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post #21 of 58
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Originally Posted by Limes View Post
I had the HD555s and the Zalman Mic, the mic was awful because I was always told I was muffled. I have the A40s now. They are pretty good just as comfortable as the HD555s. Most people will say get some better quality cans but they are fantastic for gaming. Probably not the best for anything else, but I like having a good working mic now.

Just my 2 cents.
You sacrificed sound quality and sound stage, and paid more money, to get a good mic? I'm sorry but that's pretty terrible advice to give someone. If he wants a better mic than the zalman, he can get a better mic. He doesn't need an overpriced headset for that.
post #22 of 58
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You sacrificed sound quality and sound stage, and paid more money, to get a good mic? I'm sorry but that's pretty terrible advice to give someone. If he wants a better mic than the zalman, he can get a better mic. He doesn't need an overpriced headset for that.
Sacrificed sound quality? Everything still sounds the same to me. He wanted experiences, that is my experience. There are very few clip on mics, and I don't like desk mics. If I am going to get a headset, I want something on par with my HD555s with a built on mic, thats pretty much what I got with my A40s. Its my personal choice. When you have friends who you talk to on a daily basis through Skype, games, msn, you kinda need a good microphone.

Kindly take your narrow minded opinions elsewhere.
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post #23 of 58
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Sacrificed sound quality? Everything still sounds the same to me. He wanted experiences, that is my experience. There are very few clip on mics, and I don't like desk mics. If I am going to get a headset, I want something on par with my HD555s with a built on mic, thats pretty much what I got with my A40s. Its my personal choice. When you have friends who you talk to on a daily basis through Skype, games, msn, you kinda need a good microphone.

Kindly take your narrow minded opinions elsewhere.
Narrow minded? The A40s sound quality is nowhere near the Sennheisers. I don't know how you can't hear that.
post #24 of 58
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Wait for the Sony Headset, less than a month away... you can pre order at your local gamestop
whoa it works like astro mixamp ? (can work wireless too ?)
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post #25 of 58
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I wonder if I can hear the difference between a good and a great headset

For PS3 the choice of a suitable headphones plus mic isn't that well represented in shops as for the PC.

Thanks all for your experiences. It made the choice even harder for me but it is a great read. At least I get more experiences than just the fanboyism about either TBs or Astros.
 
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Narrow minded? The A40s sound quality is nowhere near the Sennheisers. I don't know how you can't hear that.
Because in games they both sound the same? I like music and sound as much as any person, but after a certain point it becomes minimal and honestly, upgrading my sound card did more than changing the headphones.
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post #27 of 58
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whoa it works like astro mixamp ? (can work wireless too ?)
Its not a mixamp, just a 7.1 headset that uses a usb dongle for PS3
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post #28 of 58
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Because in games they both sound the same?

..No they don't. Sound is sound. It's not like music has its own separate sonic category. HD555s have better clarity and much larger soundstages. If you think it all "sounds the same" I'm not sure why you even bothered spending so much. And really.. you can tell the difference between sound cards but you can't tell the difference between Sennheisers and Astros? Something doesn't add up.
post #29 of 58
they look cool, but they are stupid expensive.

why not get sennheiser pc-350

for the price of the astrogaming, you can get the sennheiser cans and a buttshaker, which IMO would enhance the experience more than mere headphones. headphones will always be missing the bottom end of sound that you can feel, and theres nothing better than FEELING explosions in games =)
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also, surround sound headsets are 100% BS. you are going to hear sterio sound, and thats it.
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