We discussed where and how to find the settings in Plantronics wireless headsets, now we will discuss where to find the settings in Jabra wireless headsets.
Depending on the model of wireless headset the location of the Slide Switch, we will mention the location of them in the most common ones, that allows you to control the “Master” volume control, the “Master microphone” volume and the Slide Switch. The Jabra Pro 920/925/930 will be located in the back of the headset base, on top of the plug in for the handset, phone and AUX. The Slide Switch will be a dial with letters A-G, that allows you to find the best connection with any desk phone, the most common one will be “A”, the “Master microphone” volume will the on the right side of that dial and will be controlled by pushing “-” or “+”.
On the Jabra Pro 9450/Motion it will be located behind the front face plate, simply pop off the plate and you will be able to reach the switches and adjust them at will.
Microphone volume will be on the left and the Slide Switch at the right.
The Jabra Engage 65 Volume and Slide Switch will be located in the base of the headset, simply lift your base and turn it over, you will find the Volume control on the left side and the Slide Switch on the right side.
Hoping this helps you and get the best performance of your brand new headset.
Hello class, today we will be looking at headsets that are compatible for your PC (Windows) and Apple Mac OS. Many businesses today are opting to use their computers in lieu of phones to make phone calls. It’s a very cost effective method to reduce spending by using VOIP and other soft phone applications. There are so many options out there, but I will list the ones that stand out most to me. The most important things to consider are the call quality and comfort. All of these headsets below are plug and play, and even someone like myself can install them. If you plan on sitting at the computer and don’t need to be mobile, I’d recommend getting a corded. If you need to be more mobile, or just don’t want to be tied to your desk, go wireless. Let’s begin shall we?
|Jabra EVOLVE 40 MS Stereo USB Headset for MS Lync:|
This is a great entry level corded headset. It connects via USB and as a bonus, it comes with a 3.5mm jack so you can connect it to your smart phone, tablet, etc. It has a noise canceling microphone, a built in busy light so your colleagues/friends know if you’re on a call, and Hi-Fi wideband frequency response. A great headset for the casual user. Comes with a manufacturer’s 2 year warranty. Click here to buy now.
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This is quite a unique wireless headset. Generally speaking, wireless USB headsets use Bluetooth connectivity, however, this headset runs on DECT (similar to a cordless phone.) Because of this you get an astonishing range of up to 300ft. This headset has a great noise canceling mic and WideBand audio. As a bonus this headset comes with 3 different wearing styles, headband, ear hook, and neckband. The only downside to this headset is the lack of Bluetooth capability but still an awesome headset. Comes with a 1 year manufacturer’s warranty, click here to buy now.
This bad boy is a great wireless headset without breaking the bank. This Bluetooth USB headset is basically an upgraded version of the Evolve 40 series. It comes with a Bluetooth dongle that plugs into your PC or Mac via USB and gives you up to 100 feet Bluetooth range. Up to 37 hours of battery time! You have a great noise canceling mic, and Hi-definition sound from the large 40mm speakers with soft leatherette ear cushions, which is great for you and your customers. It has a built-in LED in-use light to let the people around you that you’re busy or on a call – great feature to have! If you’re not on a call, simply kick back and jam to some tunes. The coolest feature of this headset, is you can connect to your cellphone simultaneously via Bluetooth. Comes with a 2 year manufacturer’s warranty. Click here to buy now.
Out of all of the wireless Bluetooth headsets, this headset provides the longest range of up to 150ft through the computer. It has active noise canceling through the ear phones (think of Bose), Wideband audio, great noise canceling microphone, and built in smart sensors which can detect when you put on and take the headset off. You have 12 hours of talk time, and up to 15 hours of music streaming. Comes with a 1 year manufacturer’s warranty. Click here to buy now.
And my personal favorite…
This is a beast of a headset. You have Hi-Fi stereo sound, excellent noise canceling microphone, active noise canceling through the ear phones (think of Bose), and it they just look great all around. Similar to the Evolve 65 you will have up to 100ft wireless range, but an incredible 15 hours of battery on a full charge. Like the above headsets, you just simply plug it in via USB and you’re ready to rock. Need to take a long drive or flight somewhere? Take them with you and use enjoy music on your phone! Your customers will love talking to you on this headset. Comes with a 1 year manufacturer’s warranty. Click here to buy now.
Pure luxury. . .
