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Gaming headset
« on: November 23, 2020, 05:07:18 PM »
I want to replace my headset.  8-9 hour days are hurting my ears a bit.  Budget is whatever, not looking for something cheap.  If I get no other input, I may go with these: https://www.amazon.com/Razer-BlackShark-Gaming-Headset-Detachable/dp/B086PKMZ1Q/ref=redir_mobile_desktop?ie=UTF8&aaxitk=Os-2QcMhPMhuDr1QE.qEpQ&hsa_cr_id=3686804820201&ref_=sbx_be_s_sparkle_mcd_asin_2  They were rated pretty high.

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Re: Gaming headset
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2020, 05:16:40 PM »
Didn't you get a new pair of headphones recently?  Didn't they have an integrated mic?

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Re: Gaming headset
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2020, 12:22:14 AM »
Not recently. I got a pair of Cowin E7s last year but I absolutely hate them. I have ear buds but I'm looking for a comfortable wired gaming headset.

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Re: Gaming headset
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2020, 08:02:35 AM »
Are you using these for work, or are you gaming 8 - 9 hours a day? :D

I ask because for gaming, good audio is important. But for zoom meetings, ear buds may be a more comfortable option.

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Re: Gaming headset
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2020, 12:36:51 PM »
It will be for both. I have ear buds I use for meetings sometimes already but over the ear headphones are more comfortable for long periods.

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Re: Gaming headset
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2020, 12:59:58 PM »
I've been using my QC 35s for years and am happy with them.  Looking online it appears they have a gaming version that has an extended mic and cord.  I use the built-in mic for meetings and haven't had a problem.

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Re: Gaming headset
« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2020, 01:09:48 PM »
I have a pair of QC 15s that I gave my wife a while ago.  I don't remember if they had a mic or not.  I'll check those out.

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Re: Gaming headset
« Reply #7 on: November 24, 2020, 01:55:47 PM »
Actually, I do have one complaint: When using the mic it uses Bluetooth AG audio that makes the sound shitty.  But that would go away if you are plugged in rather than bluetooth.

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Re: Gaming headset
« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2020, 02:00:24 PM »
Yeah, I really don't like wireless headphones for meetings.  I far prefer my wired ones, which is why I'm leaning towards the wired Razer.

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Re: Gaming headset
« Reply #9 on: November 24, 2020, 02:04:10 PM »
I have too many cords on my desk to want another one for meetings.  It is mostly when gaming that I notice it the most (since it is more obvious).  But in those cases I'll just use the mic on the webcam and keep the audio on the headphones.

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Re: Gaming headset
« Reply #10 on: November 24, 2020, 02:08:28 PM »
I don't even like the audio being wireless.  I've tried with 2 earbud models and my Cowin wireless.  They just don't sound as good as my wireless headphones.  Maybe I'd get used to it if I used them every day but right now I'm not willing to give up the quality.