Reply
Jul 24 2012
By: Volt_Potential First Son 2 posts
Offline

Stereo Wireless Headset: static - white noise (it's not sidetone!)

6 replies 330 views Edited Jul 24, 2012

Hello guys, 

 

I just purchased the 7.1 headset. Synced it with the PS3, and whether is multiplayer (e.g. Killzone 3) or single player (e.g. God of War 3), I have a persistent white noise - background static going on. It's not the sidetone, as I have already disabled it (gosh, that was even worse!). 

 

The problem persists when using the headset with my Win 7 64 bits. 

 

Mind you, it's not loud noise. Only when I push the volume past the 70% mark it begins to be more noticeable. 

 

I've tried using it with my wireless router off, no difference. 

 

Is this the expected behavior of this headset? Of all wireless headsets? This is my first wireless headset, so I wouldn't know. 

 

Thanks in advance!

Message 1 of 7 (330 Views)
Reply
0 Likes
PlayStation MVP
Registered: 12/24/2007
Online
16256 posts
 

Re: Stereo Wireless Headset: static - white noise (it's not sidetone!)

Jul 24, 2012

its normal

Furiously Chaosing

I get you so horked up


Message 2 of 7 (320 Views)
Reply
0 Likes
First Son
Registered: 07/24/2012
Offline
2 posts
 

Re: Stereo Wireless Headset: static - white noise (it's not sidetone!)

Jul 25, 2012

That's very disappointing then!

Message 3 of 7 (314 Views)
Reply
0 Likes
PlayStation MVP
Registered: 12/24/2007
Online
16256 posts
 

Re: Stereo Wireless Headset: static - white noise (it's not sidetone!)

Jul 25, 2012

Not really when you think about it.... every speaker setup is going to always exhibit some amount of audible noise. some more than others.

 

Mine dont bother me at all.

 

Plus if you have the volume up so loud that you can hear it, then its not good for your hearing.

Furiously Chaosing

I get you so horked up


Message 4 of 7 (307 Views)
Ghost of Sparta
Registered: 11/20/2008
Online
11897 posts
 

Re: Stereo Wireless Headset: static - white noise (it's not sidetone!)

Jul 28, 2012
I have noticed this too. I think that to some degree, it;s the microphone. Even when I disable it, I can tap/rub it and hear the feedback in the speakers.
Message 5 of 7 (294 Views)
Reply
0 Likes
Splicer
Registered: 08/01/2009
Offline
46 posts
 

Re: Stereo Wireless Headset: static - white noise (it's not sidetone!)

Jul 28, 2012

Im looking to purchase this headset, may you guys tell me is it worth it and what makes it different from the bluetooth earpiece?

Message 6 of 7 (291 Views)
Reply
0 Likes
Highlighted
PlayStation MVP
Registered: 12/24/2007
Online
16256 posts
 

Re: Stereo Wireless Headset: static - white noise (it's not sidetone!)

Jul 28, 2012

Eddie267 wrote:

Im looking to purchase this headset, may you guys tell me is it worth it and what makes it different from the bluetooth earpiece?



1 is a Headset.....

 

the other is a Microphone....

Furiously Chaosing

I get you so horked up


Message 7 of 7 (289 Views)