This is a new wireless USB headset by Sennheiser. It’s a nice headset for for use with a computer. You can listen to music and take calls. It has a nice dual noise canceling microphone and you get up to 100 ft wireless range. The cool thing about this headset is it has active noise canceling. You can block the unwanted background noise if you’re in a loud environment. It has a great battery time of 25 hours. It also comes with a 3.5mm cable for use with a smart phone and a storage pouch. Comes with a 2 year manufacturer’s warranty. Click here to buy now
This headset is the newest edition the the Plantronics Blackwire line. It’s basically a corded Voyager Focus. This is a corded USB headset with active noise canceling. You don’t really see any corded headsets with active noise canceling but here it is. This headset also has a nice omni directional boomless mics to help pick up your voice. The microphones are noise canceling as well. If you’re not working, you can still use this headset to listen to music. It has nice Hi-Fi stereo earphones. This wouldn’t be my first choice when picking a noise canceling headset, but if you’re on a a budget, this might be a good pick for you. Click here to buy now.
Jabra’s family of headsets were launched back on 2014 and after 6 years of successfully being one of the best USB headset in the market and proving itself as one of the best options in the a vast wide of headsets recently launched in a Virtual Launch their latest addition to the lineup.
As on current times that most of the work force has to perform from home, users are in need to get the best sound and built quality that can find, and for the same reason Jabra has recently launched the next generation of its venerable headset, introducing the Jabra Evolve2. Available in different models and in some cases even in colors, this headsets comes with advance technology to position itself in a new standard as Jabra establish in their way.
We start our review with the new Jabra Evolve2 40 UC Mono USB-A wired headset, this is the new entry level in the Evolve2 family, this headset is a corded style with incredible noise cancellation and for the first time in an entry USB level headset, a Busylight visible from all angles, built in with 3-microphone call technology for outstanding call performance, giving the user what is called Open Office requirements when the arm boom is pulled down, the microphone suppresses surrounding noise and office conversation from multiple directions. With this the user can have the confidence that the clarity of the voice will be assured.
For people wanting to cover both ears , the Evolve2 40 comes in Stereo quality in 2 versions the UC and the MS. The Jabra Evolve2 40 MS Stereo Corded Headset comes with the latest updates for Microsoft Teams application, and being a simply plug-and-play experience for the user. Dedicated Microsoft Teams button that allows you to be notified in different cases while on the application. For users of UC variants like Cisco, Mitel, Avaya among others Jabra has the Jabra Evolve2 40 UC Stereo USB-A Corded Headset with its built Busylight that is visible from all angles.
For users of USB-C headsets Jabra got you covered with the Evolve2 40 UC Stereo USB-C Wired Headset, offering the same performance as the USB-A counterpart if you are an Android user or a MacBook user this is another option for your needs, with the comfortable memory foam ear cushions, and adjustable headband making it an amazing option in comfortableness wearing it all day long.
For the mobile user Jabra has the Jabra Evolve2 65 UC Stereo Bluetooth Wireless USB-A Headset, with an incredible battery life of 37 hours, and charging of 8 hours in just 15 minutes, making it one of the best performance in charging headsets in the market. Available in either USB-A or USB-C, allowing you to pair it with 2 devices simultaneously, with incredible Active Noise Canceling with powerful leak-tolerant 40mm speakers that delivers the best sound quality for music fans. And for first time available in 2 colors, Black and Beige. Packed with the totally new Jabra Link 380 giving you the best range that a Bluetooth headset can give.
And last but not for that least amazing, we have the Jabra Evolve2 85 UC Stereo Bluetooth USB-A Headset, this is the best sound quality that you can get today. The Evolve2 85 UC has Digital Hybrid Active Noise Cancellation technology and 10, yes you read right 10 microphones, including 2 microphones in the fully integrated boom-arm. With long last battery life of 37 hours in 1 single charge and fast charging of 8 hours in just 15 minutes. We can say that the Jabra Evolve2 85 UC Stereo Bluetooth is the Crème De La Crème on the headsets available today. With amazing sound quality, noise canceling microphones and technology on the top of its contenders, making it one of my favorite headsets to be used either for business or pleasure.
As times changes, companies have to make adaptations in their structure by making making their employees in some cases to work from home. For this reason we will discuss some options that will help for those times when people have to work remotely.
A main thing that we have to consider is that homes are going to be running standard landlines, that are different as the lines used at offices which are VoIP, for this reason not all headsets would be compatible by simply plugging them into the phone line, however there are options on corded and wireless options.
The entry level headset coming with an over the headset only wearing style, in a corded style with Noise Canceling microphone, comes with a fully functional dial pad. This headset is designed for just one single line, simply plug in the Plantronics T110 Practica to the the standard wall telephone jack and you are good to go. Basic functions built in to the pad, like Mute, Redial and Flash, making it an excellent option for a home worker that doesn’t require many bells and whistles. Order yours HERE.
