Recomendation on a PC gaming mic?

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Recomendation on a PC gaming mic?

Post by DJ711 » Thu May 21, 2009 6:23 pm

I want to get a decent gaming mic because I'm gonna start getting into PC gaming. I want a decent one and my budget is under 50. Can you guys give me a good recomendation?
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Re: Recomendation on a PC gaming mic?

Post by lazer_174300 » Thu May 21, 2009 6:32 pm

To start, get a headset. It's a much better experience.
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Re: Recomendation on a PC gaming mic?

Post by DJ711 » Thu May 21, 2009 6:34 pm

lazer_174300 wrote:To start, get a headset. It's a much better experience.
Yeah, I was looking at this one: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp ... 8064151349" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Recomendation on a PC gaming mic?

Post by lazer_174300 » Thu May 21, 2009 6:43 pm

DJ711 wrote:
lazer_174300 wrote:To start, get a headset. It's a much better experience.
Yeah, I was looking at this one: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp ... 8064151349" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
I personally have had my eyes on these for some time.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6826279001

They have better microphone quality, and inline controls. The 3H's dont have inline controls which makes things a lot harder if you want to turn up/down the volume or sensitivity in game. IMO they look cooler too.
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Re: Recomendation on a PC gaming mic?

Post by bicostp » Thu May 21, 2009 6:45 pm

Any ol's microphone will work because the game's going to compress it down a lot anyway. :lol: Most of the "ur mic sux" crap you get online is due to setting the record level too high, or trying to eat the mic and talk at the same time.

Get a decent-sounding headset; don't worry about the mic unless you also want to do professional recording with it.

Get a headset with an inline volume control.

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Re: Recomendation on a PC gaming mic?

Post by DJ711 » Thu May 21, 2009 6:50 pm

Thanks guys.
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Re: Recomendation on a PC gaming mic?

Post by lazer_174300 » Thu May 21, 2009 6:53 pm

DJ711 wrote:Thanks guys.
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Re: Recomendation on a PC gaming mic?

Post by DJ711 » Thu May 21, 2009 6:57 pm

Also, I'm getting TF2 tomorrow. Does everyone use mics or is there some kind of text communication system I can use?
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Re: Recomendation on a PC gaming mic?

Post by bicostp » Thu May 21, 2009 7:10 pm

DJ711 wrote:Also, I'm getting TF2 tomorrow. Does everyone use mics or is there some kind of text communication system I can use?
Yep, there is a text chat. Press the button and it brings up a text window.

Defaults-

Y: Chat to everyone on the server
U: Chat to only your team (RED, BLU, or Spectator)

But a mic is a lot faster. Trust me. :lol:

Good idea getting it now; it's only $10 this weekend because the Sniper vs Spy Update came out.

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Re: Recomendation on a PC gaming mic?

Post by DJ711 » Thu May 21, 2009 9:58 pm

bicostp wrote:
DJ711 wrote:Also, I'm getting TF2 tomorrow. Does everyone use mics or is there some kind of text communication system I can use?
Yep, there is a text chat. Press the button and it brings up a text window.

Defaults-

Y: Chat to everyone on the server
U: Chat to only your team (RED, BLU, or Spectator)

But a mic is a lot faster. Trust me. :lol:

Good idea getting it now; it's only $10 this weekend because the Sniper vs Spy Update came out.
Thanks, I'm gonna go test it out right now (the game). That's the beauty of the free weekend I can figure out if it works on my computer (I'm a little over minimum settings for publisher). Plus with the leftover money from the debit card I can buy LoZ OoT and Majora's Mask.
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Re: Recomendation on a PC gaming mic?

Post by limpport » Thu May 21, 2009 10:27 pm

How about spending a little more money and getting one of these?
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Re: Recomendation on a PC gaming mic?

Post by DJ711 » Thu May 21, 2009 10:52 pm

limpport wrote:How about spending a little more money and getting one of these?
You support Ben, Ben supports the Forums, and the forums support you! You've invested in yourself!
Nice! Yeah, I'll probably buy those if anything. I just might have to wait 2 months.
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