Plantronics, a pioneer in wearable technology, revealed a series of new audio units, namely, the BackBeat GO 3, the RIG 500 Series, and the 5200 Bluetooth Headset With WindSmart Technology.
Plantronics BackBeat GO 3: Power and Portability
The BackBeat GO 3 is a wireless pair of stereo earbuds designed to provide solid audio quality and great portability in order to set a new standard for wearable audio technology. This specific unit was built with six-millimeter drivers in each BackBeat GO 3 earbud. Furthermore, the BackBeat GO 3 is powered by custom Plantronics drivers and proprietary audio codecs. This results in a wider sound stage and a wider range of frequencies to deliver balanced, natural sound the way the original music producer intended.
Plantronics BackBeat Sense wireless headphones and mic
Additionally, the BackBeat GO 3 is discreet enough to let people control their music player and their calls without struggling to grab their phone through inline controls that also allow track skipping, volume adjustment, and activating Siri or Google Now. Finally, the BackBeat GO 3 includes three different size earbuds for a comfortable fit that will accomodate any user.
Plantronics BackBeat Go 3 wireless earbuds
These earbuds can function for 6.5 hours of listening time on a single charge, but a charging case provided with certain models will allow for 13 extra hours through two full back-up charges in the built-in battery. They Plantronics BackBeat GO 3 was released worldwide last May, and is currently priced at Php 4,699, and Php 6,099 with the charging case.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro Wireless, Noise Canceling Headphones + Mic
RIG 500 Series: Audio Headsets for the Hardcore Gamer
The members of the RIG 500 Series are PC gaming headsets developed specifically competitive e-sports. Built with interchangeable components, the RIG 500 series can be customized for exact fit and comfort, adjustable game audio for any environment, and for almost any visual style. Endorsed by the e-sports company ESL, the RIG 500 Series is a key tool for competitive gamers and professional e-sports players looking for an audio solution that can fit their exact needs. The RIG 500 Series system boasts components such as vented-air and sound-isolating ear cups, several headband colors, mobile stereo cables, a digital USB adapter with Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound, and 24-bit audio support. The Rig 500 Series headsets have been available since August 2015.
Plantronics designers created a headset that fits a broad range of gamers without sacrificing durability and adding unnecessary weight. The headband is self-adjusting, and the ear cups come in small, medium and large sizes, which stand as proof to the RIG 500 Series’ incredible comfort and fit. To add to that, the ear cups come in two style variations: Vented for breathability and heat removal, reducing listening fatigue, and Isolating, which reduces background noise and enables players to focus.
Personalizing a gamer’s RIG 500 Series experience does not end with fit and the ear cup type, however. Players can personalize their RIG 500 Series headset with various colors, logos, patterns and finishes at Plantronics.com to make their Rig 500 headset their own.
Plantronics RIG 500 Stereo PC gaming headset
All RIG 500 Series headsets are built with 40mm drivers and low-frequency resonators for crisper sound. Flip-to-mute booms and noise-canceling microphones provide exceptional voice communication, necessary for any professional gaming team. The RIG 500 Series works with PC, Mac, console controllers, smartphones, and tablets.
The RIG 500 Series has three members, all priced differently. The RIG 500, with a stereo gaming headset and flip-to-mute mic boom is available for Php 2,795. The RIG 500HD, a Surround sound USB gaming headset is priced at Php 3,695, and finally, the RIG 500E, which is recommended for e-sports competitors and aspiring professionals, is available for Php 6,995.
Voyager 5200 Bluetooth Headset With WindSmart Technology: The Choice for the Workplace
The Voyager 5200 and Voyager 5200 UC are Bluetooth audio devices that feature WindSmart technology, a Plantronics innovation that employs efficient wind and noise reduction. Both devices will be available worldwide by July 2016.
Plantronics Voyager 5200 Bluetooth Headset
Recommended for professionals that are always on the go, the Voyager 5200 will allow for clear conversations no matter where the user might be, and four omni?directional mics and a proprietary wind cancelling algorithm ensures that the user’s voice will be equally crisp. The Voyager 5200 UC specifically includes a few bonuses such as acharging case and the BT600 Class 1 USB Bluetooth adapter, allowing connectivity and communication from computers, tablets, video appliances and mobile phones.
Exclusive to the Voyager 5200 series, a P2i nano?coat means that a bit of rain will not ruin any important business calls that may come as the user goes through their regular work day. Beyond that, voice commands and audio alerts lets the user’s voice answer or ignore calls, and whispered alerts will tell its users the name of incoming callers, state the battery level, and read the connection status for a hands-free experience.
The Voyager 5200 has an SRP of Php 5,599.
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