Plantronics RIG 500HX Introduction and Unboxing

Affordable ultra-lightweight gaming headsets for your Xbox One. Available now is Plantronics RIG 500HX Stereo Headsets.

The RIG 500HX Stereo Headsets are described as being “durable, lightweight comfort for competitive challenges”. Here is the breakdown of what the RIG 500HX has to offer:

  • The headsets are very customizable with swappable headbands that are self adjusting.
  • A light weight durable frame that is very flexible and almost indestructible which has variable positions for the components to easily snap to.
  • The ear-cups feature memory foam for ultimate comfort and blocks outside noise
  • Performance Audio: Dynamic, 40mm drivers are matched with low-frequency resonators to boost the bass response without destroying crucial mids and highs.
  • Noise Cancelling Boom Mic, flips up to mute and detachable so headsets can be used with out devices
  • Made for the Xbox One controller* with a 3.5mm jack, just plug in. (*Note: Older Xbox One controllers would need the headset adapter, sold separately)


The RIG 500HX retails for around $59.99 USD and is able at GameStop or Plantronics.

You can check out our unboxing of the RIG 500HX below.