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Plantronics Audio 550 DSP

alaTest has collected and analyzed 106 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the value for money and usability are generally positive. The microphone and comfort also get good reviews, whereas many are critical about the mids quality and size.

sound, comfort, microphone, usability, value for money

size, mids quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the Plantronics Audio 550 DSP is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 67/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Plantronics Audio 550 DSP

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 35 user reviews of Plantronics Audio 550 DSP from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headsets on Amazon.co.uk.

comfort, sound, microphone, value for money, usability

mids quality, build quality

80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Plantroincs .Audio 550 DSP Digital Multimedia Headset

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Amazon.com review summary for Plantronics Audio 550 DSP

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 user reviews of Plantronics Audio 550 DSP from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Headsets on Amazon.com.

comfort, microphone, sound, portability, value for money

size

86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: .Audio 550 DSP Ultimate Performance Headset & Software

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Plantronics .Audio 550 DSP Review

 

While some headsets are designed to cater to specific needs – such as gaming, music, or Internet based telephone calls using VoIP – the Plantronics .Audio 550 DSP headset is the latest entry from Plantronics that tries to be a jack-of-all-trades. It...

Excellent sound and microphone performance for gaming and VoIP; sleek styling ; in-line volume control

Not portable; uncomfortable after long use; not suitable for use with MP3 players

The Plantronics .Audio 550 DSP headset is an great headset for use while gaming or using VoIP applications.

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Plantronics Audio 550 DSP Headset

 

Everyone has heard the phrase, “Get your head in the game”. What's a better way to get into the game than by absorbing the sound and blocking outside noises? Can a Plantronics .Audio 550 DSP headset put your head into the game so that you can play the...

Bass at high volume ; No software CD

To wrap everything up, these headsets are absolutely wonderful when the bass is turned off. The bass sounds very bad when you turn the volume up near the max that the headset can achieve because it interferes with the sound and just sounds horrible. So...

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Plantronics .Audio 550 DSP

 

I have been using my headset for almost a year now and all I can say is good job Plantronics. They did the DSP 550 right, I'm a gamer and I use Skype a lot, and the crystal clear noise canceling microphone and awesome quality in the speakers, makes it...

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Plantronics .Audio 550 DSP

 

Ok the sound is great; mic quality is ok but one thing: the mic just cut out and wouldn't work at all and now I have no headset.

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Plantronics .Audio 550 DSP

 

The sound is one of the best I have heard and I've been through plenty of headsets. I found the cord too long which is the only thing I didn't care for.

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Plantronics .Audio 550 DSP

 

I have been using my headset for almost a year now and all I can say is good job Plantronics. They did the DSP 550 right, I'm a gamer and I use Skype a lot, and the crystal clear noise canceling microphone and awesome quality in the speakers, makes it...

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Plantronics .Audio 550 DSP

 

The sound is one of the best I have heard and I've been through plenty of headsets. I found the cord too long which is the only thing I didn't care for.

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Plantronics .Audio 550 DSP

 

These headphones are so good and comfortable.

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Plantronics .Audio 550 DSP

 

This headset costs way too much, I would recommend the Sennheiser PC 160 headset instead, it sounds better and feels better, plus it costs less.

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Plantronics .Audio 550 DSP

 

I have tried these, and I think the sound quality is really good, but they make your ears hot, plus they feel heavy after long use.

Product Specifications

Enter a zone of pure audio extravagance, where plush, supple comfort and bass-enriched resonance redefine the multimedia experience. The .Audio 550 DSP is ideal for gaming, music, Internet talk, video conferencing, and voice applications. It features PerSono Audio Control Center Software and 40mm speakers that convey music and gaming with dynamic bass response.

Audio Input

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

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-cup
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:PC multimedia
Type:Headset

Header

Manufacturer:Plantronics
Model:550 DSP
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Plantronics .Audio

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty
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