Beardageddon is an entertainment-based streamer who initially started out with fps titles before switching to Sea of Thieves during its beta. Since then, he has slowly built a following who enjoy watching him for his solo and team plays, sense of humor and antics with BoxyFresh. Below, we have provided a list of the peripherals that have been chosen for Beardagedon’s gaming setup for those of you looking for greater insight into his choices.
WHAT MONITOR DOES BEARDAGEDDON USE?
Beardageddon uses a Gigabyte G27QC monitor. The GIGABYTE G27QC is a 27″ VA 1500R curved gaming monitor with a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440p. It offers a refresh rate of up to 165Hz at a response time of 1ms (MPRT). It provides a maximum brightness 250cd/㎡, a pixel pitch of 0.2331×0.2331mm and a contrast ratio of 3,000:1.
It is integrated with many visual-enhancement technologies. These include AMD FreeSync Premium to reduce screen stuttering and tearing, and Black Equalizer that brightens dark scenes to make enemies and useful objects easier to spot. It also features OSD Sidekick software. This provides Beardageddon with a dashboard that offers useful gaming tools, such as allowing him to set custom overlays and picture profiles for games. For instance, he can choose the size and color of a crosshair overlay and can also adjust the brightness and contrast of the profile, among other features. There are six preset, non-delete-able profiles. The stand can be tilted -5°~20° and its height can be increased by up to 13cm (5.12″). The monitor can also be detached from its base for VESA-compatible (100x100mm) wall-mounting. There is also a hole in the base cable management purposes. It is compatible with Windows (32-bit) or later
WHAT MOUSE DOES BEARDAGEDDON USE?
Beardageddon uses a Logitech G502 Lightspeed mouse. The Logitech G502 Lightspeed is the wireless version of the G502 Hero. It has a right-handed design, and features 11 programable buttons, including two DPI buttons and a tilting scroll wheel. It boasts the Hero 25K optical sensor that provides a range of 100-25,600 DPI with pre-programmed options of 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 6400. These can be adjusted in increments of 50 via the Logitech G HUB software. It can track at a maximum speed of 400 IPS, and a maximum acceleration of 40G. This is improved with its PTFE feet that have a 250-km range. It is compatible with Windows 7 or later, Mac OS X 10.11 or later, Chrome OSTM. It also offers 2-zone RGB LIGHTSYNC lighting, as well as 5-color LED indicators for the DPI.
WHAT KEYBOARD DOES BEARDAGEDDON USE?
Beardageddon uses a Logitech G915 Lightspeed keyboard. The Logitech G915 is the wireless version of the Logitech G815 and utilizes Logitech’s proprietary LIGHTSPEED 2.4Ghz technology. It can also be used as a Bluetooth device or wired while charging. The battery can last up to 30 hours. It is also integrated with per-key RGB LIGHTSYNC so that it can be synchronized with other LIGHTSYNC-enabled products. Up to two lighting profiles can be stored onboard.
Beardageddon hasn’t specified which switches he has opted for, but there are three options, namely GL Clicky, Linear or Tactile low-profile mechanical switches. All of them have actuation points of 1.5mm that actuate at 50G and travel a total distance of 2.7mm. There is also column of programable G-keys on the left side of the keyboard that can store up to five macro profiles. These, as well as the lighting, will also need to be set up through the G HUB software.
It is constructed from aircraft-grade aluminum alloy and the soldered switches are topped with hot-swappable ABS keycaps. It is compatible with Windows 7 or later, macOS X 10.11 or later, Chrome OS, or Android 4.3 or later, and iOS 10 or later.
WHAT HEADSET DOES BEARDAGEDDON USE?
