This is my first review post in a while, and I’ve decided to do a review of the Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000 Headset & Microphone. While this headset isn’t a top of the range headset it’s ideal for use as a gaming headset with or without the use of the Microphone, for listening to music while working, watching movies, YouTube videos or DVD’s, Video chatting using Google Hangouts or Skype and for voice recognition Dictation.
The Headset connects to a PC or Laptop via a standard USB cable and has an in-line remote has a volume Up and Volume Down button, a Microphone Mute Button and a Call button for Windows Live Messenger, but as far as I can see it doesn’t seem to work with the Windows 8 version of Skype or any other Windows 8 Voice Messaging app, it may work with Desktop versions of Skype etc. but it still should work with Skype etc. without the use of the Call Button.
I purchased the Headset for use while Gaming or watching YouTube videos instead of using the ear-buds that came with my phone.