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Topic Title: Sennheiser MB pro 1 UC/ML volume issues
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Created On: 02/20/2022 07:39 PM
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 Sennheiser MB pro 1 UC/ML volume issues   - mdl - 02/20/2022 07:39 PM  
 Sennheiser MB pro 1 UC/ML volume issues   - mdl - 02/20/2022 07:44 PM  
 Sennheiser MB pro 1 UC/ML volume issues   - ax - 02/21/2022 06:01 PM  
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mdl
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I was unaware of this before purchasing these, but apparently Windows has a bug where it uses excessively large volume for USB headsets like these.  Even turning down the system maximum volume to 1 is still painfully loud in many cases.

 

Google seems to suggest trying 

Equalizer APO

to fix this problem.  Is that what other people are doing?
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Can confirm it's indeed been a longstanding problem, with Windows 10 at least.  The MB Pro line I find is particularly insensitive to the default Windows output volume adjustment "globally".

A workaround from some Windows forum that I found helpful is to use the "per app" volume scale adjustment built-into Windows 10:

 



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