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post #11 of 15
a headphone amp increases the strength of the sound signal being sent to the headphones... giving them a bigger richer sound. they range from about $40 up into the thousands of dollars. about $150 is a great price range for one. the DT770's with something like a headroom bithead amp and a zalman clip on mic would be a great gaming setup.

AMP: http://www.headphone.com/products/he...al-bithead.php

HEADPHONES (can be found much cheaper): http://www.headphone.com/products/he...c-dt-770-m.php

MIC: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836501002
post #12 of 15
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These are out of stock permanently now
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post #13 of 15
i got a radio shack mic that i've been using for years with no problems. i just clip in on to the headphone wire and it does the rest. its was about 3-5 dollars.
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post #14 of 15
I'd get some Sennheisers. I'm not exactly sure what model, but I know they make vey good headsets. Maybe something like this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826106392

Although I really don't know what I'm talking about that much...probably better left up to the audiophiles here.
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post #15 of 15
DT770s pro 80s for sure, and an amp only sweetens the deal, for portable amps check out the mini^3 for stand alone, I'm not sure... but yeah, as all of the others have stated, the whole shibang that companies throw at you about 5.1 headsets, with noise cancellation is complete bogus. I myself own a pair of turtle beach HPA earforce 2.0s (which were there top model at the time) and I don't use them at all anymore. I bought into the whole 5.1 deal, but its really non beneficial. Get a good stereo headset and a clip on mic, it'll do you far better.
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