Plantronics GameCom Commander PC gaming headset avail for Pre-order @$299

commander 1[ad#ad-1]Plantronics is pulling all the stops here with their latest headset, the GameCom Commander. This bad boy is designed to block out every ounce and bit off sound,  to give you the best gaming experience you can imagine. Designed with the competition gamers in mind the GameCom commander’s Ruggedized Ear cup design with “Hostile Noise Environment” Isolation. it reduces the background noise by 85% – Approx. 20dband reduce transmit background noise by Approx. 80% – 18db. Noise Cancelling Microphone, Full spectrum stereo with Dolby 7.1 USB Adapter (Dolby® Pro Logic® IIx and Dolby Headphone technologies for a realistic 7.1 experience). Plantronics QD to PC or Mobile break away, 2 X 3.5MM plugs for analog soundcard connection and Case for tournament travel and storage.

This headset design and noise isolation is very reminiscent of headset you see on aircraft carriers. Spec wise it looks to be a beast and one competitive gamers and others alike will love. The GameCom Commander is available for pre-order for $299 MSRP today on Plantronics.com[P1] and Amazon.com with expanded availability in September.

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BRING YOUR A-GAME WITH A HEADSET DESIGNED AND BUILT FOR PROFESSIONAL GAMERS

 

Plantronics Limited Edition GameCom Commander Headset Lets Competitive PC Gamers

Keep Their Heads in the Game

Santa Cruz, Calif. – August 16, 2012 – When the competition is fierce and the stakes go beyond bragging rights, gamers need every possible advantage to win. Where adrenaline is the common fuel and superb skills are the norm, the competitive edge for world-class gamers is focus. More than the opponents, distractions are the enemy to beat. The new limited edition Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) GameCom Commander™ headset lets competitive PC gamers hear and be heard no matter how harsh the playing field.

With exceptional noise isolation, the GameCom Commander distills the roar of the crowd into a silent current of energy so gamers can stay plugged in while distractions are tuned out. The extremely durable and comfortable headset boasts Plantronics’ best audio and voice technologies that ensure gamers will hear every crucial command, signal, and strategy whether competing in front of thousands on the main stage or sharpening their skills at home between competitions. The GameCom Commander also features easily accessible controls, breakaway cords and includes a custom built durable carrying case for convenient storage and transport.

“Professional gamers have unique needs…the performance of their equipment is as important as the skills they possess. The GameCom Commander headset is one of the most important weapons in the gamer’s arsenal, engineered in the long-standing tradition of Plantronics headsets for astronauts, pilots, emergency workers, and others on the frontline,” said Tanguy Leborgne, vice president of consumer solutions at Plantronics.

The GameCom Commander features:

• Unparalleled noise isolation technology

• Dolby® Pro Logic® IIx and Dolby Headphone technologies for a realistic 7.1 experience

• Superior professional grade fit and comfort with over-the-head ruggedized design

• Quick connect controls to PC, mobile or tablet with breakaway cords

• Numbered Limited Edition

• Case for tournament travel and storage

• Adhesive headband strip for branding and personalization

PAX Prime attendees can experience the new GameCom Commander first hand at the Plantronics booth #1232 from August 31-September 2 in Seattle.

Pricing and Availability

The GameCom Commander is available for pre-order for $299 MSRP today on Plantronics.com[P1] and Amazon.com with expanded availability in September.

About Plantronics – Simply Smarter Communications

Plantronics is a global leader in audio communications for businesses and consumers. We have pioneered new trends in audio technology for 50 years, creating innovative products that allow people to simply communicate. From unified communication solutions to Bluetooth® headsets, we deliver uncompromising quality, an ideal experience, and extraordinary service. Plantronics is used by every company in the Fortune 100, as well as 911 dispatches, air traffic control and the New York Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit www.plantronics.com or call (800) 544-4660.

Plantronics, GameCom Commander, and Simply Smart Communications are trademarks or registered trademarks of Plantronics, Inc. Dolby and Pro Logic are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. The Bluetooth trademark is owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of the mark by Plantronics, Inc. is under license.

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