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Logitech Wireless Headset F540

Ever since I got my Xbox 360 for Christmas last year, I have been obsessed with staying up for hours on end playing games by myself or with my friends. The problem that this has caused is that I am always waking everyone up in my house with the noise from the games. My wife finally gave me an ultimatum that I needed to choose between getting a divorce or to stop playing games at night with the sound turned up. (yes, she can be extreme sometimes). My solution was to keep playing games at night AND maintain the tone up. My only consolation to her demand was that I started wearing a Logitech Wireless Headset F540. I have had this headset for almost two months now. Since this headset has saved my marriage, I wanted to give my honest feedback.

I’ve purchased mine online here. I believe they still have the best price.

What You Get

When you purchase the Logitech Wireless Headset F540, you receive quite a few items. Here is what is included in the box:

  • Logitech F540 Headset
  • Wireless transmitter
  • Power supply for the wireless transmitter
  • RCA to RCA pass-through cable
  • Xbox 360 2.5mm voice cable
  • Mini USB PS3 sound cable
  • Micro USB Headset charging cable
  • Users Manual

A full description of what’s inside can be found here.

Logitech Wireless Headset F540 Review

These headphones are a one size fits all. The headphones can adjust to fit any size head. The headband can be adjusted telescopically for bigger heads. The ear cup pivots in and out. The ear cups are heavily cushioned to provide a very comfortable feel especially when worn for extended amounts of time. The headset is an over the ear design which helps to lock out all other noise so that you can concentrate on the game while playing.

The Logitech F540 Headset has a noise-canceling microphone. It delivers high-quality sound, and your gaming partners will not have any problem hearing you during the game. There is a mute button on the right earpiece. When muted the light at the top of the microphone will glow red. Anytime you raise the microphone to a vertical position it automatically mutes itself.

These headsets deliver studio quality audio. The bass is apparent with no distortion. The highs are likewise obvious and sharp.

Logitech has provided all the controls you need on the right ear cup of the headset. The ear cup has 2 volume control rollers. These rollers control the volume of the gameplay and the chat volume.

On the side of the ear cup are the on/off switch and the input button. With the button of entry, you can quickly switch between the different devices you have connected to the audio ports on the base station.


Most people are hesitant to buy wireless headphones because they believe there will be a lag in hearing the sound. Logitech has addressed this concern by streaming uncompressed audio to the headset that allows you to listen to the music without experiencing any lag. Wireless headphones also have the advantage of not having any wires that limit your ability to move around. With no wires, you will not have anything to trip over either.

Multiple Audio Inputs

The headsets can be used to connect up to 3 different audio sources. The three audio inputs are labeled PS3, Xbox 360 and Aux In. You can quickly toggle between the various audio sources using the input button on the ear cup. With the auxiliary audio input, you can connect your TV, movies, or MP3 players.

No Battery Needed

The headset is rechargeable. You can go up to 10 hours on a charge. To recharge you plug in the headset to the base station. The base station will ultimately charge the headset and have it ready for your game playing the next night. If your headset is small and you want to keep playing, you can plug in the headset while wearing so that it charges while you are playing. Since the headset is rechargeable, you do not have to worry about buying another battery.

F540 headset


Logitech provides a one-year limited hardware warranty.

My Final Input

The Logitech F540 Wireless Headset is durable and produces a high-quality sound. It can be used with many different gaming consoles and other audio sources. The wireless feature allows you to move around while playing and not have to worry about tripping over wires. If you like to play games late at night, then you should purchase a pair of the Logitech F540 Wireless Headsets. It saved my marriage!

If you think about getting the Logitech F540 online be sure to check the price here first


  • Bass sound is clear and does not distort
  • One of the few wireless headphone for the PS3
  • Voice is crystal clear


  • Best if used with PS3 or Xbox360. PC settings are close to none. ( Logitech G35 is a better alternative for PC use – Read review here )
  • Xbox voice cable can be annoying to use
Internet Marketing Basics

Internet marketing is one of the most potent marketing options that are available to marketers today. It is simple, easy and interactive and anyone who knows the basics of the internet can easily be an internet marketer. However, there is one problem that most of the people associated with online marketing face. The world of internet is so vast that you might keep on making regular efforts and still not get found by your target audience.

At this point, it might be difficult for you to understand what effort must you make to ‘get found’ by your target audience. Here are some basics of internet marketing that you can use to get the best results.

· You must be consistent. It is not possible that you do SEO today and be seen on the top of the SERPs forever. You must do it regularly. As the world of internet is so vast and dynamic, it might take as many as three months to see the results of your efforts. Every single day, you must have a time that can be dedicated purely to SEO. A little effort did every day will be giving better results than a single day of efforts.

· You must always be creative. If you try to be like everyone else, you would probably get lost on the internet. Always try to be creative. Look for newer avenues to explore and always try to think out of the box. This is the only way in which you will be able to get found by your target audience and also create a new niche for yourself.

· Be unique. It is good to look at what your competitors are doing, but it is not good to follow what they are doing. No matter how similar your business, products or services may be, you must simply be working on those features that make you unique. Create great content and websites that match with this uniqueness and make sure that you appear as a company that believes in being original in your internet marketing efforts. This gives a great impression to the target audience.

· Believe in quantity and not quality. You will be surprised to find that the biggest companies are not the ones that fetch the most traffic. Therefore, make sure that you are giving quality to the visitors through your internet marketing efforts. If they get quality, they will always come back for more, and when this happens, you will be able to get better business.

