HyperX and Smith-Schuster Collab on Custom Headsets to be Auctioned on eBay for JuJu Foundation
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – Feb. 18, 2020 – Today, HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., and eBay, one of the world’s most popular destinations for everything gaming, are together auctioning 19 limited edition JuJu Smith-Schuster Cloud MIX gaming headsets with proceeds going to charity. HyperX collaborated with Smith-Schuster to create a special headset design featuring a classic black and vibrant yellow color scheme emblazoned with Smith-Schuster’s signature on the buckles. In honor of the NFL star’s #19 jersey, 19 limited edition headsets are available for auction on eBay with proceeds benefitting the JuJu Foundation. The sleeve of each headset box is personally signed by Smith-Schuster.
NFL football star and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Smith-Schuster has been an influential member of HyperX Heroes ambassador program since 2018, including participating in the We’re All Gamers branding campaign that was seen during the NBA 2018-19 season. As both a gaming and lifestyle representative of HyperX, Smith-Schuster brings his passion both on and off the field with flair.
“I’m so excited to be working with my partners at HyperX on a custom headset,” said JuJu Smith-Schuster. “It’s always been a dream of mine to have my own custom headset that reflects everything I’m passionate about. From the colorway to the packaging to the name on the buckle, this headset is truly inspired by me and the things I love doing.”
“HyperX is excited to offer up these 19 extremely limited-edition JuJu Gaming Headsets to help support the JuJu Foundation,” said Daniel Kelley, director of marketing, HyperX. “JuJu embodies our HyperX Heroes philosophy of celebrating the good in gaming, giving back to the community and we’re very pleased to provide all of the proceeds to this great cause.”
HyperX Cloud MIX is a versatile wired gaming headset that converts to a lightweight, portable Bluetooth headset for music listening anytime and anywhere. When wired it is capable of pumping out Hi-Res Audio,1 and in Bluetooth mode it offers up to 20 hours2 of wire-free listening pleasure. Known for its comfort and sound quality, Cloud MIX utilizes HyperX custom-designed dual-chamber technology and 40mm drivers for separation of bass from mid and high frequencies for distinct and clear audio.
HyperX and Smith-Schuster tapped eBay to bring this limited quantity of Cloud MIX headsets to its more than 183 million shoppers, starting on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 10 a.m. PT at LINK. Gamers can bid on the JuJu Smith-Schuster edition of Cloud MIX while inventory lasts and browse eBay’s broad selection of must-have command center equipment from HyperX. Proceeds from the auction will go to the JuJu Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the support of youth initiatives and lifting the spirits of those in need. The foundation was established in 2019 by the Pittsburgh Steelers and Smith-Schuster. A Cloud MIX JuJu Smith-Schuster Limited Edition video can be seen here.
1Hi-Res certified (10Hz – 40,000Hz) for wired mode
2Tested at 50% headphone volume
For 19 years, HyperX’s mission has been to develop gaming solutions for every type of gamer and the company is consistently recognized for delivering products that provide superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. Under the tagline of “WE’RE ALL GAMERS,” HyperX gaming headsets, keyboards, mice, USB microphones, and console accessories are the choice of everyday gamers as well as celebrity ambassadors, pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because they meet the most stringent product specifications and are built with best-in-class components. For more information, please go to www.hyperx.com.
HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our product and service portfolio of personal systems, printers, and 3D printing solutions, we engineer experiences that amaze. More information about HP Inc. is available at https://www.hp.com.
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