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Forum: PlayStation Area   05-29-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 467
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Posted By henhowc
does anyone have any experience using low...

does anyone have any experience using low impedance mid-range audiophile headphones (i.e. Fidelio X1/X2) without an amp and plugging directly into the DS4 headphone port? Is it enough to power these...
Forum: Xbox Area   05-11-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5,737
Views: 414,820
Posted By henhowc
the wires is what turns me off. even having to...

the wires is what turns me off. even having to plug into a controller is annoying to me :)

maybe if my headset breaks on me one of these days i will try going wired to see if i can even notice the...
Forum: Xbox Area   05-08-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 5,737
Views: 414,820
Posted By henhowc
not sure what hiccups you are talking about when...

not sure what hiccups you are talking about when it comes to wireless. the only thing prohibitive about them is higher cost versus wired. if you can't remember to charge your headset after a long...
Forum: PlayStation Area   04-24-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 33,176
Posted By henhowc
Had the a50s, elite 800s, and plyr1s. I think...

Had the a50s, elite 800s, and plyr1s. I think these headsets have already been widely discussed in terms of audio.

If you're curious...I did a quick mic test. Surprisingly (not really considering...
Forum: PlayStation Area   04-13-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 33,176
Posted By henhowc
Ended it returning the a50s because of the...

Ended it returning the a50s because of the buzzing. Was almost tempted to keep because of the $199 price I got them new for. But that buzz was way too irritating. Think I'm going to cool it with the...
Forum: PlayStation Area   04-09-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 33,176
Posted By henhowc
ended up picking up a pair of a50 2014s. right...

ended up picking up a pair of a50 2014s. right off the the bat i noticed the mic issue where every time the mic picks up noise you hear a loud buzz in the right ear cup. sounds like its a noisegate...
Forum: PlayStation Area   04-03-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 33,176
Posted By henhowc
tried out the tb elite 800s. there are so...

tried out the tb elite 800s.

there are so many eq settings...but they are so annoying to get to lol also..the footsteps focus and superhuman hearing turn the sound quality to ****. kind of to the...
Forum: Xbox Area   01-08-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5,737
Views: 414,820
Posted By henhowc
hoped they fixed the design flaw where the...

hoped they fixed the design flaw where the buttons were too easy to trigger
Forum: Xbox Area   01-08-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 5,737
Views: 414,820
Posted By henhowc
looks like xbone is going to get its own branded...

looks like xbone is going to get its own branded version of the elite 800
Forum: Xbox Area   12-23-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5,737
Views: 414,820
Posted By henhowc
don't own an xbone but i do have the ps4 version....

don't own an xbone but i do have the ps4 version. footsteps have been really toned down in COD AW compared to previous games. i find exo-mute pretty useless as it seems like a design decision to...
Forum: Xbox Area   12-22-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5,737
Views: 414,820
Posted By henhowc
curious if anyone's owned the 500x and elite 800...

curious if anyone's owned the 500x and elite 800 and if there is a noticeable difference in mic and game audio quality. leaning toward the 500x assuming the advantages of the elite 800 are mainly...
Forum: PlayStation Area   12-22-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 33,176
Posted By henhowc
Re: Sidetone I don't like the static/hissing...

Re: Sidetone

I don't like the static/hissing noise in the background that is there on headsets that have this feature. I normally just do a normal voice test by sending myself a message over PSN...
Forum: PlayStation Area   12-04-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 33,176
Posted By henhowc
I'm not going to pretend to know what's going on...

I'm not going to pretend to know what's going on but the difference in quality sounded like this to me:

https://soundcloud.com/xbox/xbox360-current-headsetoutput/s-ksYyn

Are other people not...
Forum: PlayStation Area   12-04-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 33,176
Posted By henhowc
usually its through custom presets offered by the...

usually its through custom presets offered by the headset manufacturer
i dont believe the 500p supports custom presets though.
Forum: PlayStation Area   12-04-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 33,176
Posted By henhowc
you're not really the only one. my experience was...

you're not really the only one. my experience was that the sidetone is pretty subtle even on high. most issues i have with the golds are related to the mic. specifically i feel like the mic quality...
Forum: PlayStation Area   12-03-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 33,176
Posted By henhowc
Just as a fyi to PLYR1 owners there was actually...

Just as a fyi to PLYR1 owners there was actually a firmware update released back in March-April that fixed a few issues:

- Enumerates as a stereo headset on PS4 enabling full PS4 functionality.
-...
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-28-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 33,176
Posted By henhowc
just some misc. thoughts on the sony golds ...

just some misc. thoughts on the sony golds

Mic quality isn't good on this thing. Its passable but its definitely not as clear as the boom mic on my skullcandy plyr1s ($180 msrp tho versus $40 I...
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-28-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 33,176
Posted By henhowc
If you can find one the Sony golds are ringing up...

If you can find one the Sony golds are ringing up at $39 at Target right now. Just picked one up to compared to my plyr1
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-21-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 33,176
Posted By henhowc
think most people would recommend the sony gold...

think most people would recommend the sony gold wireless
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-09-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,099
Posted By henhowc
so prior to 2.0 i remember there being a "force...

so prior to 2.0 i remember there being a "force 5.1" option in the Audio settings. Did that get removed? I can't seem to find it anymore.
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-08-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 33,176
Posted By henhowc
thanks! ugh...wish they would be more forthcoming...

thanks! ugh...wish they would be more forthcoming with this. but then again i guess they don't want complaints from people who don't have the chat adapter. :)
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-08-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 33,176
Posted By henhowc
do any of you with the elite 800 know if they...

do any of you with the elite 800 know if they will work with the xbone for audio+dts just by connecting to the tb receiver via optical?

i know its not advertised for it but previous tb headsets...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-06-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5,737
Views: 414,820
Posted By henhowc
outside of the chat, since the 500x seems to have...

outside of the chat, since the 500x seems to have its own separate base...is it technically able to be used cross-platform for audio with all the consoles?

got my answer in the ps4 thread...yes it...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-05-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5,737
Views: 414,820
Posted By henhowc
i noticed that the 500x unlike the 500p has its a...

i noticed that the 500x unlike the 500p has its a separate non-usb wireless receiver. it looks a lot closer in physical design to the older xp400/510/px series than the other headsets in the stealth...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-05-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5,737
Views: 414,820
Posted By henhowc
so for those who have the new tb sets...is it...

so for those who have the new tb sets...is it worth the "upgrade" from dh to dts? currently have the plyr1s. i like the sound quality but i don't think the positional audio was as good as my previous...
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