Gaming Headsets

Forum discussion tagged with Gaming Headsets.
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    Killer Deal: Astro A40 TR Headset w/ MixAmp M80 Now Just $130

    Give your games a sonic boost with this discounted headset combo. Killer Deal: Astro A40 TR Headset w/ MixAmp M80 Now Just $130 : Read more
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    HyperX Cloud "Surround Sound" just sounds bad.

    I recently purchased the cloud revolver S which comes with a surround sound button. The base headset sounds fine, not an upgrade over the cloud alpha I had been using up to that point though, so the main selling point was that surround sound button. To me, when I turn it on, the sound just...
  3. J

    Headset Mic Not Working When Gaming

    Headset: Having this problem with MH752 and G633. I do not have this issue with the G930 or G430. All of these are USB headsets. Motherboard: Asus z170-a Problem: My mic works just fine when on my desktop, Steam, and surfing the internet when talking in Steam Voice, Discord, and Skype. When I...
  4. K

    Headset with mic and audio together with computer with audio and headphone jacks

    So i built a PC recently and coming from Xbox, I already owned a Hyperx cloud alpha that has the audio and mic in 1 3.5mm jack whereas my PC has the audio and mic jacks separate. I havent been able to find a solution or a cable such as 3.5mm to usb ect to fix this just wanted to know if anyone...
  5. M

    Looking for a best budget headphone under $50

    Hi, i wanna get a good budget headphone for gaming and some music like edm and clubbing music . I have 4 choices to pick Samson SR850 Superlux HD668B Supetlux HD669 Avantree Audition(black,red) Mpow 059 All price are same . Which one have the best sound for gaming and music ? And does it can...
  6. I

    What is the best gaming headset for me? (Ps4)

    Hello people, I need a gaming headset for my ps4. I especially play fps, so I really prefer true 7.1 surround audio. I also prefer good audio, a good mic and good comfort. I can game for hours. It’s not necessary for me, but it would be fun if I could listen too music with the headset. I noticed...
  7. L

    what do i do if i can´t hear out of my Billboard BB569 Performance Multimedia Headset when i plug it into my chromebook

    what do i do if i can´t hear out of my Billboard BB569 Performance Multimedia Headset when i plug it into my chromebook
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    Headphone static and distorted audio

    Hi! I'm having the following issue recently and ran out of ideas. Any help would be appreciated. My PC setup is the following: CPU: Intel Core i5 4460 Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-D3H Ram: 8 GB Kingston Hyper X SSD/HDD: Crucial CT250BX and a Seagate ST1000VX000 GPU: Gigabyte GV-R929OC-4GD R9...
  9. J

    Arctis 7 Charging issue

    Hello! So I just got the Arctis 7 2019 edition at Best Buy and I had them for almost a week now. At first when I would place them to charge, I didn’t focus on if it would show a Led or something to show that it is charging. And I was just wondering if the headset is just supposed to just not...
  10. T

    bluetooth headset mic doesn't work, but instead my built in laptop mic works

    Basiclly, I have a bluetooth Headset with a built in mic (JBL T460BT), but when i try to use it, it doesn't work, but my laptops built in mic works instead. I tried messing with the sounds settings, but nothing works, either my sound just disappears, or everything is all... how do i say this...
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    my headset won't work

    I have a headset with 2 plugs, 1 headset which is a jack and 1 microphone which is a usb, my computer (desktop) will recognize my headset jack, but it will give me the option for headset or mic and not both, if I plug in my USB, the computer will not even recognize it.
  12. A

    So I want to get into VR Gaming, and have some questions.

    Hey all. So I am looking for advice on getting into VR. My rig should be powerful enough. I have a i7 7700k 5.0GHZ OC and two GTX1080 TI EVGA FTW3 Hybrids as well. M.2 970 Samsung Pro and 4266MHZ Trident Z Ram. I been hearing about how new headsets are coming out and what not, and I am...
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    Solved! Audio Not Working

    Ok, so I logged on one day to find that my computer was saying that there was no audio peripherals plugged in when there were. My Razer headset was plugged into the audio jacks. Now when I check the device manager under the sounds, games, and etc. tab everything is good. But, I have to copies of...
  14. L

    Solved! headphones picking up audio not mic

    so i can't seem to find anything on this anywhere. when i plug my headset (brand new) into the mic jack instead of the mic picking up my voice is the earphones. if someone could explain whats going on and what i can do to fix this odd occurrence. that would be great.
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    Which one for gaming

