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Is the Logitech Vantage USB Microphone for PS2/PS3 compatible with Wii?

Is the Logitech Vantage USB Microphone for PS2/PS3 compatible with Wii? I'd like to use one for Disney Sing It Wii game.
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WD TV Live + WD My Book + PS3 + HD TV + 5.1 receiver for them all?

I intend to play some network content over the HD TV. I would like to, as well, play some ps3 games, and benefit on both, from the same 5.1 sound system. I'm not sure, how can I connect all this, or ...
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PS3 and 5.1 sound

I have this PS3 that I would like to use for playing but also see some bluray movies... but I also have a nice Tv. I'm wondering if someone could provide me some info about what kind of hardware ...
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How do I use a headphone or a speaker with a 3.5MM analog audio jack (TRS connector), with a TV that doesn't have an analog output for the audio jack?

I connected my PS3 to my TV through HDMI. I have a headphone and an external speaker, both with a TRS connector (3.5MM analog audio jack) that I would like to use with the PS3. My TV, however, doesn'...
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How good is surround sound via headphones really? [closed]

I'm looking at purchasing an Asus Xonar DX 7.1 sound card which has.. Dolby Headphone: Delivers a realistic and spacious 2-to-5.1 surround or 3D positional soundfield over any set of stereo ...
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I am trying to play Rock Band 3 with 2 wireless mics and cannot see the last one that connects

I have the 2 mics from Lips (by Microsoft), and I am trying to play Rock Band 3 with one person singing harmony and the other lead. Is that possible? For some reason, when I start the game, it only "...
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Will any wireless headset work with the Xbox 360?

I want to get a wireless headset for my Xbox 360, but I would also like to be able to use it for skype and maybe even my droid. Is this possible? if so, what am I looking for?
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Xbox Headset Ear Force X41 - does it really help with gaming?

The Ear Force X41 is billed to allow you to hear people sneaking up on you. They say that the sounds you would miss in your normal speakers you would hear in the head set. And that since it is ...
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Using 2 USB Microphones in SingStar

I just bought a PS3 and my wife wants to get the game SingStar. I've seen that you can buy complete packages that come with the game and the two (Red and Blue) microphones, but I already have 2 USB ...
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Can both the digital and analog output on the Xbox 360 be used at once?

I just bought an xbox 360 slim and plan to use it on a monitor. I know I can use a HDMI to DVI adapter for getting video on my screen, but can I at the same time use an adapter on the analog output to ...
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Will a dedicated sound-card decrease CPU load?

Assume the CPU is the bottleneck in my PC's performance (I've a great GPU and tons of RAM), and lets say I'm playing a game that permanently maxes out the CPU load. My PC has no dedicated sound-card....
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How do I create a microphone stand? [closed]

I want to be able to play the guitar and sing at the same times in games like Rock Band and Guitar Hero, so I'm wondering how I can create a microphone stand out of common household objects. The mic ...
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Wii Guitar Hero World Tour microphone

What kind of microphones are supported by Wii Guitar Hero World Tour? I bought a box which contained one guitar only and would like to get a complete kit; two guitars, drums and microphone. Can I use ...
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Should I use a headset or a desktop mic for PC gaming?

My old gaming headset has broken and I need a new solution for various multiplayer PC games that have voice chat. I would prefer to use my Sennheiser HD555 headphones for sound (way better quality ...