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Playstation 3 gamers wonder how to connect a gaming headset to a PS3 when buying a new pair of headphones. However, this information can be hard to find for use with the best gaming headset. As new generations of Playstations are released, the older generations fall into obsolescence.
To connect your new headset to your PS3, you need a connection method, such as Bluetooth or an audio cable. Then, you can find the settings for your headset in the options menu. You may also be interested in learning how to connect a gaming headset to an audio interface.
If you still have a Playstation 3 (PS3) today, many gamers consider you lucky. However, the headset connections remain a challenge for this generation of consoles. After all, you can connect with a 3.5 mm audio cable, but only if you want to hear the game sound and not speak.
You may need an audio splitter or adapter to connect a two-pronged 3.5 mm wired headset.
To use a microphone with your PS3, you will need an adapter or splitter that can handle input and output devices. If you just want to listen, you can simply plug your cable into the TV and control the volume with a remote. The other option is to use a compatible Bluetooth headset and control the volume using the headset or PS3. Read on to find out how. If people tell you your microphone is making weird noises, check out how to control pops on a gaming headset.
You may not find the passcode for your headset, so you should enter “0000” if you cannot.
Can you use a PS4 headset on the PS3?
You can use a PS4 Bluetooth headset or USB wireless headphones. However, you won’t use the microphone and the ears on the USB dongle headset.
How do you find out the passkey to connect a Bluetooth device to a PS3?
The passkey varies between wireless headsets, but if you can’t find yours in your user’s manual or on the manufacturer’s website, try “0000.”
Is there any way to make the official PS3 Bluetooth headset work on the PS4?
You might get it to work by plugging it into the controller, but you must enable the microphone. Additionally, there is no indicator for whether the microphone works, so you will need someone to tell you. Some people have tried using a USB soundcard as well with some success.
STAT: Bluetooth® discovery mode sets up the headset as a standard Bluetooth® headset. (source)