PS4 Headset Compatibility

NOTE: Before you configure the settings, make sure the headset is connected correctly and the PS4 console is fully up to date, otherwise some options on your PlayStation 4 may not be available.

The PS4 Upgrade Kit is available for headsets that require RCA stereo connections:

Note: The PS4 Upgrade Kit is not compatible with the new slimmer PS4 (2016). It was designed for the original PS4 (2013).

Click your Headset to see its PS4 Setup Diagram.


Stealth 600 for PS4/PS4 Pro

Stealth 600 for PS4/PS4 Pro

Note: This setup will apply whether the headset is used with a PS4, PS4 Pro, or a PS4 Slim console.

  1. Go to Settings >> Devices >> Audio Devices
    • Set Input and Output Devices to Stealth 600
    • Set Output to Headphones to All Audio
    • Set Volume Controls (Headphones) to maximum
    • Select Adjust Microphone Levels, and follow the on-screen instructions to calibrate your microphone.

Stealth 520, Stealth 500P, Elite 800, TAC
No optical cable connection to slimmer PS4 (2016). Requires connection to TV digital output (if available)

1. Go to Settings > Sound and Screen > Audio Output Settings
• Select Primary Output Port > Digital Out (OPTICAL) > ONLY Dolby Digital 5.1
• Select Audio Format (Priority) > Bitstream (Dolby)

2. Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices
• Select USB Headset (Model Name) for Input and Output Device.
• Set Output to Headphones to Chat Audio.
• Raise the Volume Control (Headphones) level to maximum.
• Go to Adjust Microphone Level and follow the on-screen instructions to calibrate your microphone.


Stealth 400
No optical cable connection to slimmer PS4 (2016). Requires connection to TV digital output (if available)

Go to Settings > Sound and Screen > Audio Output Settings
• Select Primary Output Port > Digital Out (OPTICAL) > ONLY Linear PCM 44.1 kHz
and Linear PCM 48 kHz
• Select Audio Format (Priority) > Linear PCM
Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices
• Select USB Headset (Model Name) for Input and Output Device.
• Set Output to Headphones to Chat Audio.
• Raise the Volume Control (Headphones) level to maximum.
• Go to Adjust Microphone Level and follow the on-screen instructions to calibrate your microphone.

P12, Recon 60P, Stream Mic**, COD AW Sentinel Taskforce for PS4

• Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices
• Select USB Headset (Model Name) for Input and Output Device.
• Set Output to Headphones to All.
• Raise the Volume Control (Headphones) level to maximum.
• Go to Adjust Microphone Level and follow the on-screen instructions to calibrate your microphone.
 
** If there is no headphone connected to the Stream Mic, the Output Device Settings won't be available.

PX4
(Includes PS4 Chat Cable)
No optical cable connection to slimmer PS4 (2016). Requires connection to TV digital output (if available)

PX51, XP510, Phantom
(Requires Firmware Update to use included Mobile Device Cable)
No optical cable connection to slimmer PS4 (2016). Requires connection to TV digital output (if available).

PX5, XP500, Tango, Delta, X41, X42, XP400, X-Ray
(PS4 Talkback Cable Required)
No optical cable connection to slimmer PS4 (2016). Requires connection to TV digital output (if available)

• Go to Settings > Sound and Screen > Audio Output Settings
• Select Primary Output Port > Digital Out (OPTICAL) > ONLY Dolby Digital 5.1
• Select Audio Format (Priority) > Bitstream (Dolby)
• Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices
• Select Headset Connected to Controller for Input and Output Device.
• Set Output to Headphones to Chat Audio.
• Adjust the Volume Control (Headphones) level as preferred.
• Go to Adjust Microphone Level and follow the on-screen instructions to calibrate your microphone.

 


P4C

• Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices
• Select Headset Connected to Controller for Input and Output Device.
• Set Output to Headphones to Chat Audio.
• Go to Adjust Microphone Level and follow the on-screen instructions to calibrate your microphone.

If your chat volume is either too loud or too soft:
• Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Volume Control (Headphones) and change the audio level to your liking.

PX21, P11, PLa, Kilo, Foxtrot, PX22, Spectre, Shadow, Marvel

1. Connect the Headset to a USB port on the PS4.
2. Connect the Headset's 3.5mm plug to the RCA splitter cable, then connect that cable to red and white 'AUDIO OUT' outputs on the back of your TV, or to the PS4 DAC.
3. Go to Settings > Sound and Screen > Audio Output Settings > Primary Output Port
4. Select 'HDMI Out'
5. Go to Settings > Sound and Screen > Audio Output Settings > Audio Format(Priority)
6. Select 'Linear PCM'
7. Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Input Device.
8. Select 'USB Headset(Model Name)'.
9. Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Output Device.
10. Select 'USB Headset(Model Name)'.
11. Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Output to Headphones.
12. Select 'Chat Audio'.

If your chat volume is either too loud or too soft:
• Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Volume Control (Headphones) and change the audio level to your liking.


PX3, X12, X11, XL1, X32, XP300, Bravo
(PS4 Talkback Cable Required)


1. Connect the RCA splitter cable to red and white 'AUDIO OUT' outputs on the back of your TV, or to the PS4 DAC.
2. Connect the 2.5mm end of the PS4 Chat Cable to the Xbox 360 Talkback Cable Jack. Then connect the 3.5mm end of the PS4 Chat Cable to the PS4 Controller.
3. Go to Settings > Sound and Screen > Audio Output Settings > Primary Output Port
4. Select 'HDMI Out'
5. Go to Settings > Sound and Screen > Audio Output Settings > Audio Format(Priority)
6. Select 'Linear PCM'
7. Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Input Device.
8. Select 'Headset Connected to Controller'.
9. Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Output Device.
10. Select 'Headset Connected to Controller'.
11. Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Output to Headphones.
12. Select 'Chat Audio'.

If your chat volume is either too loud or too soft:
• Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Volume Control (Headphones) and change the audio level to your liking.


XP Seven

1. Go to Settings > Sound and Screen > Audio Output Settings > Primary Output Port.
2. Select 'Digital Out (OPTICAL)'.
3. Select ONLY 'Dolby Digital 5.1'.
4. Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Input Device.
5. Select 'USB Headset(Model Name)'.
6. Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Output Device.
7. Select 'USB Headset(Model Name)'.
8. Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Output to Headphones.
9. Select 'Chat Audio'.
10. Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Volume Control (Headphones)
11. Raise the Volume to the Maximum.


DP11, DPX21

1. Go to Settings > Sound and Screen > Audio Output Settings > Primary Output Port.
2. Select 'Digital Out (OPTICAL)'.
3. Select ONLY 'Dolby Digital 5.1'.
4. Go to Settings > Sound and Screen > Audio Output Settings > Audio Format (Priority).
5. Select 'Bitstream (Dolby)'.
6. Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Input Device.
7. Select 'Headset Connected to Controller'.
8. Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Output Device.
9. Select 'Headset Connected to Controller'.
10. Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Output to Headphones.
11. Select 'Chat Audio'.

If your chat volume is either too loud or too soft:
• Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Volume Control (Headphones) and change the audio level to your liking.



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