    I can’t decide which headset should i get but after along research i knew these the best i can get for my budget: Massdrop xSennheiser HD58X Jubilee/HD6XX Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO/880 PRO/770 PRO Audio Technica ATH-AD700x/AD900x/AD1000x AKG K7xx/712 Sennheiser 599/598 Philips x2hr/9500 i want to...
  16. D

    Solved! Headset's microphone doesn't work

    My new gaming headset's microphone doesn't work. Just bought a Redragon Lagopasmutus> it came in a normal package> its own package was a little bent on a corner(nothing big tho, might've been a little mistake)>I want to use it for a Laptop ASUS X555LB W10>bought a splitter for the new...
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    Tried Everything for my headset to work

    Hello, so I recently built a gaming computer, got all the drives and that downloaded, windows 10, but I noticed my head set was working then all the sudden it stopped, I noticed I did not have Realtek Audio Manager, but all their drivers are on my pc, so I tried uninstalling all then and...
  18. A

    Solved! Need help finding replacement wires

    I've looked for replacement wires with a male input and 2 male audio/mic for my sound blaster x headset. I've looked on ebay for replacement but I cant find one. anyone know where i could get me a replacement?
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    Choosing the right headset with good mic advice needed !

    Oke guys I do own a Youtube and a Twitch channel and I used my logitech g633 headset for gaming and recording videos. For some reason the mic of the headset is not working anymore and after trying every solution I have decided that the mic is dead (warranty time had passed) so I need to buy a...
  20. K

    Dual PC audio setup

    I am using a Blue yeti USB. A Artic 5 Steel Series USB headset. Xenyx Q502 USB mixer For some reason i cannot get the gaming pc to send the audio to the streaming pc, i feel like ive watched 100 different videos, ive done exactly what im told and still the audio either does not come, or it...
  21. C

    Mic Not Working

    My headset is plugged in to my laptop running windows 10. I can hear the game audio through the headset but the mic isn't working. I made sure that it wasn't broken so I went on my Xbox and the mic worked fine. When I go to the mic in Sound (Playback Devices) All I hear is a lot of static and...
  22. J

    Microphone not working after upgrade to Windows 10 Pro

    UPDATE: crazy stuff going on, after USB audio try and reinstalling drivers my messing finally gave some results. Look at 3rd post please, still need help as it works very inconsistently Hello, so due to the nature of upgrade (windows home -> pro) I can't revert it. I'm using laptop that has 1...
  23. K

    Left Right Audio Balance for PS4

    My hearing is worse on one ear, and I can't find an option to balance sound on PS4 like on Windows. Does anyone know any headset, amplifier(?), speakers or anything where I can change the left and right volume balance? Any help is appreciated.
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    Solved! I have a hyperX cloudflight headset for 2 days, yesterday i charged it over night and when i got home, i powered it on then of

    I have a hyperX cloudflight headset for 2 days, yesterday i charged it over night and when i got home, i powered it on then turned it off after about 2 minutes, and now nothing happens when i hold down the power button, ive tried lots of methods.
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    Hyperx cloud II mic volume can't be adjusted (stuck at 0dB)

    Yesterday I received my new hyperx cloud2. I plugged it into the USB adapter and plugged the USB into my computer. When adjusting the volume I found that the headset volume was adjustable on the adapter but the mic volume was not, I then went into window's recording devices and found that the...
  26. J

    Solved! Default Bluetooth audio settings

    Hi. So I have used for a long time my old Bluetooth headphones, but now I bought some new headphones which plug in using the 3,5mm jack. Problem now is that I would like to get the audio quality same as the bluetooth headphones had. I know that it is about the equalizer settings (I have beats...
  27. M

    PS4 Headset for answering calls while gaming.

    I'm on the lookout for a headset for the PS4 to replace my broken Turtle Beach PX4. The PX4 were connected to the controller so not completely wireless which I'm okay with. At the same time I was able to pair my phone to the headphones via bluetooth which enabled me to answer calls while...
  28. D

    Cloud Flight Headset picking up certain sounds

    I have the Cloud Flight Headset and am using it on my windows 10 Gaming PC, my headset picks up sounds like windows notifications and such but when i use Discord, Google, Spotify etc. i hear nothing... Any one know what could be happening or how to help. PS i tried the headset on my macbook and...
  29. kaotictherium

    Solved! Budget Headset/Headphones Under £80

    I'm looking for some headphones/gaming headset as my previous logitech G430s stopped working in one of the headphones. I do play a bit of games like CS:GO. I currently do have a USB Blue Yeti but without any boom arms or shock mounts and I rarely use it. Any recommendations are welcome, I...
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    Solved! Where to find a similar aux to the ASTRO a10 gaming headset

