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Cetiva
06-17-2004, 09:48 PM
I want to buy a good headset that won’t cost me a fortune, does anyone have any recommendations.

Blayloc
06-17-2004, 10:05 PM
Plantronics Audio90s


25.00 bucks at BestBuy

EvilPot
06-17-2004, 11:19 PM
Yeah 2nd that recommendation (few friends and my bro use that model) though I do prefer my altec lansing ones... they are 10 bucks more though.

Newbold
06-18-2004, 12:06 AM
I use the plantronics. No complaints. Recommended.

Fitz70992
06-18-2004, 12:20 AM
Mine have Altec Lansing on them. Works fine for me :)

Doesnt the DSP500 have a built in sound card that allows EAX or something..?

Ezzenon
06-18-2004, 12:21 AM
I use these, they're all padded and such. Same $25 if you get them off buy.com, and it's free shipping.

http://www.buy.com/retail/product.asp?sku=10283046&loc=101&sp=1

Draggs
06-18-2004, 01:26 AM
I have had 25$-40$ headsets and they break. Now all i use is the 15$ ones from walmart. They last just as long and work just as good.

Hedron
06-18-2004, 03:35 AM
Get a mic and a good pair of headphones instead.

Good headphones should not be underestimated.


http://headphone.com/layout.php?topicID=3&subTopicID=26&productID=0020080497

Nurg
06-18-2004, 03:59 AM
Plantronics Audio90s


25.00 bucks at BestBuy
Got the same ones, there really good.

Sul Morthos
06-18-2004, 10:15 AM
I went the route Hedron did after going through a few Plantronics headsets.

Got some solid Sony headphones, and I have a Logitech USB desk microphone. My wife uses it to video conference with her dad, and I use the setup to shoot fuckers.

Highly prefer it over having to double-plug in a headset/mike.

XENONIX
06-18-2004, 10:32 AM
I went through a lot of cheap headsets before I finally caved and got this. I'm very pleased with it. Good sound response and great microphone. It's a Logitech USB Headset/Mic combo 300 for $50

http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/products/details/US/EN,CRID=103,CONTENTID=6337

Fitz70992
06-18-2004, 12:44 PM
Are there any quality differences between USB and analog?

StrikerTek
06-19-2004, 08:23 PM
I have the Platronics Audio 90s as well. I also have a set of 5.1 speakers.

Is there a way to set it up to where the voice over teamspeak comes through the headphones and the game music and sound effects come through the speakers? I use the speakers for sound and voice right now and just use the mic on the Platronics.

Blayloc
06-20-2004, 12:14 AM
only if you a hve 2 soundcards ;)

Ericcorp
06-20-2004, 12:18 AM
Striker, I do that. What you need is two sound cards.

I have a 5.1 soundcard and a regular SB PC128. In the Teamspeak settings you can choose which one to use for in put and output.

I've done that for a while and it works great. You just have to tweak with the sound settings in windows to unmute the mics and such.

I also have only a mono (one speaker) headset, so it doesn't interfer with the game sounds. The best part is that when the people dont' shut up, I can just take it off. I can still hear when someone is talking, it's just not right in my head.[/quote]