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Mic Monitoring for PC Gaming

I have used my trusty Turtle Beach PX22's for years and the X12's for years before that and my favorite thing about these headsets are the mic monitoring features.  I enjoy hearing my own voice through my headset while I'm speaking.  Recently my PX22's are falling apart and no more tape can help them stay together.  I want to upgrade my headset but want to break away from the turtle beach quality.  Is there a way to have zero latency mic monitoring with any setup I have in the future?  I want to stay with headsets for a while and have thought about switching to desk mic and studio earphones but I do not record and just play video games so that seems over the top.  

The research I've done and friends I have talked to have brought me to the Behringer MA400 which i think can work without additional mixers.   But if I am staying with headset mics that would be a lot of converting to and from other inputs/outputs.  I don't think that is a problem but I'm sure there has to be a better/easier way to go about this.  There is also the issue of not every headset having a mic and audio jack, so that solution would not work.  

 

Thanks in advance for any replies!

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Zero latency mic monitoring is available on most midrange audio interfaces and many high end interfaces have routing solutions that allow for the same to be done through proprietary mixer software.

 

The MA400 also has this functionality so if you really want to monitor your mic (and I have no clue why anyone would) the cheapest option with large quality improvements would be a Behringer UM2 and MA400 then your choice of mic and headphones though I will strongly recommend the Behringer C2 as it's a damn solid mic set for the price.

 

Sloth

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Yeah I know a lot of people dislike it but i have grown accustomed to it and am uncomfortable without it.  Do people not like it because they do not like hearing their own voice? or is there another issue that I do not notice.
 

1 hour ago, The Flying Sloth said:

the cheapest option with large quality improvements would be a Behringer UM2 and MA400 then your choice of mic and headphones

 does that mean I need both in my setup? I was under the impression that all I needed was one. Thanks for the reply though!

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The MA400 is designed to use XLR microphones and being primarily a headphone amplifier has no inbuilt hardware designed for actually driving a microphone, providing it with 48V phantom or connecting the mic to a PC. In order to get that mic input into a PC you will want an interface (like the UM2)

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