July 10th, 2013 After years of using my PS3 audio setup and continuing the struggle of explaining the benefits of "good" headphones, I have gone ahead and made a single graphic that I have used to pass around to my friends. It is particularly useful to see if your mic is still on or not. Alternatively, you could go with getting a combination of more common adapters like a 3.How To Use ANY 3.5mm Microphone Headset With The PS3 - USB Sound Card
I bet you're asking yourself, "why did this guy go through all this trouble, when he could have just plugged his lousy headphones into that crummy sound card?
Now for some important information. The signal coming from the ps3 will be too small to listen to comfortable. In my particular setup, I've used these very basic computer speakers to increase the volume to my liking.
I also built an "acoustic simulator" to go along with it.
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Hope you guys like it! The option is still there if you want to voice chat through some light headphones and still have the game audio go out through the speakers or television.
I appreciate you taking the time to comment. You can use any headphones, and still get similar results without losing an arm and a leg in the process. Quick question though, I recently just bought a new pair of headphones from Razer.
This step may be difficult if you decide to plug in the video to your TV and then try and connect the audio. Bluetooth headsets rely on batteries.
With this simple solution, you can use any microphone or headphones you want! Yes, it may be a downside to have a USB port always occupied, but it's a sacrifice that saves you money. D I'm pretty sure you gamers out there have seen all the accessories for use with the PS3.
They are a pretty good quality and I love them to death.