General Chat Thread, New Headphones for my Computer - Any Recommendations in General; i have been though 4 cheapy sets in like a year . They all brake on the top !!
2nd August 2012, 02:08 PM #16
i have been though 4 cheapy sets in like a year . They all brake on the top !!
So instead of spending £50 quid on a decent pair went onto ebay and started looking for some gaming headphones
I then came across some razor's Piranhas for £3 with a broken socket .
So bought a new connector on ebay , another £2 ( attached with my trusty soldering iron )
And now i have some fully working headphones for £5
If your like me and brake them all the time this might be the best solution for you !
2nd August 2012, 02:27 PM #17
Any link to the headphones you are talking about ?
Originally Posted by 2097
2nd August 2012, 02:50 PM #18
Ebay ID is 110916843112
There £25 refurbished , but are a very nice headphone. They use USB and a mono and stereo jack ( USB for lights , stereo for sound , mono for mic)
3rd August 2012, 12:22 PM #19
I use a Razer Carcharias headset, so comfy you can have them on for hours without discomfort. Great for gaming but others will probably be better for music...
Razer Carcharias - Gaming Headset | Razer Online Shop
2 Thanks to gshaw:
flyinghaggis (3rd August 2012), mac_shinobi (3rd August 2012)
3rd August 2012, 12:47 PM #20
Not related to being affordable or this post but found the Tiamat ones that Razer do, they look really good. Think they were £160
Originally Posted by gshaw
5th August 2012, 01:52 AM #21
After looking at and trying on all the headphones in HMV I didn't really find any over-the-head style sets that seemed particularly comfortable so I've bought a pair of in-ear sennheiser CX 300's for now.
Sennheiser CX 300 II Precision Noise Isolating: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics
I've been using them for a couple of days and they're definitely a serious improvement over the standard Apple headphones.
6th August 2012, 09:55 AM #22
Originally Posted by flyinghaggis
25th October 2012, 04:37 PM #23
Just to update this thread I've ordered a Creative HS800 Fatal1ty Gaming Headset as I needed something with a built in Mic. I'm still unsure how well I'll get on with a headset so didn't want to spend too much cash. Picked them up for £26 on Amazon which seemed like a good deal. I've read several reviews that stating they're comfortable for extended use even when wearing glasses.
I'll post an update when they arrive.
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