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The BoomPro does NOT work with my PSB M4U2 headphones. I guess now i have to wait for the ModMic 4.0. 


What other options do I have at this point?

post #21257 of 30096

Ahh.  The USB port may act as a passthrough then...

post #21258 of 30096

I think so. It even recharges the controllers just fine.

post #21259 of 30096
Thread Starter 
Originally Posted by Vindication View Post

The BoomPro does NOT work with my PSB M4U2 headphones. I guess now i have to wait for the ModMic 4.0. 

What other options do I have at this point?

It should work with the M4U 1. The cable is a standard 3.5mm cable. Don't understand why you need active noise cancelling unless you're on a plane or loud train...

Regular sealed headphones should be enough for daily use if you just need to keep quiet, or keep moderate noise from bugging you. I'll update the first post.
post #21260 of 30096

I'm at the gym everyday. They get a little stupid with their selection of music. If I didn't see a bunch of weights and machines i would think i just stepped into a concert. They play all their music SOOOOO loud. I'll just flip the noise cancelation and it drowns out whatever BS they have on. It's the thing I use the most so it wasn't a option NOT to have it. 


I've gone option 2 which will be a ModMic into a Rockit Adapter into my series 7 amp. I just ordered a Quad Mogami from one of the forum members here. Can't wait to try that out. 

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oh and as far as the NC making headphones sound worse......I tested personally 15 or so NC (including the QC15s which for being so trendy were actually really good) and read over 30 reviews of the M4U2 and you'd be surprised how many state the M4U2 headphones is ONE of the best NC headphones on the market. But as i mentioned they are for gym use (and i guess gaming set) for now. Eventually I want to get a high end headphone set up. 

post #21262 of 30096
Thread Starter 
Why won't the 2 work with a detachable 3.5mm cable? I thought it was detachable.
post #21263 of 30096
Originally Posted by Mad Lust Envy View Post
I looked at some unboxings, it looks like standard 3.5mm cables, so I'll take it as a yes. Still, I'll be waiting for your post.

Anyone here getting Symphonia Chronicles? I have a question: Does the back cover state it supports Dolby Digital? They're relatively old games, and I'm guessing it's gonna be stereo.... with MAYBE Pro Logic II at the most.

Asking because, I bought the game digitally, so I can't tell.


Someone brought a retail copy to the game room today; although the copyright text mentions Dolby Labs, there is otherwise no presence of a Dolby logo for anything on the case or the disc. (Nobody played it because they were too busy playing Tales of Graces f instead, though.)


For what it's worth, the original GameCube release doesn't have Dolby Pro Logic II-encoded output, either. It's just stereo.


And speaking of which...I know I'm supposed to be more tolerant of old graphics and all, but dear god, this game just looks far too pixellated with a Wii, component cables and an HDTV. It's borderline painful to look at without any form of anti-aliasing and makes me feel like I stepped into the early-1990s era of PC gaming. I really should've played it when I first bought it so that it wouldn't have felt quite as dated.


Unfortunately, one of my friends tells me the PS3 version's been downgraded to 30 FPS, even though there should be no technical reason whatsoever for that.

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Yeah... I was quite disappointed last night to find out that the game was running at 30fps. I distinctly remember the original running at 60fps. Hell, almost all Tales games run at 60fps when at LEAST in the battle screen.

WTF, Sony/Bamco... this is an ancient game. There is no reason to chop the framerate by half. The game looks ugly as sin too. It's ironic that the true PS3 Tales games run a 60fps for the battle screens, but this simple rehash doesn't.

I'm not playing it for the graphics though. I'm playing it because I missed it last time. Now I'm wishing I had played it on GC instead.

The good thing about the PS4 is that it seems most games are running with an unlocked framerate, which I prefer over capping it at 30fps. It may dip below 60, but anything above a consistent 30 works better for me.

If we get any remakes on PS4, you can bet they're probably gonna be smooth as butter.
Edited by Mad Lust Envy - 2/25/14 at 8:54pm
post #21265 of 30096

it is but for some reason i got no sound. Very odd. 

post #21266 of 30096
Thread Starter 
What cable you using? From what I've seen, you should be able to share audio from the PSB to another headphone, meaning using their own 3.5mm cables. Make sure it's plugged in all the way. Now I'm gonna have to remove some headphones off the list, since it seems these headphones came with a 3 pole plug, meaning regular 2 pole plugs may only be inserted partially...
Edited by Mad Lust Envy - 2/25/14 at 8:56pm
post #21267 of 30096

everything was connected correctly. No go. 

post #21268 of 30096
Thread Starter 
I'm gonna take those off the list, then. It doesn't make sense to me, as they're stated to share audio with other headphones, but I'll take your word for it, for now.


That sounds disappointing... ragged treble? No thanks.
post #21269 of 30096

I'll do a video on my iPhone if you want and send it to you. lol.

post #21270 of 30096
Thread Starter 
Oh, I believe you. I think it's the same problem I had with the Slyr and using it with other cables. Some worked, some didn't. It's odd. Since it's inconsistent, I won't put it on the list, until someone tests it with the BoomPro itself.
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