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Plantronics Audio 655 USB

alaTest has collected and analyzed 807 reviews of Plantronics Audio 655 USB. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Headsets for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and microphone. The price and comfort also get good comments, but the mids quality and reliability get critical views.

sound, comfort, price, microphone, usability

reliability, mids quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the Plantronics Audio 655 USB is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Plantronics Audio 655 USB

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 117 user reviews of Plantronics Audio 655 USB from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headsets on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the price and usability are overall positive. The microphone and comfort are also appreciated, but there are some mixed reviews about the durability.

sound, comfort, microphone, usability, price

79% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Plantronics .Audio 655USB Digital PC HeadsetPlantronics .Audio 655 DSP USB Headset with Stowable Microphone BoomPlantronics .AUDIO 655 (80935-01) Stereo Headset

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Amazon.com review summary for Plantronics Audio 655 USB

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 504 user reviews of Plantronics Audio 655 USB from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Headsets on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the microphone and usability. The price and comfort are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the reliability.

sound, comfort, price, usability, microphone

reliability

78% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Plantronics .Audio 655 USB Multimedia HeadsetPlantronics .Audio 655 USB Multimedia Headset - Frustration Free PackagingPlantronics .Audio 655 USB Multimedia Headset

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Audio 655 Stereo Headset

 

We wouldn't have ranked the .Audio 655 Stereo Headset so high if we didn't think it was a stellar product. The only difference between this VoIP USB headset and the .Audio 955 is the wireless capabilities. This small difference results in a $50 price...

This headset is Skype-certified, has a rotate-to-mute mic and built-in audio adjustments

Unfortunately, this headset isn’t wireless

Except for the cord, Plantronics’ .Audio 655 has all of the features of our top VoIP headsets.

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Plantronics Audio 655 headset review

 

There are a many headsets you might want to consider using with your PC. If you regularly listen to music or play games, then a standard headset will do. But if you want to use VoIP as part of those games, or regularly use a VoIP application such as...

Comfortable, good sound quality, adjustability of mic, volume controls on headset, price

USB only, lacks external noise isolation

If you are looking for a headset to take care of your audio and VoIP needs, that not only delivers great results but is also good value for money, then the Plantronics .Audio 655 come highly recommended.

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Plantronics .Audio 655

 

Ideal for regular Skype users with adequate fidelity for music and gaming

There are cheaper Skype headsets on the market – including the original 625 model, which is still available – but the .Audio 655 works well and provides very good audio quality for anyone that uses Skype a lot. It also provides decent – if not...

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Broke after 33 days

 

None

The plastic in the part that goes over your head snapped during normal usage (just putting the headset on). The sound had strange static while listening to music. Sorry but I would say this is not worth buying

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Way too good for the price

 

After having the left channel go out on 2 similarly priced Logitech sets in under 5 months each, I was looking for somethign not them. Having worked in call centers for years, Plantronics has been a brand name in my head for 15+ years and I'm well...

Deep (if not always acurate or undistorted) Bass ; Cost effective ; Great controll placement

subject to distortion at high volume, hot on the ear, but what Circumaural headset isn't

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An ok Headset

 

Despite the random sound distortions they are an ok headset, but if I go back and buy a different headset I would.

Very confertable even after a few hours of wearing them ; Nice range of sound music and voice ; volume controll on the head set is useful at times it takes a long time to register that the button has been pressed ; long durable cord ; Plug n' Play even...

low sounds like foot steps, dialog in movies, and sometimes speech get distorted causing a high pitched sequel and popping which destroys immersion in games or movies. Tried in multiple OS including Ubuntu, openSuSe, Windows 7 and 8.1 and OSX and the...

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a good headset for the price

 

This was for office use with Skype. Quality is good for the price. No problem with Asus win7 64-bit notebook.

good voice quality

none

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Good sound, cheap plastic

 

I find it ironic that the packaging says "Incredibly Comfortable" prominently on the top. They were not comfortable at all for me.

Great sound

Uncomfortable and very cheap plastic - broke with little effort when I tried to stretch them a bit wider (I have a big head)

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Best headset for all PC user!

 

its perfect for learning language. listening music. watching movies. online phone calls like Skype,Gtalk,Oovoo and other similar client...great things about this product are long cord,can easily connect with USB port, don\'t need to worry about...

Comfortable","Durable","Good Bass","Good Value","Great Sound","Lightweight

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Gread sound, but this is not true Circumaural

 

I purchased those only because of the keyword "Circumaural", however this is not exactly true. Those are bigger than my other headsets but still not covering ears and going over them making a pain after some time.

Nice sound ; Volume control on a headset

Too small, probably it is circumaural for kids ; Mic is muted only when boom is lifted up (and you, basically not exactly sure about that). Would be nice to have a mute button and some indication ; 1 egg because a product doesn't correspond it's title

Product Specifications

The Plantronics .Audio 655 USB delivers exceptionally high audio using the 40mm speakers - which deliver studio-quality audio with maximum bass response perfect for music, multimedia, gaming and PC chat. All the controls are intuitively placed for quick and easy control: volume up and down are positioned on the ear pod and with the microphone mute activated when the boom is stowed you will always be in control. For Internet calling (VOIP) a QuickAdjust microphone provides precise placement and noise-canceling features ensure that Internet callers can hear you clearly. The design ensures excellent comfort for hours of use.

Audio Input

Microphone Form Factor:Built-in
Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-cup
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:20 - 20000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:PC multimedia
Type:Headset

Header

Manufacturer:Plantronics
Model:655
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Plantronics .Audio

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty
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