Logitech Launches H555 Laptop Headsets Feature Support for Super Wideband Audio

Logitech today announced the launched its new Logitech H555 Flat-folding Laptop Headset offering crystal clear audio for Internet and video calls, music and movies and featuring support for super wideband audio.


The H550 laptop headset is an affordable, solid-performing, and extremely comfortable USB based headset designed for users who love to go marathon on their PCs.

Unlike conventional audio headsets, the Logitech H555 laptop headset is designed with a more comfortable width-adjustable behind-the-head design that relieves pressure and keeps users comfortable for extended hours.

Laptop headset H555 can fold flat for easy carrying and it features an adjustable ear pieces, behind-the-head design and comes with in-line audio control.

The Logitech Laptop Headset H555 delivers pure digital sound, on the go and its behind-the-head design with adjustable ear pieces keeps users comfortable with a lightweight, personalized fit.

A USB connection allows users enjoy pure digital audio in stereo — perfect for Internet calls, music, movies and games.

The Logitech H555 headset also features a noise-cancelling microphone, which reduces annoying background noise and rotates out of the way when you’re not using it.

Made mostly from a good quality gray plastic, the underside of the H555 USB headset that touches user’s head, is made with gray colored rubberized material making a soft cushion and the ear-cups are designed with soft foam.

In addition, the Logitech H555 laptop headset’s boom mic extends from the left ear-cup and offers a noise less experience. Besides, the mic can be bent, adjusted and rotated completely out of the way while using it.

The Logitech H555 laptop headset offers laser-tuned drivers for exceptional audio quality and is compatible with Logitech Vid HD, Skype 4.0 for Windows or later, and Skype 2.8 for Mac or later.

The Super wideband audio technology was developed by Skype that helps user make voice more natural by transmitting sound on a large frequency range. Besides, super wideband audio uses less bandwidth and can even adjust in real time when there is more traffic on the network.

The Logitech H555 laptop headset makes it easy for users to hear the details. Laser-tuned drivers and a pure digital USB connection provide clear audio for voice and video calls, as well as music, movies, and games.

On-ear audio controls allow users to optimize audio, whether its talking, listening to music or playing games and a padded foam headband and cushioned ear cups give users a comfortable fit.

The Logitech H555 laptop headset also allows adjusting the volume or mute the microphone without pausing the action, has cable management wrap to wrap it up and keep it out of the way and while connected via USB port, it gives enhanced audio with higher highs and lower lows.

Highlighted Features:

  • Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7, Mac OS compatible
  • USB Port
  • Super wideband audio supported in Logitech Vid, Skype 4.0 for Windows or later, and Skype 2.8 for Mac or later
  • Head Phone Driver: 31 mm diameter; neodymium magnet
  • Frequency response: 20 Hz–20 kHz (-10 dB)
  • Impedance: 32 ohm nominal
  • Mic Pickup pattern: Unidirectional (cardioid)
  • Sensitivity: -44 dBV/Pa re: 0 dB = 1 Pa, 1 kHz
  • Full-speed USB 2.0-compliant adapter
  • 6-feet / 1.8-meters cable

Pricing and Availability

Both Macs and Windows PCs supported Logitech Laptop Headset H555 is expected to be available in July for estimated price of $59.99 with warranty.

There is no news about its launch anywhere outside US market at this point of time.

Update: 18 August, 2010

Logitech Laptop Headset H555 are now officially available in India for the price of Rs. 3,250 with one year warranty.

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