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Microsoft Lifechat ZX6000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 192 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the design and portability are overall positive. The usability and value for money also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the microphone. There are some mixed opinions about the sound.

comfort, value for money, usability, portability, design

microphone

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the Microsoft Lifechat ZX6000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 192 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Microsoft Lifechat ZX6000

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 15 user reviews of Microsoft Lifechat ZX6000 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headsets on Amazon.co.uk.

comfort, value for money, microphone

portability

40% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Microsoft Lifechat ZX-6000 Headset

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Amazon.com review summary for Microsoft Lifechat ZX6000

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 120 user reviews of Microsoft Lifechat ZX6000 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Headsets on Amazon.com.

sound, value for money, design, portability

usability, microphone

42% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Microsoft Life Chat ZX-6000 review

 

Ah, the joys of chat

p>Decent sound quality Comfortable</p

p>A little on the expensive side</p

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Microsoft Life Chat ZX-6000

 

Yes! You too can chat about life - praise be to Microsoft. What would the world be like without Big Business facilitating communication between us proles? We'd all be shouting at the moon and throwing our faeces around, probably

Decent sound quality, Comfortable

A little on the expensive side

There are certainly cheaper options, but not many are as comfortable and effective to use

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Microsoft LifeChat ZX-6000 wireless headset review

 

Microsoft, perhaps realising that it should do more to sell the fact that you can make voice calls from its instant messenger package Windows Live Messenger, has released a wireless headset. But can it compete against other offering on the market? We...

Works via your USB socket

Poor sound, uncomfortable

There are better options on the market that sound better, are more comfortable to wear and wait for it, look better as well

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Microsoft LifeChat ZX-6000 wireless VoIP headset

 

If you get a sense of déjà vu when looking at the Microsoft LifeChat ZX-6000, check out Microsoft's Xbox 360 headset. Add a splash of black and, voila! The Xbox branding may have gone, but when you plug in the receiver it still thinks it's found an...

If you use VoIP (voice over IP), you might as well make yourself comfortable and lose the wires. For such a reasonable price tag, the Microsoft LifeChat ZX-6000 is ideal for occasional and home VoIP users.

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PC Pro: Product Reviews: Microsoft LifeChat ZX-6000

 

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Headsets without Wires : Microsoft LifeChat ZX-6000 and Jabra SP5050 Bluetooth Speakerphone

 

Two headsets for different purposes, one from Microsoft that was originally developed for X-Box use and the second from Jabra that is designed to fit onto a car sun visor.

Microsoft LifeChat ZX-6000 This device was first created for use with a X-Box but have been given a new life to work with a PC. It is stated to work with all flavours of XP or Vista. The base station fits in any USB port it is 6.5x4x1.5cm and it has a...

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Keep your charger close at hand

 

The battery on the headset wears down quickly. Your best bet is to keep it on the charger when it's not on your ear.

Comfortable,Easy Installation,Easy To Use

Loses charge quickly

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Not good for skype

 

I was very happy with the deal I got with this purchase. I read reviews and followed instructions. The voice is clear but keeps on disconnecting. I do not recommend buying this device.

Easy To Use

Poor Sound Quality,Uncomfortable

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Don't judge a book by its cover

 

Do Not Buy

Bulky Design","Difficult To Use","Poor Microphone","Poor Sound Quality","Uncomfortable

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I would buy this product in a heartbeat

 

To keep me disconnected from a phone cord.

Added features,Comfortable,Compact Design,Easy To Use,Great Sound Quality,Quality Microphone

Product Specifications

This comfortable headset features a Windows Live Call Button that makes calling fast and easy, wireless 2.4-GHz technology up to 30 feet, and an advanced battery that lets you talk up to eight hours between charges.

Audio Input

Microphone Form Factor:Built-in
Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Headphones Form Factor:Over-the-ear
Headphones Type:Monaural
Product Type:Headphone
Sound Output Mode:Mono
Wireless Technology:2.4 GHz radio frequency

Audio System

Recommended Use:PC multimedia
Type:Headset

Header

Manufacturer:Microsoft
Model:ZX-6000
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Microsoft LifeChat

Remote Control

Type: None
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