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Hey!
I've had my Fatal1ty gaming headset for about a year now, i had two pairs, one got broken which i then got replaced by warranty.
I was really happy with these until now, when I'm on teamspeak, my friends can hear themselves sometimes trough me even when not using speakers.
I've set my mic sensitivity high enough so it picks up my voice but nothing else, but still my friends can hear them echoing trough me sometimes.
The headset is closed and my volume is stupid loud, so it should not "leak" so to say...
I'm using onboard audio.

So can anyone help me with this could this be software issue or some issue in my soundcard/headset?
post #2 of 6
Hmm, well if your volume is really loud, there maybe leakage from your headset to your mic. Have someone stand next to you and crank up the volume with the headset on and see if they can hear anything, if yes then that's your problem.

And try reducing the mic's sensitivity to the bare minimum, and yea reduce your volume too.
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Do you use push-to-talk?
It takes a little getting used to, but it becomes muscle reflex. It fixes such problems and prevents everyone else from hearing background noise unless you are speaking. 

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Had the same thing happen to me and a friend i could hear myself in my headphones after i said something, after an hour of trying things he tried to turn down his volume and the fixed it. we figured that the loud volume from the speakers was activating the mic.
    
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Do you use push-to-talk?

It takes a little getting used to, but it becomes muscle reflex. It fixes such problems and prevents everyone else from hearing background noise unless you are speaking. 

Yeah there's that too. I had Z as my PTT key and it's true about the muscle reflex part, I still randomly press Z during VOIP calls tongue.gif
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After going trough some soundcard software stuff, i found a solution. I honestly don't even remember what it was, some echo cancelation or something biggrin.gif
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