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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
KANNAPPAN S KENNETH
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
PLANTRONICS INC /CA/ [PLT]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
CEO - CORPORATE - GLOBAL.CEO.
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
345 ENCINAL STREET
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/15/2012
(Street)

SANTA CRUZ, CA 95060
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   M   400 A $27.16 123,344 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   S   400 D $36.29 122,944 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   M   100 A $27.16 123,044 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   S   100 D $36.292 122,944 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   M   2,100 A $27.16 125,044 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   S   2,100 D $36.2988 122,944 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   M   400 A $27.16 123,344 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   S   400 D $36.3 122,944 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   M   200 A $27.16 123,144 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   S   200 D $36.28 122,944 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   M   600 A $27.16 123,544 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   S   600 D $36.2877 122,944 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   M   2,200 A $27.16 125,144 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   S   2,200 D $36.315 122,944 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   M   12 A $27.16 122,956 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   S   12 D $36.2 122,944 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   M   1,500 A $27.16 124,444 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   S   1,500 D $36.2077 122,944 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   M   300 A $27.16 123,244 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   S   300 D $36.23 122,944 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   M   1,900 A $27.16 124,844 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   S   1,900 D $36.28 122,944 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   M   100 A $27.16 123,044 D  
COMMON STOCK 08/15/2012   S   100 D $36.287 122,944 D  
COMMON STOCK               200 I by Son
COMMON STOCK               14,946 I by Trust

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $27.16 08/15/2012   M     400 10/19/2006(1) 10/19/2012 COMMON STOCK 400 $36.29 9,412 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $27.16 08/15/2012   M     100 10/19/2006(1) 10/19/2012 COMMON STOCK 100 $36.292 9,312 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $27.16 08/15/2012   M     2,100 10/19/2006(1) 10/19/2012 COMMON STOCK 2,100 $36.2988 7,212 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $27.16 08/15/2012   M     400 10/19/2006(1) 10/19/2012 COMMON STOCK 400 $36.3 6,812 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $27.16 08/15/2012   M     200 10/19/2006(1) 10/19/2012 COMMON STOCK 200 $36.28 6,612 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $27.16 08/15/2012   M     600 10/19/2006(1) 10/19/2012 COMMON STOCK 600 $36.2877 6,012 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $27.16 08/15/2012   M     2,200 10/19/2006(1) 10/19/2012 COMMON STOCK 2,200 $36.315 3,812 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $27.16 08/15/2012   M     12 10/19/2006(1) 10/19/2012 COMMON STOCK 12 $36.2 3,800 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $27.16 08/15/2012   M     1,500 10/19/2006(1) 10/19/2012 COMMON STOCK 1,500 $36.2077 2,300 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $27.16 08/15/2012   M     300 10/19/2006(1) 10/19/2012 COMMON STOCK 300 $36.23 2,000 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $27.16 08/15/2012   M     1,900 10/19/2006(1) 10/19/2012 COMMON STOCK 1,900 $36.28 100 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $27.16 08/15/2012   M     100 10/19/2006(1) 10/19/2012 COMMON STOCK 100 $36.287 0 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
KANNAPPAN S KENNETH
345 ENCINAL STREET
SANTA CRUZ, CA 95060
  X     CEO - CORPORATE - GLOBAL.CEO.  

Signatures

 S KENNETH KANNAPPAN   08/16/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Option was granted by the Issuer pursuant to a Rule 16-b plan and becomes exercisable as follows: 25% of the shares subject to the option vest 12 months from date of grant; and 1/48th of the shares subject to option vest each month thereafter.

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