Since apparently my life for the forsseable future is one long video call, I need to up my headphone / microphone game. Probably wired to work without hassles on my Debian powered computers, but I'm open to ideas.

What do people suggest? I hear gamer headphones are a good option, if one can get behind the aesthetic. Or find a more sober looking pair.

@bremner In my experience, most hardware marketed at "gamers" is overpriced for the quality, with "gaming mice" being the exception. Since the A/V quality on video calls is rather poor anyway, I dont think it's worth getting anything fancier than whatever brand and model the local computer shop has on the shelf. Although those are a crap shoot for comfort.

@bremner If you want to get something more expensive, start looking at brands that have a good reputation with audio nerds, not gamers, like Sennheiser. (I have a a pair of Sennheiser headphones, but they also do headsets with mics.)


@aidalgol I order a set of Sennheiser GSP-300s. So if they are terrible I shall blame you! 😉

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