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Don’t Allow Any Holes in Your Communications Lineup on Game Day!

A football coach wouldn’t allow a hole in his lineup on game day. To do so would be to risk the other team having the advantage and likely winning the game. In the same vein, if your company is a communications channel partner or value-added reseller, why would you want to risk not selling a key part of an ecosystem and take the chance that … Continue reading Don’t Allow Any Holes in Your Communications Lineup on Game Day! »

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 »

Plantronics New Partnership with ESL

Plantronics recently partnered with ESL to introduce the RIG 500 Series – PC gaming headsets engineered specifically for the intensity of e-sports. Endorsed by ESL, the world’s largest e-sports company and leading the industry across various games with numerous online and offline competitions. ESL covers a broad field of services in gaming technology, event management, advertising and TV production, fully catering to the needs of … Continue reading Plantronics New Partnership with ESL »

PAX Prime Recap

This past weekend, gamers from all over the country traveled to Seattle, Washington to attend one of the largest gaming events, PAX Prime.  Plantronics sent over our ambassador, Jessica Goch, to check out all of the excitement and use our new RIG 500 E’s! Day one started off busy as always! Downtown Seattle was packed, and hundreds of people were waiting outside of the convention … Continue reading PAX Prime Recap »