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Plantronics MX 510-N3 - Headset ( under-the-ear )

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the usability and microphone are on the whole positive. The design and comfort are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the value for money.

sound, comfort, design, microphone, usability

value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the Plantronics MX 510-N3 - Headset ( under-the-ear ) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 68/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 user reviews of Plantronics MX 510-N3 - Headset ( under-the-ear ) from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Headsets on

sound, comfort, design, microphone, usability

value for money

82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Plantronics MX510-N3 Windsmart Boom Headset for Nokia 6600, 7200, 3100, 3200, 3300, 3585, 6200, 6800 SeriesOver The Ear Headset for Nokia Series 6600/7200/3100

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first reviewer was in error


The first reviewer used this Nokia specific headset on a Palm 680 Treo which is not compatible with this headset. No wonder it didn't work! Hey Newegg, pull the first review. Thanks

No cons, just use as intended and all will be well

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Finally, if Plantronics could figure out how to make a Bluetooth product sound like this… they would have one nice solution.

This is one of the better headsets on the market. I should know as I've tested many looking for the best thing since sliced bread. For those of you who don't hear that well, this is one of the louder headsets. For those of you with a deep voice… this...

Cons… I wish the mute button was a true mute button and not a plastic lever you had to push. I also wished it beeped when pushed.


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This is an excellent earpiece, the windsmart really works so you can use this outside or in noisy place sno problem, the earpeice goes directly in your ear so you get the maximal hearing experience and the microphones are exceptional!

Very clear in hearing the other person and the other person can hear you so clearly they'll think you were on a house phone.

Awkward mute button you have to push this plastic button to the other side to enable mute, but this is minor.

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I actually bought this at Best buy, where I was looking for headphones for my treo 680...I had just purchased it, and didn't realize how expensive the good ones are. This is worse than the default earbud, as nothing comes out of the right side. Got my...

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PLANTRONICS MX510-N3 Black/Silver Mobile Headset for Nokia Pop-Port Phones - Retail


I wish the ear holder was a little tighter. but otherwise it's very comfortable and can be worn for hours.

Excellent sound quality. people tell me I sound better and louder than with my cellphone's mic.

the connector wire exits at a right angle straight into your hand if your a righty.

Product Specifications

The award-winning MX510-N1 Mobile Headset from Plantronics delivers high-performance sound for clearer calls. Interchangeable pivoting WindSmart voice tubes provide wind noise reduction technology and can be positioned for optimal sound clarity. The next-generation Flex Grip design provides a secure, comfortable fit for extended wear. Convenient in-line controls put your phone's functionality at your fingertips. This MX510-N1 Mobile Headset comes with Nokia-specific 2.5mm plug.

Audio Input

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

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Under-the-ear
Headphones Type:Monaural
Product Type:Headphone
Sound Output Mode:Mono

Audio System

Recommended Use:Cellular phone

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Plantronics MX

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty