Question about audio extension cables.

Red9

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If I have a gaming headset with a mic and a audio plug, do I need 2 audio extension cables or do mic extension cables exist? For example one audio extension cable and one mic extension cable. Thank you.
 

tomc53

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You want to make sure that the mic side is shielded, or you can get nasty hum, even on a 6-foot (2M) cable. Unfortunately, you probably won't know until you buy it & try it. Stay away from the 'dollar' stores.

You might get by with a combo cable and adapters, but it depents on your laptop and headset if it will work
http://www.amazon.com/StarTech-com-MUHSMF2M-Position-Headset-Extension/dp/B008DWGLLO/ref=sr_1_1
http://www.amazon.com/StarTech-MUYHSFMM-Headset-Splitter-Adapter/dp/B0058DOWH6/ref=sr_1_3
http://www.amazon.com/StarTech-com-MUYHSMFF-Headset-Splitter-Adapter/dp/B004SP0WAQ/ref=sr_1_1

I've never seen a twin cable, unless you are wanting to go very long distances, and price is no object (wink, wink)
http://www.monoprice.com/Product?p_id=3597

 

tomc53

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Jun 6, 2014
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You want to make sure that the mic side is shielded, or you can get nasty hum, even on a 6-foot (2M) cable. Unfortunately, you probably won't know until you buy it & try it. Stay away from the 'dollar' stores.

You might get by with a combo cable and adapters, but it depents on your laptop and headset if it will work
http://www.amazon.com/StarTech-com-MUHSMF2M-Position-Headset-Extension/dp/B008DWGLLO/ref=sr_1_1
http://www.amazon.com/StarTech-MUYHSFMM-Headset-Splitter-Adapter/dp/B0058DOWH6/ref=sr_1_3
http://www.amazon.com/StarTech-com-MUYHSMFF-Headset-Splitter-Adapter/dp/B004SP0WAQ/ref=sr_1_1

I've never seen a twin cable, unless you are wanting to go very long distances, and price is no object (wink, wink)
http://www.monoprice.com/Product?p_id=3597

 

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