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Got a few questions about the PS3 as I am thinking of getting one.

What sort of audio outs does it support, I am planning on sticking behind my 2 screens and plugging the ps3 into one of them via HDMI(PC is hooked up via DVI) but for audio could i hook it up to my Audinst(either via usb or SPDIF)?

Microphones can I just use the same one I have plugged into my pc but just on a switch to change between my PC and PS3?
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PS3 does RCA, optical, and HDMI for audio out.

Not sure what kinds of mic's it supports, must people seem to just use bluetooth sets.
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PS3 uses bluetooth headsets/mics, I don't think theres a just mic input.
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I'd go for HDMI audio. Better than SPDIF and USB.
    
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PS3 uses bluetooth headsets/mics, I don't think theres a just mic input.
Yeah there is no 3.5mm input or anything. I don't know if any USB headsets would work.
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They do, I have one for mine. Though its only for communication, not music or anything else
    
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@TheReciever so it does have a 3.5mm/6.5mm jack?

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I'd go for HDMI audio. Better than SPDIF and USB.
I'll be hooking it into my PC screen so using HDMI for audio is out of the question. HDMI is not better than SPDIF (SPDIF and USB sound the same on my pc when playing back flac), they are exactly the same for SQ being that they are both digital; HDMI's only real benefit for audio is that it has more bandwidth so it is more sutied for things like multi channel PCM.
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post #8 of 10
No he's probably using a USB mic. There is definitely no 3.5mm jack.
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Quote:
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HDMI is not better than SPDIF (SPDIF and USB sound the same on my pc when playing back flac), they are exactly the same for SQ being that they are both digital; HDMI's only real benefit for audio is that it has more bandwidth so it is more sutied for things like multi channel PCM.
Just in case anyone reading this is confused, HDMI is the only way to transfer the lossless movie tracks on Blu-Rays. You cannot use optical for DTS-MA and Dolby TrueHD.
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Quote:
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Just in case anyone reading this is confused, HDMI is the only way to transfer the lossless movie tracks on Blu-Rays. You cannot use optical for DTS-MA and Dolby TrueHD.
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