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What do you think of these headphones & is virtual surround sound worth it?

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May 6, 2013 10:39:33 AM

OK so I'm thinking about buying these: -
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002Q8IHEK

Questions: -

1. Will they also work by just plugging them into my TV audio jack without the USB soundcard? (Since my TV doesn't have USB input).

2. Is the virtual surround sound worth it? Is the experience any good? If it's a bit of a gimmick I was thinking of buying the cheaper ones that don't have it: -
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00365EA1Q

3. Should I avoid them all together and go for a different brand? Reviews seem pretty good though.

Cheers!
May 6, 2013 11:29:14 AM

batuchka said:
I opt for #3

If your source is a TV via 3.5mm/RCA out, forget USB cans and stick to decent stereo, wired cans - head down to headfi for more advice?
http://www.head-fi.org/t/658789/sub-100-cans-with-best-...


Thanks..I do require headphones with a mic though. I want to use them for gaming, skype & music on my PC...Bu then I also want to use them for my TV whilst watching movies etc.
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