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Rift S. Can you use external sources?

So I just recently bought the Rift S. My understanding is audio quality isn’t amazing but also not the worst. However, I heard that the microphone is 95% of the time absolute crap!!


I was wondering instead of plugging a headset into the 3.5mm jack, would it be possible to use a headset microphone external source?


Say for example just simply choosing the external headset and microphone as the source for audio as well as microphone? 

I’d rather just use my external headset/microphone than risk using shabby built in crap. 

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Depends on how the VR game/app is implemented. Some use the Default Windows Input device which, some only use the VR headset mic, and some let you choose (VRChat)

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4 minutes ago, rcmaehl said:

Depends on how the VR game/app is implemented. Some use the Default Windows Input device which, some only use the VR headset mic, and some let you choose (VRChat)

Well I am mostly going to start using it on VR chat and other VR chat type communities. 
 

I am just really wanting to use my headset/microphone combo that I have instead of risking the horrid microphone that the Rift S has supposedly. So do you think for stuff like VR chat I’d be able to continue to use my external microphone and headset combo?

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3 minutes ago, AnubisMLG said:

Well I am mostly going to start using it on VR chat and other VR chat type communities. 
 

I am just really wanting to use my headset/microphone combo that I have instead of risking the horrid microphone that the Rift S has supposedly. So do you think for stuff like VR chat I’d be able to continue to use my external microphone and headset combo?

VRChat lets you select what input you want within the settings in the waffle, so you should be fine.

Help] Vrchat won't let me switch microphones from the in-game menu : VRchat

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