If looking for a wireless setup for your home office, this is one of the best ones for you on entry level with the convenience of being wireless with DECT frequency that allows you roam around up to 300 feet away, having a convenient LCD screen with Caller ID and a full dial pad that allows you to dial numbers , answer calls by pressing virtually any key. Take the headset with you with its convenient convertible 2-1 wearing style, so can be worn over the head or over the ear.
Computer USB headsets if you are using your PC our Laptop
Recently launched, the Jabra Evolve 20SE Mono USB is one of the most affordable USB headset in the market with and over the head wearing style covering 1 ear and noise canceling microphone, designed to work with virtually any computer with a USB-A port and volume control. The Evolve 20SE comes with leatherette ear cups making the different of the SE version against the standard one. Order yours HERE.
The Plantronics C3225 Stereo brings the practicality of being a USB-A headset and a 3.5mm headset at the same time, so can be used virtually with any computer, tablet, smart phone or portable electronic. Being a helpful tool for home workers that are looking for the best value with versatility to be used at any time. The USB adapter comes with Inline controls to answer calls, volume, and mute. Certified to be compatible with Microsoft Skype for Business.
The UH36 is a nice option in an affordable package, one of the best qualities of this headset is the built in quality, the headset looks and feels great at first touch, many people (me included) could be fooled by the name of the brand or even the price point thinking that the unit can’t perform, however after testing it at full with PC, Mac, and smart phones I can say that as the old establish: “Don’t judge a book by its cover”, a seamless integration with Teams and a nice feature that allows you to call Cortana at any time making it a nice touch for people that are at their computer most of the time. Get yours HERE.
Sennheiser offers the SC 260 as a USB headset covering both ears with an over the head wearing style with large ear cushions, noise canceling microphone and with a pivot-able boom that rotates through 360 degrees and with a bendable boom arm, making it easier to find the right position for the microphone for the user. The SC 260 Stereo USB has ActiveGard, Sennheiser’s technology that protects you from acoustic shock and sudden sound surges.
Jabra had just released the Evolve2 40 MS Stereo with an incredible sound quality and volume controls built in the headset compatible with most of the soft phones in the market, including Microsoft Teams, formerly known as Skype for Business. The Evolve2 40 offers now memory foam ear cups with an adjustable cushioned headband, offering the best comfort on a corded headset for people that need good sound quality with the best connection and reliability. The Evolve2 40 MS is offered in 2 version, The USB-C that can be used with most of the newest laptops, desk tops and Android phones and the USB-A that is most commonly found in any laptop or desktop.
Jabra bring us the Evolve 75 MS Stereo Bluetooth USB, which is a wireless headset with a range of 100ft when using the Jabra Link 370 that it is included. Active Noise Canceling in the leatherette ear cups, built in Busy Light and Talk through technology that allows you to hear through the headset, making it a nice feature. Multi pairing is included as well, making it a great headset if you need to have 2 devices sync without having to switch back and forward.
Plantronics give us the Voyager Focus, which comes with Active Noise Canceling, range of up to 150ft. Leatherette ear cushions and smart sensors that allows you to answer calls by simply putting the headset on , muting the call or pausing music if you take it off. Voice alert announces when you mute a call and let you know if still on mute after a long period of time. Volume/track controls built in the side of the headset allowing you to skip track without having to go back to the device you are streaming from.
The MB 660 UC its our option from Sennheiser for a wireless headset with active Noise Canceling for people wanting one of the best designs and easy to pack for traveling thanks to its fold able ear cushions, with built in microphone and Active Noise Canceling, with a battery time of up to 30 hours when fully charged, making it a nice option for people that are looking for the longest battery life time. Range of up to 100 ft and coming with a 3.5mm cable that allows it to be used either by Bluetooth or the jack on any electronic with a 3.5mm jack.
The latest addition from Jabra, the Evolve2 65 offers an extraordinary talk time of 37 hours, beating almost every headset in the competition, offering fast charging as needed too. Memory foam can be found in its 40 mm ear cups with Jabra’s amazing sound quality. Built in Busy light allows you to let people know when the headset is in use. The Evolve2 65 has a range of up to 100 feet using the included dongle, and offering multi pairing, allowing you to have the headset sync with your computer and cell phone at the same time. Evolve2 65 offers you the mute of the microphone when in a call by simply bringing the microphone boom, making it one convenient option for people when they need to mute the microphone without the hassle of pressing keys.
