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Using wireless headphones on an OTG?

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analog USB-C audio is not a remotely standard feature, neither in laptops OR phones, so it is incredibly likely that the dongle is internally just a regular USB device running over a C port. (so a USB adapter would be absolutely fine.)

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Recently, I got new headphones that are yet to be delivered. Steelseries Arctis 7+. One thing about them is that their wireless dongle is type-C. The problem I have is that neither my case nor my motherboard have a type-C female port. I plan to use these headphones with an OTG connector, USB type C female to type A male connector for the wireless dongle. I understand this is not the optimal way to use them but my real question is wether this will cause any problems such as input lag and audio signal loss since these are wireless headphones. My primary use is gaming and video editing. I have also had some plans to update my PC case, now I'm specifically looking for one that has a type C front panel port. Would using an OTG be just as good or should I make the case switch as soon as I can? Any help is appreciated.

 

My motherboard: Gigabyte B550 gaming X

 

Thanks!

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Well, I don't think it would be an issue at all as long as it's USB. I don't know if the dongle would run on USB 2.0 or 3.0, but perhaps you could go for Type C to USB 3.0 adapter. Could be unnecessary but couldn't find the USB spec for the dongle either.

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6 minutes ago, TukangUsapEmenq said:

Well, I don't think it would be an issue at all as long as it's USB. I don't know if the dongle would run on USB 2.0 or 3.0, but perhaps you could go for Type C to USB 3.0 adapter. Could be unnecessary but couldn't find the USB spec for the dongle either.

Thanks for the reply! I'm not sure about the spec of the wireless connector, but the OTG is usb 2.0 most likely.

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analog USB-C audio is not a remotely standard feature, neither in laptops OR phones, so it is incredibly likely that the dongle is internally just a regular USB device running over a C port. (so a USB adapter would be absolutely fine.)

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