Published on August 17th, 2017 | by admin

Plantronics Takes Gaming and Chat to New Levels with the RIG100 – Premium Chat Headset

MELBOURNE, Australia, August 17, 2017 – Plantronics (NYSE: PLT), a pioneer in audio and wearable technology, today announces a new series of RIG headsets for Xbox One, PS4 and PC. Plantronics’ latest addition to the RIG family of products is the RIG 100 series, an open ear, full range chat headset offering players the opportunity to upgrade to premium chat.

The RIG 100 series is one of the most sophisticated premium chat headsets on the market, combining a robust exoskeleton design with a lightweight frame, engineered for fit and long-term comfort. Available in complementary colours of green and blue for XBox One and PlayStation 4 owners, the RIG 100 is the perfect addition to any games lounge room, putting teamspeak into the heart of the action.

“At Plantronics, we understand the importance of communication for gamers. The RIG 100 series offers the power of a full range driver, allowing ambient noise in and provides open acoustics for a bigger soundstage. This means you’ll be able to enjoy the experience of your sound system without compromising on your voice chat, never miss a shot called by your teammates again” said  Peter Petrides, Director of Gaming Products with Plantronics ANZ.

Plantronics RIG 100 Series Features

  • Lightweight, headset frame easily adjusts for a personal and comfortable fit.
  • Full range 40mm driver delivers game and chat audio mix with sharp detail and clarity.
  • Exoskeleton open earcup design allows in ambient noise and provides open acoustics for a bigger sound stage.
  • Memory foam headband and ear cushions reduce fatigue and let you play longer.
  • Rotating boom mic lets you wear the headset on the left or right.
  • Inline volume and mute controls let you quickly adjust volume so you can hear, or speak with, others around you.

The 3.5 mm analog connector is compatible with Xbox One, PlayStation 4, laptops, mobile phones and tablets.

Availability and Pricing

The RIG 100HS and RIG 100HX will be available from JB Hifi, EB Games and Harvey Norman from early October 2017 with an RRP of $49.

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