There are so many certified Microsoft Skype for Business, MS Teams (formerly Microsoft Lync) compatible headsets by Jabra, Plantronics, VXi. But which one is the best? We stock over 70 different model headsets that are certified for Skype for Business. Price range any where from $50 to $400 depending on your budget. Obviously it’s not fair to compare a $400 to a $50 headset, the $400 headset will obviously be a better headset. It’s the old saying goes – “you get what you paid for”. Given that there are so many to choose from, I will break these choices down by price – low end, mid range, and the high end:
Affordable – for the price conscious (<$100)
The Yealink UH36-Dual Stereo USB-A Headset is one of the top offers in the affordable corded headsets for Teams, with a nice built quality and firm structure, this headset offers an incredible performance either being used with its included USB-A adapter (YHC20) or by the 3.5 mm jack output. Easy to use as simply plug and play without having mayor issues after starting using it. You can find volume controls, answer/end call and mute control in the USB-A adapter, compatible with PC/Mac as with any smartphone by 3.5mm jack input. The UH36 can be ordered in either Mono version covering one ear or Dual version, in a rich Stereo sound quality. Order yours HERE.
The Jabra Evolve 30 MS is an excellent entry level headset for Microsoft Skype for Business. Very good “bang for the buck”, price only at $79. Very well built, high quality construction, best of all – Jabra stands behind its product with a full one year warranty. It’s plug and play and certified by Microsoft to Skype for Business. In addition, in comes with a 3.5mm jack for smartphones (ie – iPhone, Android). It has all the features of an high end headset, noise canceling microphone, in-line controls, peak-stop noise protection, etc. and it even comes with a travel pouch. Here if from HERE
Plantronics C3220 is another very good choice for call centers deploying large amount of MS Skype for Business headsets. This model has hi-fi stereo, covers both ears. So when the agent is not on a call, he and she can listen to music on the computer. The dual ear feature also helps block out background noise in a busy office, so the user can focus more on the phone call and not be distracted by all the office chatter in the background. Plantronics Blackwire C3220 also is backed by a one year warranty. Order it HERE
Mid-Range – ($80-$150)
Jabra Evolve 40 is an “all purpose” headset, not only it’s a good headset for Skype for Business, you can also use the same headset for your smartphone (like an iPhone). It’s integrated with a 3.5mm smart phone adapter. So you can connect it either to the computer via USB or a smartphone or tablet. It has DSP (digital signal process) for clear audio, a feature that the low end models do not have. Of course, plug-and-play compatible with Skype for Business. It also has an built in busy light to alert other workers around that you’re on a live call. Order it from HERE
Plantronics Blackwire 5220 is a very good quality “mid-range” Microsoft Skype for Business certified headset. It has a feature that no other headset have – both 3.5mm smart phone plug and USB connection. You can use this headset for Skype for Business as well as a smartphone like an iPhone or Android phone. Dual speakers that offer wideband quality hi-fi stereo sound. Noise canceling microphone. Like the others, it has all the in-line call controls. The Blackwire C5220 is foldable. So you can easily take it with you for business travel and use it on your laptop. It’s firmware also up-gradable using Plantronics Spokes software. Of course with DSP (digital siginal process) for the best audio possible. Order it HeRe
High End – ($150+)
This is the the newest top of the line Plantronics wireless USB headset for MS Skype for Business. It has all the latest technology and bells-and-whistles. Of course Skype for Business plug and play compatibility and certified by Microsoft. It has SoundGuard® DIGITAL technology provides protection against audio spikes. Enhanced voice alerts tell you connection status. Up to 12 hours talk, 15 hours music listen, and 13 days standby time. Up to 98 ft/30 range from supported smartphone or laptop with optional BT600 Bluetooth adapter. You can buy it HERE
Plantronics Savi W44-M is a wireless USB Headset and it’s the also the most versatile headset certified for Skype for Business. It’s Plug-and-play compatible with Microsoft Skype. It comes with 3 different wear styles (over-the-head, over-the-ear, and behind-the-neck). So you’re covered regardless of which way you wear your headset. It has a hot-swap-able battery (extra battery sold separately), so you could have an endless hours of talk time if you need it. It has a 300 feet wireless range if you like to wander the office. You can also answer the Skype call or end the call 300ft away bye pressing a button on the side of the headset. This is the ultimate headset for Skype for Business. You can order it Here
The Jabra Evolve 75 is the newest wireless headset for Skype for Business from Jabra. It designed for noisy call centers. It has a binaural design with double speakers that cover both ears. In addition it includes Jabra’s “active noise canceling” technology – engineered specifically to block out additional unwanted noise in the office or contact center. It’s been certified by Microsoft for Skype for Business – which means it’s plug-and-play out of the box for the MS Skype for Business UC software. the package includes the Jabra Link 370 Bluetooth adapter for the PC. It’s a Bluetooth headset, so when you’re not on phone, Jabra Evolve 75 becomes a high end HD headphone for music. The boom arm can be fliped up and clipped onto the headband. When needed, you can also use it as a headset for your smart phone (like an iPhone). Once fully charged, it’s good for 15 hours of battery life, so it’s almost impossible to run out of battery during a business day. Order it HERE
