How to switch and listen to PS3 game audio through headphones?

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A player is nothing without a console. But this isn't the only tool you need to be the best player, you also need accessories that add an edge while playing. With that in mind, today's date is learn to read and listen to the sound of the PS3 game through headphones.

And that's it, that would be of a player with no articles that complement his experience. Headphones, microphones and custom controls are essential if what you want is to have the best experience a console offers. Because these will allow you to transport you in the world where you are playing almost 100%.

How to play and play PS3 game audio through headphones

This is not an exaggeration, as there are also those who try to connect the PS3 controller to the PC to play, or try to connect and use a ps3 controller as an N64 controller, all this for a better gaming experience.

Skip and listen to PS3 game audio through headphones

To begin the explanation of how can you pass and hear the sound of the PS3 game through headphones, the first thing to say is that you need special headphones to achieve the task.

By special we don't mean exclusive, but you need headphones with Bluetooth functionality or with USB ports, in order for the audio to pass to the headphones.

If you want to connect the ones that have a USB port, the first thing you need to do is match the headphones to the console, since the ps3 does not have an automatic connection system for this type of headphones.

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First, to achieve this, plug your headphones into any USB input on the console, then go to the "menu" Settings ", scroll down until you find the section called "Accessory Settings".

Press X to select it and then repeat the same in the option "Audio Device Settings". Here select "Input device", within this selection, mark your device to be configured.

So go back and now choose "Output device", perform the same procedure as the previous one and that's it. Now you will have configured the microphone, to change the volume you just have to adjust it in the called section "Microphone level" which is right there.

By that you can already say that you have learned to switch and listen to PS3 game sound through headphones, but there is still another way to do it.

Set up a Bluetooth headset

As you read before, the PS3 has support for wireless headphones and these are the best you can get in order to play as comfortably as possible.

Number one because most are official Sony and have high quality sound (like that of a theater) and number two because you don't have to be near the ps3 to play.

There are two ways to configuration these headphones: the first is by simply placing the USB cable these headphones have on the PS3, this will make them flash until they turn green indicating they have been synced.

You can also do it manually. To do this you need to press and hold the button " Power "until the headphones start flashing alternately between red and green.

When that happens, go to " Settings ", then select "Accessory settings " and finally "Bluetooth device manager" . Within this click on the option " Yes "and then on "Start Scan", this will cause your console to perform an analysis and find the hearing aids.

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Then choose your headset from the list and dial 0000 when prompted for a passkey. Back to the menu "Accessory Settings" and go to "Audio Device Settings" section.

Choose your headphones in the input and output device sections and that way they will be configured. Now you know everything you need to listen to PS3 game audio through headphones. Go ahead and try headphones to start the action.

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