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Plantronics Rig 500

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Plantronics Rig 500 review: specs and price

Plantronics Rig 500
Plantronics Rig 500
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Why is Plantronics Rig 500 better than the average?

  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs32.11 Ohms
  • Sound pressure level
    111dB/mWvs107.74dB/mW
  • Weight
    200gvs289.75g

Top specs and features

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Plantronics Rig 500

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

2.has stereo speakers
Plantronics Rig 500

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

3.weight

200g

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5g

4.has a straight plug
Plantronics Rig 500

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Sound quality

1.impedance

32 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Turtle Beach Ear Force XO Seven Pro

16 Ohms

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Roccat Khan Pro

40000Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Plantronics Rig 500

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.lowest frequency

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

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Beyerdynamic MMX 300 (2nd Generation)

5Hz

5.driver unit size

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Asus ROG Strix Wireless

60mm

6.sound pressure level

111dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

Razer Kraken 7.1 V2

123dB/mW

Microphone

1.has a noise canceling microphone
Plantronics Rig 500

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

2.mic sensitivity

-45dBV/Pa

It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.

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Creative Sound BlasterX H7

94dBV/Pa

3.highest frequency mic

10000Hz

The highest frequencies that the mic can pick up well. Better for recording treble.

Best

Corsair HS60

100000Hz

4.lowest frequency mic

100Hz

The lowest frequencies that the mic can pick up well. Better for recording bass. If a microphone is going to be used for speech, a voice microphone, it must have great gain for bass, since human voice is in the low frequencies.

Best

Ozone Rage Z50

10Hz

5.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

ASTRO Gaming A38

4

6.has a removable microphone
Plantronics Rig 500

The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Plantronics Rig 500

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Plantronics Rig 500

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

2.has a mute function
Plantronics Rig 500

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

3.warranty period

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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Ozone Rage Z50

2

4.travel bag is included
Plantronics Rig 500

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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