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Old 03-27-2013, 12:19 PM
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Default 1500 - Losing game audio when taking off headset

I have an issue with game audio (sound effects and/or VOIP) dropping when I remove my 1500 headset to grab a quick drink from the kitchen or answer a question from my wife/kid (they only ask me things when I am gaming...go figure).

I can alt-tab out of a game and surf for longer periods of time without losing audio, so the issue seems to be specific to taking the headset off.

I never had this issue with the onboard sound and wired headphones. It seems specific to the USB headset. Is there a setting or sensor that detects the headset has been removed, and if so can this be adjusted?

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Old 03-27-2013, 03:08 PM
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There is no sensor that would turn the headset off when you remove it. Can you hear any audio if you increase the volume while the headset is on the table?
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Old 03-27-2013, 10:21 PM
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Yes, I can hear audio while the headset is off. Oddly enough it seems to cut out when I pick up the headset and put it back on. This happens with my new 1500 and the HS1 USB it replaced. Which is why I suspected a sensor.

I don't want to go back to onboard audio, but I may have to.
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Old 03-28-2013, 06:55 AM
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It may be a bad cable that's causing the issue.

If possible, try it on another computer and see if it does the same thing.
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