headphone

Forum discussion tagged with headphone.
  1. DiabolusGX

    Question headphone jack not detecting mic. in headphones

    hello everyone, i recent bought new gaming headphones but as there's only 1 3.5mm jack in my laptop (Acer Predator Helios 300 PH-315-51..). So when i plug in my headphones windows won't even detect mic. in headphones it uses default mic of laptop, in sound-> recording there's no headphone mic...
  2. Smikeey

    Question Corsair HS50 mic not working

    I've recently bought Corsair HS50 and my mic is not working for some reason (It's not detecting my voice). The mic is set as default device in sound settings. The headset has aux splitter into audio and mic. Driver: Realtek High definition audio (version 6.0.1.8186).
  3. atesba

    Solved! Apple Headphone's mic not working with PC.

    Hi, I have an Apple headphone with 3.5 mm jack. I want to use it as both headphone and mic on my PC. I've bought a splitter cable for mic and headphone but the mic doesn't work. -Splitter works fine when tested with different headphone on same pc. -Apple headphones mic works fine when I use it...
  4. readbeancass

    Question New custom-built PC won't detect detachable mic on headphones

    Hello all. I recently built a PC that I will use for both programming and gaming. When I was about to use the mic on my headphones, I get a warning message that no input is being detected from the mic. The mic perfectly works on my PS4, laptop, and even android phone. I tried plugging it in the...
  5. F

    Question ATH-WS1100IS vs ATH-MSR7 for gaming and casual music

    I'm looking into buying a new headset for semi-competitive gaming and casual but enjoyable music listening. I've came across the WS1100IS and the MSR7 and am struggling to decide what would be better. My primary concerns for a headphone are: -Good comfort without mods -Decent appearance and...
  6. C

    Question Is it safe to use 3.5mm audio splitter for input and output?

    Is it safe to plug my headphones (3.5mm) into a aux splitter (1x male to 2x female), then one end of a male-to-male aux cable into the splitter and the other end into my computer's audio output (headphone jack)? a diagram of what I'm trying to say. This would essentially extend the length of my...
  7. hfj;askgthe

    Question i installed equalizer APo and now my mic does not register to discord

    exactly what the title says
  8. B

    Question Laptop is using dedicated mic instead of external mic

    so my laptop at some point decided to use the dedicated mic instead of my headphone's mic, but the sound output did come from my headphone. i did noticed this problem when i was playing game with my friend via discord, he notice that my sound is worse than usual. at that time i tried to mute my...
  9. DionL

    Question What is the best headset for $100 or shorter?

    Hello, Forum! :benetton: I’ve recently been saving for a gaming headset, and I’ve found various products at the price range of $100: The Logitech G Pro, the SteelSeries Arctis 5, and the HyperX Cloud II. There are also some headsets below the price range, but I want to focus on these main ones...
  10. B

    Question Looking for a pair (or two pairs) of headphones for gaming and listening to music.

    Hi, So I play a lot of competitive and casual games and listen to a lot of music whilst travelling and programming daily. I have a budget of £150 and I'm looking for either two separate pairs of headphones for either purpose or one pair that accommodates both. I'm not fussed on the headphones...
  11. J

    Question How can I use my mic jack as a headphone jack?

    My headphone jack recently broke where when I put the headphones in all the way, the audio only plays on one side. To make it normal, the plug has to be very loosely in the jack. How do I use the mic jack as a headphone jack? I know that Realtek HD Audio Manager is able to do that, but I don't...
  12. Dizahsin (Dion)

    Question Which gaming headset is better, the CORSAIR VOID PRO RGB WIRELESS, or the SteelSeries Arctis 5?

    Hello, Forum! ? ? I’ve recently been needing a pair of gaming headphones to use. I use a wired SONY headset with no mic, volume or features. I play a lot of different games, and a pair of stable, comfortable, and great-audio headphones with a mic is the way to go. So I’ve looked up different...
  13. Cinderblox

    dac/amp Fostex HP-A4 delay

    Hello Just bought a fostex HP-A4 to power my HD660s. I use it trough usb bus and the sound seems to be delayed. I can't really confirm if the optical input gives the same problem. Watching movies is possible but the delay is noticeable. The problem lies with using it for gaming. Is this the...
  14. C

    HELP: How to use speaker and headphone at the same time

    Hey guys, I have a sound card installed and its currently occupied by my speaker. How can I use it for my headphone together instead of plugging into the speaker's crappy port? Does dual mini extender affect the audio quality? Note that my machine is placed under the desk so even with headphone...
  15. L

    Is this the real deal?

