£54.00 + FREE UK delivery
In stock. Sold by total digital stores
Quantity:1

Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Colour:
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
      

Plantronics GameCom 780 Open Ear Gaming Headset with 7.1 Surround Sound

| 33 answered questions

RRP: £69.99
Price: £54.00 FREE UK delivery.
You Save: £15.99 (23%)
In stock.
Dispatched from and sold by total digital stores.
2 new from £49.99 1 used from £40.00
Gamecom 780
  • Dolby Headphone and Pro Logic llx technology provide ultimate 7.1 surround sound experience
  • Studio-quality audio for clear game chat (and rich stereo sound for PC calls, music, videos and more)
  • 40mm speakers pound out deep bass and immersive stereo sound
  • Noise cancelling microphone kills background noise so your team or opponents can hear you clearly
  • USB connection
See more product details

There is a newer model of this item:


Frequently Bought Together

Plantronics GameCom 780 Open Ear Gaming Headset with 7.1 Surround Sound + SteelSeries QcK Gaming Mouse Pad (Black)
Price For Both: £62.79

These items are dispatched from and sold by different sellers.

Buy the selected items together

Product Information

Style Name: Gamecom 780
Technical Details
BrandPlantronics
Item Weight508 g
Product Dimensions24.4 x 30.5 x 10.6 cm
Batteries:1 Lithium ion batteries required.
Item model numberPLTGC780
SeriesGamecom 780
ColorBlack
Form FactorHeadband Headset
Hardware PlatformPC
Operating SystemWindows XP/Vista
Lithium Battery Energy Content12.1 watt_hours
Lithium Battery Packagingbatteries_contained_in_equipment
Lithium Battery Weight2 Grams
  
Additional Information
ASINB0079G2Y52
Best Sellers Rank 2,639 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight540 g
Date First Available15 Feb 2012
  
Feedback
 

Product Description

Style Name: Gamecom 780

Product Description

GameCom 780 Surround Sound Gaming Headset

The Plantronics GameCom 780 USB headset with Dolby technologies transforms standard audio into a stunning 7.1 surround sound experience. The noise-cancelling microphone kills background noise so your commands are loud and clear. When you need to take a break, built-in spin joints let the earpods lay flat for easy storage. Need to adjust volume? No problem. The controls are right on the earpods so you'll always have your eyes on the game. The GameCom 780 is built to last with superhero-strength cords and joints; ultra-comfortable ear cushions and headband let you stay in the game for as long as it takes.

Enjoy immersive Dolby 7.1 surround sound
Enjoy immersive Dolby 7.1 surround sound View larger

At a Glance:

  • Dolby technology delivers 7.1 surround sound (Windows compatible)
  • 40mm speakers provide immersive stereo sound with deep bass
  • Noise-cancelling microphone lets you communicate clearly
  • Easy-to-reach on-ear volume and mic controls
  • Swivelling ear pods lie flat for easy storage
  • 2 year limited warranty

Dolby Technology for Optimal Surround Sound

The GameCom 780 Surround Sound Gaming Headset from Plantronics features Dolby Headphone and Pro Logic IIx technologies for an exceptional 7.1 surround sound experience. The headset is also boasts 40mm speakers that provide immersive stereo sound with deep bass.

Noise-cancelling microphone and on-ear controls keep you in the game.
Noise-cancelling microphone and on-ear controls keep you in the game. View larger

Noise-Cancelling Mic for Clear Communications

A noise-cancelling microphone reduces background noise so that your opponents and team members can clearly hear your commands. The headset's USB connection provides additional digital clarity.

Padded ear cushions and headband provide comfort for extended gaming sessions.
Padded ear cushions and headband provide comfort for extended gaming sessions.
View larger

Convenient On-Ear Controls

Thanks to on-ear controls, you can adjust the volume or microphone with ease while you keep your eyes and hands focused on the game. Controls include a volume adjustment wheel, a microphone mute switch, and a control that allows you to turn the Dolby surround sound on or off.

