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Hey guys. Let me break it down for you. I have a asus VG236H 120hz monitor. I can either use component or hdmi for display. What I want to for my ad700 is to hear in game audio and voice chat, and of course use the mic for talking. Any cheap ways to approach this without getting a astro mixamp?
    
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Honestly that sounds like more trouble than it's worth to mess around with, so I'd opt for the mixamp or the DSS thing from Turtle Beach. (if that works with your setup anyway)
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Honestly that sounds like more trouble than it's worth to mess around with, so I'd opt for the mixamp or the DSS thing from Turtle Beach. (if that works with your setup anyway)
I am looking to get a ud-mx1 or maverick d1 DAC for computer audio, perhaps any of these would help me accomplish this?
    
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Looks like it will, kinda. IIRC the xbox only transmits voice chat through the controller. For game sounds, it will not work. Also, it's expensive.
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That Steelseries thing should work. It plugs into the Xbox, then into the controller. Then you plug your Headphones + Mic in.. It plugs in via USB.. so don't expect full surround sound.. although AD700's are great headphones.
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yeah steel series thing will work fine by the look of it
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If they have it, go out and buy a DVI cable for the 360, something similar to the VGA one, then assuming its like the VGA one, where it has the DVI output for video and then separate audio inputs,

. If there isn't a DVI cable for the 360, get the VGA one instead and get a VGA to DVI adapter.

The DVI would go into your monitor, then your audio component cables would go into one side of the audio adapter, then your headphones into the other side.

For a mic, I just use the 360 mic and put it over my headphones. Otherwise Id assume an adapter could be used for a Zalman type mic.

Otherwise, you can use a receiver or something else where the A/V goes into, then just plug the headphones into that.
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If they have it, go out and buy a DVI cable for the 360, something similar to the VGA one, then assuming its like the VGA one, where it has the DVI output for video and then separate audio inputs, go buy this adapter for the audio. If there isn't a DVI cable for the 360, get the VGA one instead and get a VGA to DVI adapter.

The DVI would go into your monitor, then your audio component cables would go into one side of the audio adapter, then your headphones into the other side.

For a mic, I just use the 360 mic and put it over my headphones. Otherwise Id assume an adapter could be used for a Zalman type mic.

Otherwise, you can use a receiver or something else where the A/V goes into, then just plug the headphones into that.
The official 360 VGA cable has white/red (left/right) audio cables which can be connected with a component to stereo 3.5mm adapter.
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