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Gear this week: An insane gaming chair, a battery pack for the Switch, and more

By Team HardwareZone - 31 Aug 2018

Gear this week: An insane gaming chair, a battery pack for the Nintendo Switch, and more

Acer Predator Thronos

Wild, insane, gargantuan — there aren’t enough adjectives to describe the Predator Thronos. This next-level gaming chair has a 1.5 meters tall steel structure and comes in imposing black with white or blue accents. Impact in-game and the chair vibrates. Said chair is adjustable and is housed in a cabin that reclines up to 140 degrees! An overhead brace supports three 27-inch gaming monitors, with space for a Predator gaming PC.

Find out more about the Acer Predator Thronos.


Anker PowerCore 20100 Nintendo Switch Edition

The Anker PowerCore 20100 Nintendo Switch Edition is an officially licensed product and rated 20,100mAh. It claims to be able to fast charge your Nintendo Switch from zero to full capacity in 3.5 hours, even if the Switch is in operation. With the battery pack, you can add up to 15 hours of playtime for the handheld console.

Find out more about the Anker PowerCore 20100 Nintendo Switch Edition.


TwelveSouth AirSnap

Ever dug into your bag for your AirPods or forgot where you put them? The AirSnap is a beautiful full-grain leather case that both protects your AirPods as well as keeps them close. A top swivel clip lets you attach it to a bag or clip, and a bottom cutout lets you recharge the AirPods in the case.

Find out more about the TwelveSouth AirSnap.


Manfrotto Befree Advanced Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod

Manfrotto’s updates its travel tripod with a carbon fiber model, which brings its weight down to 1.2kg. It features Manfrotto’s M-lock twist lock, which features no protruding parts and closes perfectly around the head. It also has Manfrotto’s Easy Link, which lets photographers add accessories like lights and reflectors easily.

Find out more about the Manfrotto Befree Advanced Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod.


Chord Hugo TT 2

The Hugo TT 2 is Chord’s newest desktop-bound DAC and headphone amplifier. The DAC processor has five times the processor power, allowing the Hugo TT 2 to faithfully reconstruct an analog signal. The Hugo TT 2 will support PCM playback up to 768kHz and DSD up to 512. The Hugo TT 2 also eschews its predecessor’s batteries in favor of super-capacitors. That gives it more power to drive a greater variety of headphones. Through its balanced connection, the Hugo TT 2 will deliver a whopping 18W into 8 ohms.

Find out more about the Chord Hugo TT 2.

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