Excerpt: Headsets with surround sound are becoming more and more common. Today we are taking a closer look at the Logitech G430 and Plantronics Gamecom 780 headsets with Dolby Headphone technology for surround sound. Both feature over-ear earpieces and folding microphones.
Conclusion: With the GameCom 780 7.1 surround headset Plantronics has shown us that they can be very successful in manufacturing pretty much everything related to sound and not just Bluetooth headsets and professional VOIP solutions. Now I’m not saying that the GameCom 780 is perfect since it doesn't offer the same level nor the same deep bass like the Tritton AX Pro which I’ve been using for the past year but mids/highs are quite good (however I suggest disabling Dolby when...
Plantronics GameCom 780 7.1 Surround Sound PC Gaming Headset
25 September 2012
Conclusion: Overall we were very impressed with both the superior sound and build quality of the GameCom 780. The Dolby Surround Sound works extremely well and made a noticeable improvement to both the gaming and listening experience. The noise cancelling mic ensures that comments are clearly heard by teammates, and the overall gaming experience is a lot better for just using this headset.
Summary: The budget-minded headset has great compatibility and sound that rivals its more expensive counterparts, but unfortunately fails to live up to Plantronics' namesake with a middling microphone.
Pros: Comfortable and lightweight, Decent stereo quality, On-ear headset controls, Dolby Headphone and Pro Logic support, Excellent directional sound, Decent game compatibility, Configurable speaker layout
Cons: Noisy microphone, Short headphone cord, No equalizer settings, Stereo-only support for OpenAL games
Summary: The Plantronics GameCom 780 features some welcomed upgrades from the popular 777 headset and adds style and performance to boot. With online prices well below MSRP the Plantronics GameCom 780 is a must-buy for serious gamers.
Summary: The Gamecom 780 is a bargain of a headset at just £38 offering a cool retro design, comfort and Dolby 7.1 surround. Sound performance is great for games and movies, and almost as good for music. It's a shame the excellent surround sound feature isn’t compatible with Macs and the finish is a little on the plastic side.
Pros: Great sound for movies and games, Bargain price
Summary: Overall, I think the Plantronics Gamecom 780 headset represents really good value for money considering it also features 7.1 virtual surround sound. The packaging was sufficiently well designed with its black and orange look and the ability to see the headset from the outset via its clear window was nice. The headset was easy to install and there were no issues with the required software, so it was up and running within minutes of inserting the USB plug into my PC.
Тест и обзор: Plantronics GameCom 780 - гарнитура...
26 March 2013
Summary: По внешнему виду GameCom 780 напоминают переговорное устройство для пилотов. Подобное сходство должно подкупать технически продвинутых геймеров, хотя лично мне дизайн не понравился, особенно в глаза бросались металлические направляющие, которые позволяют регулировать размер дуги наушников. В целом, наушники выглядят угловатыми и громоздкими. Да и пластика, на наш вкус, тоже слишком много.
Pros: Встроенная технология Dolby Headphone
Cons: Относительно глухой звук, Не самые качественные материалы, Внешний вид понравится не всем