Forum discussion tagged with headphones.
  1. X

    [SOLVED] Scarlett Solo disconnects keyboard ?

    Hi I'm having this issue where the audio through my Scarlett Solo audio interface keeps crackling especially when on web browser. It also causes my keyboard to constantly disconnect which makes it really difficult to type. I have tried unplugging and change the usb port it is plugged into. It...
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    Question Headphones will not be detected as plugged in( or work) unless I uninstall Realtek and restart every time I want to use them.

    2 or 3 weeks ago randomly my 7 year old Steelseries wired 3.5mm jack headset stoppep working on my computer. After lots of trial and error I found out that the only way for it to be detected and work, was if I uninstall the Realtek driver within playback devices, and then restart my computer...
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    Question Popping noise after 10 seconds of no sounds ?

    Hello so i can hear a popping noise in my headphones about 10 seconds after no sound has played. I had this happen a while ago and found out its something to do with wallpaper engine but it's recently come back. Ive uninstalled it and nothing changes is there a way to fix this ?
  4. franzy75

    Question Are laptops meant to be able to use both headphones and a mic at the same time?

    As the title said, I haven't been able to use my headset and mic the same time (Mic shows up but no sound). My laptop's an AN515-56 (The issue is the same as my previous laptop), and the audio jack has the headset icon. I think I read somewhere that some laptops can't do this but I might be...
  5. M

    [SOLVED] Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro headphones sound very faint after I did something ?

    i was playing with my DT 990 Pro headphones and I was fidgeting with the inside of the ear and pressing down on the speaker and the driver. All of a sudden it became faint in both ears. I tore it open and the cable seems attached fine. Did I press too hard and the speaker driver things are...
  6. ggtaytay89

    Question Headphones randomly give a loud noise every few days

    1st time this happen i was doing stuff on my pc without sound and randomly my heaphones make the loudest [redacted] sound. 2nd time which was 10 mins ago i was listening to music while gaming and again the headphones make the loudest [redacted] out of nowhere and all ingame sounds and music was...
  7. spazbandicoot

    [SOLVED] Stereo audio reversed upon game launch

    Hi there, Recently I decided to use my headphones (Philips Fidelio X2HR) on a Syba USB Audio Adapter that I purchased about a year ago for use with my Microphone (ModMic 5). Both the headphones and Microphone are currently plugged into the Adapter. No Windows audio 'enhancements' are enabled...
  8. George.R

    [SOLVED] Help with headphones and their 'ohm' rating

    Hello everyone, I was deciding which headphones to buy, the DT 770 PRO 80.OHM / DT 770 PRO 250.OHM. I will be using my computer to power them so I was wondering if it can power the 250ohm ones without compromising sound quality as I can get that version cheaper. My power supply is a 550 Watt...
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    Question Arctis 1 Wireless - Crackling sounds & randomly disconnects.

    I have asked a few places, and I haven't been able to get a good fix. I thank you in advance if you're able to help. After the initial setup, I used the headset for a few minutes before it would start disconnecting and reconnecting, along with these horrible crackling sounds that would appear...
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    Question After suspected sound driver crash, system becomes basically unusable.

    Hello, so I have my headphones plugged into my front panel on the case. Whenever I bump my headphone cable too hard, because of turning around or whatever, even though it doesn't fall out or anything, it makes the system pretty much unusable. It shows as if there is no devices connected...
  11. Any-Airport-9455

    [SOLVED] Does anyone know where I can get a pair of good quality, comfortable, noise cancelling headphones for my PC? (UK)

    Okay so, I just want to mention I kinda have a phobia when it comes to things such as the noises of my devices such as my games consoles, DVD players and most specifically my PC despite it being brand new and still rather quiet. Often when I am browsing the internet on my PC, even though the...
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    [SOLVED] V8 Sound Card cannot connect to my Laptop

    I recently have bought a new V8 Sound Card. I connected it to my electric violin and to the laptop, also connect my headphones to the sound card. However, there is a buzzing sound in my headphones whenever I play the violin. I am not sure what could be the issue, my assumption is that the...
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    [SOLVED] Integrating wireless headphones with PC and stereo set - using external Bluetooth transmitter

    So I bough Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Headphones. Unfortunately as it turns out, my Windows 10 does not recognize that my Gigabyte X570 Aorus Ultra rev. 1.2 motherboard has an integrated Bluetooth. Long story short: I do not intend to spend any more time trying to convince my OS, that I...
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    Question Which one should I buy? Logitech G733 or Cooler Master MH670?

