Forum discussion tagged with Plantronics.
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    Plantronics BackBeat Fit 3100 Review: AirPod Alternatives That Won't Fall Out

    With a hook around the ear, these wire-free sport earphones stay put. Plantronics BackBeat Fit 3100 Review: AirPod Alternatives That Won't Fall Out : Read more
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    Plantronics BackBeat Go 810 Review: Good Noise Cancellation for Half the Price of Bose

    Despite a few performance bugs, the Plantronics BackBeat Go 810 provides dynamic sound and modest noise cancellation at a great price. Plantronics BackBeat Go 810 Review: Good Noise Cancellation for Half the Price of Bose : Read more
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    Good quality gaming headset

    Currently I'm an owner of the Plantronics Gamecom 788, and before that I owned a GameCom 780. You get the idea, I've stuck with Plantronics for a long while, unfortunately, this headset is no longer being made, they make headsets with Dolby Atmos now, unfortunately that isn't useful to me as I'm...
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    My friends hear my game sound through the Mic

    I Have a Plantronics RIG400 Headset and whenever i talk to my friends they can hear my games, music, youtube, etc.. I actually bought this headset from my friend and when he used it to talk with me he didn't have this problem so that's on my end. Any idea what to do
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    Plantronics RIG 400 Gaming Headset Review: Quality Sound on a Budget

    Plantronics' RIG 400 produces high-quality audio, but key gaming functions, like mic chat and noise cancellation, could use some work. Plantronics RIG 400 Gaming Headset Review: Quality Sound on a Budget : Read more
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    Will a 3.5 jack to usb adapter worsen headset quality?

    Hey all! Im looking forward to buying a pair of plantronics headphones (Rig 600) I got a beast gaming pc but the headphone and mic jacks aren't exactly broken, but they make the sound screech when anything is connected, which is awful because i can't find a solution to fixing this. So i was...
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    HyperX Cloud Stinger mic sending game and music audio.

    I recently replaced my long loved Plantronics GameCom 380's with a pair of HyperX Cloud Stingers after the 380's mic had broken after around 5 or 6 years of use. I originally was going to simply upgrade to the GameCom 788 as it sounded like a better version of my current pair but i instead...
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    How do I get a gamer headset with microphone to work with a plantronics handset telephone?

    I have a hearing aid so I need to use a headset and mic that totally covers my ears and I want to use it with a telephone for work. The telephones are plantronics . What adaptor do I need? [two posts merged by moderator]
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    Can I use a bluetooth for pc gaming?

    I was wondering if i could use a plantronics bluetooth for pc gaming.
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    Headset problems with rig 500hx

    I recently ordered a headset from plantronics, it's a rig 500hx and I bought the adapter it recommended. I received it today and the audio sounds completely trash, keep in mind this entire headset + adapter cost me 110 dollars or around that. The bass is extremely low and the quality of sounds I...
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    USB Headset has constant hissing, even when muted.

    Title pretty much explains it. I have a Plantronics Gamecom 788 headset and the microphone has a constant hissing sound in the background. When muted this hiss is largely reduced, but it's still there. It's a USB headset so there is no soundcard involved in the process. A friend of mine has the...
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    Which of these two headphones should I choose?

    Hi all, I am looking to buy a headphone. Being doing some reading and would like to buy either the jabra move wireless or the plantronics backseat sense. The latter cost 20 euro more on amazon (85 euros). I need advise on which one to go for, in terms of sound and phone calls.
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    Headset with multiple connection capabilities

    Hi, searched hi and low, and I only found what might fit my needs in the Plantronics 720. Aside from being holy expensive, I was wondering if it was just my bad google-fu and decided to ask the community. Basically, I need Bluetooth/wireless and 3.5mm/USB/wired options to connect to PC...
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    Headset Mic not working

    I have a Plantronics 788. The audio works fine, but the microphone doesn't work. What's wrong?
  15. MartinEggman

    Suggested Headset for under £50?

