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post #11931 of 37806
just wondering. for fps games, are the astro a50's in the running? unlike my x31's lol
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post #11932 of 37806
grab a pop/coffee/beer/whatever and sit down and read this and this. i've never heard the A50's but i'm confident in saying that spending $300 on a wireless gaming headset is not a good buy. in general, avoid 'gaming headsets' and wireless anything. there might be a few exceptions to the rule but they will not offer much value for the money.
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post #11933 of 37806
I know my headphones suck compared to the rest on here, but they are mine, and sound okay to me (remember, I am on crappy integrated audio most of the time (crappy as in 2006-7 standard).

JVC XX HA-M5X.
Does what I ask it to. Reproduces music really well. Has above average bass. And does an excellent job of playing anything at decibels that drowned out any external sound. Can double as speakers with volume at 100%.
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post #11934 of 37806
alright, just wondering because i believe i get headphones at best buy for just over half off in most cases.

for gaming, since some sennheisers like the ones i was looking at, dont have a mic. could i just get something like a blue snowball and somehow connect it to my xbox? or pc when i build a new beast gaming one?
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post #11935 of 37806
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Originally Posted by Radmanhs View Post

alright, just wondering because i believe i get headphones at best buy for just over half off in most cases.
for gaming, since some sennheisers like the ones i was looking at, dont have a mic. could i just get something like a blue snowball and somehow connect it to my xbox? or pc when i build a new beast gaming one?

Get the headphones for the sound and then for mic just get a clip on mic with in-line mute/volume that can connect to mic port at bottom of 360 controller. Then get a dedicated usb interface mic for your desktop, I'm going to assume you don't want to spend too much so anything from Samson, Blue, or even Audio-Technica under $70 will suffice I'm guessing.
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post #11936 of 37806
ya, for the mic like a blue snowball would be fine for the price, and ill look at some clip-on mics for cheap because that doesnt matter really, as long as it works
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post #11937 of 37806
Snowball OP and I don't mean overpowered.

Let's try to not to post every other time with an swear word or similar word in it.
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... i dont ttry to put a cuss word in every one... only happened twice because it was very late at night and i couldn't think straight. ain't happening any more lol
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post #11939 of 37806
Re-re-cabled my old K241, this time i got some black Santo Angelo R30 cable and P10N ST plug (not sure if this brand is known overseas, but they are great for my current budget)

This time I did a better where the cable goes into the headphone, put some PET techflex mad.gif for some protection (sleevings are extremely rare in brasil) and added a ferrite choke just for looks since I have allot of them lying around in my drawers


happily i also got a STX for my pc and a Luxman L-530 for my turntable biggrin.gif

Edited by vicyo - 10/15/12 at 6:42pm
post #11940 of 37806
I finally got around to getting my first "big boy" pair of headphones.

Shure SRH-440

They only have about 10-20 hours worth of time clocked on them so far, so they're not fully broken in, but so far, these things are an amazing set of cans for the price. They are head, neck, and shoulders above anything else I've ever had. The clarity of sound across the spectrum is very tight and well controlled.




At some point, I'll get around to getting a proper amp and a $200 pro-grade set of cans, but until then, these things are rocking my head hard. I can't find ANYTHING that these cans don't excel at. Everything sounds so freakin good!

Don't get these for gaming, but for music and movies, it's difficult to fault the SRH 440's.
Edited by Mad Pistol - 10/17/12 at 10:18am
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