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  1. VR headset

    Hey guys thinking of getting a VR headset this xmas, any suggestion or comment on what one not to get.
  2. When I start Squad my audio gets reversed. Left is right and rigth is left. It happens only in Squad, csgo works fine. When I close Squad again it switches back to normal. That given I assume its not a hardware problem. Anyone know this bug? Or anyone with an idea how to fix it?
  3. Hello, in case your wireless RIG 800HX headset causes sound stuttering, here is a solution: 1. Go to Windows Sound settings 2. Select your headset under the tab Playback and click on Properties 3. Select the tab Advanced in the new window 4. Under Default format select 24 bit, 48000 HZ (Studio Quality) 5. Restart the game Hope this helps you as it helped me
  4. Hi, I just have started playing Squad last week using an old headset from Roccat. Yesterday the mircrophone broke and I have bought a headset from Roccat again, the Roccat Khan AIMO. Unfortunately the keyboard does not work anymore in Squad. I can chose between the Speakers and the Headset (I only use the headset when I am playing Squad...most of the time the sound comes out of the speakers) and for squad I just switch the audio source from the speakers to the headset. After the game is loaded the keyboard is dead...even the windows button does not work anymore as well as Alt+F4. Weird is that when I open a Word-File in the background prior to starting Squad all my input can be seen in the Word document after I close the game. If I start the game with the speakers as audio source the keyboard is working FINE without any problems, only when I choose the Headset as audio source this error occurs. All this is only the case for Squad...other Games like The Witcher 3 or Fallout 4 work perfectly fine with the headset and the keyboard. Any solutions? My System: Windows 10 Home Intel Core i5-4590 @ 3.3 GHz 8 GB DDR3 RAM Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Logitech Illuminated Keyboard KB K740 Mouse Roccat KONE AIMO Headset Roccat KHAN AIMO Thx TomReagan
  5. Good Evening All, Really struggling with finding a way to simultaneously get the game's communication (local chat, squad com...etc.) to run through my headset...and the normal game SFX to run though my speakers. I do this for almost every other teamwork oriented game I play and I can't stand hearing both come through my speakers. I have my device settings set for the my external Speakers to be default and my headset as default coms. Please help! PR had this option. If this isn't an option - PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE implement it. It helps an absolute TON with teamwork. Best, Alex
  6. Sound Issue

    I have been having issues with my sound cutting out when i log into a server. I can play with no issues for the first 5 minutes but after that I lose all in game sound. I have been looking for solutions on the forums and I can't find any. I do see a pattern. Everyone who is having the same issue have a USB headset. IS there going to be a fix for this issue anytime soon or is there already a solution that I don't know about? Thanks for the help in advance. Here are some links to people having the same issues. https://steamcommunity.com/app/393380/discussions/1/358415738185318769/ https://steamcommunity.com/app/393380/discussions/0/144513152471773523/
  7. We've all been there. Looking over a zone, wishing you could turn the volume down on the squad chat just for a moment because everyone is screaming over each other while you're just trying to watch your sector in peace. Contact! 30 degrees! And you cant even tell the guy next to you because of all the noise. I suggest we add a sort of "Headset down" button to temporally toggle the volume of the squad chat while keeping local chat at normal levels. Maybe have it so the user can adjust in the settings the percentage of volume drop i.e. 80% of current, 20% of current, etc. Or just have it set to one flat rate of say, 80% quieter or whatever makes sense. This can also be helpful when splitting up and you just want to focus on your fire team.
  8. Hi, When im playing Squad, i always use my USB Headset. One day, i wanna switch the sound to my laptop Speaker while in-game. I switched it through windows setting, and change to speaker. But squad keep playing its sound on USB Device, and i have to restart the game to affect the audio output. Is there gonna be a fix for this kinda issue? Like put somekind of setting about audio output? (although it's not a big deal but,.. )
  9. Hello Guys! For a few weeks I've got a new bluetooth headset. When I start my squad game with it connected its all fine. But when I need to switch to my headset mid game, I cant get squad to switch over to the bluetooth headset. Another issue is when I've been playing with my headset, I get something from the kitchen and the headset disconnects. When I connect it again, theres no audio whatsoever. Even switching to my regular headphones and USB mic set-up is not working then. Any fixes for this?
  10. Sound problem

    Hi guys, Im having trouble with Audio in Game, Mainly for games such as this i use Headset. Problem is that whenever i join ingame squad, after 30secs+- sounds "breaks" and theres just dull sound like jammer or something, but when i use my classic reproductors, everything runs fine, ive tried many different settings of "set as default" in win taskbar. Thanks for possible solutions
  11. When i play Squad, i can't seem to change the Audio output while im in the game.. For example, im using USB Headset while im playing, and somehow i wanna unplug it and hear it from my speaker. But it cant. It's just keep outputting on the USB Headset, even though i've change the Windows speaker properties, i've set it in Speaker, but it still can't. I can only switch it if i restarted the game from the beginning. I hope this small little fix could be released in the next patch, or maybe is it only me who encounter this? Thank you for reading, (srry for bad engrish)
  12. This is a weird issue. I think i have two issues. One Mic is not recognize by Squad. It does work on Windows and in Steam. I can`t check other games because currently this is the only game i have that i could use Mic for. When i speak i don`t see my name on the low corner. So i don`t think it`s working. the second issue is that when i join a squad, i lose sound completely. Some beeps beeps here and there but no sound at all. No sound effect, communication nothing. Like i said on window it works perfectly. Head-seat is PX5 turtle beach. I have it setup as Default as recorder and player sound on windows. Any idea? i don`t want to go and by a mic just for this game
  13. Hello, I've started using a USB headset recently, it's all working fine with any application (audio recorder like Audacity and Skype), but it doesn't work with Squad. Audio (playback) does work with Squad, it's only the mic (recording) that isn't. I've disabled all other sound devices for playback and recording and the default windows devices are the headset's playback and recording options. I also looked into the game configuration files and found nothing that can help with that. The configuration screens inside the game itself don't appear to have any proper means of setting it or testing it. Do you have any solutions to the problem? Maybe an alternative driver to USB headsets that the game agrees with? It's getting quite frustrating at this point. By the way: I used to have an analog headset (audio jacks) and it worked with those, so it is not a problem with the radio feature in-game or anything like that. It is only about the game not seeming to properly recognize the USB headset input.
  14. Hey, I'm new to Squad but I have experience with Project Reality and Battlefield 2. My current headset doesn't work anymore and I have been reduced to using a pair of Apple Earphones in order to communicate when I play other games like BF4 or CSGO. However, I have noticed that these earphones don't work in Battlefield 2 or in Project Reality. Which brings me to this: Will my Apple Earphones work in Squad? If not, then I'm up for any suggestions for a new Headset, preferably for under $50 USD. Not looking for anything fancy or high quality. Just something that does its job and does it well.