Used for questions relating to audio hardware, including but not limited to questions about headsets, microphones, sound cards, speakers, etc.

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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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What has happened to EAX and other hardware sound enhancements? [closed]

Since Windows Vista has dropped support DirectX support for hardware accelerated sound, new games using EAX have become virtually nonexistent. So what are games using today? Have game developers ...
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Using a standard dynamic microphone (3.5mm male mini jack) + a 3.5=>2.5 adapter with an Xbox 360

Can I use a standard dynamic microphone with an Xbox 360 ? To be sure I can, I would need to be confirmed that 1. any dynamic microphone with a 3.5mm mini-jack plug + a 3.5mm=>2.5mm adapter would work ...
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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, ...