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Plantronics RIG 500E E-Sports Edition Surround Sound PC Headset

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Dolby technology for immersive, directional audio with pinpoint accuracy Flexible, noise-cancelling mic boom flips up to mute Self-adjusting headband and memory-foam earcups for secure & comfortable fit Includes both vented and isolating earcup sets

Plantronics RIG 500E E-Sports Edition Surround Sound PC Headset

The Plantronics Rig 500 E-Sports Edition is an ESL endorsed PC headset designed for serious gaming. Boasting a lightweight and durable frame that comes with a choice of two earcups (vented or isolating) so that you can decide how to optimise your gaming experience. The headset further benefits from the ability to swap the input between USB and standard 3.5mm do that you can use it across devices.


7.1 Dolby surround sound

Experience the audio advantage of Dolby 7.1 surround sound technology, hearing a stunning 360-degree sound field with pinpoint accuracy for faster reactions. Between games, support for high-resolution 24-bit encoded audio reveals all the details of your favourite music.

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High-performance audio

The durable yet lightweight frame lets you configure components for endurance or focus. Vented ear cups deliver maximum breathability, reducing fatigue over long sessions. Isolating ear cups let you be immersed in your game, blocking out distracting background noise.

Plantronics RIG 500E

Fully configurable

Designed with competitive gamers in mind, the Plantronics RIG 500E headset lets you configure the acoustic profile to suit your needs. For longer gaming sessions you can opt for vented cups to keep you comfortable and focused or choose the immersive style of isolating cups and eliminate the distraction of background noise..

Why should you buy this gaming headset?

Offering the flexibility to choose between immersive and vented earcups, exceptional audio with 7.1 Dolby surround sound and a durable yet comfortable fit – the Plantronics RIG 500E E-Sports edition is the perfect headset to up your game.

Mic Frequency Response 100Hz-10kHz
Mic Sensitivity -45dBV/Pa
Mic Signal to Noise ratio >42dB
Mic Pick Up Pattern Uni-directional
Headphone Frequency Response 20Hz–20kHz
Headphone Impedance 32ohms
Headphone Sensitivity: vented cups 110BSPL/V
Headphone Sensitivity: isolating cups 113BSPL/V
Headphone Max Input Power 40mW
Headphone Coupling Over-ear
Headphone Drivers Dynamic 40mm
Headphone Cable Length 1.5m
Headphone Cable Connector Swappable cables 2m USB or 3.5mm (driver required
for surround)
Compatibility PC, console, or mobile
Weight 200g
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product reviewsproduct reviewsproduct reviewsproduct reviewsproduct reviews 4.6/5 Great value "Really great value gaming headset. Surround sound is good and is comfortable to wear - after a few minutes you forget it's even on.n Sound quality, Value for money" Read the full review › Mar 17, 2016 by Thomas

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Product Manuals Plantronics RIG 500E E-Sports Edition Surround Sound PC Headset
Plantronics Rig 500E - User Manual.pdf
Plantronics Rig 500E - Specification.pdf

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