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post #1 of 18
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I could not find this questions asked on OCN, or online. I did find a search which resulted in a suggestion of a Behemoth looking piece of gear.

Granted I roll with eDimensional Audio FX 5.1s created by Ben Heck. I love them, they are pretty large, but I'm a pretty big guy 0_0

My wife on the other hand is quite tiny. She games with me and I would like to find her a gaming/studio quality pair of headsets with a mic so she can enjoy games like I and the majority of us do.

My wife's ears cannot be more than 1 and 1/2 inch tall at the largest point and she has pin back ears. I need a headset that meets the following

Has
Plenty of cord or Wireless
USB Preferred
Small and lightweight nothing that will snap her neck or feel like generation one head gear for orthodontics
Detachable mic or mic that can move out of the way completely
Comfortable to wear for long periods of time

Does not have
LEDs
$250+ price tag
bad reviews -_-

Appreciate your input always,
Nitro Narcosis
post #2 of 18
The Logitech wireless headsets are pretty good I've heard. The newest ones are wireless aswell!
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post #3 of 18
ATH-AD700 + Zalman Clip on Mic.
Can be had for around $100 combined.

Lightweight, comfortable headphones

just not USB, but you can buy an adapter if you really want USB connectivity.
post #4 of 18
If you want USB you could always go with your preferred 3.5mm option and buy a USB DAC for awesome sound quality.

I've heard the NuForce uDAC-2 is fantastic.
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post #5 of 18
Steelseries 7H. Just stepped up from 5H-V2 and i must say music sounds alot better.(way more bass and verry comfy)
There is a USB and an non USB version. Price might be high but has all the other things you wanted (i think)
Both have been used on sig soundcard.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GoTMaXPoWeR View Post
If you want USB you could always go with your preferred 3.5mm option and buy a USB DAC for awesome sound quality.

I've heard the NuForce uDAC-2 is fantastic.
Id be careful before buying the uDAC2

http://nwavguy.blogspot.com/2011/02/...c-2-drama.html
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post #7 of 18
Well, I'd say get her AD-700s for the following reason.

1) They're purple

2) They're really big, so it won't mess up her hair as bad as other pairs of headphones.

3) They're like the most recommended headphones for gaming.

4) They're cheap.

But if you really want a headset, maybe she can try PC350s.
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Just say NO to USB headphones. Unless you have a very strange fetish that involves lots of sucking.
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post #9 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by cuad View Post
Just say NO to USB headphones. Unless you have a very strange fetish that involves lots of sucking.
What's wrong with having a sucking fetish?

I've never heard a man complain about that before.
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I love my plantronics gamecon set. its actually best for small people.
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