Good PC and iPod Headset?

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  1. naglaro00
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    Heyo.

    I'll be needing a good headset (yeah with a microphone) soon for college.

    I also need one that's good for gaming.

    I'm thinking of the Razer BlackShark and Electra right now

    What else is good?
     
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    You can use any normal 3.5mm headset (not USB) with iOS/Android by grabbing an adapter like this one: http://www.ebay.com/itm/3-5mm-Stere...677148?pt=PDA_Accessories&hash=item43b80d219c

    I don't know if those headsets are good though. A lot of the headsets you can find today require a USB connection for power, even if they have 3.5mm jacks.
    However, what I did find discover from a quick google is that the headsets you mentioned require the PC to support a 4-pin 3.5mm connector. Very few PCs support this, none of mine do, so you may need an adapter that is the opposite of the one I linked above if you end up getting such a headset.
     
  3. nukeboy95

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    i use this it use a mic1 soo i can use it on the wiiu and andriod/ios
    but i seem to cant get the mic working on my pc
     
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    Broken link.

    Have a look into the Asus Vulcan (note, there are at least 3 versions, one of which is USB with on-wire audio controllers) headset.

    I'm currently rocking a BOSE QuietComfort 15 ANC (Christmas gift) with a Logitech Desktop Microphone.
     
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  9. Originality

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    America-only link maybe?
     
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    nukeboy95 and Originality like this.
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    OH! I used to have a pair of those. They weren't bad, until the padding crumbled to pieces (as happens with age).
     
  12. nukeboy95

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    skullcandy has a life time warranty
    soo replace it
     
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    I recently purchased some SteelSeries Siberia V2s which I am loving. (However I cannot say I have had much experience with previous headsets). The RRP was a bit steep at £65 for me so I risked it and bought a £25 pair off of eBay from China - they're perfectly legit (as far as I can tell, however legality of obtaining them I have no idea) just they have no warranty, boxing etc.

    They'd be great for taking out to collage due to the retractable (uni-directional, this is a lot better than omni-directional) microphone, though the bars over the top may look a little weird, especially if you have a small head.
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  15. naglaro00
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    @nukeboy95
    never really liked Skullcandies :P

    @Originality
    ...to expensive lol

    @Wizerzak
    might get that instead of the Razer BlackShark

    anything else?

    edit: the @ symbol doesnt tag people anymore?
    or am i not remembering things clearly lol