1. X

    P3 Microphone with p3 to p2 adapter issue

    I bought a p3 microphone that came bundled with a p3 to p2 adapter. It works fine on the phone, without the adapter. But when I plug it into the pc(using the adapter, ofc) I hear nothing but static noises come out of the mic. Windows detects it as a mic and it does pick up sound, since the bar...
  2. R

    FS: Oculus Rift S with Original Accessories and Recipe

    I have an Oculus Rift S that is in excellent condition. I purchased it a few months ago from Best Buy (will include original receipt). I've probably used it for about 10 hours total. I still have everything that came with the retail package. Included: Oculus Rift S Heaset 2x Oculus Touch...
  3. cageymaru

    Audeze Mobius Review

    Hardware Canucks has reviewed the $400 Audeze Mobius premium 3D gaming headset. The reviewer loved the 3D mode for movies, but didn't see the point in it for gaming. He also noted the decreased sound quality in 3D mode. The 3D tracking would lose the headphone's position and was entirely too...
  4. karsten

    FS: Oculus Rift bundle

    I'm selling a complete Oculus Rift VR bundle with everything you need to get up and running. It includes: Headset 2 touch controllers remote controller 4 sensors + covers USB + HDMI extension cables The headset is a engineering sample meaning it doesn't have the foam padding, but I am...
  5. cageymaru

    HTC Vive Cosmos Is a Tethered Headset According to FCC Filings

    According to FCC filings, the upcoming HTC Vive Cosmos will not be a wireless headset. The 2.402-2.48 GHz frequencies used by the Cosmos are the same as what the Vive and Vive Pro devices use to connect wireless controllers to the headsets. A HTC representative told UploadVR that on "day one"...
  6. cageymaru

    HyperX Partners with Audeze for Cloud Orbit Gaming Headset Lineup

    HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company Inc., has revealed its new Cloud Orbit gaming headsets that use the same Audeze 100mm planar magnetic drivers from the $399 Audeze Mobius gaming headset. The HyperX collaboration with Audeze incorporates a pop filter to create a better...
  7. cageymaru

    Samsung HMD Odyssey+ VR Headset Is $299

    The Samsung HMD Odyssey+ VR headset is $299 at Microsoft. It is the same price at Samsung. Samsung has a student discount also I believe, but YMMV. Go to the Samsung link for all the stats on the headset. Windows Mixed Reality Dual 3.5" AMOLED (1440x1600 ea)@90Hz/60Hz 110˚ Field of view AKG...
  8. FrgMstr

    Logitech Artemis Spectrum G933 7.1 Wireless Headset Review @ [H]

    Logitech Artemis Spectrum G933 7.1 Wireless Headset Review In our recent discussions about wireless headsets, the Logitech G933 has come up lately as one of the headsets to surely be on your $100 short list. So we bought a set, and have done a good bit gaming, movie watching, and music...
  9. FrgMstr

    New Alienware 7.1 Surround Wireless Gaming Headset - AW988

    We have the new Alienware Wireless Gaming Headset, model number AW988, in hand and took the time to show it off in the video below before we started testing. It will get a good workout this weekend playing some Hunt Showdown. Check out the video. The dial on the headset that I could not...
  10. FrgMstr

    Alienware is Showing Off New Headset after 9 Years

    We love a good headset when it comes to gaming. It has been 9 years since Alienware has produced a new gaming headset, and today is the day it breaks that trend. The new AW988 set touts 7.1 virtual sound, 2.4GHz USB wireless connectivity, up to 15 hours battery life, fold-up mic mute, and of...
  11. FrgMstr

    Corsair HS70 Wireless Headset Review @ [H]

    We have spent a lot of time with the new Corsair HS70 gaming headset over the last month and came away impressed, and disappointed all at the same time. If you are a gamer, which we know most HardOCP readers are, a good headset is likely your lifeline in any online game when it comes to...
  12. FrgMstr

    Corsair HS70 Wireless Headset Review @ [H]

    Corsair HS70 Wireless Headset Review If you are a gamer, which we know most HardOCP readers are, a good headset is likely your lifeline in any online game when it comes to communicating with your teammates or even your adversaries. We have been using Corsair's new HS70 for a month now and...
  13. A

    semirigid headset mic missing

    any place i can buy a short stereo-mini (3.5mm) type mic, short, semirigid (e.g. 6" length extension) ? I have a headset but the mic became detached and is missing. I see a similar concept (for example) with this shure mic...
  14. DooKey

    Those Wacky Japanese Develop VR Headset to Feed You Candy

    Just when you thought nothing could ever surprise you again I offer up this "unique" use of VR technology brought to us by those crazy Japanese inventors. Case in point is a VR headset that has an arm on it that will feed you candy while displaying your favorite Japanese idol handing you the...
  15. P

    What's the best way to drive high-end headphones on a gaming console?

