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Hi guys,
i need to buy a cool pair of gaming headphones with microphone, wireless,
just saw logitech clearchat wireless that looks very cool product,
but i really don't want to spend 100 € for this... more like 50
Any tips? Thank you in advance for help
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post #8272 of 38154
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Originally Posted by Batou View Post
Hi guys,
i need to buy a cool pair of gaming headphones with microphone, wireless,
just saw logitech clearchat wireless that looks very cool product,
but i really don't want to spend 100 € for this... more like 50
Any tips? Thank you in advance for help
This club is not about headsets. It's about headphones. Most people in here will recommend that you ditch wireless, ditch 'gaming' headsets (because 99% of them are crap), and go with something like JVC RX700's or Sennheiser HD201's and get a Zalman Clip-on Mic.
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Just picked my Konnet 24D up today, wow what a difference from onboard
been playing with a lot of the settings and I really like it so far, the huge slew of inputs will be nice for the odd recording that I do from time to time, with all the outputs I think I am going to have to pick up some nice monitors at some point (assuming I get a job soon).
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This club is not about headsets. It's about headphones. Most people in here will recommend that you ditch wireless, ditch 'gaming' headsets (because 99% of them are crap), and go with something like JVC RX700's or Sennheiser HD201's and get a Zalman Clip-on Mic.

Albeit true, if you're looking to game, listen to light music on a normal x-fi soundcard, the sennheiser headsets are very good as well (pc162, 150s).

For music it's going all out and spending THOUSANDS!
    
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Albeit true, if you're looking to game, listen to light music on a normal x-fi soundcard, the sennheiser headsets are very good as well (pc162, 150s).

For music it's going all out and spending THOUSANDS!
^
???????

Wrong on both counts. You think music and gaming are mutually exclusive?
Also the Sennhesier PC series = overpriced really.
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I agree with PC series being overpriced. I bought PC 130 several years ago and spent 70€ on them. I don't think they are worth 30€.
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Wrong on both counts. You think music and gaming are mutually exclusive?
Also the Sennhesier PC series = overpriced really.
Yep. PC series is definitely overpriced.

I find that Sennheiser headphones (coming from experience of owning 3 different Sennheiser headphones), are really strong with clarity and soundstaging, but they do lack heavy bass. Sennheisers are IMO much better suited for gaming rather than music.
     
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Wrong on both counts. You think music and gaming are mutually exclusive?
Also the Sennhesier PC series = overpriced really.
Lul, well, you have to explain to me why. Overpriced isn't an argument when half of the hifi headphones on the market are overpriced.

The argument is are they mutually exclusive? Not necessarily. especially if the game is Starcraft 2 or World of Warcraft. The only reason why you'd need a "gaming" headset or card is to get positional sound so you know where the action is, and when you're about to get flanked. Quite frankly, many hifi headphones fail on this account.

Are headsets better? Only in convenience of having both mic and phones. However there's one other thing it does consisitently well for the price they are offered counting the senn pc150s and up: punchy bass and wide soundstage, comparable to the DT880s. And when you compare prices and requirements, it's quite evident which is the better buy.

For music though, I'm sure we all have different tastes cultured by many different expensive hifi equipment, and just doesn't apply to Batou's original intentions.



BTW. quite frankly I think the entire Sennheiser lineup is overpriced.
    
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BTW. quite frankly I think the entire Sennheiser lineup is overpriced.
HD201's? Puleeez.
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