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Post Wed Jan 09, 2008 5:07 pm

bluetooth headset's

i got a list of headsets that work via bluetooth on the ps3. just follow the pairing instructions with the device and the ps3 and it should work.

1. Compatibility

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Bluetooth Headsets
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USB Headsets
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Not Compatible with Bluetooth Stereo Headphones

2. Setup

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Charging and Pairing a Bluetooth Headset
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Connect a USB (wired) Headset
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Mic Test and Volume Setting
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Other Settings
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Helpful Links

3. Troubleshooting

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General Troubleshooting
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Problems When Changing Games/Maps/Servers
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Noise or Feedback
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Pairing Problems
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Voice Chat Drops
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Controller Interference
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Playstation 3 Links and Customer Support

4. Game Specific Information

5. Brand and Model Listing


1. Compatibility

The PS3 supports only one headset at a time. Multiple players on the same console will have to share.

Bluetooth:

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The PS3 uses Bluetooth version 2.0, and is compatible with all earlier versions.
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All makes and brands of Bluetooth headset should work with the PS3.

USB:

USB (wired) Headsets can also be used with the PS3.

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Any of the PS2 compatible USB headsets should work with PS3 games.
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USB headsets are required for PS2 software used on the PS3.

Not Compatible with Bluetooth Stereo Headphones:

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The Bluetooth audio signal for PS3 only carries voice chat. The game sounds and music are played through your TV or stereo receiver only.
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If you want to listen to the gameplay with headphones then they will have to be compatible with your TV or stereo receiver.



2. Setup

A Bluetooth headset has to be registered, or "paired", with your PS3 before it can be used.

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Make sure your Bluetooth headset is fully charged before you begin.
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Check your headset instructions for entering "pairing mode". Activate your headsets' "pairing mode" so it can be recognized by the PS3.
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On the Cross Media Bar (or XMB) of the PS3 go to the "Settings" tab, then down into "Accessory Settings", then down into "Register Bluetooth Device".
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With your headset in pairing mode, follow the onscreen instructions and let the PS3 scan for your headset. When your headset is found, follow the prompts and enter a pass key (if necessary- the default is usually 0000 for all brands). The pairing should now be complete.

If you're using a USB (wired) headset, just plug it into one of the ports on the front of the PS3 (the system should auto-detect a USB headset).

After pairing a Bluetooth headset, or after plugging in a USB (wired) headset, return to the XMB. Go to "Accessory Settings" and choose "Audio Device Settings".

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Your headset should appear as the audio input/output device. If not, just use the D-pad to highlight the Input line, then scroll until you see yours. Any microphone you have used with your PS3 will be listed, but only the current one will be available to select.
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Set the "Microphone Level" to 4. You can change the level any time if needed.
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Speak into the headset, and the level bar at the top of the screen should move at the sound of your voice.

There are other ways to configure the audio input and output that can be useful:

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Set the input to (your mic) and leave the output on (default)- one person can chat with the other players, and the replys will play over your TV speakers rather than into your mic. Great when sharing one console because everyone can hear the team talk.
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Set the input and output to (default)- you will hear the game sound and voice chat through your TV speakers but won't be able to talk back. Great if you don't have a headset, or if you want the room to hear the team chat.
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Set the output to (default) to use stereo headphones with your TV or receiver. Then set the input to (your mic) and you can chat while wearing stereo headphones. Keeping the mic close to your face could be a problem since both ears are already taken! You could try a USB desktop mic and see if that works. I will add info on that as it comes in.

For more help you can try these links:

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Playstation 3 Users Guide- http://manuals.playstation.net/document ... index.html

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Step by step picture giude (Thanks kman79)



3. Troubleshooting

General:

If you are having trouble with a headset after it is paired with the PS3, there are a few things to check first:

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Make sure your headset battery is charged and working. Be aware that some brands/models will need to be paired again after each recharge. It's not a problem, it's just the way those models work.
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The headset should be set as the input/output device from the XMB.
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For Bluetooth users, make sure there are no other Bluetooth devices in use near your PS3. Also try to eliminate any other radio frequency interference if possible.
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For USB users, make sure the connection is secure and there are no wire breaks.
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Update your console to the current available firmware.

Problems When Changing Games/Maps/Servers:

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When you start another round, a new game, or change maps, the headset suddenly no longer works. You'll know because the voices start playing through your TV speakers. This is usually just a connection loss, like a phone call hanging up. Tap the "call button" on your BT headset and it should re-connect.

Noise or Feedback:

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A screeching noise when you talk you are experiencing feedback. Turning your TV down should help.
* Lowering the headset volume can also help. Go to Accessory Settings/ Audio Device Settings (where you test your headset) and you can set the mic volume there. Level 3 is a good start. If people have trouble hearing you then you should raise to Level 4 or Level 5.
* If you hear an echo when you talk try turning the earpiece volume down on the headset. Many BT headsets have their own volume control.

