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Pretty self explanatory. I just need a gaming headset with good sound quality that would also hook up to an MP3 player. I would actually prefer it to have a microphone built in, but it must be detachable! Thanks. wink.gif

EDIT: My mom agreed to pitch in $30 so I can probably spend up to 70 or 80, please if you have any suggestions within the $80 price range I would appreciate those too. wink.gifyessir.gif
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JVC HARX700 High-Grade Full-Size Headphone
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/JVC-HARX700-High-Grade-Full-Size-Headphone/dp/B0013OWPV4/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1297488379&sr=8-4"]Amazon.com: JVC HARX700 High-Grade Full-Size Headphone: Electronics[/ame]
    
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[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Creative-Labs-51MZ0310AA005-Fatal1ty-Headset/dp/B002DS4HTM/ref=sr_1_6?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1297488442&sr=1-6"]Amazon.com: Creative Labs 51MZ0310AA005 HS-800 Fatal1ty Gaming Headset (Black): Electronics[/ame]

I had one it's ok, the best gaming headset I've had for $40.
Edited by Bobicon - 2/11/11 at 9:30pm
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post #4 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bobicon;12355137 
Amazon.com: Creative Labs 51MZ0310AA005 HS-800 Fatal1ty Gaming Headset (Black): Electronics

I had one it's ok, the best gaming headset I've had for $40.

If you read his post, he says he already has a mic and wants "good sound quality". So an actual headset is out of the question.


On topic, I would recommend taking a look at Srh240. They're $55 on amazon.com

I own a pair, and they're not bad at all for how much you're paying. The only complaint I have is that it might be uncomfortable due to clamping a bit when you first get them.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by goat;12355399 
If you read his post, he says he already has a mic and wants "good sound quality". So an actual headset is out of the question.


On topic, I would recommend taking a look at Srh240. They're $55 on amazon.com

I own a pair, and they're not bad at all for how much you're paying. The only complaint I have is that it might be uncomfortable due to clamping a bit when you first get them.

I have a mic but the one he linked has a detachable mic, which is what I would prefer.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mmmmbaato;12355603 
I have a mic but the one he linked has a detachable mic, which is what I would prefer.

It's entirely your choice, but just be aware that you are sacrificing a lot of sound quality by going with a headset over a pair of headphones.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by goat;12355742 
It's entirely your choice, but just be aware that you are sacrificing a lot of sound quality by going with a headset over a pair of headphones.

^^^^^^^^^^^^this
    
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post #8 of 24
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Quote:
Originally Posted by goat;12355742 
It's entirely your choice, but just be aware that you are sacrificing a lot of sound quality by going with a headset over a pair of headphones.

Then what would you recommend for headphones?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bobicon;12355137 
Amazon.com: Creative Labs 51MZ0310AA005 HS-800 Fatal1ty Gaming Headset (Black): Electronics

I had one it's ok, the best gaming headset I've had for $40.

A lot of people were saying it is uncomfortable, do you think it is uncomfortable? The only thing I have to compare them with are my old Turtle Beach X3's that got uncomfortable sometimes but most of the time they were fine.
    
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