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Published on September 4th, 2019 | by admin

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RIG 700 wireless gaming headset takes ultra-lightweight to the next level

The new RIG 700 series of wireless headsets from Plantronics, Inc. (“Poly” – formerly Plantronics and Polycom) are today available in JB Hi-Fi and EB Games stores.

The newest addition to the RIG gaming line delivers a durable, precise and ultra-lightweight wireless gaming experience. With up to 12-hours of battery life, the RIG 700 Series is designed to endure an all-night raid or those intense competitive gaming sessions. The RIG 700 series is available now for Xbox One (HX), PlayStation (HS) and Windows PC (HD).

Available in a variety of new colours and patterns and equipped with a game/chat balance dial easily accessible on the earcup, players can perfect the precise audio levels that work for them. RIG 700 HX and HD versions feature Windows Sonic surround-sound to boost game audio the way game designers intended – giving them a competitive edge.

“With its durable, ultra-lightweight design and long battery life, the new RIG 700 Series provides the best experience for gamers,” said Peter Petrides, Director of Gaming APAC, Plantronics. “We listen to the gaming community and strive to continue delivering what gamers want. Ultimately, this has led us to be the undisputed market leader in gaming headsets for Australia.* We look forward to the RIG 700 series being a fan favourite too.” Peter added.

“Lightweight comfort and wireless design are two must-haves we consistently hear gamers are looking for in their favourite gaming headset,” said Corey Rosemond, Global Director, Marketing and Business Development at Poly. “Not only does RIG 700 Series answer that call, but it also brings competitive gamers the audio precision they crave, and endurance build that they need to rack-up their wins and get totally immersed in gameplay.”

RIG 700 Series, available in HX, HS and HD editions, includes performance-boosting features, such as:

  • Game/Chat Balance Dial: You’ll never have to choose between “too loud” and “too quiet.” Dial in the perfect balance for your play style
  • Adjustable Mic Monitoring: Hear exactly what your team hears, so the only times you’re yelling are when you’re winning
  • Up to 30 feet of Wireless Range: Step away from your game and stay connected with the fully dedicated wireless audio connection with the RIG 700 headset and wireless base
  • 40 mm Drivers with Bass Tubes: High-quality, full-range audio with substantial bass and articulated mid-range for high-frequency detail and auditory acuity
  • Removable Noise-canceling Mic: Let team members hear your game calls clearly and easily detach for solo sessions

“A 2019 survey conducted by IDC revealed that hardcore gamers are playing more than 15 hours per week,” said Lewis Ward, Research Director of gaming and VR/AR at IDC. “Which means headset comfort and ultra-lightweight design, in addition to premium audio, can be crucial in terms of helping these players stay focused, avoid fatigue and gain a competitive edge.”

Pricing and availability: 

RIG 700 Series for use with Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC is available in-stores now at JB Hi-Fi and EB Games for $199.95. For more information on the RIG 700 Series, please visit:


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