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Old 08-19-2005, 02:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just got some awesome new headphones but the only comfortable way to wear them is upside down (meaning that the left is on the right ear and the right speaker on the left ear).

How do I flip my stereo output on my computer so the right sound reaches the right ear?
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Old 08-19-2005, 08:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What OS are you using?

Look through whatever audio preferences/control panels/options screens etc you can find. There may be something to reverse it.
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You can't do that... why dont you just switch the headphones around?


A question just because i'm very curious... if you didn't think the headphones were comfortable, why did you buy them?
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Old 08-20-2005, 03:19 AM   #4 (permalink)
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k for one thing I bought them online. #2: headphones are always packaged so you can't try them on in the store. #3: i already looked around in my audio settings and didn't find anything so that's why i posted on this forum

are there any 3rd party audio utilities that do stuff like that?

I know of dsp effect programs but i can't find any that would be useful

thanks
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Old 08-20-2005, 07:44 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Try a musical equipment store near you that sells pro audio cables. You should be able to find stereo separator cables. These are very short. Get two of them that are male to female and female to male.

Something just like these below. They're not even expensive.

http://www.samash.com/catalog/showitem.asp?ItemID=22115
http://www.samash.com/catalog/showitem.asp?ItemID=22117

I bought one of these for my sound card break-out box, and it works like a charm.
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