The packaging of the MBSH is the same as the blister plastic packaging of the UBST which is not a DigitalDingus preferred method of packaging. Once again, cutting into the package can result in small cuts on the hands and fingers if not careful due to the very sharp edges which are created from cutting the package open. Because Com One is a European company, I suspect we will see different packaging in the future.
|Mic Bluetooth Stereo Headset|
Application: Sends/Receives audio from transmitting A2DP devices; Working range is about 33ft.
Official Website: Com One
Parent Website: Baracoda
Current Price: Check Price / Purchase
Below you will see the contents of the package. What's nice is Com One once again provides everything for you to get started, as an AC charger is provided and much appreciated.
Mic Bluetooth Stereo Headset
Below you can see the Mic Bluetooth Stereo Headset. The headset fits over your ear and behind your head, instead of the usual "over-the-head" type of headphones which tend to be irritating.
The AC Adapter was not made intelligently. If placed on a typical powerstrip, up to FOUR outlets will be needed! If it was made with a swivel-type prong, there wouldn't be much of an issue, but this design is the most ridiculous I've encountered. The AC adapter looks like it has a swivel on it, but it is indeed fixed and does not move. Your only hope is to own a powerstrip which has the outlets running vertically instead of horizontally.
Com One provides a compact user manual which gives operational information about the headset you may want to read over.
Sound Quality: Excellent
When I connected the Bluetooth transmitter to the audio output of my receiver, I was surprised to hear such a rich and full sound. Deep bass could be heard as well as the mids and highs. After owning a few cordless headsets in my time, the Mic Bluetooth Stereo Headset is the best I've encountered and is only half the cost of other headsets which deliver only normal or below-normal quality sound. I'm not really sure what Com One uses for its speaker components in the MBSH, but the quality is superb.
Overall Impressions: High-Quality Product
Once again, Com One does a great job overall with their presentation of their Bluetooth product. I frown on the AC adapter however, but the headset is of more concern and it produces some great full-bodied sound.