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Hey, I read the guide and was still not satisfied with the selection of headphones there as none of them has boom mics on them, my question is what would be good set of closed back headphones with a boom mic on it? The reason I ask is because I was told my PC-350's are crap and I would like something better.
Basically, the good headphone makers don't put mic's on the good headphones. If you want decent ones the mic will have to be separate.
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post #8332 of 38372
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Basically, the good headphone makers don't put mic's on the good headphones. If you want decent ones the mic will have to be separate.
This. Just keep 7-8 dollars in your budget for a mic like the Zalman (good deal here) and you'll get a much better set of headphones than if you try and get one with a boom mic.
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Yes I am quite aware that good headphones require a separate mic so I am asking what would be the best (more/less) headset with a boom mic, because I am quite skeptical of separate mics that just hang on your shirt rather than something directly in front of you.
    
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Yes I am quite aware that good headphones require a separate mic so I am asking what would be the best (more/less) headset with a boom mic, because I am quite skeptical of separate mics that just hang on your shirt rather than something directly in front of you.
I don't think any headsets are going to be noticeably better then your current one.

The zalman clips to the headphone wire. Why does it matter if people hear you just the same? If you really want to, you could mod a boom mic onto a pair of decent headphones.
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Alright, I suppose I could get a good pair of headphones for $200 CAD and add a Zalman strap on clip on mic, any suggestions for a good pair of solidly built, closed back headphones?
    
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I see the a700's recommended a lot for gaming. http://www.amazon.ca/ATH-A700-Audio-...0&sr=8-1-spell

I don't know if you can shop around and find a better price in CA, since i'm not familiar with Canadian sites.
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My shure 840s are great for gaming and closed. Get them on ebay.
    
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Im in! ATH-A700's
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Lemme in! Creative Fa1tality Headest
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post #8340 of 38372
a700's ftw.. I use my mdr-7506's but I find they are slightly too bright.
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