Headphones or speakers? (surround sound)

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PostHeadphones or speakers? (surround sound)
by Tramp-arse » Sun Oct 04, 2009 5:14 pm

Im thinking of getting some surround sound headphones but im thinking a surround sound speaker set up might be better. Anyone own surround sound headphones?

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PostRe: Headphones or speakers? (surround sound)
by Glowy69 » Sun Oct 04, 2009 5:51 pm

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PostRe: Headphones or speakers? (surround sound)
by Boo! » Sun Oct 04, 2009 6:08 pm

Ive got surround headphones and I love them

Ive got these ones here. Thumbs up from me.

http://www.trittontechnologies.com/prod ... IGA611.htm

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PostRe: Headphones or speakers? (surround sound)
by plaido » Sun Oct 04, 2009 6:10 pm

Boo! wrote:Ive got surround headphones and I love them

Ive got these ones here. Thumbs up from me.

http://www.trittontechnologies.com/prod ... IGA611.htm


Just out of interest, how much?

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PostRe: Headphones or speakers? (surround sound)
by Boo! » Sun Oct 04, 2009 6:13 pm

plaido wrote:
Boo! wrote:Ive got surround headphones and I love them

Ive got these ones here. Thumbs up from me.

http://www.trittontechnologies.com/prod ... IGA611.htm


Just out of interest, how much?


Its been awhile but I think they were around 140 euro incl shipping. Probably less now cos I see a newer model on there.

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PostRe: Headphones or speakers? (surround sound)
by Slartibartfast » Sun Oct 04, 2009 6:25 pm

Is it worth getting surround sound for headphones? Surely stereo is all you need when the sound source is on your ear.

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PostRe: Headphones or speakers? (surround sound)
by Bill Clay » Sun Oct 04, 2009 10:11 pm

I have a set of Speed Link Medusa 5.1's for my PC and they are amazing! (Cost about £65 IIRC)

Takes a bit of setting up, but they are worth it.
I actually don't have any desktop speakers, just my Medusa's.. The sound quality is amaze! :D

The ones for the 360 (Turtle Beach?) might be easier to set up as they are done on the optical output... might just be plug'n'play.

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PostRe: Headphones or speakers? (surround sound)
by Bill Clay » Sun Oct 04, 2009 10:12 pm

Slartibartfast wrote:Is it worth getting surround sound for headphones? Surely stereo is all you need when the sound source is on your ear.


My ones have 5 speakers in each ear-cup.. so you can replicate actual surround sound really easily.

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PostRe: Headphones or speakers? (surround sound)
by Floex » Sun Oct 04, 2009 10:21 pm

I have always wondered, how the dickings do surround sound headphones work?

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PostRe: Headphones or speakers? (surround sound)
by Green Gecko » Sun Oct 04, 2009 11:52 pm

Moved to Ask the Forum.

They work by having multiple speaker heads/"cones" in each earpiece allowing for sound to enter your ear from multiple directions.

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PostRe: Headphones or speakers? (surround sound)
by Boo! » Mon Oct 05, 2009 12:20 am

They actually work really well, my ones do anyway.

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PostRe: Headphones or speakers? (surround sound)
by Lazy Fair » Mon Oct 05, 2009 1:27 am

Kev ya jake, I just posted more or less the same thing about 4 threads below.

No one is interested in my topic though. :fp:

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PostRe: Headphones or speakers? (surround sound)
by bigcheez2k3 » Mon Oct 05, 2009 11:03 am

I've got the Turtle Beach ones and they work amazingly well, certainly needed if you want to play CoD4 properly.

They only have one speaker in each earpiece though, they use Dolby Pro Logic I think it is, basically a way of emulating the 5.1 sound to be able to come out of 2 speakers.

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