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PLANTRONICS GameCom Commander Circumaural Limited Edition Tournament Gaming Headset OEM

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  • USB sound card for 7.1 surround sound
  • Noise-cancelling, closed-ear design and ruggedized mic
  • 3.5mm plugs for analog compatibility
  • 40mm drivers
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Plantronics GameCom Commander Limited Edition Tournament Gaming Headset

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 mad skills are the norm, the competitive edge for world-class gamers is focus. More than the opponents, distractions are the enemy to beat.


Highlights

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  • Tournament-ready noise isolation, game audio, and voice communication
  • HD stereo sound with extended frequency response from 40mm drivers
  • Noise-canceling, closed-ear design and ruggedized mic
  • Durable, lightweight components for maximum comfort and long-term use
  • Laser-etched, limited edition serial number
  • QuickDisconnect adapters for switching between PC, smartphone and tablet
  • USB sound card for 7.1-surround sound
  • Customizable headband identity patch
  • Travel case for storage and display
  • Inline volume and mute controls
  • 3.5mm plugs for analog compatibility

Features

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Commanding Headset & Commanding Results

Victory is yours with the tournament-ready Plantronics GameCom Commander PC headset. With its closed-ear design and unmatched noise isolation, audio, and voice technology, the GameCom Commander shuts out distractions while immersing you in 7.1 Dolby® stereo surround sound. The noise-canceling, ruggedized microphone guarantees that your team hears every mission-critical word. Super-durable, lightweight components keep you comfortable for the long-haul. In the thick of battle, armed with the GameCom Commander headset, nothing gets in the gamer's head except a clear picture of the victory at hand.


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Limited Edition Components

The GameCom Commander headset is one of the most important weapons in the gamer's arsenal, engineered in the long-standing tradition of our headsets for astronauts, pilots, military, emergency workers, and others on the frontline. Keep your headset safe with a sturdy travel case for storage or display. QuickDisconnect adapters let you switch for use with smartphones and tablets without missing a beat. Custom features like a laser-etched, limited edition serial number and customizable headband identity patch make the GameCom Commander uniquely yours.


What's in the Box

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  1. Headset
  2. Travel Case
  3. USB Sound Card
  4. QuickDisconnect Adapters
  5. Headband Identity Patch


Learn more about the Plantronics GAMECOM COMMANDER

General

Brand
PLANTRONICS
Model
GAMECOM COMMANDER
Part
88227-41

Feature

Color
Black

Headphone

Connector
3.5mm
Ear Coupling
Circumaural

Feature

Features
Tournament-ready noise isolation, game audio, and voice communication

HD stereo sound with extended frequency response from 40mm drivers

Noise-canceling, closed-ear design and ruggedized mic

Durable, lightweight components for maximum comfort and long-term use

Laser-etched, limited edition serial number

QuickDisconnect adapters for switching between PC, smartphone and tablet

USB sound card for 7.1 surround sound

Customizable headband identity patch

Travel case for storage and display

Inline volume and mute controls

3.5mm plugs for analog compatibility

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 0 day


Customer Reviews of the Plantronics GAMECOM COMMANDER

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  • Seanem44
  • 7/29/2014 5:12:24 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsHighly Impressive

Pros: This is an addition to my previous post. My 5 stars still stand as is, but this is an update on what I have encountered with these headphones.

The sound still continues to amaze me. Quite honestly the best sounding headphones I have ever used. I am fully immersed when playing BF4. Explosions sound real, as do the weapons. I can actually hear differences in each weapon now. Subtle differences I couldn't hear before.

I played DayZ with a friend using Skype. This is where the headphones stood out. It sounded like he was right there talking in my ear. It was kind of freaky. We had always played together on the Xbox, but he even commented this was the first time we were truly talking with our real voices. The mic is crystal clear. The build is robust. The case it comes with is awesome.

Cons: Now for the elephant in the room.

Yes, these do get very uncomfortable after about an hour of playing. Yes, the headphones do slide down.

To combat this, I wear a fleece beanie and it seems to do the trick. I do have to adjust the headphones occasionally.

Do I wish they were more comfortable? Of course. Do I think the issue is bad enough to knock several stars off?

I just can't. The sound quality on these is just too good. I paid $99, and at that price, these were a steal. At $79.99, its a no brainer. It would be foolish not to get these at that price.

Other Thoughts: Best sound to price value on the market. Bar none. A steal at $79.99 and even $99.99.

Though they can be uncomfortable, the sound makes it worth it for me at least. I don't game for more than 2-3 hours at a time, and survive.

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  • Kevin K
  • 7/28/2014 6:59:53 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsSound was impressive - fit/comfort was lacking

Pros: Build Quality - this feels amazing, you can tell they built these to last
Sound Quality - I loved the sound these things pumped out, the surround was immersive (Although the volume seemed rather limited)

Cons: Fit - as mentioned in numerous other review, the left earpiece was too heavy, and the tension was not enough to hold the earpiece up. This was the deal breaker for me, which is why I returned them.

Comfort - These sit ON EAR, not AROUND the ear as indicated. I constantly felt the cups pressing on my ear. They were also very heavy so the top of my head began to ache after about 45 minutes of use. The pain lasted a few days (like a bruise).

Other Thoughts: I read multiple reviews and decided to risk the purchase, although I read about the earpiece "sliding down." I got such a good deal when it was the "Shell Shocker" and I was so impressed by the sound that I attempted to just deal with the earcup problem, I even contemplated ways to alter the headphones to fix the problem... but I just couldn't take it anymore. When I buy a new pair of headphones, they shouldn't have to be altered or modified to properly work.

