Category Archives: Gaming

Free ESL Camo Headband

Plantronics has partnered with ESL and competitive gamers to build and sustain the RIG 500E. Now you can rep ESL and Plantronics with a free ESL camo headband. Register the purchase of your RIG 500E to receive our exclusive ESL Camo headband. Hurry because quantities are limited. Offer ends March 31, 2016.

#FBF Metal Gear Solid

To start off our Flash Back Friday series, we wanted to figure out what specific games made our team the true gamers they are today. For one of our marketing managers, it was Metal Gear Solid for the original PlayStation that made him a real gamer. Metal Gear Solid came out in 1998, 17 years ago, and is still being talked about today (like right … Continue reading #FBF Metal Gear Solid »

Audio Engineering of the RIG 500 Series

The new Plantronics RIG 500 series has taken the gaming world by storm with their incredible performance and sound. Why do these headsets sound so good despite which earcups are used? We met with our Audio Lab Engineer, Ben Carter, to discuss the engineering behind the RIG 500 headphones. Bass: At Plantronics, we understand the importance of bass within games. You want to hear the … Continue reading Audio Engineering of the RIG 500 Series »

Giant’s Causeway Design

Plantronics’ RIG 500 series was “built from the ground up,” but what exactly does that mean? I met with our Principal Designer in our industrial design department, Nicholas Paterson, to explain to me how our RIG 500 series came to be. There is a place in Ireland called Giant’s Causeway. Sitting on the ocean, Giant’s Causeway is made up of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns … Continue reading Giant’s Causeway Design »

RIG Flex LX: Best Wired Xbox One Headset

Recently, the Plantronics RIG Flex LX headset was named “Best wired Xbox One Headset” by IGN! The signature Plantronics audio and multiple EQ settings make this headset ideal for Xbox One gaming. The unique adapter comes equipped with an analog wheel for easy adjustments to your game audio or music while in the middle of gaming. The easy-to-use adapter makes for the smoothest transitions in … Continue reading RIG Flex LX: Best Wired Xbox One Headset »