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Hey guys, my gaming headset broke, but I read on the internet that you can use the mic on a webcam with a pair of normal audio-only headphones for gaming.

If this is possible, what would be the best way to set it up and use it?

My webcam is some model of Microsoft LifeCam ( I can't find the exact model number) and my headphones are ATH-M20's.

Also I plan on using this ghetto-rig in Battlefield 3, which I have never played online with a mic before. So how can I chat with the members of my squad?

Plus rep to all who provide useful information and answers.
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Whatever voicechat software you are using should see it if has a built in mic and drivers are installed for the webcam. All you should have to do is select which mic to use.
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Ehh, IIRC, voice chat needs to be set up in Battlelog. As for how to set up the ghetto-mic-headphone combo, you just keep the LifeCam plugged into its port (USB, right?) and plug in your headphones.

Headphones become the speakers, LifeCam remains the webcam/mic, there isn't much difference.
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