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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 »

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 »