    I'm looking for a replacement to my Plantronics 388 headset, I've been looking at these but not sure which one to get, If anyone has other alternatives then please feel free to share, thank you. Logitech G230 Logitech G430 Corsair Raptor HS40 Turtle Beach Ear Force Recon 50P Turtle Beach x12
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    Plantronics RIG500HD problem

    Hello guys. I am having a problem with my new Plantronics RIG500HD USB headphones. They have a really low volume and the microphone is recording other people's voices, youtube videos etc. I believe this is an error. I pumped up the sound on my game and on windows to 100% aswell. At the same time...
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    Wireless Bluetooth headphones won't work on Laptop

    The thing: I recently bought a pair of Plantronics Backbeat Pro (non +) and an Asus 4.0 Bluetooth stick for the HP Pavillon dv-7 laptop. Bluetooth stick works just fine and recognizes the headphones Windows 7 claims not to be able to find drivers for it I downloaded Plantronics software to...
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    My headset mic works but I can't hear audio out of it.

    I have Plantronics and a single 3.5 mm adapter cable. I plug my headphone into the back of my computer. No audio comes out though. I got the computer like 5 days ago and its windows 10. I have tried right clicking on the volume and clicking recording devices and playback devices, nothing works...
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    Nice Budget Headphone

    Hi guys, I want to know which headphones are good, it needs to have good sound quality and good mic quality and be confortable out of this ones. NOX Headphones Krom Kopa -18€ Ozone Rage ST -27€ Plantronics Gamecom 388 -28€ (My brother has one similr to this, it is a Gamecom but i don't kow it's...
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    Audio seems really off... not sure what's wrong

    A few months ago, I purchased a Plantronics Rig 500 headset for my PC. However, since it was the only good headset available within about 100km of me and I needed it by that weekend I was limited to buying the PS4 version of the headset in stead of the PC one. As a result, I have to run the...
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    Plantronics RIG or Corsair H2100

    Mainly looking for a headset that I can use for Skype and gaming. I haven't been looking around on the market for too long but these are the two headset I was considering. I like the RIG for the mixer. I like the H2100 cause they're wireless and I can watch movies while not being stuck at a...
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    Hyper X cloud II VS Plantronics GameCom 780

    so i read lots of threads here on tomshardware about the Hyper X cloud II making crackling/popping and hissing and all sorts of things but still it features the detachable sound card and mic which makes it very versatile but when i read the full specs turns out the Total Harmonic Distortion is...
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    Sennheiser PC323 vs entry-level audiophile headphones + mic?

    I'm going to be upgrading from my Plantronics Gamecom 780 headset, and I'm not sure what to get. I'm thinking about getting the Sennheiser PC323 as they seem to sound good and have a decent mic, but a lot of people are saying that it would be better to get some proper headphones and a mic. The...
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    Which gaming headset should I get?

    Here are some of my ideas... SteelSeries Siberia V2 $39.99 Kingston HyperX Cloud Core Pro...
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    Taking care of Headset Microphones

    So only a almost a year ago I had bought a pair of Plantronics Gamecom 380 Headsets. I had managed to break the internal microphone around April and contacted Plantronics support, who had given me a new pair of Gamecom 380s, which once again in around 5 months time I had the same problem - and...
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    Best headset under 70€

    I want to buy the headset that cost under 70€. I live in a small country and the cost of headset will have more cost. I already found some: Creative Fatal1ty gaming headset Plantronics gamecom 388 Turtle beach x12 Sades Sa-708 Suggest the best headset. Appreciate the answer.
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    Problem with my Plantronics headphones mic on WIn 10

    I have a pair of plantronics 380 headphones, the headphones work great, but the microphone doesn't work, I don't know why, I need it to communicate on skype and for work. I tried reinstalling the drivers, also I noticed, that when I try to speak in it, it doesn't notice the headphones...
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    I'm thinking about buying the HyperX Cloud 2, how much can people around me hear the sound from the headset?

    Hey guys, Currently I got the plantronics gamecom 780 and they're a very "open" headset, people around me will hear music/games/skype pretty loud even when they're on my head. So for my next headsets, I want headsets which prevents people from the outside to hear what im hearing. From searching...
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    choosing the headphone's for gaming purposes mainly ( a bit for music )

    Hello guys, So i do own plantronics 788 so far,well they are decent i guess ( the stereo sound is crappy tbh , the surround is idk, perhaps okay) . I'm looking right now at these -
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    7.1 / 5.1 surround set headset ?