    I have an ASTRO A10 headset but I do not know where to find an aux like the one that came with it. The regular 3.5 broke off and now I can't use it. Instead of buying a new headset I thought I could just buy a new aux cable as it can detach from the headset completely but to find the proper 4...
  31. J

    Left speaker stops playing randomly (2.1 speaker)

    Hello, I have a bug with my speakers where the left speaker doesn't play or randomly stops/starts the music. It's like if the signal is dropping for random periods of time. This happens when i unplug any aux cable that is connect to the speaker audio controller (it's just a pass through for a...
  32. J

    help with mic and mixer

    I recently bought a shure SM7b and a Yamaha mg10xu mixer. My mic is not picking up my voice but my pcaudio. (like when I play a youtube video/ game it's picking that up but not my voice). I been trying to research online for over 2 hours. I'm completely lost. Someone please help me
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    Solved! Connect 2 pcs to a usb headset

    Hello peoples, I currently have two PCs that I used to output audio on both to a mixer and then connect to a 3.5mm headset to hear both PCs with one headset, but I recently upgraded to a usb surround headset and was wondering if there’s a simple way to hear two PCs on one usb headset at the same...
  34. henrytcasey

    Why the SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth Is My Favorite Gaming Headset

    Sometimes, the entry-level version of a product is much better for you than the pricier models. Why the SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth Is My Favorite Gaming Headset : Read more
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    Solved! Get migraines with current headset due to over heating and need a replacement

    I currently have the razer kraken pro, and almost never wear them due to them causing heat migraines. I have a large head, proportionate ears to head ratio, and glasses. i prefer over ear vs on ear which I don't find comfortable. I can work with either a headset or headphones as I do have a...
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    I got a new headset and it says the the headset is plugged in but the mic is not. How do I fix this or is it my computer ?

    I got a new headset and it says the the headset is plugged in but the mic is not. How do I fix this or is it my computer ?
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    Solved! Headset Mic Static- Tried Solutions

    Hello, I recently got a headset with a microphone, and am having major issues. I have uninstalled/ reinstalled the drivers, Windows 10 was just installed so I cannot really roll back the updates, have an adapter to split the input/output into my pc, and have tested the mic on my phone (it...
  38. R

    How to Connect a Headset to a Roku Device

    The private listening feature on the Roku device is nothing short from great. Has it ever happened to you that you want to watch your favorite series while your couple wants to sleep or vice versa? Or perhaps you want to pay a lot of attention to dialogs and such in a crowded room. Well, that is...
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    Solved! using USB Audio Adapter & 3.5 mm simultaneously

    Is it possible to have a USB Audio Adapter in use and a headphone jack in use at the same time? My current situation: Recently bought a microphone, its connection is a 3.5 mm jack, however my laptop has only one jack, which I'm currently using for my headset. Bought a USB Audio Adapter to put...
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    Solved! Bluetooth Hands-Free Audio Interface to connect to Mixer/Microphone - Does it exist?

    Hello! I'm looking for a way to connect a Bluetooth headset to my mixer. Most times I'm wearing my headphones and microphone to talk/listen on webinars. Sometimes, however, I need to be able to walk around while on a webinar. In this case, audio quality and latency isn't a huge concern so I...
  41. M

    PC sound goes through mic

    Hello everyone The problem is my PC sound is going through microphone but it happens when i unplugged it too. I use a 3.5 to USB adapter with it. Headset is Corsair HS60. I tried another headset with same adapter and it fixes it but couldn't understand how it is keep happening while microphone...
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    Headset Not Working

    I Recently bought Astro a10s and have not been able to use them for pc. I tested them with my ps4 and they work fine. However when i plug it into my computer and it asks what I plugged in nothing happens. I looked into the audio settings and it is not even listed under input or output devices...
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    Solved! asus phoebus solo repeats wat i say on my usb headset

    so i have a asus rog strix 390 -F Gaming Mainboard as my maximus hero viii has died i also have an phoebus solo which is very good. but it does strange Things is want to have gamsound on my speakers and teamspeak on my Headset since i have the new Mainboard this the phoebus sends out what i...
  44. R

    Solved! I cant power off my iball blutooth headset

    I cant power off my iball bluetooth headset
  45. A

    Solved! Separate comms/voice from game audio

    Hello community, I am currently playing elite dangerous. I have a Corsair gaming headset that connects wirelessly through a dongle plugged into a USB port. When I "wing up" in-game the voice audio and game audio both either come through my headset or the monitor speakers. I would like to...
  46. K

