Soundcard/Headset Problem

By P-Rex(UK) · 4 replies
Sep 17, 2004
  1. Hi
    I have a soundblaster Sound card installed into my Comp
    I've just Bought a USB headset
    I can only get sound coming out of headset or speakers not both at the same time is there any way I can have sound coming through Headset and Speakers
  2. Bug

    Bug TS Rookie Posts: 79

    Unfortunately, I've never dealt with this sort of thing. It is probably a setting in the software for the headset to automatically disable alternate sound devices when it is plugged in. Can you provide a model of the headset? You may wish to contact them to verify both can play sound at the same time.

  3. P-Rex(UK)

    P-Rex(UK) TS Rookie Topic Starter

  4. TS | Thomas

    TS | Thomas TS Rookie Posts: 1,319

    A USB headset is an extra audio device. You should be able to kinda get around this with certain software, e.g. if you use the Foobar media player you can specify what Soundcard to use for playing audio, i.e. the USB headset or your Soundcard (Which will play on your Speakers)
  5. P-Rex(UK)

    P-Rex(UK) TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I use headset all the time i want to do this so my daughter who's 4 dosn't need to put the headset on when Daddy forgets to change devices.:rolleyes:
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