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$164.97 Gamestop.com: Halo 5 Special Edition ASTRO Gaming A40 Headset + Mixamp M80 for Xbox One (FREE SHIPPING)

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Ok I was wondering can the astro's work on any console now since microsoft has the regular headset jack now or is there something going on that I don't know?
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Ok I was wondering can the astro's work on any console now since microsoft has the regular headset jack now or is there something going on that I don't know?
Well this is from a review on GS web; take note last sentence.
This headset is honestly one of the best ones I've ever used as far as audio for both game and voice chat goes. The only problem with it is the mix amp is pretty much garbage, it went out on me in less than a week. However the headset works perfectly, so if you've got a newer Xbox one controller with an audio jack in it, just plug it directly into the controller and it'll work just fine. Make sure if the audio starts to mess up you attempt this before panicking, it's usually just the mix amp and not the headset. Plus it also will work on a ps4 controller.
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Well this is from a review on GS web; take note last sentence.
This headset is honestly one of the best ones I've ever used as far as audio for both game and voice chat goes. The only problem with it is the mix amp is pretty much garbage, it went out on me in less than a week. However the headset works perfectly, so if you've got a newer Xbox one controller with an audio jack in it, just plug it directly into the controller and it'll work just fine. Make sure if the audio starts to mess up you attempt this before panicking, it's usually just the mix amp and not the headset. Plus it also will work on a ps4 controller.
From a pro gamer: This headset does NOT come with a mix amp. What comes with that is the same as a 25$ Audio Adapter.. Its not a mix amp its really cruddy isnt 7.1 digital. but if you don't play at events this should be OK really your paying 140 for the headset and whatever people tell you about that "mixamp" you can replace it for like i said 25$. Headset on a budget its not a awful buy.
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From a pro gamer: This headset does NOT come with a mix amp. What comes with that is the same as a 25$ Audio Adapter.. Its not a mix amp its really cruddy isnt 7.1 digital. but if you don't play at events this should be OK really your paying 140 for the headset and whatever people tell you about that "mixamp" you can replace it for like i said 25$. Headset on a budget its not a awful buy.
lol you are not a pro gamer. if so what's your handle and what game? I placed t16 in halo 2 and placed pro in cod and used to team with faccento and mboze
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From a pro gamer: This headset does NOT come with a mix amp. What comes with that is the same as a 25$ Audio Adapter.. Its not a mix amp its really cruddy isnt 7.1 digital. but if you don't play at events this should be OK really your paying 140 for the headset and whatever people tell you about that "mixamp" you can replace it for like i said 25$. Headset on a budget its not a awful buy.
I don't think I would consider a $160 headset to be in the "budget" range.

If anyone wants a great headset for cheap, get the Polk Melee. You can get them new for around $20-$30 on eBay or Amazon. They were originally made for the Xbox 360, so after you get them, you just call Polk to get the free Xbox One upgrade kit. The upgrade gets you a boom mic and a headset controller adapter. I ordered them and did this not too long ago, and it was a relatively painless process.

There's also the Polk 4Shot which is the Xbox One version, but the headset is the same as the Melee, and they cost three times more. The only difference is the 4Shot comes with the Xbox One headset controller adapter in the box.

However, no matter which version you buy, the built in mic still sucks (low volume problems that never got fixed with software drivers like they were supposed to), so you'll be contacting Polk to get the free boom mic attachment either way. That last part might make these not sound like a good buy, but trust me, the sound is really good on them for being stereo, and the boom mic attachment fixes the volume issue completely and no one will have trouble hearing you.

In my opinion, these are the best headphones you'll find in this price range (and even compared to lots of more expensive sets, tbh) unless you want to go all out and buy the a set with true 7.1 and all the bells and whistles.
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lol you are not a pro gamer. if so what's your handle and what game? I placed t16 in halo 2 and placed pro in cod and used to team with faccento and mboze
Top 16 10 years ago is cute. I've had over 15 grand spent on me to play halo this year. Sponsors also paid for my oral surgery while out of state so yea. Did they even have single mix amps in 06? No. But think what you want nerd idk trying to help out slick dealers laugh out loud
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Top 16 10 years ago is cute. I've had over 15 grand spent on me to play halo this year. Sponsors also paid for my oral surgery while out of state so yea. Did they even have single mix amps in 06? No. But think what you want nerd idk trying to help out slick dealers laugh out loud
you never answered what your name and tag was and what team you play for. because I used to team with lbox and Roy early halo 2 as Iived an hour from them and we teamed for egl st Louis. I know they are still relevant in halo so I'm sure they would know who you are
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you never answered what your name and tag was and what team you play for. because I used to team with lbox and Roy early halo 2 as Iived an hour from them and we teamed for egl st Louis. I know they are still relevant in halo so I'm sure they would know who you are
As I had EVERYTHING paid for by personal sponsors I was paid to play and travel. I play with bigger players then roy and lunch they didnt even make 30 k this year. My boy Contra made more then both of them combined and I took his money in 8s last month on lan.To be honest roy and lunch are washed but are good players. Whats your handle?? You played xbox lol you Don't need to know who I am. That's all you need.
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164 at amazon too...
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at this price, this is not deal.

last year, i got $75 (50% discount) for new astro a40 on amazon. i got 2, one for my bro and one for me. wish amazon does that again. i will get 2 again for backup.
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