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Originally Posted by xero404 View Post
 

Mad, in your review you said the noise scales on the DSS so i'm guessing the hiss will be pretty bad if if i hooked up the DSS --> Asgard 2 --->X1

 

I wouldn't worry about it. 

 

I use DSS > M-Stage > X1 and it's fine. 

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welp the deal is dead.... shoulda acted sooner lol

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There are always cheap DSSes on eBay...

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Originally Posted by DairyProduce View Post

What is it? redface.gif
well it Arrived just as I was leaving for worK, which didn't Give me time to open it, but it should be something expensive but also something to look forward to tonight ^_^
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Originally Posted by Evshrug View Post


well it Arrived just as I was leaving for worK, which didn't Give me time to open it, but it should be something expensive but also something to look forward to tonight ^_^

 

:popcorn:

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Yes, now just 5 more hours...
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Originally Posted by Evshrug View Post
 

Probably the best thing I can say about turtle beach headsets is the mic is quite sensitive, and you can balance chat/game volume, but otherwise there are easily better headphones.

 

While I wasn't a fan of the sound quality on the TB headset I used before there was one feature that really stuck out to me, and I've been trying to replicate it since. The headset had a feature to live monitor the microphone. To me that feature was excellent for 2 reasons. For one I could monitor my speaking volume because it was a closed headset. But, more importantly, it also allowed me to get rid of that closed headset in-head sound; the same kind you can hear by sticking your fingers in your ears while you speak. I've never been fond of that effect to any degree. I really wish the Recon3D USB had passthrough or monitoring for the mic line-in. That'd just be perfect for me. So I mainly play games with an open headset whenever I need a mic. The exception being the M-80/BoomPro combo. There's a program simply called LineIn for Mac, but since it's software driven there's a delay as soon as you begin using it, and that delay increases to more than a second with any use over about 30 minutes.

 

So as much as I may dismiss TB headsets for their sound quality, I quite liked their mic monitor feature.

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AxelCloris,

oooh, now I remember that feature. Yeah, it actually weirded me out, but I didn't spend enough time to get used to it. I think it's entirely reasonable to have mic monitoring as an option (you sure there isn't one inside the Creative drivers? at least when run on a PC?), though I also noticed that on my friend's older TB sometimes I could hear HIS game audio through chat (tho I assumed it was because the mic was too sensitive, his was waaaay louder than everyone else on my friend's list, except other TB players, I wish mine was louder but not as loud as his).

 

Two more hours...

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I haven't come across one in the Creative Trustudio settings on OS X. There's the mic monitoring native to Windows as well that I've tried using, but there's still enough latency to annoy me, so I don't use it. I've contemplated somehow running audio through my Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 but that just seems like an overly complicated idea. But that does live monitoring through hardware. It's wonderful when recording on a true studio mic.

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Gonna buy a pair of barely used Fidelio X1s from another user here at Head-Fi. Only $215 compared to the retail price of $350. Can pick-them up tomorrow so I'm pretty excited! :dt880smile:
Really glad I signed up for this place!

Also ordered one of those DX clip-on mics.
Now all I need is a soundcard and/or mixamp and I should be all set!

Evshrug,
I looked through your journal, good reading, taught me quite alot!


Edited by Phol - 9/14/13 at 7:49am
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My dt990s are 220 aud still won't sell frown.gif
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Currently drooling over the Fostex TH-900's. Man those are a nice looking pair of headphones.

 

They would probably be heavenly for the music I listen to and for some gaming as well.

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Originally Posted by Phol View Post

Gonna buy a pair of barely used Fidelio X1s from another user here at Head-Fi. Only $215 compared to the retail price of $350. Can pick-them up tomorrow so I'm pretty excited! dt880smile.png

Really glad I signed up for this place!
Woot woot!

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Originally Posted by Phol View Post

Also ordered one of those DX clip-on mics.

Now all I need is a soundcard and/or mixamp and I should be all set!

Evshrug,

I looked through your journal, good reading, taught me quite alot!

Wooooooooot ^____^
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Come on, what did you receive?????

 

:popcorn:

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Welllll, a package did arrive, but I didn't have time to open it before work, and then I was almost falling asleep in the car on my home from work, and I had to work early today so........ I haven't even opened the shipping package yet. BUT! Today! Around 7 PM! I shall reveal!

Uh, the package. I mean shipment. Not taking my clothes off or anything.
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