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Good wireless PC headset? $180 tops.

#1GarhinderPosted 8/1/2013 2:31:32 PM
That also works with a PS3?

I was looking at the Turtle Beach XP300
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006W41W82/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

Since it's at $99 it seemed like a good idea, and it works with a PS3, but apparently it's a console headset and although it has PC support, it appears to be a pain to get working. Not that I can confirm, just random stuff I've read.

I'm just looking for good recommendations. Either for the XP300, or another suggestion.
#2patribrodPosted 8/1/2013 2:45:14 PM
I use the official Sony USB one for the PS3 and my On my PC. Works wonders, good build quality, great sound quality (even more so with the Razer surround software) and is only 99$. Plus it will be compatible on PS4. Strongly recommended...

My 2 cents!
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#3Garhinder(Topic Creator)Posted 8/1/2013 2:50:49 PM
Thanks, that seems like a good option. Is it comfortable to wear for many hours? And how is the battery life?
#4patribrodPosted 8/1/2013 2:59:23 PM
Battery life is pretty good I get about 5-6 hours per charge and honestly it recharges very quickly. It IS comfortable for long gaming sessions and is well padded however after plowing through TLoU I was happy to take it off !!

I know there's now the Pulse Edition which is 150$ and apparently a little more comfortable but I'd be lying if I said it's true since I haven't tried it and it wasn't available when I bought mine.
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#5Garhinder(Topic Creator)Posted 8/1/2013 3:16:21 PM
I'm looking at the Pulse edition too. Looks pretty ****ing awesome.
#6DerPancakePosted 8/1/2013 3:19:09 PM(edited)
http://www.amazon.com/Afterglow-Universal-Wireless-Xbox-360-6304300630490063060006306200/dp/B009CL6LA6

Has lasted me for over a year, I have thrown it to the floor 2 times because of ragequits, and it still works. The Mic sometimes captures background noise, but overall for the price its actually good quality.

It works for all systems 360, Ps3, WiiU, PC, android phones, etc...heck it even works with your T.V.
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#7patribrodPosted 8/1/2013 3:34:11 PM
Garhinder posted...
I'm looking at the Pulse edition too. Looks pretty ****ing awesome.


I know hahaha. Most definitely the next one I buy! Plus maybe it's just me but I trust the quality of Sony's product over third parties like Turtle Beach and others.
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#8r0ge00Posted 8/1/2013 4:54:34 PM
Skullcandy PLYR 1 or 2.

http://www.head-fi.org/t/534479/mad-lust-envys-headphone-gaming-guide-updated-7-18-2013-philips-fidelio-x1-added

See the review on this page.