Plantronics Preps for the Release of Their Gaming and Bluetooth Headset, Wireless Ear Buds Haoson June 20, 2016 Geek Tech, Geeks California based audio device creator, Plantronics seems to be stepping up it’s operations in the Philippines. The company is releasing it’s latest model for Gaming and Bluetooth headsets and their wireless ear buds. Here are the list of products the company has in store for us here in the Philippines: Gaming Headset Line RIG 500 Series Features include: Personalization: RIG 500 Series customization does not end with fit and the right ear cups for the right environment. Players and teams can personalize their RIG 500 Series headset with team colors, logos, patterns and finishes (such as camo and carbon fiber) at Plantronics.com for a truly custom look. Audio engineered to win: All RIG 500 Series headsets feature 40mm drivers paired with lowfrequency resonators for crisp highs and boosted bass. Flip-to-mute booms fitted with noisecanceling microphones provide exceptional voice communication. Gamers can choose the sound they want with editions offering analog stereo or USB Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound with support for 24-bit high-resolution media. Device compatibility: For competitive players on any platform, the RIG 500 Series works with PC/Mac, console controllers, smartphones and tablets. Currently the pricing of the models are as follows: RIG 500 – Stereo gaming headset with flip-to-mute mic boom – 2,795 PHP (SRP) RIG 500HD – Surround sound USB gaming headset – 3,695 PHP (SRP) RIG 500E – E-sports edition surround sound gaming headset with two sets of ear cups (vented and isolating), detachable boom mic, USB adapter and analog stereo cables – 6,995 PHP (SRP) Bluetooth Headset Line Voyage 5200 Features include: Easy‐access, multi‐function button lets you mute a call with a single touch, and allows for quick access to Siri and other smartphone Virtual Personal Assistants when the headset is idle. Extended Class 1 Bluetooth range lets you control up to two connected smartphones or tablets from up to 98ft/ 30m away. Responsive smart sensor technology intuitively routes call audio to your phone or headset, pauses media or rejects an incoming call when removed, and automatically answers calls as you place the headset on your ear. Spill, splash, and sweat‐proof exclusive P2i nano‐coating means that your conversation can continue through a light rain, and an untimely spill won’t mean the end of your calls for the day. Voice commands and audio alerts let you use your voice to answer or ignore calls, and whispered alerts give you the name of incoming callers, update you on battery level, connection status, and more. Activate voice control for smartphone assistants such as Siri with a touch of a button, so you can tap into the power of your phone while working hands‐free. Take charge of your headset with the Plantronics Hub smartphone app for iOS and Android. Manage, customize and control the Voyager 5200 headset from your phone, adjust settings such as Caller ID and Mute Alert, activate Find MyHeadset to locate a misplaced headset, and manage sensor options, voice alert language and more. Business customers can also use Plantronics Manager Pro with Voyager 5200 UC to manage settings and perform remote trouble‐shooting when connected through the BT600 USB connector. The device will be available starting next month. The device is priced at 5,599 PHP (SRP) Wireless Earbud Line BackBeat GO 3 Features include: Vivid, high‐resolution audio provided by Plantronics custom drivers and proprietary audio codec lets you hear music the way the producer intended, with texture and richness not previously possible from Bluetooth® earbuds. Sweat‐proof protection from Plantronics exclusive P2i nano‐coating means the music keeps going even in humid conditions, a sprint to make the train, or a light rain. Convenient charging case (available with some models) gives you up to 13 extra hours of listening – two full back‐up charges—from its built‐in, rechargeable battery. Plantronics Award‐Winning BackBeat Family BackBeat GO 3 is the latest member of the BackBeat family of wireless stereo products from Plantronics. Other BackBeat stereo Bluetooth headphones include the critically‐acclaimed BackBeat SENSE smart on‐ear wireless headphones with sensor technology, BackBeat PRO over‐the‐ear wireless headphones, featuring active noise cancellation, and industry‐leading listening time of up to 24 hours, and BackBeat FIT, sweat‐proof wireless sport headphones, featuring a unique, safety‐oriented design and a stable fit regardless of activity level. The BackBeat GO 3 will be available in three colors: Cobalt Black, Copper Grey and Granite Black. The devices is priced at 4,699 PHP (SRP) and if you’re getting it with the charge case it is priced at 6,099 PHP (SRP).