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    Which Headset?

    For £30 or so, which headset should I get? Must include microphone and have a cable at least 1.5M in length.
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    Re: Which Headset?

    I am using the Plantronics GameCom 377 headphones, there not the best quality ever but they do the job.
    The microphone aint to intrusive as it tucks away nicely into the headphones.
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    Re: Which Headset?

    Quote Originally Posted by Consfearacy View Post
    I am using the Plantronics GameCom 377 headphones, there not the best quality ever but they do the job.
    The microphone aint to intrusive as it tucks away nicely into the headphones.
    I own the the Gamecom 367, which is almost exactly the same as the 377. The only difference AFAIK is that the 367 is a closed ear design, meaning that it cuts out most of the outside noise.
    The 377 has an open ear design and cost a bit more.

    The 367 are pretty comfy too and at the price of £17.99 you would be hard pressed to beat it.

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Plantronics-...3572676&sr=1-2
    Same price at Play.com
    http://www.play.com/PC/PCs/4-/673807...rlrefer=search

    The cheapest 377 is at scan £23.48:
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/plant...adset-with-mic
    Might need to add 2p to the order (get a cheap cable) to get free delivery (I think for free delivery it needs to be over £20 ex vat, please correct me if I'm wrong)


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    Re: Which Headset?

    I'm making a big order tomorrow anyway so that's no issue. Thanks again. Not sure if I want to cut out ouside noise or not :/
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    Re: Which Headset?

    yeah that issue stumped me, but they are pretty much the same and your basically saving a fiver. But if you have others people around you, they may find it annoying when they start calling out for you.


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    Re: Which Headset?

    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/creat...adset-with-mic
    Been advised this by a number of people for when I'm sorting my new rig out.

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    And how long are the cables guys?
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    Re: Which Headset?

    Quote Originally Posted by nibbler View Post
    And how long are the cables guys?
    cant say for the 377 but I imagine it would be the same, but I can confirm that the 363 is a smidge over 2M


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    Re: Which Headset?

    The cable on mine is 1.5m but I am also using a 5m extension cable, think it only cost about 3 or 4 quid.
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    Re: Which Headset?

    fatal1ty one is 8 foot although i don't know if you are interested in it.
    still though reread couple of reviews while i was checking it earlier and definitely going to be my choice when i get to it

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    Re: Which Headset?

    I have the 377 and while they are a good headset with a good mic beware if you have a big head as they can be a bit tight and fatigueing on your head and ears after a while.

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    Re: Which Headset?

    I got a set of Siberia V1's for £30 on eBay.
    Very good for the price.

    And I know a lot of people dont like this, but the microphone can be used on a completely separate cable.
    I found this useful as I can use Skype with the mic plugged in but have the audio coming out my speakers and my headset to one side when not in use.

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