Datto began streaming in 2013 as a hobby between his various contract jobs and was able to go full time after two and a half years. Since them he has made a name for himself for his sarcastic wit, high-level skills in Destiny, as well as his deep knowledge of the game’s mechanics. Below we have provided an overview of the main peripherals that appear in Datto’s gaming setup to produce his high-quality content in case you are interested in a more-in-depth perspective.
WHAT MONITOR DOES DATTO USE?
Datto uses a Gigabyte AORUS FI27Q-SA 27.0″ monitor. There are two of these monitors in Datto’s gaming setup. The Gigabyte AORUS FI27Q-SA has a curved screen set on a stand that offers high adjustability. This includes its being able to be tilted -5°~21°, swiveled -20°~20° and height adjusted 13cm (5.12″). It has a viewing angle of 178°/178° and disconnected to take advantage of their VESA wall-mounting compatibilities.
It offers a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440p at a refresh rate of 165Hz at a response rate of 1ms. Additionally, its brightness is at 400 cd/m2, with an impressive contrast ratio of 3000:1. Furthermore, it offers a variety of features specifically targeted at gamers, such as its Game Assist menu that allows you to select options such as the Crosshair function, timers, and others to enhance your gameplay. Another is Black Equalizer technology that brightens darker scenes for increased visibility of enemies. Its overall dimensions are 61.4 x 53.2 x 26cm (24.17 x 14.54 x 2.89″) with its stand.
WHAT MOUSE DOES DATTO USE?
Datto uses a Logitech G903 mouse. The Logitech G903 Lightspeed is a wireless gaming mouse whose newer models come with a Hero 25K sensor that goes up to 25,600 DPI. It can be adjusted in increments of 50 from 100 onwards through the Logitech G HUB software. Up to five dpi profiles can be stored on the mouth itself with preset options of 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 6400. The sensor can track at a maximum speed of 400 IPS and operate at a maximum acceleration of 40G.
However, its main draw is its truly ambidextrous in that comes with removable side buttons. These can be fitted two per side, thereby allowing for between 7 – 11 programmable buttons. Its ergonomic design makes it suitable for all grips types and also comes with an optional 10g (0.35oz) weight with can be added to its base weight of 110g (3.88oz). Its overall dimensions are 3 x 6.7 x 4cm (5.13 x 2.62 x 1.59″.)
WHAT KEYBOARD DOES DATTO USE?
Datto uses a Logitech G Pro keyboard. The Logitech G Pro is a wired gaming keyboard with a compact tenkeyless design that is renowned for its high responsiveness, which is excellent for fps, MOBA and MMO players. It features clicky GX Blue switches that operate at an actuation fore of 50G, and an actuation point of 2mm.
It allows for 12 on-board profiles that can be set through the Logitech G Hub software. There are also existing profiles for over 580 games on the software itself, you don’t want to set up your own bindings. Furthermore, the RGB lighting can be set from a selection of around 16.8 million colors and have LIGHTSYNC capabilities that allow for the lighting to be synchronized with other LIGHTSYNC-compatible products. It is constructed for plastic with a steel backplate and has dimensions of 3.4 x 36.1 x 15.3cm (14.96 x 1.97 x 6.3”). It is compatible with PC, Mac and PS4 devices.
WHAT HEADSET DOES DATTO USE?
Datto uses an ASTRO Gaming A50 Wireless headset. Datto’s gaming setup features the Black PS4 version of the ASTRO A50 wireless headset. It has a closed-backed design that provides a Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound experience. The earcups have 40mm Neodymium drivers at a frequency response range of 20 – 20,000Hz at a sensitivity of 118dB @1kHz. They are also rotatable and have leatherette-covered padding for noise-isolation purposes.
Otherwise, it is built from sturdy plastic with an adjustable, padded headband. Its boom mic is unidirectional and is flip-to-mute. The headset can also be used while connected with its charging cable, and also charges when placed on its display stand. It has dimensions of 9.5 x 20.3 x 19.8cm (3.74 x 7.99 x 7.8″) and weighs 380g (0.83lbs.)
WHAT MICROPHONE DOES DATTO USE?
Datto uses a Shure SM7B microphone.The Shure SM7B is a dynamic, cardioid-patterned that offers a frequency response range of 50 – 20,000Hz at a nominal impedance of 150Ω and a sensitivity of -59 dBV/Pa. It operates with a front-address and comes with an external windshield to prevent against disruptions from wind sounds, as well as an internal pop-filter to block out plosive noises caused by speech.
It has both a presence boost & high-pass filter switch on its base which can be covered with its switch cover plate. Although it is powered with an XLR cable, it does not require phantom power. However, both the cable and an XLR-compatible audio interface will be needed.