The Plantronics 995 USB Headset is a great headset for those wanting a cordless option but not needing the range of a wireless headset. The headset comes with a USB dongle that plugs into your computer and connects wirelessly to the headset giving you the freedom of up to 12m roaming range. There is no software required to run this headset which makes it a great plug and play option for those on the move.
The headset itself is a binaural design with extra large leatherette cushioned ear pieces boasting dual 40mm speakers to give the user an amazing stereo sound perfect for gaming, listening to music and playing games. The Plantronics Audio 995 USB headset has several controls positioned on the headset which make it perfect for music use – play/pause, volume up and down and a skip track/fast forward button mean all the controls are at your fingertips even if you are not at your computer. If you are looking for a mute button you won’t find one, on this headset to mute your microphone you simply flick it up and the headset will automatically mute the mic, when you need it again you simply flick it back down into place.The headset charges off your computer via a USB cable and a status light on the headset will alert you to when the headset has finished charging. The status light will also tell you if you are out of range, pairing, in standby mode or connected to an adaptor by lighting up with various colours.
The Plantronics Audio 995 does have a fairly long charge time of 2-3 hours but does give you 8 hours once fully charged.
The 995 comes with large padded leatherette ear cushions and also has extra padding on the headband for added all day wearing comfort. For those needing something more for the music lover or gamer in the family, look no further than the Plantronics Audio 995 USB headset. The added controls and design make it perfect for all day computer use.