One headphone of my headset has no sound

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  1. ilman
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    The last Christmas I got a Tt Esports Shock Spin headset as a present from a relative. It's been working wonderfully up until about a month ago. One day the left headphone stopped making any sound. I've somehow been able to get it to work, but today I tried for hours and hours and didn't get it to work at all.
    I've noticed that it might be a weak point in the cable since it tended to work after I twisted a certain point of it but I'm not certain if there can be such a case. If that is the case, would I be able to replace the wire with another? Or could there even be a way to mend the current one?
    Otherwise, if that's not the case, I suppose I should try to use my warranty. Sadly, using my warranty abroad can be a real pain (since there's no Amazon in Bulgaria) and add that I've lost the volume control cable (oops:mellow: ).


    I will really appreciate all help. :)
     
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    Might be a windows setting.
    Set all audio to ONE speaker in Sound Manager.
     
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    You could replace the wiring, if you have some basic soldering skills. Otherwise it'd just be easier to get a replacement or something.


    EDIT: To be honest, it would probably be better to replace the headset instead of fixing the wiring.
     
  4. JustChillin1414

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    Before you try and fix it yourself and void the warranty, see if you can get it replaced. I recently had a headset go on me and I got it replaced. Just go to the people who make the headset and see if you can get something worked out.
     
  5. ilman
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    But will they take it in for warranty without the volume control cable?
     
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    Most likely. Usually they'll request you ship them only the item that's damaged. They might not replace it if it's user-damage to the cable, though
     
  7. ilman
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    Well, I have taken the headset outside for a couple of strolls (don't blame me, it looks too gorgeous not to show it off to everyone), but I think this is non-user damage. If so many people are for warranty, I might as well try to use it.
     
  8. Par39

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    I've had quite a few headsets get that problem, and they've always gotten replaced by warranty. So I'd get it replaced.
     
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    Ok, I'll try to replace it tomorrow. It just kills my ears playing Osu! with such a setup.