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I want a pair of wireless "surround" headphones for the pc.

Not in a major rush for something like the px5's, but I think my son would enjoy using them for PS3 and Xbox 360.

They are due out in the spring.

http://www.turtlebeach.com/products/...force-px5.aspx

$250 is kinda steep but you can use them for anything really...
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well i would have to say dont get it at all, get yourself some nice stereo cans. They will produce much better sound and have emulated surround sound that is much higher quality than actual surround sound given by the tiny low quality speakers that are found in turtle beach, Logitech, and Astros. I would recommend some sennheisers, or something similar.
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I love stereo cans, I am waiting for the senheisers 600's to go on sale. But, I dunno, I guess a part of me wants to try something wireless for once.

How are the sennheiser 180 wireless headphones?
Edited by Lostcase - 1/23/11 at 5:51am
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well i have never tried wireless, but i do own some 595's which are niceeee if college wasnt so expensive i would try those 650's or 600's for sure. Someday when i graduate though

more on to your question though, i have heard that wireless can be ok, but sometimes the quality is very low, and there is always the battery issue..... I hate wireless things honestly, putting in new batteries just bothers me so much
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Only way I'd hop into a wireless set up if it brings a charging station.
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on low budget, surround has much better pinpointing that stereo.
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Originally Posted by Djankie View Post
on low budget, surround has much better pinpointing that stereo.
£55
for xonar dg and jvc rx 700.

i'm not sure about nowadays , but last i checked almost all surround sound headsets costed more than that
anything i'm missing here?
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It's not even useful to ask any questions about 5.1 cans in this forum.
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Originally Posted by kyle-reece View Post
£55
for xonar dg and jvc rx 700.

i'm not sure about nowadays , but last i checked almost all surround sound headsets costed more than that
anything i'm missing here?
xonar dg better than the supremefx x-fi built in my mobo?
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xonar dg better than the supremefx x-fi built in my mobo?
i would lean towards "possibly so" but only with some salt

the xonar DG has a headphone amp, adjustable impedance as well

so it'd be able to drive any high quality cans you'd want to run on it
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