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Reviews Categories | Headphones & Boom-mic Headsets | Koss CS100 Headset Help


Reviews Summary for Koss CS100 Headset
Koss CS100 Headset Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $19.99 ($15.00 street)
Description: Dynamic element delivers high sensitivity and reduced distortion for premium sound at all volume levels

Improved signal transmission and conduction for cleaner, clearer sound

Ear cushions create balanced, open, hear-through sound, maximizing comfort and evenly distributing sound

Independent 3.5mm plugs for easy headphone and microphone connection

8 foot cord maximizes movement

Electret noise cancelling microphone

Covered under the Koss Stereophones Limited Lifetime Warranty

Product is in production.
More info: http://www.koss.com/en/products/headphones/all/CS100__CS100_Communication_Headsets
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N4IAG Rating: 5/5 May 9, 2015 08:58 Send this review to a friend
Great Inexpensive Headset  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
The Koss CS100 is an inexpensive computer headset designed for use with speech recognition software, Skype, gaming, etc., and they also happen to work great with my IC-7200. I've had unsolicited compliments from folks that didn't have a clue that I was using a $15 headset. I'm using them with an adapter purchased from Audio-Comm on eBay and a homemade PTT switch. The mic uses an electret element which requires a small bias voltage, but an interface/adapter can be made or purchased, so they will work with most any radio.

They're light, comfortable, and sound good on receive.

The downside of cheap headsets is durability, but they seem to built decently enough, if not mistreated. The biggest potential weak spot is the thin cord. I covered mine with some 1/8" split braided sleeving that makes it now feel heavy duty and prevents it from twisting. I also added a ferrite bead at the plug end to help with any possible RFI.

I feel many "pro" headsets are overpriced and these are an inexpensive alternative or backup.
 


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