Plantronics Rig 500
Plantronics Rig 500
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Plantronics Rig 500 review: 22 facts and highlights

1. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Plantronics Rig 500
50% have it

2. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Plantronics Rig 500
59% have it

3. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Roccat Khan Pro: 40000Hz

4. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Beyerdynamic MMX 300 (2nd Generation): 5Hz

5. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
40mm
Asus ROG Strix Wireless: 60mm

6. has a mute function

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
Plantronics Rig 500
79% have it

7. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Plantronics Rig 500
87% have it

8. impedance

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.
32 Ohms
Turtle Beach Ear Force XO Seven Pro: 16 Ohms

9. highest frequency mic

The highest frequencies that the mic can pick up well. Better for recording treble.
10000Hz
Corsair HS60: 100000Hz

10. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
111dB/mW
Razer Kraken 7.1 V2: 123dB/mW

11. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Plantronics Rig 500
89% have it

12. mic sensitivity

It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
-45dBV/Pa
Creative Sound BlasterX H7: 94dBV/Pa

13. can be used as a headset

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.
Plantronics Rig 500

14. lowest frequency mic

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.
100Hz
Ozone Rage Z50: 10Hz

15. has a removable microphone

The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.
Plantronics Rig 500
38% have it

16. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Plantronics Rig 500
63% have it

17. weight

200g
Roccat Syva: 5g

18. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
1
Ozone Rage Z50: 2

19. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
ASTRO Gaming A38: 4

20. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Plantronics Rig 500
76% have it

21. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Plantronics Rig 500
57% have it

22. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Plantronics Rig 500
16% have it

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