by Malcolm Woods
Quality headsets up until some years ago used to come with two jacks - one for sound and one as a mic. Though most headphones do not have two jacks now, most of the PCs still do.
One way this problem can be solved is a splitter. But a splitter can weaken the signal, cause poor audio quality, and even fail to give service at all.
That is why we are here to discuss how to use a single jack headset on PC without splitter. After we are done, you will know all about this very useful hack.
A lot of you might be wondering if splitters are actually that bad. Let us take a look at why it is better to avoid splitters and why so many people choose to avoid them.
Splitters often degrade the sound quality unless they are of a very good standard, to begin with. Moreover, many of them do not carry sound as effectively as they should.
Some splitter cables also get damaged quickly or stop working unexpectedly only after being used for some time. Splitter cables in most cases do not affect volume but significantly degrade audio quality.
Without further ado, let us take a look at how to use a single jack headset on your PC without a splitter.
By going through some easy steps, you can use the device on the PC without any splitter.
If this does not work, click 'Set Up Microphone'. Any audio input will be detected by your PC. After this, apply changes, test your headset, and enjoy!
For a Mac, you also need to follow some steps. Let us guide you through each of them.
After this, test your headset and enjoy! If this process fails, it usually means that your jack or even your port might be corrupted. In which case, we recommend you get your PC repaired.
Compared to mobile and tablets, PC has more space and more opportunities to have separate input options for sound and audio. This means that the final audio quality is better, uninterrupted, and not disturbed. Except for some exceptions, most modern PCs and laptops only have one input jack for both audio and video.
Those of you who need good quality audio and sound input for work or study purposes can choose to build your own PC. This is often costly and troublesome, but the end product will surely be a lot more useful. Some laptop models also come with separate audio ports though the number is limited.
No matter what you choose or do not choose to use, headphone or earphone quality is a factor that is important for all of us. Let us take a look at some such headphone and earphone factors.
After reading our article, we hope you have learned how to use single jack headset on PC without splitter. We hope you have a good time working with your headphones.
About Malcolm Woods
Malcolm Woods is a blogger who enjoys writing about technology and solar power. He has a passion for learning new things, and loves to share his knowledge with others. Malcolm is also an advocate for sustainable living, and believes that everyone has a responsibility to do their part in preserving our planet.