If you also have a desk phone and/or Cell Phone
Plantronics Savi 8210-M Microsoft Wireless Headset (staff favorite)
The newest of all the Skype for Business headset is the Plantronics Savi 8210-M. The beauty of this headset is that it’s a wireless headset you can use with Skype for Business, desk phone, and your mobile phone (3 devices). If you have an office phone and Skype, you can switch between the landline phone, cell phone and your MS Skype softphone without switching headsets. It has a noise canceling microphone, so it blocks out background sound for your customer. When fully charged, it has 13 hours of battery time. 50+ hours of standby time. So you never run out of battery in a normal day of work. There are two versions, mono Plantronics Savi 8210-M and the binaural Plantronics Savi 8220-M. The Saiv 8220-M is a stereo wireless headset that cover both ears for extremely busy and noisy office or call center, it can also be used as a high quality stereo headphone for music as it has hi-fi quality speakers. Both of Plantronics Savi 8200 series headsets comes complete with USB cable, AC adapter and base for charging. Nothing else is needed for your deskphone or cell phone.
These some of staff picked headsets specifically for Microsoft for Business. There are of course many others. You can see the entire line of Skype for Business Headsets Here You will not go wrong and be very happy with the ones we have recommended on this page. If you have further questions regarding these headsets, call HeadsetPlus.com at 877-999-3838, our headset specialist will answer any questions you may have.
Working in a office with several employees can be a difficult task. The constant office chatter makes it difficult when you’re on the phone. Fortunately there are plenty of headphones that will help filter out majority of the background noise. I’m almost certain that majority of people have heard the phrase “noise canceling.” Generally speaking, that is referring to the microphones ability to filter out noise for the user on the other end of the phone. Below you will find a small list of headsets are great at filtering out that background noise. As a bonus I will include a couple of headphones that filter out noise through the microphone and the noise through the earphones! Some of the headsets will have passive/active noise canceling earphones.
Let us start with the noise canceling microphone only category. Note, all of these headsets come with a superb noise canceling microphone. All corded headsets require a bottom cable or an amplifier to work with your device.
Like I said above, this has an excellent noise canceling microphone. But in addition, you have high def audio, plush leatherette ear cushions, and very sturdy construction. This CORDED binaural (covers both ears) headphone has a little passive noise canceling (think of resting earphones over your ears without any sound playing). The microphone is a bit unique, it sits just below the base of the earphone to avoid any possible interference with your peripheral vision. You can also extend the microphone to the perfect distance to your mouth. With all of that said, if you’re in a very loud environment that has close quarters or no partitions, you’ll probably want to opt for something with active noise canceling. Great headphone for mild office chatter. Requires a bottom cable or amplifier, comes with a manufacturers 2 year warranty. Click here to buy now.
This is the newest wireless headphone on the market. Similar to the above, if you’re in a mild to moderately noisy environment, this dual eared wireless headset will be an awesome choice. This monster comes out of the box with a massive 490ft wireless range, 13 hours of talk time, and advanced noise canceling microphone. The awesome part of this headphone is, you can even plug it into your computer at the same time as your desk phone, allowing you to switch between calls on your landline and soft phone applications. This headphone is certified for Microsoft Skype for Business so chat away, or just enjoy some YouTube or stream some Spotify. It runs on DECT technology like many other wireless headphones, but this uses DECT Security Step C & using FIPS approved algorithms for key generation, payload encryption and authentication. It is the most secure headset on the market. Like I said this headphone is among the line of the newest and best technology by Jabra. Comes with a manufacturer’s 1 year warranty. Click here to buy.
The newest technology got even better. This binaural wireless headset boasts all the same features of the Engage 65 plus more. You will still have the incredible range, talk time, and advanced noise canceling microphone, etc. The key differences between this headset and the Engage 65 is the ability to connect to even more devices and a touch screen base. The Engage 75 can connect 5 devices at the same time. Yes you read that right. 5 devices. You can connect 2 USB, 2 Bluetooth, and 1 desk phone. Now, I don’t know why you would need to connect this many devices, but I guess it’s good to know that you can. Comes with a manufacturer’s 1 year warranty. Click here to buy.
