caution: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
Note: The country code selection is for the non-US models only and is not available to all US models. Per FCC regulation, all WiFi products marketed in the US must be fixed to US operation channels only.

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Industry Canada Statement:
This device complies with RSS standards of the Industry Canada Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Radiation Exposure Statement:
This equipment complies with FCC/IC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.

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