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Originally Posted by Brozuf View Post
 

So I've decided to get the Superlux HD668B headphones and I have a bit of a elaborate plan that I'm not sure will work or if there's a better way of accomplishing what I'm trying to do.

 

Basically, I'll be plugging this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/3-5mm-stereo-TRRS-audio-male-to-Earphone-headset-microphone-adapter-PC-iphone-/390785856921?pt=US_Cell_Phone_PDA_Cables_Adapters&hash=item5afca6f599

into the jack near the ear.

 

Then I'll plug this:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/301032500289

in the mic port of the above adapter.

 

Then I'll plug this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1m-4-Pole-35mm-Jack-Plug-to-35mm-Socket-Extension-Cable-005820-/380487036027

into the 3.5mm male of the above adapter.

 

That cable is then plugged into this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/3-5mm-AUX-Audio-Mic-Splitter-Cable-Earphone-Headphone-Adapter-Female-to-2-Male-/291132593316?pt=AU_Television_Accessories&hash=item43c8dad4a4

 

Which then plugs into a Xonar U3 which is plugged into my laptop.

 

Essentially, I'm trying to create a temporary headset setup for my HD688B's for gaming.

Is this the best way to do this? My main aim is to keep it as one cable, however, my concern is that all these connections will deteriorate the sound quality. The V-Moda Boom Mic won't work as the HD668B's jack near the ear is male not female, hence my elaborate plan. However, if anyone knows of a mic/audio cable which is split at both ends, one dual male one dual female, that'd work too but I don't think it exists.

 

Any help is greatly appreciated!

Can't You just plug the headphones and the mic directly into the u3?

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Mic from Chinese store 2.5€ , my chat friends said they sound clean as other good mic headset. Very nice, now I can take mic when i don't use headphones for gaming.

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Edited by pack21 - 7/22/14 at 2:36am
post #24753 of 30884
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Originally Posted by Yethal View Post
 

Can't You just plug the headphones and the mic directly into the u3?

Then my mic won't be near my mouth. The way my laptop is set up with my monitor make the U3 to far away. Thanks for the suggestion though!

post #24754 of 30884
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Originally Posted by Brozuf View Post
 

Then my mic won't be near my mouth. The way my laptop is set up with my monitor make the U3 to far away. Thanks for the suggestion though!

Or plug the mic into an extension cable and plug the other end into the U3, You original setup has so many unnecessary adapters

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Originally Posted by Stillhart View Post

You will likely want an amp if only to get the volume levels up.  If so, the E12 Mont Blanc and Magni are both recommended often around here.  One is a portable (needs to be charged) and one is a desktop (needs to be plugged in all the time).  Get whichever is more convenient for you.

Hey thanks for answering..,, last question- for the one I plug in through USB, can I just plug it into my 360 or ps3? And do you know if I buy the mangi modi stack I could plug that all into the mix amp and have it work and be beneficial?
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Originally Posted by Yethal View Post

Or plug the mic into an extension cable and plug the other end into the U3, You original setup has so many unnecessary adapters

But that defeats the whole purpose. I'd have two cable and no way of attaching it to my headphones and therefore no way of having the mic near my mouth. I don't want a desktop mic but a temporary headset setup. I'm not sure you're seeing how it'll fit together. Google a photo of the 668B without its cable attached and look at the links I posted and it should make sense.

My setup won't create a mess of cables but it is made of probably too many connections, hence why posted. To see if maybe someone knew of a cable (dual male dual female possibly?) or way to make it work nicer.

Cheers
post #24757 of 30884
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Originally Posted by pack21 View Post

Mic from Chinese store 2.5€ , my chat friends said they sound clean as other good mic headset. Very nice, now I can take mic when i don't use headphones for gaming.

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c4b52c.jpg

Dude I like the look of that.... I feel like I should have bought a boom mix instead of the clip on.... Still they seem cheap to buy so I could do it if the clip doesn't work out enough
post #24758 of 30884
"Boom mic
post #24759 of 30884
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Originally Posted by Brozuf View Post


But that defeats the whole purpose. I'd have two cable and no way of attaching it to my headphones and therefore no way of having the mic near my mouth. I don't want a desktop mic but a temporary headset setup. I'm not sure you're seeing how it'll fit together. Google a photo of the 668B without its cable attached and look at the links I posted and it should make sense.

My setup won't create a mess of cables but it is made of probably too many connections, hence why posted. To see if maybe someone knew of a cable (dual male dual female possibly?) or way to make it work nicer.

Cheers

I know exactly what You need

http://www.ruggedradios.com/images/aviation/cables-ptt-adapters/GA-EXTENSION/GA-EXTENSION-MD.jpg

Should work

post #24760 of 30884
Does anyone know the main difference between the Fiio e12 and e18 if I used it with my android for music???
post #24761 of 30884
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Originally Posted by Yethal View Post

I know exactly what You need
http://www.ruggedradios.com/images/aviation/cables-ptt-adapters/GA-EXTENSION/GA-EXTENSION-MD.jpg
Should work

That is exactly what I need!!! Thank you so much!

But umm hate to be picky but is there any chance you know where I can get one that's a bit cheaper than $60? smily_headphones1.gif I found one for $39 but shipping was like $20. I'll keep searching.
post #24762 of 30884
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Originally Posted by bunnynamedfrank View Post


Hey thanks for answering..,, last question- for the one I plug in through USB, can I just plug it into my 360 or ps3? And do you know if I buy the mangi modi stack I could plug that all into the mix amp and have it work and be beneficial?

No, you can't use the Modi (DAC) with the Mixamp (DAC and Amp).  You can only have one DAC in the chain and the Mixamp is the important one because it gives you the virtual surround.  You can use the Magni to amp the Mixamp's output though, which you probably want so you can get the volumes up to a reasonable level for sound-whoring.

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Originally Posted by MC LeBron 23 View Post

Does anyone know the main difference between the Fiio e12 and e18 if I used it with my android for music???

The E12 is just an amp, the E18 is a DAC and Amp and battery pack.  Depending on your device, you'll likely need to root it to use with the E18, whereas the E12 will just work.

post #24764 of 30884
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Originally Posted by Brozuf View Post


That is exactly what I need!!! Thank you so much!

But umm hate to be picky but is there any chance you know where I can get one that's a bit cheaper than $60? smily_headphones1.gif I found one for $39 but shipping was like $20. I'll keep searching.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-SteelSeries-Siberia-V2-Neckband-Headset-Extension-Cable-3-colors-/231183888705?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&var=&hash=item35d3a23141

 

This one should do, and it comes with volume control in case You need stuff like this

post #24765 of 30884
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Originally Posted by Yethal View Post

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-SteelSeries-Siberia-V2-Neckband-Headset-Extension-Cable-3-colors-/231183888705?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&var=&hash=item35d3a23141

This one should do, and it comes with volume control in case You need stuff like this

Man where do you find this stuff? Thank you so much! I've been searching for something like this for days and you came along and bam! Exactly what I was looking for haha.

Well I do like multiple options so if you can work your magic and find me one or two more options/brands that would be amazing! I'll try and do the same haha
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