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Starlite
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Post by Starlite » July 22nd, 2009, 3:00 am

Check this out Tricia:

http://librivox.org/wiki/moin.cgi/UserRecommendedEquipment

Also, if you have a little more to spend:

http://www.samsontech.com/products/productpage.cfm?prodID=1916

I use the H2 and love it!
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I doubt it as it is not the way USB works.

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crystalbruce
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Post by crystalbruce » July 22nd, 2009, 5:57 am

Hi Tricia,

Ruth has supplied us with some great information. But, since you're curious, I have a Cyber Acoustics headset which I got at Futureshop about two years ago.

http://www.cyberacoustics.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=Home.CategoryDetail&content_id=268 (it's one of those... not sure... I may be at work right now...)

Anyway, if you're looking to find something locally, I'd suggest The Source (used to be called Radio Shack). I had a really great "gaming" headset which was very comfortable and reasonably priced. But, my kitten chewed through the cord! :evil:

I'd definitely consider you an Ontarionian, even if you're an "import"! :lol: I see that you are in Toronto! I am planning on moving there next year (September 2010) to attend UofT for my masters degree! :D
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~ Crystal

Starlite
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Post by Starlite » July 22nd, 2009, 6:01 am

crystalbruce wrote: I'd definitely consider you an Ontarionian, even if you're an "import"! :lol: I see that you are in Toronto! I am planning on moving there next year (September 2010) to attend UofT for my masters degree! :D[/url]
We have a few LibriVoxateers just north of Lake Ontario (myself included). It would be neat to get together.

Esther :D
"Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable
people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress,
therefore, depends on unreasonable people." George Bernard Shaw

crystalbruce
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Post by crystalbruce » July 22nd, 2009, 6:07 am

That would be neat. :) But, a long ride for me (I'm in Ottawa for now)! :lol:
~ Crystal

TriciaG
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Post by TriciaG » July 22nd, 2009, 6:54 am

Starlite wrote:Check this out Tricia:

http://librivox.org/wiki/moin.cgi/UserRecommendedEquipment

Also, if you have a little more to spend:

http://www.samsontech.com/products/productpage.cfm?prodID=1916

I use the H2 and love it!
Saw those - but the headsets on that page are all discontinued except for one, which was why I asked. :wink:

Thanks for the info, Crystal!
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Brass
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Post by Brass » July 23rd, 2009, 6:16 pm

Crystal,

You're not the only one reading from Ottawa...I hope to start reading asap.

Cheers and good luck

Brass

crystalbruce
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Post by crystalbruce » July 23rd, 2009, 6:21 pm

Hi Brass!

Wow, small world! I haven't started reading, I am just figuring out the best way to set up my equipment. I should have more time for that on the weekend.

So, how did that bus strike treat you? :(
~ Crystal

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