Press Release

Here are some points to pay attention to when writing your press release.

1. Get to the Point

When creating your press release, avoid talking about many details and jumping from topic to topic. Get right to the point. You don’t want to lose the reader in a wave of technical terms and unnecessary details. You need to find the main idea of what you’re trying to convey and get right to that, and then follow up with details to back this idea.

2. Don’t Make the Focus on Selling

This is an instant turn-off for any reader. No one wants to be reading something that is just trying to sell them something. Go in with the intention of educating your reader; this will inspire them to want to learn more. Your primary goal should be to inform them of the value and benefit of the information that you are giving them.

3. Don’t “Overhype” Your Press Release

pressTell the reader what they want to know, never try to exaggerate or make your product out to be the cure for cancer. Overhyping will lead to nothing but trouble in the future, and no one will take your future press releases seriously.

4. The Triangle Structure

The best format to follow when writing is, to begin with the information you want to get across, and then follow up with detail.

If you the reader cannot grasp your idea quickly, they are likely to get bored and put down the article. The goal is to get your reader to reach your main point as soon as possible, and then hopefully the following details will keep them hooked enough to read the rest.

5. Your Audience is Key

Your audience should always be at the forefront of your mind when writing your press release. You need to know whom you are writing to and what they want to hear about. Be sure to keep everything interesting and clear; you don’t want them to get lost in the details.

6. Using Keywords

Always use keywords that your audience is likely to search for to ensure that they will be able to find your press release. It is an excellent way to connect you to your audience, as well as get your work viewed by various search engines, broadening your potential audience.

7. Networking

With today’s technology, you have an abundance of sites and resources to assist in spreading your message around the world. Making accounts on social networking sites as well as other networking sites is a great way to connect yourself to your target audience better.

These tips will get you on the right path to crafting the perfect press release. One that will engage your reader, and hopefully spark some business. You’ll be able to get your message out to the world, and the world will be at attention.

Local Internet Marketing

Local Internet Marketing

Before I get into article marketing tips, let’s go over the basics first.

What is article marketing?

Article marketing is the process of writing articles related to your industry and submitting them to article directories on the web. But why in the world would you want to spend time writing articles and give them away for free when you have so many other things to do in your small business?

Well, one reason to implement article marketing is that it positions you as an expert in your field. Article marketing is not something you do once. It is an ongoing effort. So over time, you will build up a decent amount of items on the net. You are building up your business’s reputation through quality articles related to your industry.

Article writing also helps local businesses with link building. If you have explored the rest of this site I mention two main things to remember when applying local internet marketing strategies to your small business:

  1. Have good quality content on your website
  2. Build backlinks to your site

Even if you aren’t a good writer, coming up with good content is the easiest of the above. After all, you are the expert, and you can always get assistance with writing quality material. Unfortunately, building links is a tedious process. The good news is that you will get links naturally if the content on your site is useful and informative.

But one way to enhance your link building is through article marketing. So even though you have other things to accomplish with your time, writing and submitting articles can build up your link popularity. Link popularity will, in turn, increase your search engines rankings.

Now that you have a basis of the reason behind article writing, below are some article marketing tips to get started.

Local Internet Marketing

Article Marketing Tips

The first step to this process is, of course, writing an article. Pick a topic related to your business or industry and make it informative. If you are a landscaper, write an article offering tips on how to maintain a lawn or how to plant a garden. Remember, you are the expert – so showcase your knowledge. But you obviously shouldn’t give everything you know away. Your ultimate goal is for the reader to want more information or to contact you.

This is NOT a sales letter. Be creative and use your current client base for ideas. What are some of the questions that you have been asked by potential or current customers? As ideas come to you, write them down for future articles, so you don’t forget them.

I would suggest writing between 400 and 600 words as this is the minimum requirement for most article directories. And remember – quality is better than quantity. You are better off writing a 400-word article that is well written, than a 700-word article that is just so-so.

How does Article Marketing Increase Link Popularity?

When an article is submitted to an article directory such as or, it becomes a part of their database. In your article, you can place a link back to your site as part of what is called the resource box. This link acts as a ‘vote’ for your website and increases your link popularity.

But it doesn’t stop there.

Many people who run blogs use a syndication feed of an article directory to help fill content on their site. They can choose the category or niche that they would like to stream from their website. If you write good quality articles related to your industry, your story might get chosen to be placed on their site.

So guess what? Each site that has your story on it also includes the backlink to your website. So from one article, you can gain multiple backlinks.

Anchor Text

The backlink that is created from your story to your site should not simply be listed as It should utilize proper anchor text. Anchor text is a keyword phrase that links to your site.

HTML for Anchor Text Link:

<a href=>Anchor Text Here</a>

A keyword phrase that I want this website found under is “article marketing tips.” By linking the anchor text ‘article marketing tips’ to this page on my website (, I am telling Google what the web page is about.

If you write an article discussing tree removal, have your anchor text link to the page on your site that discusses tree removal. It does NOT have to link to the homepage. In fact, it should link to the page where the reader can find out more information about your topic.

Article Marketing can be very effective in not only showcasing your expertise on the web but also in building backlinks to your site. Building backlinks are one of the most important aspects of local internet marketing.

So now that you have some article marketing tips under your belt, what are you waiting for? Get writing!

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