    Hi, folks. So I'm planning to buy a wireless headset next month and I'm looking for wireless ones at the price range of 130-150$ and these two (Logitech G733 and Cooler Master MH670) are the best candidate so far but I can't choose which one, I need your help for me to make my decision, post...
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    [SOLVED] Can't pair Sony WH-1000XM3 with PC using Asus BT400

    Hi, as in the title, I'm trying to pair my Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones with my PC (running Windows 7) using the Asus BT400 dongle. I've installed the BT400 drivers (from CD) and I have BT available but when I try to add a new device... it doesn't detect my headphones at all (yes, they are in...
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    [SOLVED] Headphones for music/gaming under $80?

    I am having a seriously hard time choosing a set of headphones and I keep running around in circles just to find the ideal pair. I have gone through at least 30 Reddit posts but I keep finding different answers. I just decided to post and ask as opposed to going crazy. Use case: I am currently...
  17. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] What's a good TRUE 7.1 headphone?

    Good day, I'm currently looking for a pair of TRUE 7.1 surround sound headphones not one of those virtual 7.1 headphones that comes with BS software. I want something that is just plug and play, no BS software. Also, I prefer wired ones and ones that comes from a reliable and reputable...
  18. nuk3snake

    Question Static-like sound after PC shuts down.

    Hey everyone! So I have a weird problem and it feels like I've tried everything already so here I am! Here's the deal, I've recently noticed that after my PC shuts down, there's a barely audible static-like noise that persists. After trying a few things I've also realized that said noise only...
  19. FurryWrecker911

    [SOLVED] New Headphones. Some games play audio. Others are dead quiet.

    Prefix: I'm dealing with the same issue as this thread right here from 7 years ago. I have not been able to solve it yet. Here's my version of the same story: I used a Logitech G430 for many years as my primary headset. It broke for the 2nd time at the same spot (the C clips that connect the...
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    Question Hyperx Cloud II microphone very quiet and low quality

    Hello everyone, today I've just bought the HyperX Cloud II (wired version), as an upgrade to my Plantronics Gamecom 780, that i have used ever since 2015. Compared to the microphone of the Plantronics, this one sounds much worse in any way, it's very quiet, it sounds muffled and of lower...
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    [SOLVED] Audio "pop" and sound stops working ?

    Hello I have had a weird issue for quite some time now, it hasn't really been too invasive which is why I haven't tried to fix it, but after reinstalling Skyrim to play it again, it has now become a really annoying problem. So basically what happens is that I play the game for a little bit...
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    Question Headphones and speakers are showing as same device?

    Hello all, Recently I have realized that my headphones and my laptop speakers are showing under the same name which is "Speakers". I can identify which is which as there are specifications in brackets, however, when my headphones are plugged in and I switch from "Speakers (7.1 Surround Sound)"...
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    Question Can no longer switch between speakers and headphones

    Hi! So I have a windows 10 PC and have a pretty basic speaker set up (creative pebble 2.0) and headphones plugged in (razer kraken x). My speakers are connected to the usb and output jack in the back of my PC, my headphones are connected to the output jack on the front of my PC (so both plugged...
  24. [SOLVED] Sennheiser GSP 500 - Someone can tell me the difference ?

    Hi, I'm interested to buy the Sennheiser GSP 500 I see there are 2 same versions They seem to be identical, just a re-styling But they have a very big price difference ( about $140 for one and $240 the other ) Somenone can me why this price difference and if they are really identical ?
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    [SOLVED] Looking for a new pair of headphones

    Hey guys, so I'm looking for the best bassy headphones. I'm looking for that religious experience when I listen through these headphones. The headphones I am thinking of getting are the Audio Technica ath-m50x's, or the sennheiser pro audio hd 600 if I can -by some miracle- find them...
  26. RacAtat007

    [SOLVED] Can I have 2 programs using different audio outputs?