Pairing Problems:

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If the PS3 cannot locate your headset, make sure that your headset is in pairing mode before you start scanning. The headset instructions will tell you how to set yours to pairing mode.
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If your headset is missing from the device menu after you re-start your PS3, you will have to pair again. Many headsets will only "remember" one device at a time, so you may have to register again after using your headset with a phone.
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If your headset appears on the Audio Device menu but is "grayed out" or not selectable, it is not connected. Make sure the headset is charged, and that it is on in standby. I should connect automatically when the Audio Device menu is selected. Tap the call button on the headset if it does not connect, or click on the Connect Bluetooth tab on screen.
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Make sure no other Bluetooth devices are in use nearby.

Voice Chat Drops:

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Most in-game voice chat drops are simply network lag. Usually they go away after a short time, so be patient. In extreme cases you may have to leave a game and return to reset the chat function.
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If you use wireless internet, a low signal strength can make voice chat malfunction. Make sure your wireless signal is as strong as possible to your access point.
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Sometimes a headset will quit after changing discs to another game. Go to accessories and select your headset again.
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Make sure no other Bluetooth devices are in use nearby.

Headset-Controller Interference:

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If your controller loses contact every time you turn on your headset, they might be interfering with each other. Changing the controller port assignment might help. To change the controller port assignment, hold down the PS button while in game. The settings screen that comes up will give you the option to change the controller port. This will have to be set each time you restart your PS3.
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And, as always, make sure no other Bluetooth devices are in use nearby.

Playstation 3 Links and Customer Support:

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Playstation 3 Support Page- all the official manuals and tips in one place. You can also contact customer support via email from this page.
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Contact by phone: 1-800-345-SONY (7669) 6am to 8pm Pacific Time Mon-Sat. 7am to 6:30pm Su

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Motorola

*Model H700 has an "A" and "B" version with different pairing procedures. Here's the link to Motorola FAQ to help with the issue)

ALERT: Beware of FAKE Motorola BT headsets! The fakes have a lot of problems. Think yours is counterfeit? Check the .pdf (thanks Amazon.com): Link: Motorola Counterfeit I.D. Guidebook

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      HS815 v1.1 
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      HS810 v1.1
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      HS805 v1.2
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      HS655 v2.0
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      HT500 v1.2   
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      H700 *see note above v.1.2
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      H670   v2.0 
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      H605   v1.2
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      H555   v2.0
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      H350   v2.0
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      H300   v1.2
    * S9       v2.0
    * H3       v1.2

Jabra

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      JX-10     v1.2
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      BT125   v2.0 (This is the headset that comes with the Warhawk bundle)
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      BT 135   v2.0
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      BT 150   v1.2
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      BT 160   v1.2
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      BT 350   v1.2
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      BT 600   v1.2
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      BT 5010  v2.0
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      BT 5020  v2.0 New! 1/28/08

Sony-Ericsson

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      HBH-300       v1.1
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      HBH-602       v1.1   
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      HBH-610      v2.0
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      HBH-PV702  v1.2 

Plantronics

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      Discovery 655  v2.0
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      Discovery 640  v1.2
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      Explorer 330     v1.1
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      Explorer 320     v1.2
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      Explorer 220     v1.2
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      M 2300              v1.1
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      Pulsar 590A      v2.0
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      Pulsar 590E             
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      Voyager 510     v1.2
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      Voyager 520     v2.0 New! 1/22/08

Southwing (Cingular)

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      SA505 v2.0

Cardo

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      Scala 500 v1.2
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      Scala 700 v2.0
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      Cardo S640 v1.2

Encore Electronics

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      ENBTHS-011 v1.2

HR-US

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      G6 Micro v 2.0

LG

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      HBM 300 v.1.2
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      HBM 710 v.1.2

Tekkeon

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      ET2000 v.1.2 

Samsung

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      WEP170  v1.2
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      WEP200  v2.0

Soyo

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      Freestyler 500  v1.2

nXZEN

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      5500  v1.2

Nokia

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      BH-200   v2.0
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      BH-202   v1.2
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      BH-900   v2.0
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      HS-26W v2.0

Wi-Gear Inc.

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      iMuffs MB210  v2.0 

VXI

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      BlueParrot B150TK  v12

Radio Shack

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      Voice Star VS610  v1.1

BlueAnt

    * X3 Micro  v1.2

Nexxus

    * Talksmart Pro 2  v2.0

BlueTrek

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Last edited by tbag on Wed Feb 27, 2008 6:03 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Post Wed Jan 09, 2008 6:51 pm

Thanks for the contribution tbag...Now get one for yourself...lol
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Post Thu Jan 10, 2008 4:38 pm

yeah

kinda why i dug up the info :wink:
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Post Thu Jan 10, 2008 6:21 pm

lol! good work tbag!
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Post Fri Jan 11, 2008 10:18 am

Re: yeah

tbag wrote:kinda why i dug up the info :wink:


So let me know when you get one so I can talk much smack online....Kind of like when you were getting owned in COD4...lol.
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Post Sat Jan 12, 2008 1:13 pm

hey

i got one now.
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Post Sat Jan 12, 2008 3:43 pm

Sweet. I will probably not be able to get on till Monday night but I will let you know.
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Post Wed Feb 27, 2008 6:03 pm

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Post Tue Sep 07, 2021 1:55 am

Re: bluetooth headset's

This bluetooth headset looks very good to me.

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