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jamesdietz
12-27-2004, 09:59 AM
Re Audio Fx Ear phones:I have yet to install,but before I do so.... These earphones appear to have( 2 sets of) plugs that seem to go to where my PC speakers are currently plugged in ( am i correct?)& I wouldn't want to loose the ability to play & listen to music without earphones ...What do I do ? Are there splitters,I should look into?Any advice before I actually look in back of the pc to see where else I can plug this baby in??? Thanks! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/354.gif

jamesdietz
12-27-2004, 09:59 AM
Re Audio Fx Ear phones:I have yet to install,but before I do so.... These earphones appear to have( 2 sets of) plugs that seem to go to where my PC speakers are currently plugged in ( am i correct?)& I wouldn't want to loose the ability to play & listen to music without earphones ...What do I do ? Are there splitters,I should look into?Any advice before I actually look in back of the pc to see where else I can plug this baby in??? Thanks! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/354.gif

Dizz_310th
12-27-2004, 10:51 AM
I'm not famliar with that head set, but typically there are two plugs. One for headphones and one for microphone. Sometimes, they are color coded to help you figure out where they go.

As far as the splitter goes, I got mine at RadioShack for a bit over $16 and it works a treat!
http://www.radioshack.com/product.asp?catalog%5Fname=CTLG&product%5Fid=26-204

If I didn't fully understand your question, my appology. S!

JG52Uther
12-28-2004, 12:39 PM
found the splitter in the UK as well.Been looking for one of these http://www.rocom.co.uk/catalogue/Modules/headsets/index.cfm?fuseaction=productdetails&ProductID=13706

antifreeze
12-28-2004, 05:30 PM
You should only need to split the soundcard output (your speakers should only be using the output socket at the moment, no?). The 'mic input' socket should be free for you to plug in the headset mic. You should also have a 'line input' socket that isn't being used (but that's only for recording sound from things like guitars, keyboards, videocameras, cd-players and stuff like that).

You don't need to pay more than 70cents (50p) to split the signal between your headset and speakers. A 'mini-stereo to two mini-stereo' adapter will do the job. Here's what one looks like:
http://www.computers4sure.com/comassets/productlarge/CNET/I26911.jpg

You can get them in any electronics shop, musical instrument shop or TV/DVD-player department. Even DIY shops like B&Q may have them.
Usually you can mute your headset and speakers from the phyisical switch on the devices themselves, or you can select which device to use in the windows taskbar 'audio' icon, using the mutes there. but sometimes I have my headphones on *and* the sound coming out the speakers too; gives the engines a more '3d, surround-sound' feel!

T_O_A_D
12-28-2004, 05:59 PM
You may find that the USB chord when plugged in will give you feedback. I can hear my Hard drive spinning. I've been deeling with Edimensional about it for over 2 weeks. I hope they work out for you. I can only get the feedback to go away by pluging the USB chord into a USB Hub attached to my wife machine. The USB chord is only a power supply for the vibration feature.

woofiedog
12-29-2004, 02:07 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif You might be able to plug your headphones into your speaker's aux output. Check your speakers... mine {Klipsch} have a Aux on the side of one of the speakers.

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