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1 year ago#1
would like a headset for both gaming and movie. It should also have mic. my budget is around 100-150 dollars
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1 year ago#2
If you can still get the PLYR 1 for around $130, I would go with that. Separate headphones and mic are still better IMO.
1 year ago#3
I read the title as "need suggestion on a headshot", I was a bit concerned till I re-read it...
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1 year ago#4
r0ge00 posted...
If you can still get the PLYR 1 for around $130, I would go with that. Separate headphones and mic are still better IMO.


That's one of those Skullcandy branded ones right? I would say avoid it on principal.

Get a set of good headphones and a quality microphone. Unless you are dead set on getting an all in one "prebuilt" affair. Lord knows I have been down that road a few times.

The razer carcharias function well enough. The audio is analog even though the headset is USB powered.

Steelseries Siberia V2 are fine. Completely USB. Though I can not get mine to function with their software. So YMMV.

I have some old Sony PS3 Wireless Stereo Headset that connects via a dongle. Provides good enough sound should you desire wireless.

But seriously, quality headphones + a separate mic is the better choice.
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1 year ago#5
lost_within posted...
I read the title as "need suggestion on a headshot", I was a bit concerned till I re-read it...


Perhaps he is an aspiring model or simply submitting a resume in Korea.
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1 year ago#6
You can't shun Skullcandy and then turn around and suggest Steelseries or Razer in the same post. The PLYR 1 are very well reviewed over on head-fi as an all-in-one wireless solution.
1 year ago#7
r0ge00 posted...
You can't shun Skullcandy and then turn around and suggest Steelseries or Razer in the same post. The PLYR 1 are very well reviewed over on head-fi as an all-in-one wireless solution.


Perhaps I'm confusing it with the SLYR. I recall one of them being an absolute mess when I used them. It's very possible I am wrong.

To be fair I have never used an enjoyable Skullcandy product. I have only had misfortune with one razer product. And as such I do not recommend it. I have had a great experience with the carcharias so I suggested them.

I mention the downside to the Steelseries I have as well.
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1 year ago#8
ShuraYukihime posted...
lost_within posted...
I read the title as "need suggestion on a headshot", I was a bit concerned till I re-read it...


Perhaps he is an aspiring model or simply submitting a resume in Korea.


that is not the kind of "headshot" I was thinking of but good point...
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1 year ago#9
lost_within posted...
ShuraYukihime posted...
lost_within posted...
I read the title as "need suggestion on a headshot", I was a bit concerned till I re-read it...


Perhaps he is an aspiring model or simply submitting a resume in Korea.


that is not the kind of "headshot" I was thinking of but good point...


I know. I was offering the alternative to the one you were thinking of.
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1 year ago#10
so to sumj it up stay away on skull candy
buy headphone and buy separate mic to attach to headphone? did I get that right? if so which headphone should I aim for?
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