Headphones with built-in microphones have become a necessity, especially in the past couple of years with the rise of online conference platforms, developments in gaming consoles, as well as for hands-free capabilities such as voice assistants, and the ability to answer calls without the need to pull out your phone. This brings us to the question do Skullcandy headphones have microphones?
Yes, all Skullcandy Headphones & Earbuds have a microphone built-in which can be used for phone calls, conference calls, gaming, and recordings. Additionally, some Skullcandy headphones & earbuds are equipped with built-in voice assistant features allowing you to communicate to your voice assistant through your Skullcandy headphones or Earbud’s microphone.
Below we have taken the time to craft a list of all Skullcandy’s wireless headphones & earbuds and whether or not they feature a microphone. We also reveal what features to look for, in particular for a great-sounding microphone. Let’s dive in!
Do Skullcandy Earbuds & Headphones Have a Mic?
Yes, all Skullcandy wireless earbuds and headphones are equipped with. Microphone. The quality of the microphone in each pair of earbuds or headphones differs based on a set of features. These include Active Noise Cancellation & Multiple microphones.
Earbuds or headphones equipped with active Noise Cancellation tend to have far greater quality microphones; the reason is that Active Noise Cancelation has two main tasks. The first is to block external noise from entering the earbuds, enhancing the headphones or earbuds listening experience. The second is to filter out background noise from being picked up by the microphone, allowing the caller on the other side to hear only your voice even when in a loud & busy environment.
Additionally, Skullcandy earbuds & headphones with hands-free features & built-in voice assistants definitely make for a better user experience for many different occasions such as answering calls, listening to music, or when working out. These features include taking calls, activating your voice assistant, adjusting volume, & changing tracks, all without having to pull out your phone by simply tapping on your earbuds or headphones. Here’s a list of every Skullcandy earbuds & microphone and whether or not they are equipped with a microphone.
|Headphone Name||Does it Have a Microphone?|
|Crusher ANC Noise Canceling Wireless||Yes|
|Crusher Evo Sensory Bass||Yes|
|Hesh Evo Wireless||Yes|
|Venue Noise Canceling||Yes|
Do Skullcandy Headphones & Earbuds Mic Work on Both iPhones & Android Devices?
Yes, Skullcandy headphones & earbuds work with all Apple and Android devices; as long as your device has a Bluetooth connection, you will be able to pair it with your Skullcandy headphones or Earbuds. You will also be able to use its hands-free features regardless of which phone you use.
Can SkullCandy Microphone Work on Your PC?
Yes, you will be able to use your headphone or earbuds microphone on your PC by simply enabling that option on your laptop or PC’s control panel. Locate your Sound option in your device’s control panel and simply navigate to the microphone options & select your Skullcandy headphones or earbuds as your Microphone option.
Can Skullcandy Work on PS4/PS5, Xbox, & Nintendo Switch?
Yes, you will be able to use your Skullcandy headphones on PS4, PS5, Xbox, & Nintendo Switch. However, you will need a Bluetooth receiver in order to pair your device to the gaming console. All you would need to do is plug in the USB dongle into the console and pair your device to the USB’s Bluetooth, and that’s it! You will then be able to use your headphones or earbuds with your gaming console.
Are Skullcandy headphones good for gaming?
Yes, however, to make the headphones optimal for gaming, it’s ideal to use them with a wired connection. This is because wireless connections, in general, tend to have occasional audio latency, which can be a burden when playing a game that requires you to listen to opponents’ movements. Additionally, Skullcandy headphones with Active Noise Cancelation, in particular, are great for gaming as it enhances the quality of the microphone itself as well as the sound quality by filtering out external noise and allowing you to fully emerge in the gaming experience.
Are Skullcandy headphones good for working out?
Yes, however, you will need to ensure that your specific pair of Skullcandy headphones or Earbuds are, in fact, sweat & water-resistant. As long as your particular Skullcandy device is sweat & water-resistant, it will be able to handle moisture from sweat without being at risk of damage. However, it is still recommended to wipe your headphones or earbuds down, especially any openings, to ensure moisture doesn’t remain in the headphones or earbuds for an extended period of time.
So there you have it. As of yet, every Skullcandy wireless headphones & earbuds are equipped with a microphone allowing them to be used for phone calls, conference calls, gaming, and much more. The quality of the microphone is dependent on the headphones noise reduction features such as Active Noise Cancellation, a pair of headphones or earbuds with Active Noise Cancelation will almost always have a better sounding mic simply due to the fact that it filters out a background or external noise allowing you to be heard more clearly.