Plantronics RIG 500HC
Plantronics RIG 500HC
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Plantronics RIG 500HC: 26 facts and highlights

1. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

2. 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 500HC
52% have it

3. has a mute function

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
Plantronics RIG 500HC
78% have it

4. has a removable microphone

The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.
Plantronics RIG 500HC
37% have it

5. highest frequency mic

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

6. lowest frequency

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

7. mic sensitivity

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

8. 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 500HC
59% have it

9. highest frequency

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

10. 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.

11. 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.

12. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Plantronics RIG 500HC
86% have it

13. 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.

14. 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 500HC
75% have it

15. 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 500HC
88% 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 500HC
62% have it

17. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Plantronics RIG 500HC
20% have it

18. weight

19. compatible with PlayStation

The headset can be used for playing games on PlayStation video game consoles.
Plantronics RIG 500HC
37% have it

20. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Plantronics RIG 500HC
26% have it

21. 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 500HC
99% have it

22. has active noise canceling / noise reduction

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
Plantronics RIG 500HC
14% have it

23. number of microphones

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

24. warranty period

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

25. compatible with Xbox Live

You can use your headset for in-game voice chat, private chat, audio for video chat, and in-game voice recognition using Xbox services.
Plantronics RIG 500HC
28% have it

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