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  • 7/17/2014 7:48:35 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPerfect

Pros: Just about everything, but how the ears wear made. 7.1 is really no joke, yes there is little to no bass, but the less bass a headsets has the clearer it is. I've never used any headsets that were better, I've used the 2100 Corsair, Kraken Pros and Siberia v2 and nothing has really come close to how good these are.

Cons: Its true that it maybe uncomfortable the first few time you put it on but you need to break the bad boys in. It may take a week or 4 months, but when you break them in they are really perfect.

Other Thoughts: I bought them when they first came out for 300$ and they are still working today without a problem. I am buying them again because it was 60$ for the best headsets I've ever used.

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  • Sean
  • 7/7/2014 4:53:11 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsHard to Beat

Pros: For price to performance, at $99, this can not be beat by anything on the market. It blows them all away. Sounds is amazing, mic is amazing, construction is rugged. I was worried by reviews but rolled the dice and am highly pleased.

Cons: For me, they are comfortable. I have a more narrow head. I can see this hurting for someone with a rounder head than my own. I wear a size. 7.25 and the headphones fit me comfortably, even with my Nike glasses with soft plastic frames.

Other Thoughts: Worth it all the way. Even if they were uncomfortable I'd be hard pressed not to have these. For the price, they simply can't be outdone by anything.

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  • HVAC
  • 6/7/2014 6:42:56 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsGood quality, bad design

Pros: good quality, well made.

Cons: This is an on the ear headset not over the ear, extremely uncomfortable to use, if you have large ears and a big head, don't even think about buying this headset. This set might have been design for people with little ears and small head, I've used on the ear headset over the years but this is the worst.

Other Thoughts: I ended up returned this product and wasted $25 + my time(shipping and re-stocking fee), spent a little more money and bought a Sennheiser HD 380 pro

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  • Ken in CT
  • 5/19/2014 2:22:51 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsHeavy, but impressive realism

Pros: Everything sounds so real. With VOIP, sounds like the other people talking are inside your skull. Really well constructed.

Cons: Quite heavy and not as cushioned around the ears.
Normal price is probably 3x too high.

Other Thoughts: Got this for my wife who, against all odds, has become an avid MMOFPS player. My current point of reference is my Fatal1ty headset. When I switch over to her GameCom Commander I am struck by the weight of the whole thing. I can feel it pushing on the top of my head, pulling down on the skin around my ears, and pushing a little bit on my ears from the outside. That is compared to the Fatal1ty which is on-ear and very cushioned.

But as soon as someone shoots or talks, the real difference comes through -- voices in your head so clear you might think your are just schizophrenic, and other sounds really full and cleanly expressed.

I'm not an audiophile, but for what it's worth I would certainly consider these if they were deeply discounted again, on the strength of quality sound and construction.

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  • Robert C.
  • 5/7/2014 1:52:01 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat But Has Some Design Flaws

Pros: Very Sturdy Materials
Awesome Carrying Case

Cons: Not Very Comfortable
Headband Adjustments are Loose
Very Heavy Materials

Other Thoughts: I saw these headphone mentioned in Maximum PC magazine and they stated how great the quality was but also how expensive they were, at the time, $300. Later I was shopping for new headphones and saw these here for $60! I quickly looked for information about users reviews. Didn't see much information except for how uncomfortable they were, how uncomfortable I didn't find out.

I ordered them, received them and started to use them for my racing sims. I noticed right away that the padding wasn't very thick so my ears were directly on the inside speaker. After a couple days, my ears were starting to hurt! I will have to add more padding to the earphones so my ears won't be jammed on the speaker. Also the earphones are so heavy that now the band adjustments are loose so I'm constantly having to adjust them back. They creep down as I'm racing. I usually race between 1-2 hours at a time.

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  • N/A
  • 4/30/2014 3:56:34 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsHorrible Headset!

Pros: The only pro about this headset is the mic.

Cons: The sound is horrible. i compared it to my corsair hs1 and corsair 1500. it doesn't even come close to the clear sound or positioning audio with dolby. The headphones are so tiny that it pressed on my ears the whole time using them and became a headache to game with. I dropped guns to the right of my character in game and it didnt even sound like it was on my right side. so dissapointed. not even a driver download for these headphones from plantronics

Other Thoughts: I had really high hopes for this product especially since i got them at a good price for 60 bucks but its still not worth it for me. Save yourself the headache and dont even try these out.

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  • Nevets
  • 4/29/2014 11:44:27 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat headset for the sale price and small ears

Pros: Picked these up on Shell Shocker for $65. I read extensively all of the bad reviews because of how tight they felt they were or how they hurt their ears. I have a big head but littler ears and I can wear them all day no problem. Play CS:GO, ESO, Titanfall lately and have no problem with comfort. Sound amazing, mic is great, for the $65 prize tag these are a steal. Modular cables feels comfortable, free USB sound card, heavy duty case all pros.

Cons: These would never be worth their original $300 price tag. They're great, but not THAT great. I would say anything less than $100-$120 is a good buy.

Other Thoughts: I guess I'm the unpopular opinion. I wanted to post this because I took the chance after all the "uncomfortable" based reviews and I can truly say, maybe it's just if you have big ears, because they're not uncomfortable to me.

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  • N/A
  • 4/10/2014 9:41:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Great clear sound. Very good sound isolation. Great build quality.

Cons: Somewhat uncomfortable after 1 hour compared to regular computer headsets, but understandable due to sound insulation.

Other Thoughts: At the price paid they are unbeatable and would give them 5+ eggs.
Comfort level was better once the "game con" add on was removed from the headband.

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