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Windows 7: Headphones with mic

31 Mar 2014   #1
fugitivebuster

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Headphones with mic

Help I just purchased a pair of Sentry Headphones with mic they only have one plug in to plug into either mic plugin on side of laptop or the headphone plug they did not come with any instructions. When I plug them in they are not recognized by windows 7 home when I tried setting them up I could only hear out of one side of headphones and couldn't get microphone to work at all does anyone have any Ideas what I am doing wrong.


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31 Mar 2014   #2
fireberd

Windows 7, 64 bit Home SP1, Win 8.1.1 Pro 64 bit
 
 

That headphone/mic combo sounds like it has a connector for an iPhone/iPad and PS/4 gaming console. This type has a "Tip/Ring/Ring/Sleeve" conector If this is what you have, you will have to get an adapter that splits that into two stereo plugs to use on a PC.

Tip/Ring/Ring/Sleeve iPhone/iPad/PS4 Connector and Tip/Ring/Sleeve PC connector


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02 Apr 2014   #3
fugitivebuster

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Yep your right I feel so embarrassed I have should have seen that
Thanks for the help appreciate it
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02 Apr 2014   #4
fireberd

Windows 7, 64 bit Home SP1, Win 8.1.1 Pro 64 bit
 
 

No problem. That's what we are here for. You are not the first one to post with this same thing and probably won't be the last.
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