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post #21766 of 24908
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Originally Posted by ExpatinJapan View Post
 

PS4 audio help.

 

Audio output Troubles with headphones.

I am having trouble getting the right settings as I did with the ps3 for headphones/mic.

PS3 >optical cable >Victor SU-DH1 dolby amp >ATH-A900 headphones (PS3 settings to optical out).
Headset mic setting was for chat to come through the headphones.


PS4
I have tried multiple settings, but the choices seem slimmer than on the PS3.

PS4 > optical cable > Victor SU-DH1 dolby amp > ATH-A900 headphones.


1). sound comes out from both the TV and headphones (kludge fix -turn down the TV or mute it).

2). Yes, I know the supplied mic is .......bad.
I have tried the different audio settings and party chat - but couldnt seem to find a way to output chat to my main headphones, if i set it to All audio the game audio only comes out of the Chat Mic piece. (kludge fix - have the ear piece inside my main headphones).

___________________

 

Any help/ideas or do I have to wait for a future PS4 update?

 

Thanks

expat.

 

1) Nothing you can do about that. You will have to mute your TV when using your headphone setup...

 

2) Set audio to chat only... and use a y-cable out of your DS4 controller for the mic to work seperately...

post #21767 of 24908
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Originally Posted by Change is Good View Post

...

 

2) Set audio to chat only... and use a y-cable out of your DS4 controller for the mic to work seperately...

How so, please explain more.

 

thanks.

post #21768 of 24908
Not much to explain, my friend. Go to sound settings, set audio output to headphones as "chat only." When done, all audio (sound and voice chat) will go through the optical out and into your processor/TV.

For chat output, you need a y-cable to plug the mic into the controller. Otherwise, it won't work...

By y-cable, I mean like the one shown on the front page. It separates audio and chat, allowing you to output your voice through the DS4 controller.. while allowing audio to go through your digital out from the PS4 console.

Goodnight
Edited by Change is Good - 3/16/14 at 12:28am
post #21769 of 24908

...And, make sure to set audio output to Bitstream (Dolby). This is one option that so many people miss on the PS4 then suddenly think that their DSS/Mixamp is faulty.

post #21770 of 24908
Basically it's a headset that also comes with its own mix amp. Golden ears recently measured these and they seem pretty good for a headset. They're also relatively inexpensive. Basically I want to have your say on these headsets anytime possible since so many gamers are recommending these.

^^^^^^^^^^^Plantronics RIG^^^^^^^^^^^^
Edited by ChrisRPM12 - 3/17/14 at 1:16am
post #21771 of 24908
Goes with my previous comment...
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Originally Posted by Mad Lust Envy View Post

I don't even know what that is.
post #21772 of 24908
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Originally Posted by Change is Good View Post
 

 

There are many, here on head-fi, that have wives and kids. Axel even just bought a house, I think... and look at him...

 

You just wait... it's very contagious... :evil:

 

Better amps to consider for the Q701 are the Matrix M-Stage, Schiit Asgard 2, and iFi Micro iCAN... :evil::veryevil::evil: 

 

No, don't look at me. I'm a terrible example. Yep, we just bought a house and we're moving and I'm still buying new headphones. Working extra hours to cover the headphones so I don't dip into the house money. :p

 

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Originally Posted by ChrisRPM12 View Post

Basically it's a headset that also comes with its own mix amp. Golden ears recently measured these and they seem pretty good for a headset. They're also relatively inexpensive. Basically I want to have your say on these headsets anytime possible since so many gamers are recommending these.
 

I don't believe anyone around here has heard the new AKG headset yet. It's replacing their old headset and even that one didn't get much mention on Head-Fi, only a little that I remember seeing. I looked at a pair a little bit ago but decided that the headphone's padding looked like it left a bit to be desired and the mixing device isn't a Mixamp, but rather a device to "mix" your cell phone or mp3 player into the game audio, allowing quick switching between phone calls and gaming or mixing music into your game.


Edited by AxelCloris - 3/16/14 at 8:15am
post #21773 of 24908
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Originally Posted by benbenkr View Post

...And, make sure to set audio output to Bitstream (Dolby). This is one option that so many people miss on the PS4 then suddenly think that their DSS/Mixamp is faulty.

In this case, he has the Victor SU-DAC, pretty much the only surround processor (discontinued now) that could process Dolby or DTS, so for him that setting shouldn't matter.
post #21774 of 24908

Hmm...really "on the fence" regarding my new possibly buy. would like to hear your opinions-
Again as said- wide head and wearing eye-glasses. Hearing metal, classic rock and sometimes jazz.
Playing a-lot and comfort is a must have...counting all that, i can't decide which one should get the
cash: the DT990 premium or Fidelio x1?

