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Gaming headset recommendation


#1 evilboi   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   379 Posts   Joined 8.7 Years Ago  

Posted 08 September 2010 - 11:18 AM

interested in buying a good sound system gaming headset used mainly for music, gaming and movies. any recommendation? or any headsets with a USB connection can be used for PS3?

#2 madcatz1999   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   699 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 08 September 2010 - 01:50 PM

Almost every USB headset will work with the PS3 -- don't need one that says "PlayStation 3" on it. The vast majority of Bluetooth ones will work as well. Here's a partial list of bluetooth ones that are confirmed to work:
http://en.wikipedia....h_PlayStation_3
Beyond that, most is just preference -- primarily whether you want a over-the-headset or just a single-ear over-the-ear (the former will allow you to have stereo sound, rather than mono, and some will have noise-canceling features, if that's something you're wanting)

#3 MillerTime2523   FUN TIMES IN CLEVELAND CAGiversary!   8543 Posts   Joined 13.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 08 September 2010 - 02:17 PM

I got the Tritton AX 180 on sale for $50. I love this thing. I'm not really an audiophile or anything, so for the price and quality, you can't really beat it. They work on PC/360/PS3/Wii and even ipod or anything with a headphone jack if you're near something to plug the USB into.. Also if you have audio out on your TV they will work on cable or whatever as well.

Anyway I don't think that sale is still going on and I'm not sure the current price, but if you're on somewhat of a budget I haven't really found any negatives with the AX180s, especially for the price.

#4 erequena   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   810 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

Posted 08 September 2010 - 04:34 PM

I use these ones
http://www.amazon.co...83963548&sr=8-1

They're surround, battery (rechargeable included) or AC operated. Connect through the optical of the PS3 or any other device with optical out.

The only downside is that they don't have a mic. But you can't beat $18 for surround sound headphones

#5 j-cart   PAPER TRAILS on a mountain CAGiversary!   5539 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Posted 08 September 2010 - 04:54 PM

I got my video going through hdmi and then I got my audio going through my av cables. I got an av to audio hookup so that my sennheiser headphones could be used.

Use the PSeye as a mic.

PS3 can pretty much use any headphone, head set and such. As long as you got the right tools for it.


If your headset has a mic you can use the singstar mic setup to hookup your headset mic. It can even be the ps2 version, they all work with the ps3.

#6 panzerfaust  

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Posted 08 September 2010 - 04:54 PM

I personally just need a good PS3/PC headset w/mic (not to derail or anything, pretty much after the same thing).

#7 iwannadie   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   882 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 08 September 2010 - 09:21 PM

Isn't sony coming out with some surround sound headphones with a mic built in soon? It will come with the new medal of honor game bundled in. I'm going to look at those, I really want surround sound and having the mic built in saves hassle. They won't be cheap but then, what is...

#8 j-cart   PAPER TRAILS on a mountain CAGiversary!   5539 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Posted 09 September 2010 - 06:51 AM

I'm pretty sure that since the head set is in stereo then it is already in surround sound.

#9 evilboi   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   379 Posts   Joined 8.7 Years Ago  

Posted 09 September 2010 - 10:17 AM

Isn't sony coming out with some surround sound headphones with a mic built in soon? It will come with the new medal of honor game bundled in. I'm going to look at those, I really want surround sound and having the mic built in saves hassle. They won't be cheap but then, what is...


any source? any pics?

#10 iwannadie   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   882 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 September 2010 - 05:18 PM

any source? any pics?


I think they are ugly as hell but still I am tempted to get them.

Also, surround sound headphone uses many speakers they are not stereo...

#11 panzerfaust  

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Posted 09 September 2010 - 05:33 PM

The price hasn't been announced for those yet?

#12 iwannadie   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   882 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 September 2010 - 05:46 PM

The price hasn't been announced for those yet?


I don't think an official US price has been set but they are supposedly in the $150 range for the ga500 and less for the ga200 prolly in the $75-100 range. Both come with the game though.

#13 B Money   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   25 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

Posted 01 November 2010 - 06:34 PM

is it even worth getting a headset for the PSN? How many people actually have them and use them?

#14 jax2001   Finish AC:B CAGiversary!   396 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

Posted 01 November 2010 - 06:46 PM

I've had good success with the Tritton Ax pro

http://www.amazon.co...88637138&sr=8-1

#15 Saint Noir   CinemaScope CAGiversary!   2100 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

Posted 01 November 2010 - 07:33 PM

is it even worth getting a headset for the PSN? How many people actually have them and use them?


Way more than in the past. And if you play with friends or people on here, they almost always have them.

#16 200STM   Bro-Gamer CAGiversary!   801 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

Posted 01 November 2010 - 07:43 PM

I use the Socom1 USB headset. It works really well, the only bad thing is that its wired but at least it is long.

#17 hustletron   the struggle CAGiversary!   2053 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

Posted 02 November 2010 - 01:46 AM

If you can find one, the old PS2 USB Headsets that came with SOCOM US Navy seals are still pretty good quality considering how old they are and that they didn't cost extra.

I use one for Starcraft 2 on the PC and I'm gonna use it for my PS3.

I found 1 used at gamestop for 9.99

#18 IAmTheCheapestGamer   Banned Banned   28796 Posts   Joined 13.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 07:41 AM

If you can find one, the old PS2 USB Headsets that came with SOCOM US Navy seals are still pretty good quality considering how old they are and that they didn't cost extra.

:applause::applause:That's my ghetto setup right there. No need for a $50-100 headset when a $10 PC USB one works just fine.

#19 evilw0n   Deals & Games CAGiversary!   1800 Posts   Joined 11.9 Years Ago  

Posted 02 November 2010 - 02:15 PM

:applause::applause:That's my ghetto setup right there. No need for a $50-100 headset when a $10 PC USB one works just fine.


And there is no need for stereo when you can get surround sound. To each his own. It really depends on what game you are playing....there are some multiplayer games where you would be hampered by stereo only....others not so much.

The Tritton's are good....and the Turtle Beach ones are not bad either, but it really depends on your preferences. You can go cheaper, but I know the Tritton's work with the 360, PS3, and PC.

#20 nakanenui   O-O CAGiversary!   1854 Posts   Joined 14.5 Years Ago  

Posted 02 November 2010 - 07:11 PM

any critique of the logitech g35? Amazon has it for ~$100

#21 B Money   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   25 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

Posted 02 November 2010 - 08:22 PM

what is the best quality wireless headset for the least amount? or does it not really matter?

#22 j-cart   PAPER TRAILS on a mountain CAGiversary!   5539 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Posted 03 November 2010 - 12:23 AM

what is the best quality wireless headset for the least amount? or does it not really matter?



As long as you have a bluetooth headset, it can connect to the ps3 and act as your headset.

This is a great guide:

http://boardsus.play...de/m-p/26900460

If you look at the list, anything from jabra will be on the cheaper side while still being a good quality BT headset.

I have the Official PS3 headset, which a great bluetooth headset and the stand function is amazing.

If you happen to have a PSeye, then you are set, because it is also a mic.