Plantronics RIG 500HD Gaming Headset with Microphone - Black

  • Model #: RIG 500 H.D.
  • Web Code: 10390346
  • Release Date: 09-01-2015
$109.99
Sold and shipped by: Best Buy
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Overview

Immerse yourself in exquisite sound with the Plantronics RIG 500HD PC gaming headset. Dolby 7.1 surround sound with high resolution audio support and dynamic 40mm drivers create rich highs and deep, powerful lows so you can enjoy a captivating gaming experience. It features a noise cancelling boom mic that mutes when you flip it up.

More Information

  • Dolby 7.1 surround sound with high resolution audio support creates immersive, directional audio
  • 24-bit audio renders high-quality studio sound
  • Flexible frame, self-adjusting headband, and memory foam fabric ear cushions offer luxurious comfort
  • Dynamic 40mm drivers are matched with low frequency resonators to produce rich, full sound
  • Noise cancelling boom microphone ensures you can communicate loud and clear; just flip it up to mute
  • Sound isolating acoustic earcups minimize unwanted noise
  • PC compatible with USB connectivity

What's in the Box?

  • Stereo Headset
  • USB Connection
  • Dolby Surround Sound

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 1 Year(s)

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  • Headphone Style
    Over-Ear
  • Band Style
    Over-the-Head
  • Sports & Fitness Ear Clip
    No
  • Sound Isolating
    Yes
  • Noise Cancelling
    Yes
  • Echo Reduction
    Yes
  • Wireless
    No
  • Bluetooth
    No
  • RF Wireless
    No
  • NFC Ready
    No
  • Designed for Sports
    No
  • Designed for Kids
    No
  • DJ Style
    No
  • Professional Grade
    No
  • Water/Sweat Resistant
    No
  • Inline Volume Control
    No
  • iPod/iPhone Control
    No
  • Built-in Mic
    Yes
  • Folding
    No
  • Cord Length
    USB With 24-Bit USB Audio With Dolby Control
  • Plug Material
    Gold
  • Plug Size
    USB
  • Plug Shape
    Straight
  • Ear Cushion Material
    Foam
  • Driver Unit Size
    40 mm
  • Frequency Response
    20 Hz - 20 KHz
  • Impedance
    32 Ohm
  • Magnet Type
    Neodymium
  • Sensitivity
    108dBsp1/mw
  • Colour
    Black
  • Weight
    200 g
  • Warranty Parts
    1 Year(s)


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Customer Reviews

3.9 / 5
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Positive vs. Critical Reviews

Positive 85%

6 Reviews

Critical 14%

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  • from Ajax, ON
5.0

Deletes bad reviews

Lol deletes bad reviews. Dont buy


  • from Whitby
3.0

Headset? haha

Probably the worst headset I've ever purchased. Hear me out. So the intake of the volume coming out the back of the "isolated" or even the vented ear piece plays through the microphone louder than your voice on all settings. You can literally put your mic output settings on all sources to like 1% and play a youtube video with the volume bar as low as you can get with sound, and my friends will still hear the youtube video or game volume louder than me. No matter how you adjust sensitivity settings with voice software, for example it can never fix the issue if its louder than your voice because your voice will always drop out first before the sound volume. This applies on any volume setting 1-100% mic to any ratio of speaker volume. Giving 3 stars based on the sound quality and the 7.1 driver is actually pretty lit, its comfy and looks innovative but the whole microphone part is completely non functional. could maybe get it to work if you taped a bunch of t shirts around the ear pieces to mute the sound, but my recommendation is don't spend this amount of money on a product you have to jerry rig. How do we have products in 2017 that dont perform their basic intended function for sale. When we already have headsets that have pulled it off years ago. Beats me. Get a different headset. Peace.


  • from Ucluelet, BC
4.0

Cost effective

The sound quality is quite nice. The mic is crisp and clear compared to my last headset as described by my online friends. Relatively comfortable to wear after adjusting the elastic. A little upset about the lack of volume control attached to the headset. Have noticed a few audio glitches but this could be caused by the program I am using it with. Overall worth the purchase I'd reccomend to buy again.


  • from NL
5.0

Superb

Pros: -Cheap -Good surround sound -Very comfortable Cons: -Mic can pick up headset sounds easily -No in-line volume controller (I got used to manually doing it though) Comments: Some notable things I have noticed with audio is that on PC when surround is on the audio is crystal clear but when turned to "stereo" it is sub par but if I use the 3.5mm on my Wii U the audio is proper stereo and sounds nice. Overall I am beyond content with my purchase.


  • from Ottawa, ON
1.0

Great at first, then so so bad

At first I was really impressed! Surround sound was great and audio quality was too. But then I started to notice that the Audio stutters when playing games and this started getting worse every day. Plantronics support has nothing on the sort in their Knowledge base, and when you google it, you find links to support posts on Plantronics forums that have been removed... looks like they are trying to sweep the problem under the rug. This has been a big disapointment.


  • from Midland, ON
5.0

Awesome!

By far the best headset I have ever used.


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