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ARCTIC P311 On-Ear Bluetooth Headset, Ideal for Sports, 20 Hours Playback

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Enjoy your music and answer phone calls with just one click. The P311 Bluetooth headset is ideal for people on-the-go. Connect it with the UD1 or the UD2 to make it compatible with your notebook and PC as well!

  • newegg Wireless and Free The P311 works seamlessly with any gadget that supports Bluetooth technology such as mobile phones and notebooks. You can also use it with your PC by simply connecting it with ARCTIC’s USB-dongle of UD1 and UD2 (The UD2 allows 3 people to share music at the same time. The chipset is optimized for CD quality music transmission.). With a range of up to 30 meters, this headset gives you full flexibility without disturbing people around you. The integrated lithium-ion battery lasts up to 20 hours of music playback before it needs to be recharged via USB.
  • newegg Absolute Control Thanks to the five functional buttons, integrated into the right earcup, you always have full control over your music. You can start/pause/skip music tracks, answer incoming phone calls and control volume levels.
  • newegg Outstanding Audio Quality The integrated 28mm drivers excel in high fidelity. Whether it's rock, jazz or classical, all different genres of music can be enjoyed without any compromise. Thanks to the outstanding bass, this headset enriches your listening experience when listening to your favorite music or when watching a movie. The good signal-to-noise-ratio of 95 dB of the integrated amplifier guarantees best digital sound.
  • newegg Versatile and Comfortable The soft earcups and the supra-aural design not only provide a comfy fit, they also isolate your ears from exterior noise. Thanks to its light weight of only 71g, the headset doesn't become uncomfortable, even after long periods of use. This makes the P311 perfect for sports, as it doesn't get loose while jogging or biking. The device can conveniently be stored inside the included travel case for travelling purposes. Besides, the integrated microphone enables all forms of voice communications, such as MSN and Skype from your PC.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years

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  • Jordan F.
  • 12/10/2014 10:24:58 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsPretty good for not-a-lot-of-money

Pros: Amazing battery life. Synced up easily with my WindowsPhone. Good sound quality, once you get them situated...

Cons: Difficult to get in to correct position; if not seated properly, these will make the tops of your ears sore. Also the mic seems to be a bit sketchy- on some calls and recordings it works great, but not so much on others.

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  • Jared W.
  • 4/26/2014 6:45:41 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsThese are garbage

Pros: They are wireless(bt), they fold up, they have a protective case.

Cons: The first pair I ordered had a blown left channel out of the box.
I RMA'd them.
My new set has lost the ability to charge its battery in less than a month. Essentially my wireless headset is now wired.

Other Thoughts: That is 2 out of 2 garbage units. I got these because of the price and the protective case, I thought Arctic would release a decent product, but I must have been wrong.

Unfortunately I no longer have the box these came in which newegg requires. It isn't worth paying the shipping to return them to arctic for the warranty.

DO NOT buy these garbage headsets.

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  • Valerie B.
  • 4/12/2014 8:41:32 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsworks, though uncomfortable

Pros: works nicely with good sound

Cons: rather uncomfortable, it sits on your ears and pulls.

Other Thoughts: the device seems have it's own buffering.. you can be 5 minutes or more behind if you are roaming alot from your bluetooth device (desktop in this case).

which is nice if you are just listening to music,
though annoying if you are looking for sound/video syncing, like games and movies.

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  • P C.
  • 3/12/2014 8:38:38 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

3 out of 5 eggsExtended Review

Pros: I am going to explain a lot about these headsets. I have grown to love them and hate them at the same time, but in my case I am a power user of headsets like these.
To start with, these things are a dime a dozen and are proliferated all over the web as a cheap behind the neck Bluetooth headset. I have been using my headset for about two years now and have intimately come to know the drawbacks of using them.

