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Plantronics Rig 500E

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Plantronics Rig 500E review: specs and price

Plantronics Rig 500E
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Plantronics Rig 500E

Why is Plantronics Rig 500E better than the average?

  • Sound pressure level
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    113dB/mWvs107.76dB/mW
  • Weight
    200gvs297.28g

Price comparison

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

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

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3.weight
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Best

Roccat Syva

5g

200g

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

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5.has an open-back design
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The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.

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Sound quality

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

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Audeze iSine VR

50000Hz

20000Hz

2.impedance
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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

Audeze iSine VR

16 Ohms

32 Ohms

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

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

Best

Beyerdynamic MMX 300 (2nd Generation)

5Hz

20Hz

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

Best

Asus ROG Delta

127dB/mW

113dB/mW

6.driver unit size
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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

40mm

Microphone

1.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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

Best

Razer Kraken Pro V2

100000Hz

10000Hz

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

Best

Creative Sound BlasterX H7

94dBV/Pa

-45dBV/Pa

4.lowest frequency mic
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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

Plantronics RIG 500 Pro Esports Edition

10Hz

100Hz

5.has a removable microphone
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The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.

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

Best

ASTRO Gaming A38

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Connectivity

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

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

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

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

Best

Logitech G430

3

1

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

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Miscellaneous

1.supports Dolby Digital
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If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.

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