Sturdy, Comfortable Design

The GameCom 780 comes equipped with exceptionally strong cords and joints for long-lasting durability. Ultra-comfortable ear cushions and headband make the GameCom 780 perfect for gaming, and great for watching videos, listening to music, and making PC calls.

When you're done playing or need to take a break, built-in spin-joints let the earpods lay flat around your neck or for easy storage in between competitive matches.

Compatibility and Warranty Information

The GameCom 780 Surround Sound Gaming Headset comes with surround sound software that is compatible with Windows systems only.

The headset is backed by a 2 year limited warranty.

What's in the Box?

  • GameCom 780 Surround Sound Gaming Headset
  • Windows-compatible surround sound software
  • User Guide
  • Safety Instructions

Manufacturer's Description

GameCom 780 Surround Sound Gaming Headset

The Plantronics GameCom 780 USB headset with Dolby technologies transforms standard audio into a stunning 7.1 surround sound experience. The noise-cancelling microphone kills background noise so your commands are loud and clear. When you need to take a break, built-in spin joints let the earpods lay flat for easy storage. Need to adjust volume? No problem. The controls are right on the earpods so you'll always have your eyes on the game. The GameCom 780 is built to last with superhero-strength cords and joints; ultra-comfortable ear cushions and headband let you stay in the game for as long as it takes.

Enjoy immersive Dolby 7.1 surround sound
Enjoy immersive Dolby 7.1 surround sound View larger

At a Glance:

  • Dolby technology delivers 7.1 surround sound (Windows compatible)
  • 40mm speakers provide immersive stereo sound with deep bass
  • Noise-cancelling microphone lets you communicate clearly
  • Easy-to-reach on-ear volume and mic controls
  • Swivelling ear pods lie flat for easy storage
  • 2 year limited warranty

Dolby Technology for Optimal Surround Sound

The GameCom 780 Surround Sound Gaming Headset from Plantronics features Dolby Headphone and Pro Logic IIx technologies for an exceptional 7.1 surround sound experience. The headset is also boasts 40mm speakers that provide immersive stereo sound with deep bass.

Noise-cancelling microphone and on-ear controls keep you in the game.
Noise-cancelling microphone and on-ear controls keep you in the game. View larger

Noise-Cancelling Mic for Clear Communications

A noise-cancelling microphone reduces background noise so that your opponents and team members can clearly hear your commands. The headset's USB connection provides additional digital clarity.

Padded ear cushions and headband provide comfort for extended gaming sessions.
Padded ear cushions and headband provide comfort for extended gaming sessions.
View larger

Convenient On-Ear Controls

Thanks to on-ear controls, you can adjust the volume or microphone with ease while you keep your eyes and hands focused on the game. Controls include a volume adjustment wheel, a microphone mute switch, and a control that allows you to turn the Dolby surround sound on or off.

Sturdy, Comfortable Design

The GameCom 780 comes equipped with exceptionally strong cords and joints for long-lasting durability. Ultra-comfortable ear cushions and headband make the GameCom 780 perfect for gaming, and great for watching videos, listening to music, and making PC calls.

When you're done playing or need to take a break, built-in spin-joints let the earpods lay flat around your neck or for easy storage in between competitive matches.

Compatibility and Warranty Information

The GameCom 780 Surround Sound Gaming Headset comes with surround sound software that is compatible with Windows systems only.

The headset is backed by a 2 year limited warranty.

What's in the Box?

  • GameCom 780 Surround Sound Gaming Headset
  • Windows-compatible surround sound software
  • User Guide
  • Safety Instructions

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5 stars

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

169 of 174 people found the following review helpful By N. A. Smith on 27 April 2012
Style Name: Gamecom 780 Verified Purchase
An astonishingly good set of headphones even if they were twice the price that is being asked for them.