Beardageddon uses a Logitech G PRO X headset. Beardageddon’s gaming setup includes the wireless version of the Logitech G Pro X headset. It offers a DTS Headphone:X 2.0 Surround Sound experience and is set with 50mm Hybrid mesh neodymium PRO-G drivers. These provide a frequency response range of 20 – 20,000Hz with sensitivity of 107dB and a nominal impedance of 32Ω. It has a lightweight construction, comprising of TR90 nylon in the headband, stainless steel sliders, and glass fiber reinforced nylon joints. This brings it to 259g (0.82lbs). It also comes with two sets of swappable ear pads. One is noise-cancelling, leatherette-covered memory foam, while the other is microsuede-covered memory foam.
Although it has a detachable, cardioid-patterned microphone, he does not use it. It has a frequency response range of 100 – 10,000Hz and is integrated with Blue VO!CE technology which provides real-time voice filters that reduce noise while also enhancing the overall quality of vocal outputs. Its battery can last up to 20 hours and it is compatible with Windows 7 or later, as well as various console devices. Although the headset can be used with Macs, the Ble Vo!ce technology is not compatible.
WHAT MICROPHONE DOES BEARDAGEDDON USE?
Beardageddon uses a RØDE NT1 microphone. The RØDE NT1 is a large-diaphragmed condenser microphone that is an upgraded version of the NT1-A. Its unidirectional polar pattern operates at a side-address and provides a frequency response range of 20-20,000Hz at a 100Ω, a maximum SPL of 132dB and sensitivity -29 dB. It requires phantom power to work, and so needs a compatible audio interface, as well as an XLR cable. It does come with a SM6 Shock Mount, detachable pop filter and microphone dust cover, though. It is only available through Amazon as part of a bundle but can be purchased on its own via RØDE’s main site.
WHAT WEBCAM DOES BEARDAGEDDON USE?
Beardageddon uses a Logitech Streamcam webcam. The Logitech StreamCam is a plug-and-play webcam that is intended to be used by streamers. This is why it is optimized for compatibility with Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) and XSplit. It also comes with free downloadable Logitech Capture and Logitech Camera software for further video quality enhancements.
It can record in Full HD 1080P at 60 fps or 720p at 30fps/60fps and offers a variety of other framerate options. Its field of view is 78° and has an aspect ratio of 9:16. It also features built-in electronic image stabilization to prevent image distortion from desk bumps, as well as a white LED light to indicate when the camera is live. It is also possible to rotate the StreamCam 90° to shift it into portrait mode. Additionally, the sensor’s autofocus programed with face recognition and automatically focuses on them.
WHAT MIXER DOES BEARDAGEDDON USE?
Beardageddon uses a TC-Helicon GoXLR mixer. The TC-Helicon is one of the more popular mixers found in streaming setups, with other examples bring those of Sommerset, TimTheTatman and DrLupo. It is four-channel mixer that is designed for solo recordings. It can input one microphone with either a TS/TRSTRRS jack or XLR connector, as well as one headset simultaneously. It can also provide 48V+ of phantom power with the push of a button. It has a channel for Mic, Chat, Music and System controls, with each having a dedicated volume slider and mute button.
Its right side is split into three sections. The top half offers a variety of voice and sound effects, such as gender-bending, robot and reverb, with more options available through its software. There is also a bleep button in the right bottom corner to filter out curse words, as well as a press-to-mute button to block out sneezes or coughs. To its left, is a voice sampler that can be programmed with on-the-fly effects. It also has RGB lighting effects that can be set through its software.
WHAT CHAIR DOES BEARDAGEDDON USE?
Beardageddon uses an Arozzi Vernazza chair. Beardageddon’s gaming setup includes the blue version of the Arozzi Vernazza chair. It has a sturdy chassis composed of alloy steel and plastic, with dense foam cushioning that is covered in Varnazza’s soft fabric that is durable, cool and breathable. It can support weight of up to 145kg (320lbs) and has a recommended height of 160-180cm (63-70.9″.)
It has a number of useful adjustment options, such as seat height adjustment of 48-57cm (18.9-22.4″), tilting back up to 165° at 4° lockable increments and 3D armrest adjustment. It rests on a five -star base that is fitted with large premium casters. It also comes with an adjustable lumbar pillow and headrest pillow.