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Hey guys,

Thought i would ost these up here as there always seems to be someone looking for a cheaper, but good quality, style of headphone.

I recently bought these, more or less because of the price, and because whilst needed new headphones, i also neeeded a new mic. These were the right price, with the right features.

Very happy with the sound, very crisp. They sit quite nicely on your head, I wore them for about 4hrs playing Skyrim with no discomfort what so ever. I already have a PCI soundcard installed, so I didn't try out the dolby adaptor thingo, so I can't vouch for that unfortunately.

All in all, for the price, a great unit.


Link - http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=116_371&products_id=15283
 
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Agreed, i love that headset!!!
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Cool. Do you have experience with another headset brands/models?
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Cool. Do you have experience with another headset brands/models?

I have a lot of experience with Audiotechnica, and sony. Of course, you could pay $100+ for a headset better than the gamecon. But for the $50 range, and even maybe the $100 range, (IMO) the plantronics gamecon is the best.

Pros:
-Very comfortable
-Crisp sound
-Powerful speakers(and good bass)
-Equalized perfectly
-Noise cancelling mic works well
-Mic can beretracted, and stored in the headphones when not in use
-According to people I talk to on skype, and teamspeak, my mic sounds really good!

Cons:
The only con I can think of is...
-Headset is durable, but not as durable as you might think (I was stretching it to put it on once, and I got a little crack in the plastic frame)
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Not to be negative, but this is probably the most uncomfortable headset I've ever owned. It might be the fact that I have a big head, but I get so much pressure on the side of my head that I have to take them off every so often. The sound is decent, but I've heard much better. All in all, i just can't wait to get my HD555's.
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Not to be negative, but this is probably the most uncomfortable headset I've ever owned. It might be the fact that I have a big head, but I get so much pressure on the side of my head that I have to take them off every so often. The sound is decent, but I've heard much better. All in all, i just can't wait to get my HD555's.

Yes, this headset is definitely not made for big heads... And there are definitely better sound-quality headsets/headphones out there. But for only $25, this is a great headset...
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Yes, this headset is definitely not made for big heads... And there are definitely better sound-quality headsets/headphones out there. But for only $25, this is a great headset...

Yeah for 25$ I would definitely agree. I paid 60$ here in Canada :/
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