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Plantronics RIG 800HX

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Plantronics RIG 800HX review: specs and price

Plantronics RIG 800HX
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Plantronics RIG 800HX

Why is Plantronics RIG 800HX better than the average?

  • Weight
    290gvs297.28g

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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Roccat Syva

5g

290g

4.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Razer StarCraft II Razer Banshee

12.13m

1.3m

5.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

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6.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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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.

Best

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.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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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.

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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.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

4

1

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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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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2.maximum Bluetooth range
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The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

PDP Afterglow Universal Wireless

30m

10m

3.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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4.compatible with Xbox Live
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You can use your headset for in-game voice chat, private chat, audio for video chat, and in-game voice recognition using Xbox services.

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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.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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5.control panel placed on a device
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There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

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