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Plantronics RIG 500E Gaming Headset Review

Rating: 7.0.

Today we are taking a look at the new Plantronics RIG 500E which incorporates a dramatic modular system allowing the user to customise everything about the headset and to switch out specific components whenever desired.

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The Plantronics RIG 500E is the eSports model in the range but it offers plenty of customisation options. You can switch out the ear cups, the headband and even the microphone. This means if you want a closed back headphone that isolates noise, you can do that but if you would prefer an open-back design with a bigger sound stage then that can also be achieved.

Features and Specifications:

  • Modular system.
  • Over-ear design.
  • Dynamic 40mm drivers.
  • Freq Response: 20Hz-20kHz.
  • Impedance: 32ohms.
  • In the box: Headset frame, self-adjusting headband, leather ear cups, fabric ear cups.
  • Mic Freq Response: 100Hz-10kHz.
  • Mic Uni-directional.
  • Mic Sensitivity: -45dBV/Pa.
  • Mic Signal to Noise: >42dB.

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