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#1 squishface   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1285 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:27 AM

I saw that Turtle beach is on sale at amazon, and thought now would be a good time to pick one up. I currently have a Tritton ax720 and it sounds awesome, BUT it is sooo uncomfortable that I need to replace it with something I can actually use.
I'm think either the x12 because I've been told that they are comfortable to wear with glasses for any extended period of time.
Ear force DPX21 ?
http://www.amazon.co...tle beach dpx21

or Ear force DXL1
http://www.amazon.co...ds=turtle beach

I was also checking on getting a razer headset, but haven't due to the prices.
Any suggestions or ideas ?
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#2 Methoes   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   637 Posts   Joined 2.7 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:45 AM

Beats!!!

#3 squishface   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1285 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 04:09 PM

no beats, I'm using it for xbox 360 and pc.
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#4 squishface   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1285 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 06:00 AM

I heard if i were to get the x12 that i would also need to purchase an additional piece to connect it if I were using HDMI ?
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#5 squishface   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1285 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:22 PM

any suggestions, or advice or what would be the better deal ?
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#6 Methoes   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   637 Posts   Joined 2.7 Years Ago  

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:30 PM

I use my Beats for my Xbox and PC. Not sure why you can't?

#7 Vader582   Dark Lord of Savings CAGiversary!   3046 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:38 PM

Beats? Might as well suggest Monster Cables and Bose speakers too. smh.

I have the TB MW3 Deltas and they are fairly comfortable for large headphones. I would imagine these would be similar too.
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#8 ShayTheRogue   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   49 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:58 PM

I heard if i were to get the x12 that i would also need to purchase an additional piece to connect it if I were using HDMI ?



Depends on your TV. If you have audio out, you don't need the adapter. The headset comes with a cable that connects to audio out ports, which is what the Xbox adapter would do if you use HDMI. I got mine for $30 from Newegg http://www.newegg.co...N82E16874502025. They are refurbished but everything looks new and they are great on my Xbox and PC.

#9 shinn   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   263 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

Posted 29 January 2013 - 08:00 PM

I saw that Turtle beach is on sale at amazon, and thought now would be a good time to pick one up. I currently have a Tritton ax720 and it sounds awesome, BUT it is sooo uncomfortable that I need to replace it with something I can actually use.
I'm think either the x12 because I've been told that they are comfortable to wear with glasses for any extended period of time.
Ear force DPX21 ?
http://www.amazon.co...tle beach dpx21

or Ear force DXL1
http://www.amazon.co...ds=turtle beach

I was also checking on getting a razer headset, but haven't due to the prices.
Any suggestions or ideas ?


all i can recommend is go big or go home with headsets, seriously cheap ones are that for a reason .

#10 squishface   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1285 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 10:12 PM

I use my Beats for my Xbox and PC. Not sure why you can't?


I didn't want to get them due to the price.
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#11 squishface   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1285 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 10:14 PM

all i can recommend is go big or go home with headsets, seriously cheap ones are that for a reason .


That was kinda what i was thinking when I got the trittons, were supposed to the higher end headsets. I feel kinda burned after buying them, didn't really wanna spend that type of money again on another headset and not like them.
I was thinking prob spending no more then $100.
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#12 kcobra22  

Posted 29 January 2013 - 10:31 PM

I have the ax720's too and I loved them. Unfortunately I had bought em when they first came out so they had the manufacturer defect where it breaks at the top...luckily i'm under warranty so its getting replaced. Although I don't wear glasses, I could play for hours and they were so comfortable i'd forget I had them on.

I remember reading all the reviews and alot of people said they're perfect for people with glasses, so that sucks that they didn't work out for you.

#13 bmsdaddy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   739 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 10:33 PM

I bought refurbished X41's and love them! Very comfortable, easy to hook-up, and sound great. If you have one of the new Xbox designs I don't think you will need any additional cables or adapters - I didn't. I use the optical connection from my Xbox to the headset's transmitter and HDMI from the Xbox to my home theater receiver; when I want to just use the headset I put the receiver on mute.

I also wear glasses and have no problem with this set.

Edited by bmsdaddy, 29 January 2013 - 10:34 PM.
added glasses info


#14 krashhole   Gaming since 1981 CAGiversary!   3441 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 29 January 2013 - 11:28 PM

The X41's are great and my son loves them. I use the Astro A40's and they are awesome. Pricey, but well worth it.

#15 squishface   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1285 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:11 PM

Might just have to get these or the megalodons
http://www.razerzone...ias-for-xbox-pc
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