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Ok so I have a GX gaming sound system set up for my computer. And I also have turtle beach x12 headsets. The problem is that I can't use both of them. In order for me to use the headset I would need to disconnect the system and connect the headset. And for me to use the system I would need to disconnect the headset and connect the system. And it's a huge problem cause my computer is in a Very tight corner and it is extremely hard to get back there. So I was wondering if there is a nice good speakers that uses a Optical cable. So I can have the headset and the speakers connected at the same time. Price is not a problem. So please someone help me.
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You could just buy one of these for around $1.50 ish at Wal Mart.....

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The headset is USB correct?

You should be able to leave both plugged in and when you want to use the headphones swap your playback device to the headphones and when you want to use the speakers just swap it back to the onboard sound processor.


EDIT: did a bit more digging and found it only uses the USB for the inline amp.

Suggestion #2: you could get the splitter like Pio suggested or are front panel connections an option?
Edited by h0thead132 - 6/6/13 at 9:24pm
post #4 of 7
You could get a soundcard with Separate Headphone and Speaker ports.
Then you should be able to leave both hooked up and just use the sound manager to switch default Playback Devices
Edited by BeerPowered - 6/6/13 at 9:28pm
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The headset is USB correct?

You should be able to leave both plugged in and when you want to use the headphones swap your playback device to the headphones and when you want to use the speakers just swap it back to the onboard sound processor.


EDIT: did a bit more digging and found it only uses the USB for the inline amp.

Suggestion #2: you could get the splitter like Pio suggested or are front panel connections an option?

i used the front panel connections and the audio and the mic from the x12 dont work and when its plugged in the headset makes a loud clicking noise. But when i have it connected to the back it works fine
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i used the front panel connections and the audio and the mic from the x12 dont work and when its plugged in the headset makes a loud clicking noise. But when i have it connected to the back it works fine

That is really odd, may want to double check the internal connection if you haven't already, if it can't be fixed then the splitter is the way to go, they are dirt cheap and come in handy just to have.
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That is really odd, may want to double check the internal connection if you haven't already, if it can't be fixed then the splitter is the way to go, they are dirt cheap and come in handy just to have.
the internet connection is fine
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