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Plantronics PC Headset Speaker Switch by Review Summary ,  Nov 2, 2015

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Plantronics PC Headset Speaker Switch
Report Date: 11/02/2015
Based on 106 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 4.1
Returned or considering to return: 1.9%

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Individual Feature Rating
Sound4.0   below average
Speaker4.0   above average


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Microphone

Microphone:
"Only problem I have is that the microphone is disabled when activating the speaker, but I can live with that :)"
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"As another reviewer mentioned, it is a slight drawback that moving to speaker mode switches off the microphone."
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"High quality product that works great for switching between speakers and headset - including microphone."
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"ConsThe mic function didn't work for me sometimes I recommend just plugging the mic directly into your pc no need to bother with using it with this."
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"They are perfect when you need to switch between headphones (with or without a microphone) and speakers."
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"With a flip of the switch I can use headphones (using the headset mic as well) or desktop speakers."
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Price

Price:
"The functionality is there, and its hard to beat the price."
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"I was disappointed to read here that the Plantronics switch is cheap, and not stereo."
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"Such a simple and inexpensive solution for such an annoying problem."
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"Pros:+ Easy to set up+ Inexpensive+ Gets the job doneCons:- Use either headphones w mic OR speakers- Look might not fit everyone's eye- Somewhat large"
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"Cheap and easy! "
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"Works as described and is inexpensive so I would definitely recommend it to anyone."
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"Inexpensive, easy to install, and a miracle of convenience."
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"com also happened to have the best price for it! "
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Quality

Quality:
"When I use my headset through the Plantronics switch I hear a faint buzzing or interference for my sound, for me as a gamer I find the loss in sound quality unacceptable...so I have resigned to leave this product disconnected from my computer."
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"No interference, good quality, good looking, easy install and operation."
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"After comparing several sources (mp3's, speaker tests, games) with and without the switch, I'm personally not able to discern any difference in sound quality so far in the hours I've used it."
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"High quality product that works great for switching between speakers and headset - including microphone."
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"Sound quality is good, and ti allows me to easily switch between speakers and my headset with no problems."
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"I don't notice any sound quality loss, so that's a good thing."
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"This product is a nice idea, but the sound quality is bad."
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"I'm not an audiophile, but have not noticed any degradation in sound quality by inserting this switch into the connection path."
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Sound

Sound:
"But the main problem is really the static and hissing sound cause by the cheap built quality, that reason alone should be enough for anyone to stay away from it."
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"When I use my headset through the Plantronics switch I hear a faint buzzing or interference for my sound, for me as a gamer I find the loss in sound quality unacceptable...so I have resigned to leave this product disconnected from my computer."
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"This is a very basic switch, that lets you use either your pc speakers or headphones, but it does the job really good, I didnt feel any sound degradation, and the appearance of the switch is ok."
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"After comparing several sources (mp3's, speaker tests, games) with and without the switch, I'm personally not able to discern any difference in sound quality so far in the hours I've used it."
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"Other reviews claiming mono are wrong - when I first plugged it in I too noticed all the sound coming out of only 1 channel."
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"With good cables it offers a nohum- pure sound and voice-mike performance on my headset along with quick switching to the kick butt speakers for when no one is home."
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"If you have good speakers and headphone, this switch will make it sound like analog radio."
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"Sound quality is good, and ti allows me to easily switch between speakers and my headset with no problems."
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"I don't notice any sound quality loss, so that's a good thing."
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"Again, great product, no sound degrading at all, and I recommend to anyone who doesn't have a USB headset and wants to use there speakers when not using voice chat."
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Speaker

Speaker:
"Only problem I have is that the microphone is disabled when activating the speaker, but I can live with that :)"
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"EDIT:After the first day, I had a problem with switching from speakers to headset."
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"I bought this to solve the problem of having to unplug my desktop speakers and plug in my gaming headset (speaker + mic leads) into the back of my computer every time I wanted to use the headphones (particularly for late night gaming when everyone else in the house is asleep)."
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"I used to constantly have to unplug my speakers, then plug in my headphone, then unplug them and replug in my speakers --- what a hassle!"
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"The only complaint I have is that it assumes you don't want mike with your PC speakers, only with your headphones."
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"I have good speakers and I hate listening to music on headphones with no bass, plus I can't share the music that way."
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"Perfect for quickly switching between headset and speakers for my music and gaming needs."
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"High quality product that works great for switching between speakers and headset - including microphone."
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"This adapter has been essential since we had our daughter, so easy to just click to my headphones or speakers."
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"I was tired of plugging in my headset for Team Speak , and unplugging to have my regular speakers on .This item worked right out of the box no problems at all."
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"I like being able to easily switch between my speakers and my headset with a flip of a switch."
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