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*TPU's Gaming Headphone/Headset Thread*

Discussion in 'Audio, Video & Home Theater' started by Kursah, Jul 26, 2009.

  1. Yin

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    I believe they suited his needs and for less than he was looking to pay for.

    I'm sure mussels is clever enough not to get ripped off =)

    I also purchased SteelSeries Siberia V2 the other day =) can't wait for them to come in
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    Sounds good, but I found PC 360's at $207 so I'm going that route, they're just a bit more than half the price of the HD598's... Big difference.
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    Update on my g35. The arms where it swivles have both cracked a week agao and now the one sde snapped rite off and is now held on with tape. I will be buyng a new set soon but dont know what is better/ the same for quality as the g35.
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    Tritton AX 720's

    The Good:
    Digital Surround Sound Headphones
    Incredible sound quality on PS3/360/PC
    Simple connectors to swap between platforms
    Can be used as high quality iPod headphones
    Comfortable even during long gaming sessions
    Separate voice/game volume controls
    12.5 feet of cable lets you walk around easily
    Excellent clarity using the boom microphone
    Sturdy design



    The Bad:
    Digital audio control box must sit fairly close to your console
    After using them it is very hard to play without them

    The Review:

    I have had this headset for well over a year and could not be happier with it, the sound quality is amazing on Call of Duty where you can hear the rustle of grass and footsteps and easily pinpoint where the sound is coming from, it is also great to use the in-line controller to easily adjust game and voice volume separately so you can always hear your team. In single-player games that have good music shine with this headset you can hear every note crystal clear and it really makes the game come alive. This headset does nearly everything and it does it spectacularly, friends and teammates will hear you clearly and you can use this headset for anything, watching movies, listening to music, talking to friends on Skype/Ventrilo/TeamSpeak, and gaming of course. For the price this headset performs great and I would recommend it to anyone who is in the market for a great headset to use for everything they do.
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    any idea how they'd compare to my CX-300 II's?
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    They are quite a bit better, but different sound balance though, so you might not like them.
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    UE600vi is clearer, tighter bass, but a bit grainy,

    CX 300-ii is bassier, sweeter mids, but the treble not as pronounced as the 600 or 700
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    I'm liking these PC 360.
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    Any reason not getting any decent headphones without mic and add a clip-on mic for voice? That way it is cheaper and can get much better sound for the same money. Although its not gonna work with a budget so low like $50.
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    Some environments don't really allow clip on mic, too noisy, etc. Also, its really noticeable if one person is using a clip on mic, I can tell over my shitty headset that clip on mic has a lot more noise than a mic closer to your mouth. If your friends are fine with that, then clip on is good. Yes, even the Zalman one suffer from the problem of picking up lots of unwanted sounds.
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    i personally use a desktop mic, logitech USB.


    Yes, attached mics are better if you use voice activated - but anyone not using push to talk better be in a phone call, or i WILL have to murder them.
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    Tried using push to talk once, pushed to warn my friends about incoming banelings, watched my marines getting blown into pieces. Never will I use push to talk again, and if you are not happy with that then I will not use mic at all.
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    *shakes fist*


    you bind it to the thumb button on the mouse, much easier than keyboard PTT.

    i just find that VA is often totally screwed - you're always hearing feedback, typing, sneezing, farting, etc. one on one it might work, but try a 4 way chat with an echo of everything said.
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    Bind to thumb button, never thought of that. Will give it another try, and hope that it works this time.

    Was using it 3 way actually, I was using Creative Fatality HS800, they were using Sennheiser PC350 and Apple iCrap. No feedback at all. :)
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    one trick thats worked well for me is to rebind the thumb button (i have four on this mouse) to scroll lock, and bind the voice chat apps to that. that way, i dont accidentally forward/back/type in windows when using it.
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    for x-mass i will be getting my self a good pair for 5.1 headphones.
    Can some one show me some good REAL 5.1 headphone links?
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    what kind of budget?
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    120-200 max canadian
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    I would probably go with the Tritton PC510 HDA.
    catnipkiller says thanks.
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    With that budget, I would consider getting some full size hifi headphones instead of the "5.1" headphones.

    Audio Technica AD700 is the first one to spring to mind.
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    Agreed!

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