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If you use the switcher can you no longer use a mic?
No, your mic is always plugged into your soundcard.
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Cool I also just saw another of it, there's a headphone input on the device as well.
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post #163 of 471
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I'm getting the A700.

I'll make it a headset with the zalman attachable mic or use one of my old headsets mic pieces.

Great thread btw!
I have the AD700's, wish I bought the A700's tbh, the AD's leak sound bad. The sound itself though... Amazing.
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Which would give better sound... plugging the HD 555s into the XFi (using the switcher), or plugging them into the headphone jack of my z-5300e speaker's volume controller?
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plugging the HD 555s into the XFi (using the switcher)
This.
post #166 of 471
I am looking for a good pair of headphones. My budget is $60. I do not care if they are open or closed, although closed would be kinda nice. I will be playing a lot of games, and they will have explosions, gunshots, etc. I also like listening to music, mainly rock and metal. I will also be watching movies. I want a decent bass, but not overwhelming ( like the hd 212's.) As an added bonus, please tell me a good EAX 5.0 Soundcard! Thanks in advanced, flipmatthew.
post #167 of 471
JVC harx700 or harx900. Not in the guide, but they should be I've never tried them, but from what i've read they fit your preferences perfectly.
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Are the first few posts updated to the current good headphones? I'll be checking this from time to time and be using it, so I hope its updated.
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post #169 of 471
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Are the first few posts updated to the current good headphones? I'll be checking this from time to time and be using it, so I hope its updated.
It is still rather accurate. You can't really go wrong with the recommended cans in this guide.
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Testing out a set of PC 350's for the next few weeks. My initial impression when I first popped them on was thinking to myself that a closed back headset is a flawed concept, purely for the fact that, well...if any of you have closed headphones, pop them on and start talking. you'll hear like...a pressurized version of your voice, kind of like your ears were waterlogged and you were hearing yourself. It's annoying, so in a product where you are meant to speak constantly...I'm not 100% sold yet. The sound is actually kind of nice though. Sennheiser said they use 595 drivers(though there are some differences in sound because of open vs. closed). I'll be writing a much more in depth review on this headset after using them more and comparing them to the other headsets/phones I'm comparing them too. If you guys are interested at all, this is what I'm planning on doing

http://www.mlgpro.com/forum/showthread.php?t=268511
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