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I'm going to be buying a pair of AD700's and I seen that this is used with this mic, Is this a good mic as far as voice goes? Probably more for Xbox, PC I don't much talk when I game, is there a "mute" feature? If there is a better option to mic what is it? Also.. How do I use this mic with my xbox? just plug it into my controller? lol
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for a cilp-on mic (for that price i dont know)
frankly the reason why everybody here recommend that mic is because its just enough for the job

IMO its pointless spending much on a MIC
    
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I got the Zalman and im very happy with mine,clear as a bell once you click/enable +20dB Boost in Microphone Properties.
Anyone moaning that the ZM MIC1 is muffled etc needs to try and enable the dB Boost.

Also seen THESE suggested on here as well but dont know what its like.
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Thanks, ^ and ^ ^, How about for Xbox?
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post #5 of 7
you cant
the XBox has only on plug for a headset

i dont know how things might work if you only plugged a mic (maybe it will directly mute the tv sound)

http://support.xbox.com/en-gb/pages/...-headsets.aspx
    
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I think you have to buy an adapter to use with the xbox btw. They use a slightly different audio plug.

You can honestly make one yourself, but they are pretty cheap.
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post #7 of 7

I dont recommended it for gaming, after some hearing people who using this and some opinions around after searching on google - that microphone seems to be just OK in term of quality but pick up alot of backround noises..
After searching alot in the net, I found myself need a boom mic, I found that alot of AD700 moded thier headphones to use it..
so I got the Labtec LVA-7330, and so far I'm kinda fine with it..its not the best, not even close..but far better than any seperate crappy generally microphone.

Also, the gaming headset I used (5hv2, megalodon, siberia v2, 7h and now ad700) I found the gaming headset to have suprior microphone in every term [noises, clear voice, quality etc]..

Just for compering:
Labtec 7330 vs Sennhisser's PC360's microphone:

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