Maybe got other suggestions?
Would like to hear..
Wonderful week all..

post #21775 of 24908
I give the nod to the X1. Simply because it's a great headphone.
K612 and MA900 are two other phones worth looking into.
post #21776 of 24908
Quote:
Originally Posted by ExpatinJapan View Post
 

PS4 audio help.

 

Audio output Troubles with headphones.

I am having trouble getting the right settings as I did with the ps3 for headphones/mic.

PS3 >optical cable >Victor SU-DH1 dolby amp >ATH-A900 headphones (PS3 settings to optical out).
Headset mic setting was for chat to come through the headphones.


PS4
I have tried multiple settings, but the choices seem slimmer than on the PS3.

PS4 > optical cable > Victor SU-DH1 dolby amp > ATH-A900 headphones.


1). sound comes out from both the TV and headphones (kludge fix -turn down the TV or mute it).

2). Yes, I know the supplied mic is .......bad.
I have tried the different audio settings and party chat - but couldnt seem to find a way to output chat to my main headphones, if i set it to All audio the game audio only comes out of the Chat Mic piece. (kludge fix - have the ear piece inside my main headphones).

___________________

 

Any help/ideas or do I have to wait for a future PS4 update?

 

Thanks

expat.

reading through this thread at the moment for a possible solution.

 

http://www.head-fi.org/t/690663/ps4-with-3-5mm-x2-type-headset

 

Yes,  have selected optical as preferred, bitstream etc etc.

post #21777 of 24908

Is there any difference between the Turtle Beach COD Tango, COD Phantom, and XP510?  I'd like to keep the cost under $200 for an XBOX 360 wireless headset.  The Steelseries H Wireless reviews are pretty good, but it's pricey.

post #21778 of 24908
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Originally Posted by AxelCloris View Post
 

 

 

I don't believe anyone around here has heard the new AKG headset yet. It's replacing their old headset and even that one didn't get much mention on Head-Fi, only a little that I remember seeing. I looked at a pair a little bit ago but decided that the headphone's padding looked like it left a bit to be desired and the mixing device isn't a Mixamp, but rather a device to "mix" your cell phone or mp3 player into the game audio, allowing quick switching between phone calls and gaming or mixing music into your game.

Oh can you please link me to the new AKG product? I hope that this headset is compatible with PS3 as I am a console gamer, more importantly that the headphone has a rather neutral sound quality.

post #21779 of 24908
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Originally Posted by petaylor View Post
 

Is there any difference between the Turtle Beach COD Tango, COD Phantom, and XP510?  I'd like to keep the cost under $200 for an XBOX 360 wireless headset.  

The COD Tango, XP510 and the Phantom are completely identical with each other in almost every regard with the exception of the pricing, livery and the name. But I've heard that most Turtle Beach headsets are prone to breaking, especially the driver of the left ear cup not producing sound or the thin plastic joints that allows swiveling breaks when not treated properly (FYI).


Edited by ChrisRPM12 - 3/17/14 at 3:45am
post #21780 of 24908

Hey all,

 

brand new here.  Im currently looking for a headset to use for pc gaming, movies/tv, and then music.  I know basically nothing about quality headphones and Iv decided that its time for me to get one that will last and one that will amaze me.

 

I saw that the Philips fidelio X1 is highly recommended, however it is an open headset.  I saw that there is a closed version called the M1.

 

The reason I want closed headphones is that I dont want to disturb my family and I also would want to use them while traveling. 

 

How does the M1 compare to the X1.  I had read that people say its the exact same, but when I looked up the prices the M1 is a 100 bucks cheaper.

 

The next question is how does the M1 stack against the sennheiser momentum.  From what i have read the sennheiser seems to be considered a very well regarded closed headphone.  How is the comfort of the sennheiser compared to the X1?  Iv also heard good things about the AKG K550.  How does that stack up?  One main concern is comfort since i do wear headphones up to several hours at a time.

 

Or should i just get the X1 and accept that its an open headset?  Also how far away can you hear them?  For example if im sitting on a couch and my wife is on the other end of the couch will she be able to hear it or is it something that she wont hear unless she sits directly next to me?

 

If anyone else has any recommendations my budget is around 300ish. 

 

Thanks.


Edited by leperkhaun - 3/17/14 at 8:38am
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