Pros: Cheap! These are wireless, long lasting battery life, and comfortable to wear as they do not suffer from the misplaced grooves of the old logitech style headsets, nor are they riddles with the uncomfortable ear canal based speakers. They are cushioned and you can easily drop them down around your neck. The controls are cheap, but simple and work efficiently. My favorite part about this device is its comfort to wear, and that I can connect it to both my computer and my cell phone so that I do not have to purchase more than one audio device to take anywhere I want to go for personal listening. It comes with a built in microphone so that you can make calls, and the quality on a cellphone is high and great.

Cons: Here comes the bad news.

These are horrible to use on a computer. No Bluetooth headset at v2.1 or lower works well on a computer. The audio tends to lag behind if multiple programs are opened up. If you want to use your headset like you do with your phone for any VoIP program like Skype, Ventrillo or raid call, while you are using any other program with sound, you will inevitably find out that audio quality drops significantly. Dual channel audio stops, so any game that would have a difference between left and right speaker homogenizes and audio lag may occur as well.

Other Thoughts: Overall, I recommend this as a mobile device headset, or a headset for those who want to play on the computer without VoIP or are only using one application at a time (Seriously, who does that? Multi-core processors are for so much more.) But you can really find a better value on ones identical to these in the "jungle".

Sidenote: I would pay much more than what these are going for if all of the above issues were resolved. Bluetooth v4.0 I believe would fix that, as v3.0 increases bandwidth and v4.0 significantly reduces power consumption. A behind the neck wireless bluetooth v4.0 headset with speakers that do not stick into your ear currently do not exist for sale in the US. Even a Bluetooth v3.0 is very hard to come by. This surprises me as iphone 4s came with v4.0 compatibility and a comparable headset has not come on the market. If someone wants to make a lot of money, start building them and selling them please!

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  • Geary R.
  • 3/2/2014 3:24:14 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsUncomfortable

Pros: They are easy to set up with older MSI X Starkey transmitter and Samsung SIII but they are Uncomfortable. I have yet to check battery life for I can’t wear long than three hours. Sound seems to be good on both transmitters.

Cons: Uncomfortable

Other Thoughts: Make sure you have Bluetooth adapter. I am going to buy new 4.0 to see if it makes a deference on sound.

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  • Kevin H.
  • 3/1/2014 1:25:42 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsMeh.

Pros: Behind the neck
Light weight
Comes with a Pouch
Easy to connect
Easy Instruction

Cons: Didn't work well.
Sound cuts off.
The mic transmits what it picks up through the speakers sometimes.

Other Thoughts: This might be my laptops blutooth problem, I'm not sure. Other people like this, I don't. I've connected other devices via blutooth fine, this was not so fine.

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  • J T.
  • 1/21/2014 6:03:34 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsP311

Pros: Sync'd right up, sounds awesome. So far so good.

Cons: The desc. here states 70 hrs. playback, box says 20. Even 20 is good enough for me, not work dropping an egg at this point. Shipping was 2 days past due, but I wasn't in a hurry.

Other Thoughts: I would recommend these to anyone needing a nice cheap BT headset.

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  • Christopher W.
  • 9/12/2012 5:13:46 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPerfect

Pros: Easy to sync and work great for the gym. Not too tight on the head but don't feel like they are falling off.

Cons: Not free.

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  • Jonathon D.
  • 7/9/2012 10:54:38 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExceeds my expectations

Pros: Wireless, no getting tangled up with cables.
Long battery life
Mini-USB charging (no buying a second charger)
Excellent sound quality

Cons: None that I can think of

Other Thoughts: This is my first bluetooth headset, previously I was using a Logitech USB unit. This is more comfortable, which is a plus for all-day use. I get 2-3 days of solid use out of it. While I haven't measured it, the 20-hour listed life is legit.

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  • Patrick B.
  • 5/29/2012 10:24:02 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery nice

Pros: They work great with Android 4.0. Great sound quality with multimedia files and VOIP.

Cons: None.

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