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post #11 of 25
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I'm not buying one of those just for gaming...I was pointing out that the Snowball has a 10 decibel pad that could isolate the leakage. Is the 350 a better choice for me? Because it's cheaper now, too.

And by the way, why should I care about leakage into the mic if FRAPS is recording the game's audio anyways? Wouldn't it sync up and be unnoticeable?
post #12 of 25
I haven't seen many studios use open back headphones. a lot of studios probably have a pair of Sony MDR headphones laying around..or closed back AKG, Shure, etc.






you mean cardioid mode?
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Cardioid grabs audio from directly in front of the mic and rejects sound from behind.

yeah that will do you a whole lot of good considering the headphones are sitting on your dome tongue.gif
    
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post #13 of 25
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I KNOW WHAT CARDIOID MODE IS!

DID YOU EVEN READ THE OP? THIS IS FOR GAMING!

*ends hyperventilation*

The Snowball has a setting that only accepts noise above 10 decibels. I was asking whether or not that would cap off leakage and only pick up my voice. Since you seem to take me as an idiot and not read any of my replies thoroughly, I'm not sure I can trust you anymore.
post #14 of 25
the -10dB pad is for clipping. I don't see how that is going to help you at all.
    
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people use the Snowball for gaming too but i'm sure they use closed backs XD
    
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post #16 of 25
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So in that case, do you have any knowledge on whether or not the PC350 has a good soundstage for gaming? How does it compare to the AD700?
post #17 of 25
the AD700 is open back. why do you keep going back to that? all the Sennheiser headsets are nice. I have a 360 in my living room hooked up to my XBOX 360.
    
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post #18 of 25
I'm no audio expert, so you might not even care what I think, but I just got a set of PC363, and I love them. Everyone that I game with asked me what I changed the first day I used them. Everyone said my voice quality was vastly improved. And I really really am happy with the sound quality on my side.
post #19 of 25
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Those are too expensive...

@bumblebee I'm not an idiot, I did my research, I understand the difference between closed and open backs. I am simply asking what the soundstage is like on a closed headphone. I know the AD700s are open, they are highly recommended for gaming. You evidently do not read anything I post entirely, so please leave this thread unless you have something helpful to say.
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Originally Posted by KeyboardXpert View Post

Those are too expensive...

My mistake, I was initially going to purchase the PC360s and was looking at 250 for a set, but I stumbled on the 363s and paid like 50 more.

GL on your search!
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