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Old 06-12-08, 11:02 AM   #1
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Default Good, cheap headset with a mic?

Anyone wanna recommend a good, CHEAP headset with a mic attached? I just want something cheap to do team chat on TF2.
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Old 06-12-08, 12:16 PM   #2
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Don't know how cheap you want, but I use these.





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Old 06-12-08, 12:24 PM   #3
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I have a steelseries 4h headset that meets your requirements. Doesnt have great sound quality but is cheap and has a good mic attached.
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Default Re: Good, cheap headset with a mic?

I'm looking at spending around $20-$25 at the most. I'm cheap, I know.
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Old 06-12-08, 12:49 PM   #5
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i just bought one for my kid at stapels for 20 bucks and there nice for 20 bucks decent sound and a long cord is a plus
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I use THESE - $18.99

Nothing special, but they get the job done, and they don't hurt my ears. I can wear them for hours and still be comfortable.
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I use THESE - $18.99

Nothing special, but they get the job done, and they don't hurt my ears. I can wear them for hours and still be comfortable.
Hmmm, I looked at those but they aren't getting the best reviews. Oh well, maybe I can pull the trigger soon.
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Default Re: Good, cheap headset with a mic?

Maybe it is because of all the nice things say about me, but I have sensitive ears, and I can't see how anyone could wear a headset without full ear muffs on it. Now only are they comfortable, but they improve audibility quite a bit. The downside is that I have never found any that are cheap.
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Hmmm, I looked at those but they aren't getting the best reviews. Oh well, maybe I can pull the trigger soon.
I tried weaing a pair like that and they bugged the heck out of me. The biggest problem is with the bridge that goes between the two speakers is behind your head and not above it, so it tends to tilt the headphones all the time and make them uncomfortable.

I just use a pair of Cyber Acoustics that look like this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826275006

They are very light and supringsly comfortable for long periods of time. I can actually stand to wear them longer than my Sennheisers because they aren't as heavy. I have 2 pair of these and no issues with either of them, and I have rolled over the cord multiple times with my chair.

Also in my experience the USB headphones seem to be harder to setup, and not all of them have mic boost either, so I've had a few friends where I'd have a harder time hearing them because we couldn't make them any more sensitive.
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I use these:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2b.Audio%2b350

They're great and so comfortable that you forget you have them on.
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Old 06-22-08, 04:35 PM   #12
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How can you beat these for $10 delivered!

http://www.buy.com/prod/plantronics-...204031277.html

I think they are the same as those posted below by Zapablast but with the Halo 2 motif and free shipping!
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