    Sup. I was just surfing about in ebay and came across this RAZER HAMMERHEAD EARPHONE. http://www.ebay.com/itm/One-Set-Razor-Hammerhead-In-Ear-PC-Music-Gaming-Headset-Headphone-Earphone-New-/321894916855?hash=item4af26ea2f7:g:IVgAAOSwAYtWIKku is this one or any other RAZER HAMMERHEAD on EBAY...
  16. N

    Closed vs Open headphones - Better for gaming?

    Hey guys, I've always used open headphones, which are fine - I play (PC gamer) in a quiet room and have no need for isolation. However, some say if you use closed headphones you can experience a more 'immersive' experience where you feel more engaged... which is exactly what I'm after...
  17. MrR4nDoM

    Philips Fidelio X2 without a sound card?

    Hey lads! So for a couple of weeks now, I've been looking for a new headset. I tried the Hyper X Cloud 2 and I was not satisfied. I've been looking for a headset that has higher sound quality and came across the Philips Fidelio X2. I am thinking about buying the Philips Fidelio X2, but I'm...
  18. A

    Which one of these 3 headsets/headphones is the best for gaming?

    I'm currently deciding on which headset to buy for gaming. I usually play FPS games and MMORPG/RPGs and wish to hear enemy steps as well as ambient sounds in RPGs like the witcher 3, TES and so on. Most importantly, I wish to have a headset which is comfortable for longer periods of time. My...
  19. O

    Sennheiser pc 363D Wind tunnel

    So I recently purchased a pair of Sennheiser 363d headphones and when I breath it sounds as if I am in a wind tunnel. I had previously fixed this issue by uninstalling the drivers and doing a clean install of them. However attempting to do so again did not result in any improvement, it should be...
  20. J

    Headset advise help

    Hello, I am looking for a headset that includes: -PC & PS4 platform -Surround sound (5.1 or 7.1 doesn't matter) for both pc and ps4 -good bass (for explosions) This seems an easy task, but i can't figure it out online. Alot of "surround sound" headsets require software, so they won't deliver...
  21. D

    Which of these cheap headphones is better for music?

    Hi, which of these headphones will show a better quality when reproducing music and playing games, in mainly interested in the volume intensity and the bass, these are the models: 1. ATH-ON300BK: http://www.audio-technica.com/cms/headphones/cb47dd4ea6662c9f/ 2. Maxell EC-150...
  22. M

    Headphone volume controls

    So my pc has one audio-out which I have split to my speakers and headphones. The speakers have a volume control built in, but my headphones do not have a volume control. I dont like having them always on while using the speakers and reconecting the headphones everytime i want to use them is kind...
  23. S

    Sound Blaster Z speaker/headphone switcher breaks audio

    Good morning everyone Recently I built a new computer and was very excited to use some new gear with it however I seem to be having a little bit of an issue with the audio. Firstly the audio works and works very well. It sounds crystal clear in both my headphones and speakers however, when I...
  24. R

    Building a new audio setup for desktop

    Hello! I'm currently in Japan and everything is really cheaper than in my home country, so I'm building a new desktop. I'm been searching for tips for some time now, but didn't find anything really helpful, mostly people saying X its either great or garbage. There's some similar topics about...
  25. S

    Problem with sound when I plug in the headphone (laptop)

    Hello there. So I have a problem : when im in a game or program and i plug in my headphones the audio "splits". I mean the already opened program's sounds are coming from the speakers but the system sounds (or notification sounds, i dont know how it is called ) and the newly opened progs (opened...
  26. S

    Sound Coming from Speakers and Headphone

    Hey community, I have an Hp Envy Touchsmart 15-j067cl and recently gave my laptop an upgrade to windows 10. And ever since the sound has been coming thru my speaker and my headphones. This is really annoying as you can understand. I have tried this solution: control panel ->hardware and...
  27. G

    Chossing Headphone PC

    I play many PC games and listen to music, and I know Headphones are better than Headsets. So i want a good headphone for the price $100-200 and an external \mic. I am in doubt of theese ones but i am open to suggestions: -ATH-AD700X -ATH-M50 -COP -Sennheiser HD598 Now the mics: - Yeti -...
  28. J

    ATH M50's For Gaming

    Hey guys, I received the Audio Technica M50's for Christmas and ant to use them for PC gaming. Since then I have done alot of research on whether they will be decent for gaming or not and am extremely conflicted on if I should try to return them. Should I keep the M50's, what other peripherals...