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Can I some how use my headphones with my XBOX 360?

Discussion in 'Headphones (full-size)' started by jamieuk147, Nov 23, 2012.
  1. jamieuk147
    I have some headphones I use with my pc with a DG sound card for gaming and love it.... I have got in to gaming on my 360 and wondering if there was a way to hook my headphones up with a mic? Also would I get 5.1 surround sound while gaming? :)
  2. PurpleAngel Contributor
    Astro Mix-amp, S/PDIF optical connection to the xBox, max audio will be compressed 6-channel (5.1) 24-bit/48KHz audio
    A/V receiver, HDMI cable from the xBox to the receiver, HDMI cable from receiver to TV/monitor.
    Max audio will be 8-channel (7.1) of PCM (uncompressed) 24-bit/192KHz audio
    Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium (non-HD) PCI-E sound card comes with a S/PDIF optical input (24-bit/48KHz)
    Refurb sells for $44.99 at Newegg.
    Mic wise, you can pick any add-on mic you want.
  3. jamieuk147
    As always thanks! :) Am guessing if I want virtual surround the mixamp is the only root? How you enjoying your yamaha amp with silent cicema mode?, doesnt that create virtual surround on all inputs connected to it?
  4. PurpleAngel Contributor
    Virtual surround on all inputs connected to it?
    Not that I have noticed, but I'm going to double check the setting.

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