Noise canceling earphones and microphone:
For extremely loud environments here we have a dual ear circumaural corded headset. These headphones were designed to be used in very loud environments, from aircraft carriers to the New York Stock Exchange. They have 22dB of noise reduction through the ear cups and 20dB through the microphone. These headphones are exceedingly durable. The cables are resistant to UV, and oils and solvents, and will stand up to extreme temperatures while remaining to be flexible. If you’re in a call center environment or have really loud background noise, this is the best corded noise canceling headset. This is a corded headset so you will need a bottom cable or an amplifier. Comes with a manufacturers 2 year warranty. Click here to buy now.
This wireless Bluetooth headset would be great for a loud environment. It has active noise canceling in the ear phones as well as a noise canceling microphone. Not only is it very comfortable, but you can also pair it with another Bluetooth enabled device. Say for instance your cell phone rings, you could answer the call with the same headphone. It has soft plush ear cushions so you can wear them all day long. Generally speaking, these headsets were designed to be used with a computer and cell phone. However, we’re seeing that many people want to have a active noise canceling ANC (blocking noise through the earphones) headphone to be used with desk phones. Luckily there is a solution to that. You can pair this headphone with a PC/USB switch that will enable you to use this headset with a corded desk phone. You have about 12 hours of talk time and 150 ft wireless range from the Bluetooth dongle. There are many other subtle features you can read about here. Comes with a 1 year manufacturer’s warranty. Click here to buy now.
This Plantronics Savi 8220 headset is the newest wireless noise canceling headset by Plantronics. If you’re familiar with the Savi 700 series, the 8200 series is an improvement on them. You will have the same triple connectivity, desk phone, computer, cell phone. The great upside to this headset is the active noise cancellation (ANC) and the additional talk and standby time. No longer will you have to choose between a rugged corded headset or a Bluetooth only headset. This is the best of both worlds including 13 hours of talk time, and 590ft line of sight wireless range. This has an excellent noise canceling microphone, and is very comfortable. The Plantronics Savi 700 series was always a great headset, now it just got even better. It has the best noise canceling microphone of all the headsets in this list. Comes complete with a one year manufacturer’s warranty. Click HERE to buy now.
Last but not least we have the top of the line wireless that Plantronics makes. This headset is the newest addition to the noise canceling earphones/microphone headsets. This has a Omni directional boomless microphone, dual mode active noise canceling (ANC), and 20 hours of talk time. Like the Voyager Focus, you can use this headphone with your Bluetooth enabled devices and with your corded desk phone with the addition a PC/USB switch. When you’re not on the phone, you can enjoy up to 24 hours of streaming music, watching movies, etc. Another neat function is an open mic button which will allow you to listen to your surroundings when needed. So to sum this unit up, extremely powerful, comfortable, and unique. Comes with a 1 year manufacturer’s warranty. Click here to buy now.
This is a new edition to the Blackwire series. What makes this headset unique is that it has active noise canceling but it’s a corded USB headset. You don’t really find that anywhere else. The active noise canceling (ANC) is a great feature to have if you’re in a loud office. In addition to the noise canceling earphones, it has nice noise canceling boomless microphones. You can also enjoy listening to music using this Hi-Fi stereo headset. If you’re on a budget and also need noise canceling headset, this would be a nice option. Click here to buy now.
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Office workers often can’t figure out what headsets to use to use with their office phones and when search the internet, there are so many options out there. What are the best wired headsets out for my office phone and its workers? The answer isn’t that simple. The ‘best’ wired headset for me doesn’t mean it’s the best headset for you or the next person. It’s a personal preference. However, I can provide a list of a few headsets that are most popular depending on your budget and wearing style. These headsets are the most popular (best selling headset) from Headsetplus.com the last few years as well as some new ones just released from Plantronics and Jabra – the two top office headset manufacturers in the world.
Note: All corded headsets required require either an bottom cable or headset amplifier to work with the desk phone (any desktop office phone). If you’re not sure which adapter cable (or amplifier) you need, be sure to contact a headset specialist at HeadsetPlus.com at 877-999-3838, they can make sure you get the correct cable (or amplifier) for your phone.
