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I am in search of a good gaming headset that does not hurt my ears. I do some skyping and vent so headset is a must. I am also pretty picky when it comes to audio quality. I don't really like to stray too far from sennheiser when buying headphones and I own a pair of HD595's if you want a bit of an idea on my tastes in cans

I guess I will have to for this purchase though.....

I have the sennhieser PC 151

but they hurt my ears after an hour or so.

The style I am looking for is these except they are wayyy to expensive

What do you guys recommend for me? I was hoping to spend around $50 maybe a little more
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Why not just buy a $20 clip on mic if you like your current cans? Unless you're doing studio recording, it doesn't seem worth it to buy a headset for gaming/skype purposes.

I have a $20 Logitech desk mic, it works great.
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Why not just buy a $20 clip on mic if you like your current cans? Unless you're doing studio recording, it doesn't seem worth it to buy a headset for gaming/skype purposes.

I have a $20 Logitech desk mic, it works great.
Hmm interesting idea! Is there a clip on mic that you would recommend?
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I use the zalman clip on. Its dirt cheap and works damn well for skype and such. No controls on it though and its omnidirectional so its no good if you need a mute button or background noise filtering.

Im assuming you don't need recording quality stuff yes? Just for VoIP?
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Hmm interesting idea! Is there a clip on mic that you would recommend?
Sorry, I've never had a clip on mic. But the desktop mic I have has great sound quality. I guess it's only a problem if you aren't near anywhere you can set it on.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ech-_-36111601
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I use the zalman clip on. Its dirt cheap and works damn well for skype and such. No controls on it though and its omnidirectional so its no good if you need a mute button or background noise filtering.

Im assuming you don't need recording quality stuff yes? Just for VoIP?
That is perfect!

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If you cant get free shipping (minimum order to small/ dont have amazon prime) you can get it cheaper on xoxide.com just btw.

Also If you have any trouble keeping it attached to your headphones, do what I do and wrap the cords around eachother. works like a charm. You can see what I mean if you hit up the log in in sig. One of the photos contains my headphones

EDIT: its posts 64 and 65.
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