    Hello, So right now i'm using plantronics 788 ( sounds very nice in games )and i'm interested in getting perhaps something better in quality and so on , any ideas what i should be looking at? right now,at my local stores i can see these , priced at : 1)Hyper X Cloud II 90$ 2)Logitech G35...
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    Looking for good headphones / headsets price 80-100 euros ( CAN BE WITH NO MIC )

    So long story short,i'm looking for headset / headphone's , it can be without microphone,i dont mind.I have atm plantronics 788 and they're killing me after 2h of use,my ears are litteraly "bleeding" from pain,the pression is too much to handle...So i will be selling those and what something...
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    Plantronics Gamecom 780 microphone issues

    Up until yesterday, the mic on my Plantronics Gamecom 780 had been working amazingly (It is a USB headset mic). Suddenly, it stopped picking up and other people couldn't hear me when I used it. Everything has been tried. -Uninstalling/reinstalling drivers -Boosting levels in windows...
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    Plantronics Bluetooth Headset not pairing with windows 8 laptop

    When I try to pair the headset it doesn't see it on the computer. I've already paired it to my Ipad but it is the only thing that sees the headset. My phone and google nexus can't see it either. When I try to pair it the LED doesn't flash blue and red. I don't think it flashed when I paired it...
  34. MilliaHakumei

    Looking for Headset Opinions

    It seems like my current headset,(Plantronics Gamecome 777) Is beginning to die from wear and tear after the many years I've had it, and I am thinking about moving to another headset. My first trouble is I love surround sound, Virtual or otherwise, and do not have too much spare change at the...
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    Headset microphone not working, even with adapter.

    Hello guys! So, I've bought a plantronics headset with two jacks. To my dismay, my Asus laptop only has one audio/mic plug. I've then bought an adapter (2x3,5 female to 3,5 male). It has 3 rings on the male plug so it should be the right kind of adapter. However when i plug it in, my laptop...
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    Please help me choosing a gaming headset!

    Hey tomshardware! I'm looking to buy a good gaming headset (very preferrably with mic) for a budget, and I wanted help on some stuff I've been wondering. First of all, I've been looking between the Plantronics Gamecom 388 and the CMStorm Ceres 300, which one do you guys think it's better...
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    Which of these headsets would be the best?

    So I've been searching for headsets and these are the ones I've found that I like, I want to know which one is better. The three headsets are Logitech G430 Surround Sound Gaming Headset Plantronics GameCom 780 Gaming Headset with Surround Sound SteelSeries Siberia V2
  38. PsychoticDARe

    plantronics gamecom 788 mic not working?

    i tried like... everything my tiny brain could think of yet the mic just wont work. the headphones work fine, the sounds are good. but for the love of me i cant find a solution, please help.
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    Need a driver for my Plantronics Gamecom 307 Headset

    So i bought my Plantronics Gamecom 307 Headset used so i don't have any drivers for it, so if anyone knows where i can download the driver(s) for it that wold be awesome, Thanks. :) (Btw I'm on Windows 8)
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    USB to mini plug adapter?

    Hello, I have ordered a Plantronics Gamecom 780 headset. I would like to ask if a USB to mini plug adapter would work with this headset? Thanks
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    Simulated surround in headsets - Stereo Headset with DTS simulated surround vs 7.1 surround through dolby

    Morning all, Looking to buy a gaming headset and have a question regarding simulated 7.1 surround in headsets. My motherboard is a asus p8z77-v with ALC892, DTS ultra 2 pc and DTS connect built-in. If I buy a stereo headset (e.g a plantronics gamecom 388 £20) and utilise DTS ultra 2 to...
  42. Doughnut1313

    Do i need the Realtek HD audio driver?

    Hey everybody i lately bought myself a new headset, the gamescom 780 by Plantronics and it comes with its own driver. so id like to ask if i still need my Realtek driver as i think its conflicting with this driver when outputting audio
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    HyperX Cloud II vs Plantronics GameCom 780

    The HyperX Cloud II isn't out yet, other than review units, so I don't expect people will have firsthand experience but from reading the reviews of the people who have gotten their hands on the HyperX Cloud II it seems very good, similar to the HyperX Cloud except with surround sound and a...
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    Logitech G430 vs Plantronics GameCom 780 Headsets

