Is there any way to turn a usb headset into one that uses 3.5mm jacks.

If anyone knows a way to do this it would be a great help.

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lemonie7 years ago

Why not just plug into line-out?

I think the author owns a headset with a USB plug at the end, such as these:  He probably wants to know how to cut off the USB and wire in a 3.5mm jack instead.
That would be a knife & soldering job I think?

rhds_rchrd (author) 7 years ago
Thanks, I was just curious because I really didn't want to but a new one.
The short answer is no, you can't convert a USB headset to use 3.5mm audio jacks. USB audio devices use a digital signal to transfer data to and from your computer. Because you don't have an analog audio signal, splicing in a 3.5mm jack and plugging it into a sound card would not do anything useful.
rhds_rchrd (author) 7 years ago
Yeah, Pretty much that's what I want to do.