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Open vs closed ear

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by valdai, 14 Oct 2009.

  1. valdai


    Joined: 29 Dec 2008

    Posts: 265


    I've been looking at headsets and decided to go for the Gamecom open ear 377. Unfortunately I ordered the wrong one and ended up with the closed ear 367. I still have the opprtunity to return them, but I was just wondering how much difference there really is between them? Does anyone have much experience with this?

    Is it worth the hassle of exchanging them?

  2. Sindri


    Joined: 7 Jul 2009

    Posts: 597

    I wouldn't believe you would see a huge difference when it came to sound, the only thing i have noticed with my plantronics 777's is that due to it being open ear i can hear speaking to me. Whereas closed cup 367's would probably isolate background noise.
  3. valdai


    Joined: 29 Dec 2008

    Posts: 265

    Yeah that was the feeling I got. I guess my main concern was that they might be a little less comfortable because there won't be any air flow or anything inside?
  4. BigBruiserAl


    Joined: 11 Sep 2008

    Posts: 3,319

    Location: Co. Durham

    I have bought a Gamecom open ear 377 and the sound is pretty good the mic on the other is complete rubbish in fact so much so i threw in the back of draw glad i only payed £20 for it. I have 3 different headsets even the cheap £7 one has a better mike....if you use TS/vent choose another mate