PLYR 1 PC Setup

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We're stoked about your recent Skullcandy Gaming purchase, and we're here to make sure you get the best possible audio experience with your product. Below you will find instructions on setting up your new PLYR 1 with a PC. If you have trouble using your PLYR1 headset after following the steps below, you can contact our support team who is here to help and can be reached at 888.MY.SKULL (697-5855), Monday - Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. MST. 

Connection Setup

  1. Plug your optical cable into the optical in port on the PLYR1 headset stand
  2. Plug your USB to USB mini cable into the mini USB port on the back of the headset stand
  3. Plug your USB to USB mini cable into a USB port located on the back of you PC (location may vary) or a USB port on your laptop
  4. Plug your optical cable into your Optical out port located on the back of your PC (location may vary) or the optical port on your laptop

**Note: You must have a sound card that supports Dolby Digital Output, and an available optical port.  If you do not have one, you can purchase a usb device, or use the headset with stereo sound**

Voice Input and Audio Playback Settings

  1. Navigate to your PC's control panel (start > control panel)
  2. Click on Hardware and sound then sound
  3. Select the Recording tab
  4. Select Skullcandy GMX Dolby Transmitter
  5. Click the "Set Default" button at the bottom of the window
  6. Click the "Apply" button at the bottom of the window
  7. Select the Playback tab
  8. Select  "SPDIF Output" (example of another Digital Playback device would be something like the Realtek HD Audio Manager.  If you have an audio manager it will need to be selected at default Playback device and skullcandy transmitter as default Recording device see picture below)
  9. Click the "Set Default" button at the bottom of the window
  10. Click the "Apply" button at the bottom of the window
  11. Click the "OK" button and you're all set!