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I picked up a Ear force X 11 from turtle beach it was fine the first couple minutes then I started noticing feedback in the background? Whats up with that do you think its a bad audio jack or just a faulty pair of headphones?
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Originally Posted by nachielous View Post
I picked up a Ear force X 11 from turtle beach it was fine the first couple minutes then I started noticing feedback in the background? Whats up with that do you think its a bad audio jack or just a faulty pair of headphones?
My first assumption would be headphones..

The only turtle beach set I've ever used were horrible and scratchy with a constant static sound in back.
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Despite how bad Turtle Beaches are, I would actually say the "feedback" you're hearing is most likely EMI from some source like your PSU. You'd need to buy a sound card to move further away from your PSU or have some other solution to block your current (I assume on board) from EMI. Any type of metal will help, so aluminum foil should do the trick. Try that. If you notice the feedback fading, then it's definitely EMI.
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Wow Ive never heard of EMI affecting a pair of headphones before and I thought turtle beach made decent headsets is there another company I dont know of? Also would a USB headset solve my problems?
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