- 1) Plantronics HW540 EncorePro 540 – This Plantronics corded headset is probably themost flexible headset of all the headsets available for any office phone. It comes standard with three (3) different wearing styles (over the head, on the ear, and behind the neck), so you are covered regardless of the wearing preference of the office worker. The is also the best headset if the employees are not sure which style they like especially if they have never worn a headset before and not sure which way they like to wear the headset. The Plantronics EncorePro 540 is also one of the newest and lightest headset out there. Engineered with the latest technology – such as advance noise canceling microphone, laser welded components, wide band audio sound. It has it all.
2) Plantronics HW510 EncorePro 510– The Plantronics HW510 is the the replacement of then SupraPlus and as its predecessor has the same quality, reliability and one of the best seller headsets at HeadsetPlus.com the last since its introduction. HW510 is a solid product, very well constructed with 2 year warranty. So it’s built to last and built to take the abuse at a busy call center office. It has wideband audio (wider frequency) for today’s modern IP phones (such as Cisco, Avaya, and Polycom). So the caller’s voice is more natural sounding then the traditional headsets without the wideband audio support. This headset cable ends in a Plantronics quick disconnect (QD), so you can use it for many different applications such as a softphone and Voip phones, even for an Apple iPhone if needed – all you need is to get an Apple iPhone adapter cable.
3) Plantronics EncorePro HW710 – This headset is the top-of-the line Plantronics corded headset. It has all the bells-and-whistles and latest technology you could possibility want in a corded office headset. Features found from no other models – large ear cup for extra noise cancellation. telescoping microphone at the tip of the boom, carbon composite light weight material reinforced headband. Of course high definition wideband audio and leather ear cushions for extended wear. This is probably my favorite headset among all the corded headsets available on the market. It’s probably also the most comfortable.
4) Jabra Biz 1500 Mono QD Headset – Jabra Biz 1500 series is the newest of all the corded headsets. It’s also the most affordable. Priced only at $59. Making the price point very attractive for large contact centers or customer service centers where large number of headsets are needed. It’s still a professional grade headset with full 2-year Jabra warranty. Jabra will replace it if it fails within the 2 year warranty period. It has the HD wide band audio like the others mention in this article, standard noise canceling mic. In addition, a 270 degree bendable boom arm. Peakstop technology to block any loud sound spikes. Plus it only weights 1.9oz. Foam ear cushions making it very comfortable and breathable to wear all day.
5) Jabra 2400 II 3-in-1 Ultra Noise Canceling Headset – This is the Jabra version of the “all purpose” headset. It comes with 3 different wearing styles – thus the name 3-in-1. In addition it has an “ultra-noise-canceling” microphone, the best in in the industry. It claims to remove 80% of the unwanted background noise. This top-of-the line Jabra office headset has all the bells such as kevlar line cords, leatherette ear cushions, and Jabra so sure that this is the best headset they make, it offers a 3 year warranty. For employers who needs to deploy many headsets in a single office, this is also a great choice because of the flexible 3 wearing styles to choose from.
Also check out our top wireless headsets for office blog instead if you’re looking for a wireless headset solution instead of corded headset. Any questions, please don’t hesitate to call any one of the headset specialists at 877-999-383 (650-306-9768 outside the USA).
If you have a today’s popular VoIP deskphones from Polycom, Cisco, Avaya, Yealink, finding the right office VoIP headset is one of the most important things that every professional businessman will need. Choosing the right headsets for desk phones that provide clear audio and can be used on the go is extremely important if you want to maintain high standards and look professional. Choosing a headset for desk phone might seem like a straightforward process but seeing the number of choices available it can easily become a daunting task. To help you find the best wired and wireless headsets for business, we’ve reviewed the top models for you so that you can choose the one that fits your needs.
When it comes to audio quality and long-range connectivity, the Jabra Engage 75 Wireless Headset System is second to none. The Jabra Engage 75 offers high quality and clear audio sound and can connect with your 2 smartphone, desk phone, and 2 soft phone (5 devices total) as well as letting you seamlessly switch between each three using the stylish touchscreen display. When the battery is fully charged, it has 13 hours of talk time. In additional, it’s also softp hone certified for Microsoft Skype for Business. It offers just the right balance of practicality and functions while making sure to look stylish to add more appeal to your office environment.
Using the reliable DECT technology, you can stay connected with the headset up to 490 feet so that you don’t have to worry about any untimely disconnections or static when moving around the office. AS long as battery life is concerned, the Jabra Engage 75 offers a stunning 10 hours of talk time along with static free audio making it one of the top office headsets in 2020. Click HERE for more details and to order
The Jabra Pro 920 is a workhorse and a more affordable alternative to the Jabra Engage 75 but in some cases can be more practical to use than the former. It offers crystal clear audio which is something all headsets from the Jabra Pro series have in common but what makes it standout is the ergonomic design and noise canceling features. It doesn’t offer as much long-range connectivity as the Jabra Pro 9470 but still manages to provide an impressive 375 feet without there being any distortions or static in the sound quality.