    What I am trying to do is have 2 different programs running on my PC at the same time but have each one use a different audio output. I recently got a Oculus Quest 2 and the kids have been using it a lot but some of the games run through my PC using Quest link or Steam VR. While they are playing...
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    [SOLVED] Rear audio output not working

    So I plugged in my other headphones into the front to test them while my original headphones were in the back. now they don't work while in the rear port. I want the rear port to work so I can access it easier. They still work while in front port.
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    Question No sound after I removed my GPU

    I removed my GPU yesterday to clean it and it's fans. After I put the GPU back and turned on my PC I haven't had any sounds coming from it. (I don't know if this would help but, I normally use a speaker and sometimes I switch to my headphone. They do not work, at all, but the screen that's...
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    [SOLVED] Best gaming headphones for around $100 ?

    I am looking for a pair of headphones for gaming and music around 100 dollars. I just got the HyperX cloud flight S but I don't like the sound quality. I currently have the Corsair HS60 Pro and I like the sound on that. The sound quality is good for music and gaming on the hyperx headphones but...
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    Question Bad audio from headphones of Hyperx Cloud Flight S headset ?

    I just got the Hyperx cloud flight s headphones and I don't like how voices sound. At first I didn't like how anything sounded but I was able to change is in the speakers properties, but I can't find out how to make voices sound better. I used to have the Corsair HS60 pros and it was on the bass...
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    [SOLVED] Bluetooth paired but not connected - Possible fixes please

    Hi there. So I haven't used bluetooth in a long time and don't know exactly when this issue might have occurred. My bluetooth audio devices connect to my laptop, but within a couple seconds, they go into paired mode (Connected > Paired). I've tried to isolate the issue and it comes down to...
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    Question Headphones L/R Balance Mutes The Audio?

    Hi! I have two pairs of headphones (Sony MDR-1A which I'm currently using and also Sony MDR-10R). I plug them into my computer's headphone jack at the front of my computer case. I'm using the latest version of Windows 10. I recently noticed that after around 30 minutes of using the headphones...
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    [SOLVED] Do you recommend Dolby Atmos app?

    I was wondering If I should buy the full 15$ app or not and I wanted to hear your thoughts...Is it worth it ? I'm using a 7.1 virtual surround USB headphones . I tried the free trial during one of my games (Monster Hunter World) and I read that only a handful specific list of games support Dolby...
  34. OrdJk

    [SOLVED] I recently bought the DT 770 pro *80 ohm* and am having an issue with it

    I also own a UMC22 and decided to use the headphone port on there to power the DT 770 , So far It had no issues except for when I tried to use my microphone that is also plugged into the UMC22. Basically the issue is that I cannot use both the microphone and headphones because they both use...
  35. OrdJk

    Question Can the UMC22 power the DT 770 pro 80 ohm edition ?

    Since I already own the UMC22 I would like to save a bit of money by knowing if the DT 770 pro headphones can run off that AMP as well ? If anyone knows or has some kind of experience in this field please do reply to this thread , it would be much appreciated. I will try to reply to as many...
  36. amco_krkic

    [SOLVED] My friends can hear my PC's audio output ?

    So i bought this headset (PowerA Fusion Headphones) which work with PC but before i used beats headsets but they didnt really work great as a gaming headset because of how small the ear cups were so i got these new ones and it has a detachchable microphone and is plugged in to a splitter cable...
  37. dmff_007

    [SOLVED] Budget Wireless Headphones Recommendation

    Hey! Can someone recommend me a good budget (47$ max) wireless headphones? I've been searching and came up with the JBL Tune500BT, but idk if it would be a good fit cause of the fragility and discomfort after some hours of use.
  38. hadiahmed29

    [SOLVED] How can i get the best out of my headphone's audio quality ?

    Hi guys, So few months back i bought Razer Kraken gaming headset but i'm not satisfied with the quality of sound it gives. Like it's not bad but it's not great either considering the price of it. I had Asus headset before and i feel that it doesn't give the sound as it should. I tried to...
  39. somedude601

    Question Top front panel audio jack stopped working

    So today my headphone wire ended up getting caught INSIDE the wheel of my chair (still no idea how it happened, but long story short this resulted in the headphones being suddenly and quickly ripped out of the jack. Since then, the recognition on the headphones being plugged in is... extremely...
  40. ek_e123

    [SOLVED] The microphone on my earphones stopped working just on my PC (works on PS4 and Mobile).

    I use my 3.5 mm JBL earphones on my PC with a splitter (one female to two males). While playing Warzone, my microphone just stopped working. More precisely, it started producing such a low sound that it couldn't be picked up by my teammates, I say that because I increased the bass level in the...