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I'm an avid Skype user, as I speak to many friends especially one that recently moved to a different state from me. I've recently bought Gamecon Plantronics headset and they were great, for about four months. Now they're slowly screwing up when it comes to hearing things and now people are telling me they hear a buzzing sound when I talk in Skype, and I know it's not just Skype as I've recorded my voice and I hear it too.

What I'm asking is what is the best headset I can buy that isn't like $200, but would work perfectly for simply voice chatting?
post #2 of 8

To be honest, if you want to go cheap, you can just get a Zalman clip-on microphone and just use your speakers or some headphones you have lying around for audio.



If you want some headphones to go along with it or you just want a headset, give me a budget ("isn't like $200" doesn't help much ) and I'll give you some suggestions.
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I'm aware of the over-priced Turtle Beaches, but I mean I'm willing to pay ~$150 for a really good headset, I'm also looking for one that has a warranty on it (although I guess many headsets do, I just tend to miss it). Any suggestions?
post #4 of 8
Your budget is $150 for what is essentially a telephone call?
just get some cheap microphone and be done with it.

and try putting things in the right sections
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Audio Technica AD700 + Zalman clip on. Good for skype and games.
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post #7 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kyle-reece View Post
Your budget is $150 for what is essentially a telephone call?
just get some cheap microphone and be done with it.

and try putting things in the right sections

No, I'm also planning on opening up some podcasts for my upcoming website, but thanks for your nice attempt. And also, I'm not an avid forum poster here so I apologize if this is in the wrong section, but there truly is no reason to try and be a back-seat moderator, but thanks again kiddo.

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Thanks for the comments, those who actually contributed to the topic unlike the tool above.
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