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USB headset VS onboard sound


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Xarcara

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I want to know if there is a way i can disable my usb headset on teh fly without either unplugging it or going into the device manager and doing it that way basicly i want a fast switch between the two without all the steps so my wife can switch them without me looking over her shoulder


if it matters i have onboard realtek
and the headset is a logitech clear chat pc wireless

yes they both work fine i just want to be able to switch between the two without the hassle



thanks
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Kazzoo

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Greetings Xarcara

As you well know when using a USB headset your OS sees it as "another" soundcard and wants to set it as the default. Thus your having to do the reconfiguring everytime you want to switch.

The thing you want is called a audio/headset switch. Unfortunately it doesnt do USB as of yet. You would need to go to a analog set and a device such as this. link-----> http://www.geeks.com...2...-DT&cat=SPK

So on the fly, hit the switch you have speakers, hit the switch you have headset and mic. Unless you are running a Laptop, I dont think you get that much improvement in sound quality anyway using a usb.

Doesnt get any eaiser than touch to switch.

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Kaz
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