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Wii Headbanger Chat Headset - Call of Duty

by PDP See the Amazon Page for this brand
Nintendo Wii
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)


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  • High-quality, noise cancelling microphone and earpiece
  • Usable on either ear with no need for adjustment
  • Mute button and volume control integrated into earpiece
  • LED indicators for system live and mute functions
  • Adjustable, flexible microphone boom for maximum comfort


Product Details

  • Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
  • International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
  • ASIN: B004ACGOEK
  • Media: Video Game
  • Release Date: November 18, 2010
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #22,691 in Video Games (See Top 100 in Video Games)
  • Product Warranty: For warranty information about this product, please click here
  • Discontinued by manufacturer: Yes

Product Description

Use this Call of Duty: Black Ops version of the Headbanger Chat Headset for online chat with games offering chat features. Simply plug the headset into a Nintendo Wii System, and chat in-game with your friends from all over the world.


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29 of 29 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Only solution which works well, but could be better November 20, 2010
By Chris
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
As far as headsets go for the Wii, this (or the white one, which is identical) is your only solution. That's not really a bad thing, as the headset does do the job.

My biggest complaint is that the plastic loop/hook that goes over your ear, seems loose, and the headset sits loosely against the side of my head. It is never a problem for hearing people or using it, but it just seems like it could fall off at any time. It hasn't though, and it has lasted a few hours without issue.

I have to have the volume turned up the whole way for it to be heard, I would prefer it to be louder overall.

The other exciting part, is that I plugged it into my Windows Vista laptop, and it is recognized as a headset, both microphone and speaker worked.

All that being said, it's definitely fun, and worth the purchase.
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25 of 27 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good November 29, 2010
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
So far I have not had any problems with the set. We've had it for about 3-4 days. My girl and I both use it to play online. I can hear most of the players pretty clearly. Others sound a bit fuzzier(not a lot though). I'm not sure what it is really. Could be their connection. My only complaint is the cord. It's 10 feet long which is long enough for me. But I worry about my wii a lot. I don't want people walking by and tripping on the cord. Especially this cord since it's thinner than most. Either way the head set is good quality. Just don't over pay for it. It's worth 25 dollars. Don't pay any more than that. Game stop online is always a good place to check. Don't buy from sellers. Buy directly from amazon or game stop. Only buy from sellers if it's your only option

When searching on game stop online make sure to type in "wii headset" don't type in headbanger head set! Nothing will come up. They are always in stock at game stop. Don't pay 45$ to these sellers!

UPDATE : I carelessly forgot to unplug these after I used them today. I walked by my wii and tripped on the cable stupidly knocking down my wii. It left a minor dent in my wii. Not a big problem. Make sure you put these away after using them! LEARN FROM MY DUMB A** MISTAKE!
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15 of 18 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Not bad... November 24, 2010
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Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
I had a myriad of shipping issues on a pre-order with this item, but the reviews should focus on the product itself, to help prospective buyers (I'm making this as a general statement to Amazon reviewers as a whole). Anyway, the headset seems pretty sturdy, but the loop-over-the-ear design does make it feel a little loose, although once you have 382 dogs chasing you, it's the last of your worries. The sound quality is good, but the volume is very low. Either that or preteen gamers have become exceptionally quiet over the last couple of years (yeah, right). My major complaint is that the cord, while long enough for most of us,is really thin, and seems like it may not stand up to much abuse. Be honest, you'll probably go to bed after playing blops way too late, leaving the cord strewn across the floor, and then stumble back through the room to drain the lizard. In these instances, I fear for the cord. I also happen to have rodents and one homeless friend, so chewing on the cord is also a concern. Overall, I'd say it's a good buy for $25, and if you like to try to coordinate zombie attack strategies with 9-year olds that require constant reviving, well, then, you're in for a treat!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wii's real voice chat solution! January 2, 2011
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
While the Wii doesn't have many titles that have voice chat enabled there has been a hole that needed to be field by a true headset. PDP has come to the table with a stellar option for Wii owners, but the only problem is you can't use it with past Wii titles that have voice chat. Currently the headset is only being used with Call of Duty Black Ops, with The Conduit 2 on the way as a supported title. The headset fits well, and simply does what you would expect it to do. My only real gripe is that it's not wireless. However, PDP has provided you with a 10feet cable to make sure you can still sit on your couch and play online. If I were Nintendo at this point (since they've already stated that Wii Speak is dead) is make the Headbanger Headset the official accessory, and allow the older titles to be patched with the firmware needed to use this headset.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A fun addition to a great game November 13, 2011
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Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I bought this for my 11 year-old son with some apprehension. I was concerned about him playing online and having other older more experienced players talk smack to him, but that has not been the case so far. He really loves the headset and it works wonderfully. He's met some cool people to play with online and now hooks up with several regularly. Black Ops is a fun game, but being able to communicate with other players really enhances the whole experience. Very highly recommended (with parental approval for younger players)!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars It's pretty good May 6, 2013
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It's a decent mic, it doesn't always pick up what you say but it has good quality. People can hear you well and you can hear them. The chord is long enough and it doesn't tire your ear if worn. I would recommend it for things like Skype or online games(MW3 for example).
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars good headset April 1, 2011
By Chanda
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Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
works like a charm though the connecting it to the back of the wii is a bit ridiculous i mean by now in this day and time they coulda came up with a better product like a WIRELESS headset. BUT even still the product does what it says and it works just fine
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
This is the BEST headset for the Wii :)
Published 2 days ago by Asia Irving
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
Item purchased did not work need to return
Published 18 days ago by jennifer sanchez
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
works great my boys use it all the time
Published 2 months ago by Bridgett B.
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Bougjt for christas for my son a year ago and still works great
Published 8 months ago by VS
2.0 out of 5 stars Not a good choice for large heads. 7 3/4" head.
This product doesn't pick up my voice well, I can hear others fine enough, but this one just is garbage if you don't have the right sized head for its optimal microphone distance... Read more
Published 9 months ago by jackson
4.0 out of 5 stars Good quality headset
It's a pretty good headset, it's a little hard to hear people but the cord length is long and fits comfortably.
Published 10 months ago by Derek
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
very nice stuff!
Published 15 months ago by omar
3.0 out of 5 stars reasonalbe
probably there are other better fitting units around, but this is still good for the price I've paid, I will use it
Published 16 months ago by Learning Princess
4.0 out of 5 stars No Headline
I liked it bad thing is it only lasted about 8 months but pretty sure that's the people who made its fault
Published 17 months ago by Jacob Silva
3.0 out of 5 stars so so
was nice but broke with in a couple days with the wire dont know what happened son was mad so not sure
Published 17 months ago by deb
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