    What would be the best and most economical way to drive my audiophile-grade headphones on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 console for a novice? Most 'gaming' headsets seem so underwhelming in performance and any that have a mix amp or base station typically have a few presets on the EQ which is why I...
  16. DooKey

    Apple to Ramp Up Work on Augmented Reality Headset

    Apple Inc., seeking a breakthrough product to succeed the iPhone, aims to have technology ready for an augmented-reality (WARNING auto play video) headset in 2019 and could ship a product as early as 2020. With Samsung and other pushing AR it's really only a matter of time before we get these...
  17. S

    Decent affordable head set..

    what's a decent affordable headset for VR fapping? I was thinking the homido v2?
  18. Q

    Recommend me a wireless headset

    My Creative Labs wireless headset has just broken at one of the swivel joints. So I need a replacement. The CL headset has served me well but it's a basic wireless headset and I want something better. So recommend me something. It must be wireless and it must be durable. I will trade lower audio...
  19. FrgMstr

    HTC Vive Wireless Shown Off by Intel at Computex

    Hopefully we can expect some sort of variant of this WiGig (Wireless Gigabit) HTC Vive headset in the first half of 2018. I have spent countless hours with the Vive headset on, and I can assure you, that while the wired headset in manageable, if I could go wireless, I certainly would. The huge...
  20. FrgMstr

    Google Daydream VR Headset Gets Snapdragon 835 Processor

    Rowdy Ryan Shrout has a quick write-up on Google's newest Daydream standalone headset. If you have used any of the VR headsets that use your phone for a screen in the past, you have likely found that the experience can be less than good. Many of these devices overheat while using as well. And...
  21. J

    How can I have sidetone with in ear headphones and a standalone mic?

    I need a mic to talk to friends when I am playing games, but I hate using over the ear headsets; for me, they are uncomfortable, they give me a headache, and they hurt my ears after a while. My problem is that over the ear headsets are the only way I know of to have a sidetone, I cannot use a...
  22. D

    FS: Steel Series Wireless Headset

    Preferred payment method paypal Heat under dirksquarejaw (100-0) PM is the best way to reach me. Looking for $95.00 shipped price dropped Used Steel Series Wireless Headset. Comes with all of the adapters, stickers, 2 batteries, usb cable and control box. Only "Issue" with the headset is the...
  23. MavericK

    Microsoft VR headsets for Windows 10 - starting at $299

    Interesting...doesn't sound as robust as the Vive/Rift/PSVR solutions but the price seems right. Microsoft announces new VR headsets for Windows 10, starting at $299
  24. H

    Virtual Reality Is Hazardous To Your Health

    This just in, virtual reality can be harmful to your health. Well, at least if you are this guy it can be. Go ahead, point and laugh, he has a headset on so he can't see you anyway.
  25. H

    Bright Light And Shiny Surfaces Cause Problems For PSVR

    Sony has updated its PSVR FAQ today. One of the big questions addressed by the update is the subject of bright light or light reflected off shiny surfaces. Apparently intense light can interfere with the tracking of the LEDs on the headset. Ambient lighting will generally not affect PS VR...
  26. H

    Virtual Reality Teaches Teens Dangers Of Texting And Driving

    It is now a proven fact that virtual reality can help teach teens about the dangers of distracted driving. I know it sounds gimmicky and expensive (neither of which are true) but now that there is concrete statistical evidence proving that it works, school districts around the country should...
  27. H

    Hands-On: Dlodlo Promises Lightweight VR Glasses

    I don't care how cool these VR glasses may look, it's the name that is keeping me from putting one in my face. The company might as well go all out and name the accessories stuff like "cybrator" for haptic feedback and headphones named "ear entry."
  28. B

    FS: Plantronics Backbeat Pro w/ box

    SOLD. Heatware: Reviews/Feedback for blade12 | HeatWare.com Ebay: harsh_one on eBay Terms: -Must have heatware or Ebay feedback. -Only US Continental 48. No international shipping. -Paypal only (I won’t use another method) For Sale: Plantronics Backbeat Pro BackBeat PRO - Plantronics Class...
  29. F

    Only left side of SADES SA-901 Gaming Headset is working

    Hello, I did not know where to put this, but I need help getting the right side of my headset to work. I recently got this headset and have been trying to get the right side to work. I've gone to the control panel > manage audio devices > the device I am using > properties > level > balance to...
  30. H

    HTC Vive Teardown

    The crew at iFixit got their grubby little mitts on an HTC Vive and promptly tore into it. The headset got pretty high marks for repairability even though the parts are very delicate and it does use glue in some important areas.
  31. U

    Best IEM Noise Cancelling Headset

    I already posted this in the Phone subforum, but got no responses. Locked it and now posting it here... Budget is preferably =/< $40. Yes I want them to be IEM. Yes I want a mic. Yes I want noise cancelling and not just noise isolation. This is for plane trips. Nothing annoys me more than...
  32. H

    Oculus Rift CV1 Teardown

    I've been waiting for the crew at iFixit to get their hands on the consumer version of the Oculus Rift and tear into it. Overall it looks fairly easy to get into but some of the stuff on the inside looks pretty delicate. I found it a bit odd that you have to cut through the fabric on the headset...
  33. P

    How I Felt After An Entire Day Of VR (Kotaku)

    On Monday I ran an endurance gauntlet of VR demos: 10 games, 30 minutes each, one after the other It was a showcase of all the Oculus Rift’s launch games, many of which I really liked...but it also brought up a question I’ve had for a while about VR: can you endure being immersed in it for more...