Physical characteristics:

The headphones themselves, in terms of their construction, seem to be of very good quality, with none of the cheap, creaky plastic you might find in some other headphones. The ear muffs fit comfortably over my entire ear (my ears are on the large side) and are cushioned comfortably against my head by the padded velvet type ear muffs, and on top of my head, by the similarly padded and covered headband. The headband will go over pretty much anyones head I think, and has just enough spring loading in it to keep it firmly attached on your head, without giving you a headache or ear ache. Cable quality seems good, and it ends in a standard USB connector with none of the bulk associated with some USB headphone connectors, so for those of you with crowded USB sockets, it should fit in without problem and without you having to swap all your USB plugged items around in order to get it inserted. The mic arm on the headset is of the usual 'boom' style and can be moved up and down through a 90 degree arc. It is also flexible and can be bent towards or away from your mouth. On the left hand ear muff of the headset itself, there is a button to turn the Dolby NR on/off, a mic mute switch, and a volume control. The Dolby button lights up with a blue light when the Dolby is turned on.

Installation:

These headphones have a set of drivers supplied with them on a CD, and these should be installed before plugging in the headphones and will require a system reboot for them to be enabled properly. Once the system has rebooted, plug the headphones in, and wait for them to be detected and the appropriate drivers installed.
Read more ›
9 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
65 of 67 people found the following review helpful By Dylan Keyne on 27 July 2012
Style Name: Gamecom 780 Verified Purchase
Update: After 8 months of ownership and daily use for several hours a day, the plastic headband snapped - Right at the joint with the earcup. From reading a LOT of the other reviews, this has happened with some others' headsets, so bear this in mind. Also, mine seem to have lasted the longest out of those that have failed. Will be investigating possibility of refund/replacement through Amazon.

With this in mind, my remarks below still stand - It's a bloody good 7.1 headset for the money and I am still considering a replacement:

For all the great reviews, this is still the cheapest 7.1 headset I could find and I expected everything about it to be thusly attributed. What I got was surprisingly good...

Packaging:
Good enough. Nothing fancy, no amazing marketing designs, but then why would you need that when it just costs more money anyway? It's a cheap headset.
Inside of the box flap has a little note pointing to where the installation CD is taped in place, too. Nice helpful touch.

Software:
Install and restart PC *before* you first plug the headset in. They even include a small orange card to remind you of this. Don't worry, the software is tiny and won't affect your system resources or anything like that.
Once done and you've plugged the headset in, the software is easy to use and very, very simple. There's only a couple of options and a button that opens the PC's audio properties... But for the sort of person who'd buy this headset (rather than the fancy one where the fifty aspects of every individual driver can be customised), this is all you need!
Here is where you can switch between 5.1 and 7.1 sound and set up anything else you want.
Read more ›
14 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on 17 Jan 2013
Style Name: Gamecom 780 + 1 Game
The game is a voucher code allowing the customer to choose and download one of the four available games:
1. Assassins Creed Revelations
2. Might & Magic Heroes VI
3. Driver - San Francisco
4. Anno 2070

An astonishingly good set of headphones even if they were twice the price that is being asked for them.

Physical characteristics:

The headphones themselves, in terms of their construction, seem to be of very good quality, with none of the cheap, creaky plastic you might find in some other headphones. The ear muffs fit comfortably over my entire ear (my ears are on the large side) and are cushioned comfortably against my head by the padded velvet type ear muffs, and on top of my head, by the similarly padded and covered headband. The headband will go over pretty much anyones head I think, and has just enough spring loading in it to keep it firmly attached on your head, without giving you a headache or ear ache. Cable quality seems good, and it ends in a standard USB connector with none of the bulk associated with some USB headphone connectors, so for those of you with crowded USB sockets, it should fit in without problem and without you having to swap all your USB plugged items around in order to get it inserted. The mic arm on the headset is of the usual 'boom' style and can be moved up and down through a 90 degree arc. It is also flexible and can be bent towards or away from your mouth. On the left hand ear muff of the headset itself, there is a button to turn the Dolby NR on/off, a mic mute switch, and a volume control. The Dolby button lights up with a blue light when the Dolby is turned on.
Read more ›
3 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Recent Customer Reviews


Look for similar items by category

Style Name: Gamecom 780