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Microsoft LifeChat LX-1000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the microphone and portability are on the whole positive. The sound and comfort also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the bass quality.

value for money, comfort, sound, portability, microphone

bass quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the Microsoft LifeChat LX-1000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon review summary for Microsoft LifeChat LX-1000


alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Microsoft LifeChat LX-1000 from The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Headsets on

value for money

60% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Microsoft LifeChat LX-1000 HeadsetMicrosoft LifeChat LX-1000

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Good headphones at a good price


The truth is I bought these because they were inexpensive. They are for my kids, who are not great at putting things away, so rather than allowing expensive headphones to be stepped on and destroyed, I bought cheap ones. So far we are pleased with the...

Comfortable","Compact Design","Easy To Use","Great Sound Quality","Quality Microphone

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Not Bad


Head phones are small and tends to fall off pretty often. However sound quality is good and comfortable to use if you place it properly over your head

Great Sound Quality","Quality Microphone


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It's okay...but not impressive


The headset won't will uncomfortable for a person who's at least (6-11 years)

As the other user said, it was good for it's price. However, it's functional for me, even though I left it in rough places ; Sturdy ; Good Price

If you have a big head, this will surely be a disapointment for you. Even though the headphone is adjustable, the mic isn't. And it felt uncomfortable compared to my last headphone for gaming. The style of it looks cheap compared to my last one. And I...

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Good headphones / almost adequate microphone


Light weight yet sturdy headphones with mic.

good sounding heaphones

tinny sounding microphone

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Microsoft LifeChat LX-1000 Binaural Stereo Headset


This is a OK headset. The good thing is that it is not expensive. The draw back is that the ear pad is not so comfortable.

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LifeChat LX-1000 : Microsoft,LifeChat,LX-1000


It is not just call centres that require headsets for communication purposes; ordinary users could find such a device will suit their needs.

The LifeChat LX-1000 is Microsoft’s entry level headset. It has been priced at £12.99 but by spending a little more you can get a headset that is more comfortable to wear and gives you greater flexibility in positioning it on your head

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Great Value


This is a lightweight headset with a good length lead..and an inline volume control. Really pleased i bought in sale...better bargain than i thought.I have used them for Voip calling and fantastic clarity big thumbs up from me!!

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Not bad


Cheap and afforable, sounds not all that good but you get what you paid for

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Hi there, I just recently bought this headset and cannot for the life of me get me computer to recognize the fact that it is a microphone, in my opinion not worth the money.

Product Specifications


Display: No
Integrated Amplifier: No
LCD Display: No
Mute Control: Yes
Noise Cancellation: Yes
Sound System:STEREO
Switchbox from Telephone to Headset: No
Volume Control: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Connection:3.5 mm Plug

General Features

Compatibility:Not Applicable
Form factor:Headband Headset
Product Type:Headband Headset
Type:Headband / Headband Headset