    Looking for a headset and from my research I'm pretty much stuck between the Plantronics GameCom 780 and the Logitech G430. Possibly also the Corsair Vengeance 1500 but less so on that. Other suggestions are welcome as well if you believe there is an entirely different better option, but the...
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    Plantronics GameCom 380 vs 388 vs 780 vs 788

    Basically I just want to know what's the difference between those 4...
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    Logitech G930 vs Plantronics Gamecom 788

    Hey there, I'm looking for a new gaming headset right now and have been looking mainly at the Logitech G930's and the Plantronics Gamecom 788's but can't really make up my mind on which headset to go with. I was wondering if I can get any feedback from owners of both headsets if possible. I saw...
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    Cant choose the headset :P

    Hello I have for 2 years the turtle beach x12 its getting bad, So i saw the game plantronics 780: And the siberia...
  48. DealWithKappa

    HALP Headphones for gaming !

    Well im going to buy a good headphones but i cant decide which. I need a headphone with good sound quality,comfortable,USB port or single jack support (i need it). I have a few choices : HyperX (it is like 150$ in here though. And does this have single jack ?) Logitech G430 ( i kinda like...
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    GA-G1.Sniper Z97 onboard vs. discrete soundcard

    I currently have a g1 sniper z97 mobo, which has an onboard Creative Sound Core3D quad-core audio processor. My current audio set up is Plantronics GameCom 780 (which is very uncomfortable), Phillips CityScape Uptown, and a Klipsch Promedia 2.1 for my desk. I currently have not used my 780's...
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    Gamescom 780s or Logitech G930?

    Really not experienced with them at all but my budget is around $100. Someone told me the Plantronics GameCom 780 was pretty good but I stumbled across the Logitech G930 which costs $100 for just one more day. Do they compare at all or is one just better than the other? I don't think I'll have...
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    Headset Buying Help

    Hello, I'm looking for a headset for PC gaming, I've been looking at Razers, Plantronics and Logitechs. I could care less about surround or stereo, as long as it's crisp and balanced I'm fine. Style means absolutely nothing to me, honestly. And I game for roughly 3-5 hours at a time rarely...
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    Headset Plantronics Gamecome 780 PROBLEM!

    Its a usb headset and when i plug it into a Usb 3.0 port it has a lot of static. Is this caused by the usb 3.0 port or the headphones?
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    Corsair Vengeance 1300 vs Plantronics GameCom 780

    Who is the better for music and gaming?
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    Razer Carcharias vs. Plantronics Gamecom 380 decision

    not a couple of days ago, I bought a Razer Carcharias (xbox/pc version) headset because my PC speaker got busted. And it so happens that I told my elder brother about losing the speakers and he surprised me with a Plantronics Gamecom 380. I don't really care for the price nor aesthetics and...
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    Which headphones should i get?

    Which pair should i get, i'm mainly looking to game with them, also, i'd put sound quality first. Thanks :D Sennheiser HD 202: Sennheiser HD 205...
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    Should I return these headphones and get a better pair?

    I recently ordered a new Creative HS800 Fatal1ty Gaming Headset, but I am now starting to have second thoughts on this product as apparently the microphone used in the build isn't very good at cancelling the noise, eg breathing and the actual sound of the headphones such as music. I would like...
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    Plantronics gamecom 780 3.5mm

    hi there! i´m looking for a good gaming headset and after a few days of (intense) search i´ve found the plantronics. since the ideal for me is to be using one pair for everything, i wanted to know if there´s any way of connecting them to my phone, by disconnecting the USB thing or by any other...
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    New 7.1 Surround sound heaset configuration

    I recently bought a Plantronics Gamecom Commander which supports 7.1 Dolby surround sound with a plug-and-play usb soundcard. I plugged it in, and enabled it under playback devices, and it seems to be working. I was only wondering because under speaker configuration it only lists stereo. Also...
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    The Best 7.1 surround headphones under $250

    I am looking for the best pair of 7.1 surround sound headphones that is under $250 The primary use will be for gaming and I would prefer to have a high quality microphone. (or at least equal to the razer megalodon after tweaking the settings to kill static). I tend to play for long periods of...
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    Which Headset is Best?

    So, I want to get a new headset, one that I could use for music and gaming. I'm looking for good sound quality, and a price 150$ or under. Here are the 3 I've picked so far, feel free to post other headsets. Plantronics RIG...