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Forcing computer/game audio to one side of headphones?

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So, I'm deaf in my right ear, and I've tried to use my sound card's audio settings to force the audio to just the left. This helps, but sometimes it's not enough. Example: I'm trying to play Borderlands 2, and as one would expect, the audio changes depending on where you're facing. Unfortunately for me, that means if say, an NPC is talking to my right, the sound is very quiet compared to the left.

Is there any better way to force all of the audio to one side of my headphones?
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post #2 of 7
you can, but your not going to get any sound depth....
If ya list the sound card and all that .....Im sure someone will give ya the steps...
post #3 of 7
hmm i think you can't get the sorround/stereo emulation on 1 ear,
and depend's on application i think, to set the output to : mono
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Not sure if they are out, but this headphone seems like a good option for guys with hearing problems.

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/yuniheadphone/yuni-a-headphone-for-people-with-single-sided-hear
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post #6 of 7
hmm mono plug looks just fine
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post #7 of 7
If you have a sound card with seperate Left and Right outputs, then you won't need a seperate mono jack. At least, that's how it works for me...
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