A quantum stumble
Stuff Magazine|December 2021/January 2022
A fairly expensive, feature-rich wireless headset that does most things well enough but lacks any standouts

R3800 / incredible.co.za

We were expecting a little more from the JBL Quantum 800, considering it falls under the Harmon brand. This is JBL’s first foray into the gaming headset market and while the headset isn’t exactly bad there is plenty of room for it to grow into something greater.

To start off with, that’s a mighty high price. JBL does a fairly good job of giving you your money’s worth in features. Expect active noise cancellation, EQ options and spatial audio enabled through the software as well as a dedicated volume mixer to adjust levels between voice chat and game audio. And make no mistake, these are indeed for gamers. You are welcome to use them in the office but be prepared for a few sideways looks.

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