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Topic # 87244 23-Jul-2011 12:43
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Hi all!

Looking for a decent set of headphones with a mic, hopefully one that lasts more than a year, wired or wireless, (I don't mind). Used for skype and games etc.

Looked at dicksmith, found this logitech clearchat wireless headset worth $168, although one review suggested that it breaks within one year, while another one commented that it lasted 2 years.
Don't want any on Trademe.

Budget $250, prefer to be way less than that .

Recommendations and links?
Thanks


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  Reply # 497087 23-Jul-2011 13:38
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Well, for gaming I just use a cheap plantronics headset with a noise canceling mic.




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  Reply # 497089 23-Jul-2011 13:44
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Thanks TwoSteven, although cheap and nasty may play a factor in this.

Also I forgot to mention, would like a headset that is comfortable, (doesn't squash your ear flappers)

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 497214 23-Jul-2011 21:56
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for gaming, the logitech G35 is a great headset and its cheaper than the logitech clearchat




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  Reply # 497249 24-Jul-2011 00:19
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@bountypure1. Thanks that headset recommendation looks awesome for gaming, (well it actually looks bulky). I've made my decision, time to purchase that g35, old model, but has good reviews on it.

Thanks again guys!

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  Reply # 497318 24-Jul-2011 11:34
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yea it does look bulky. but its 7.1 surround sound ! :)
the last lan i went to, over half the people had that headset. Its just great bang for buck. Also you can download many voice changers for the mic, to spice up your skype experience :P some dude on counter strike had an Asian voice changer for his G35 and it was absolutely hilarious!




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  Reply # 497322 24-Jul-2011 11:50
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WOW!!!. What a Bonus! Can't wait to try that it out.
Does it come with the link to that or is it find the link your self?
That would really make people crack up, although It's all about the software and how good it is,  I might say one word and and it may come out as another word so it may not work that well.
Hah also at the same time, hides your identity, like on crime movies (with the deep voice lol)

Thanks for that info, gladly appreciate it.

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  Reply # 497480 25-Jul-2011 06:17
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I use a $10 one from the warehouse. Last about 12 months. Works fine for Teamtalk, vent, etc. I dont use it for computer games, only Comms.

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  Reply # 497481 25-Jul-2011 06:19
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campoki: WOW!!!. What a Bonus! Can't wait to try that it out.
Does it come with the link to that or is it find the link your self?
That would really make people crack up, although It's all about the software and how good it is,  I might say one word and and it may come out as another word so it may not work that well.
Hah also at the same time, hides your identity, like on crime movies (with the deep voice lol)

Thanks for that info, gladly appreciate it.


they are custom made and you can just google for them. it comes with like 3/4 preset ones already. but yea its awesome as




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  Reply # 497523 25-Jul-2011 11:06
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Cool!. I did a bit more research and found out for a few extra bucks, the wireless logitech G930, (next model up) has better sound quality (from quite a few reviews), and plus no need for wires, also if the batteries does start to die down after about 10 hrs they say, then you can plug it in and still use the headset while its charging, AWESOME!

So the Logitech G930 is now the way to go for me.

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