SAN FRANCISCO – Sept. 16, 2014 – Skullcandy, Inc. (Nasdaq: SKUL), the original lifestyle and performance lifestyle audio brand, and its division ASTRO Gaming, creators of premium video gaming equipment, today announced the release of the highly anticipated ASTRO A38 Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Headset.  Combining cutting-edge active noise cancellation via both speakers and mic, low-latency Bluetooth™ 3.0 connectivity and AAC super wide band high-fidelity playback, the ASTRO A38 delivers the goods for gamers on the go.  The ASTRO A38 Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Headset is now available online and through select retailers for an MSRP of $230.
“The ASTRO A38 Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Headset represents the culmination of ASTRO Gaming’s efforts to provide tech savvy consumers with a premium audio solution for their growing mobile gaming and communication needs,” said Aron Drayer, VP of Marketing, ASTRO Gaming/Skullcandy Gaming.  “TheASTRO A38 delivers as one of the most technologically advanced and aurally pleasing headsets we’ve ever developed — maintaining the signature ASTRO Audio, comfort and build quality users have come to expect from the ASTRO Gaming brand.”
Demonstrating its commitment to delivering the highest quality mobile headset on the planet, ASTRO engaged in an extensive and unprecedented hardware beta with its fans allowing them to help hone and craft the final version of the product.  The result of this collaboration is today’s ASTRO A38 Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Headset, which is as comfortable answering a phone on the Metro, watching streaming entertainment at the coffee shop, delivering high quality audio and eliminating uncomfortable noise on a long flight, or, more importantly, fragging in your favorite tablet-based shooter.
The ASTRO A38 combines APTX low latency Bluetooth, AAC high-fidelity Bluetooth playback with state-of-the-art Active Noise Cancelling technologies to deliver the ultimate in wireless mobility and functionality.  The headset can easily connect to any Bluetooth enabled device and drown out the world with Active Noise Cancelling speakers.  For mobile phone use, the built-in microphone also utilizes Active Noise Cancelling technology to provide the freedom of communicating clearly and effectively in even the most challenging locations, such as a commuter train, concert or sporting event.   Additionally, with more than 20 hours of battery life, the ASTRO A38 can outlast just about any activity thrown its way — making it the perfect travel headset, office headset, commute headset, mobile gaming headset — the you name it headset.
Free Spotify Premium:  US customers, who purchase an ASTRO A38 Active Noise Canceling Wireless Headset directly from before November 30 2014, will receive three free months of Spotify Premium.  For more information about Spotify Premium, please visit
The ASTRO A38 Active Noise Canceling Wireless Headset is now available through select retailers for an MSRP of $230. The product can also be purchased directly from ASTRO Gaming at

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