Plantronics Launches RIG 800 Series, First 24 Hour Wirelress Gaming Headset

Plantronics have unveiled the RIG 800 Series Headset, the first 24 hour wireless gaming headset. The latest addition to the RIG line-up, gamers will be able to use it on Xbox One, PS4 (including PS VR) and PC.

RIG 800 with Dongle


Below are the Plantronics RIG 800 Series Features:

  • Performance Audio: Amplified 40mm drivers bring the soundstage to life.
  • Low frequency resonators reinforce bass and limit distortion.
  • Mic monitor lets you hear your outgoing chat level and quality while the noise-cancelling mic ensures your teammates hear you. When you’re done with chat, just flip up the mic to mute it.
  • Precise Controls: Dual control dials on the left earcup help you quickly adjust the balance between game and chat audio, as well as master volume. Choose an EQ setting to isolate pure highs, intensify the mid-range, enjoy seismic bass, or enhance vocal focus.

RIG800HX Box
RIG800HS Box

“At Plantronics, we understand the importance of providing gamers with tangible benefits that make them better players,” said Peter Petrides, Director of Gaming Products with Plantronics ANZ. “The RIG 800 series is designed for superior wireless performance and unmatched playtime combined with lightweight comfort and precision controls. As gamers ourselves, we strive to develop products for a whole range of player styles and needs. This is reflected in our extensive line-up of RIG headsets.”

The RIG 800HS/HX will be available through JB Hi-Fi and EB Games across Australia from December 1st 2016, priced at $249.95 AUD RRP.

Check out the launch trailer below. Learn more about the headset at the official Plantronics website here.