    Stereo Sound Problem in Windows 10

    I have problem with my laptop sound. In This video I test my HyperX cloud 2 on 3 devices (laptop, PS4, phone) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvnlpPWAcZc&t=40s I figure out In my phone and PS4 stereo sound quality is good I can know where the sound come from right or left but In my laptop it...
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    Solved! my headphones show up on the playback tab but i cant hear anything through my computer or the headset when plugged in

    my computer is in acer nitro 5 my headset is plugged in and i cannot hear anything please help
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    GPU has one HDMI port, headset needs one also. Would mobo HDMI work?

    Hey everyone! I'm looking to buy a cheap VR headset, and the HP windows mixed reality headset seems like a pretty good choice. I have compatible components in my pc, however, my GPU only has one HDMI port when the headset needs one as well for my monitor and headset to both be connected. Can I...
  49. CrackedMarbles

    Constant Thumping in Headset?

    Thanks for checking my thread. I have an ENHANCE Scoria Headset that I bought on Amazon, and lately it's been a bit... Off. There's a low, bass-y thumping constantly going off in the headset. It does it when there's no other sound playing, it does it when there is sound playing, it does it...
  50. R

    Solved! dac / amp Problem!!! with 600 ohm MMX300

    Hello So i just bought an MMX 300 with 600 Ohm and wanted to buy the Creative SBx G6 with it because it has surround sound for gaming and compartible with the headset. and the problem is that i just found out that the gsx 1200 pro from sennheiser has a lot better surround sound so i now want...
  51. C

    Microphone Poor Quality

    I recently purchased the Razer Kraken 7.1 V2's (USB headset) and was expecting them to work great, however, on my computer, the microphone quality is very muffled and just bad. I tried it on my laptop and the microphone sounded fine, so I realized it was a computer problem. I then checked in my...
  52. S

    My new custom PC doesnt detect the microphone on my headset.

    Recently I got a new custom PC, and everything was working fine, and then when I try to call my friend off it, he can't hear me, but I can hear him. I know that the microphone works as it worked on my old laptop. When I unplug the microphone and plug it into the microphone jack, all the noise it...
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    Logitech g430 USB problem

    Hello. I don't know on what category to post on so I'm posting on PC gaming. I'm having a problem with my g430. When I plug them in lgs recognizes them but after I tern off my PC and turn it back on lgs does not recognizes them anymore. If I switch the usb port it recognizes them again but the...
  54. D

    Low end vr with fx 6300 and gtx 960 2gb

    Basically what the title says, do you guys think that playing vr with the acer windows mixed reality headset would be possible with an amd fx 6300 if I overclocked it to something like 4.4 and ran it with a gtx 960 2gb? I don't plan on playing any super intensive vr games, just things like...
  55. L

    Solved! how to make the NUBWO headset work on pc

    how to make the NUBWO headset work on pc
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    Solved! HyperX Cloud Stinger - Microphone issues

    **The problem I'm having is that the mic is much too quiet. My friends can all hear me, but they all report that I sound very far away, even when I raise my voice. Bought this headset a while ago. Works fine on its own and I've tested it (and the microphone) on multiple devices in order to...
  57. S

    Lots of general "Before you buy" questions on vr

    Well, as someone who has been only in 1 vr headset, in 2014, for 5 minutes, and hasnt seen one since, you could say im a noob. Im here to ask a couple of question just before I buy my headset, so ill be in your care to answer them. thanks in advance~ first of all, how much space will I need for...
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    Headset is either being detected as a speaker or the mic just isn't being detected. Razer Electra v2 3.5mm headphone jack.

    My Headset's (the Razer Electra v2) mic is not working. it is not showing up in the recording devices and the only one there is my built in laptop mic. The audio is still working and is in the playback devices. My thought was that the headset may be being detected as a speaker or headphones only...
  59. J

    The power button of my headset is not working, The headset is fully charged but it won't power up and won't let me connect it

    i have a sentry BT825 headphone bluetooth. I was able to use it yesterday for a few hours but when I tried to pair it with my S7 edge my headset won't power up and won't connect with my phone. i tried to reboot my phone hoping the bluetooth will somehow pair with the headset but when I pressed...
  60. A

    How can you use three or more headset/headphones in one pc?

    How can I listen with three or more headset/headphones? I have a usb headset, and two Headphones, i can only use two with audio output, one usb and one front/rear output, can anyone please help me? thanks in advance.