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Plantronics Out Voyager, Blackbeat Go and RIG Headsets


Audio maker Plantronics has unveiled a bevy of new models for three of their main audio lines, including the business-focused Voyager, wireless Blackbeat GO and gaming-centric RIG.

Plantronics is positioning the Voyager 5200 Bluetooth headset as the perfect companion for mobile workers that need to communicate with colleagues and customers anywhere, from the quiet confines of their offices to the busy, noisy streets during client visits. The new headset sports six layers of tech to combat ambient noise, which includes an aerodynamic boom that lets the wind slide past without creating turbulence. Four omni-directional mics plus a proprietary wind cancelling algorithm keeps calls and chats nice and clear while using the headset.


The Blackbeat GO 3 meanwhile, is a pair of wireless Bluetooth headphones that come with a nifty carrying pouch that carries two full charge’s worth of juice. The new headphones is wireless, has sweat-proof protection from P2i nano-coating as well as high-resolution audio and a headphone design mapped specifically to the human ear for maximum comfort.


Finally, the RIG 500 family of headsets are aimed at gaming and e-sports competitors that play for extended periods of time. Because of this, the headsets are light and comfortable to use, even during extended gaming sessions, and deliver clear audio that give gamers that extra edge when playing competitively. The RIG 500 family comes in three models: the RIG 500, RIG 500HD and RIG 500E.

The Voyager 5200 is priced at Php 5,599, while the Blackbeat GO 3 is priced at PHP 4,699.00 and PHP 6,099.00 with Charge Case. The RIG 500 is Php 2,795, the RIG 500HD is Php 3,695.00 while the RIG 500E is 6,995.

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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