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So I'm looking to get a new headset, and generally I buy the cheaper ones, the one time I owner a turtle beach I felt like it was overpriced and way too bulky.

I don't want to spend a lot of money, maybe around $60 max. I notice all the "nice" headsets put emphasis on the audio being heard through the headset, but I honestly don't care too much about that, I'm more concerned with the quality of MY voice being sent out.

So basically, does anyone know of a good headset that is:
Not too expensive
Not too bulky
Has a great mic
Connects through USB

I have had headsets with fabric (like velvet) over the ears and that was much nicer than plastic/pleather, so while not required, if it also has this it would be awesome.

Any help would be appreciated!
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What are you going to use the headset for?
Games?
Skype?

And all the headsets are overpriced. Headphones+mic are not.
Edited by Tiihokatti - 10/1/13 at 12:43am
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I got just what u need, brah.

http://www.rolandus.com/products/details/1081
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tiihokatti View Post

What are you going to use the headset for?
Games?
Skype?

And all the headsets are overpriced. Headphones+mic are not.

I second this.
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Originally Posted by End3R View Post

So I'm looking to get a new headset, and generally I buy the cheaper ones, the one time I owner a turtle beach I felt like it was overpriced and way too bulky.

I don't want to spend a lot of money, maybe around $60 max. I notice all the "nice" headsets put emphasis on the audio being heard through the headset, but I honestly don't care too much about that, I'm more concerned with the quality of MY voice being sent out.

So basically, does anyone know of a good headset that is:
Not too expensive
Not too bulky
Has a great mic
Connects through USB

I have had headsets with fabric (like velvet) over the ears and that was much nicer than plastic/pleather, so while not required, if it also has this it would be awesome.

Any help would be appreciated!

We don't usually recommend gimmicky headsets, and please don't limit yourself to USB.

Samson, Superlux, Takstar makes great headphones for cheap.
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