It has a Headband and optional ear hook and Neckband so that you can use it the way you want. The noise canceling background removes any background noises so that no one can hear what’s going on in your surroundings. Overall, the Jabra Pro 920 offers great value at a great price. Click HERE for more details and to order
If you’re looking for headsets that is a long range comfortable wireless headset for the office desk phone then the Plantronics Savi 7210 is definitely worth your time. This is a DECT 6.0 wireless headset that can reach up to 400ft line of sight. When the battery is charged, you have up to 12 hours of talk time (50 hours of standby battery time). It has a well padded headband for all day use and it’s very light weight (only 104g). In addition, it’s equipped with a noise canceling microphone to filter out background noise when your co-workers is loud and noisy. Go HERE to order
If you’re in the “super noisy” office environment, you can go with the dual ear model The Poly Savi 7220 Office. It has double stereo speakers that can block out office noise so you can concentrate on your work or task at hand. It’s little heavier than the mono version at 138g. Otherwise it has all the same specs as the Savi 7210 mentioned above. Go HERE to order
The Poly Savi 7200 office series comes with one year warranty and lifetime technical support when purchased from HeadsetPlus.com
Plantronics Savi 8220 Wireless Headset <= staff pick
Plantronics has a reputation for providing high quality and state of the art office headset and the Plantronics Savi 8220 is no exception. This wireless headset offers all the features you’ll need in a high-quality headset. What makes it stand out is the fact that it can connect to a computer and any other device at the same time making it a must have for anyone that likes to multitask. With HD stereo Hi-Fi sound quality, active noise cancellation for the super noisy office, these are perfect for answering calls on your desk phone and enjoying multimedia on the computer as well as answering any mobile phone calls via Bluetooth. Super long range, up to 590 feet! 13 hours of talk time. This headset has it all! Click HERE for more details and to place an order
If you don’t need the “stereo” version, there is also available the mono single ear version Plantronics Savi 8210. This is an option when you need to hear others around you or if your office is not so noisy.
Both version of the Plantronics savi 8200 series office has one year warranty and lifetime technical support when purchased from HeadsetPlus.com
One look at the Plantronics HW510 EncorePro 510 and you can tell that this headphone was made to be used in call centers. With a single ear over-the-head design, these are comfortable to wear and provide high quality and crystal clear audio while the mic provides noise canceling input making his the best headset for any call centers that want to give their callers the best experience. This headset is made to last, thanks to the Laser welded construction and metal joints, these headphones will last you a long time while delivering unmatched performance. Go here to order
A comfortable design and affordable price, this is the headset that every office worker needs to have. This headset was made with the typical office worker in mind. If you’re just looking for a high-quality headset that can help you take calls and provide clear audio and reliable long lasting use, then the Plantronics HW520 EncorePro is definitely worth your time.
Unlike many other headsets on this list, the Plantronics HW520 EncorePro doesn’t have any extravagant features and offers the minimal functions of a headset whereas the heavy duty construction provides long-lasting use. Thanks to the adjustable fit you can wear it the way you want whereas the SoundGuard technology prevents any noise spikes and listening fatigue for hours of use. Go HERE for more details
The Jabra Biz 2400 II is superficially designed to be used with desk phones and offers unrivaled performance and comfort. It can be worn in 3 different styles and comes with ear hook, behind the neckband along with an over-the-head headband.
This Jabra Biz 2400 is 40% lighter than other headsets in this category and provides ultra-noise cancellation to make sure the only thing the receiver hears is your voice. The 360-degree swiveling boom mic can be adjusted in any position you want whereas the larger leatherette ear cushions make sure that you don’t feel uncomfortable even after hours of use. These are ideal for any work environment and call centers.
Today we are going to go over the best and most affordable corded headsets available for VOIP office phones. With so many options and manufacturers for headsets, selecting the perfect headset can seem like an impossible task. VOIP systems have revolutionized the way business and offices communicate but with that comes added confusion of whether or not the equipment you are purchasing will or will not be compatible with your headset. Most of us want something that will get the job done, is reliable but affordable. Affordable is often synonymous with “cheap” or “low quality” however, it doesn’t have to be this way. Jabra and Plantronics offer wired headsets that are outstanding in terms of quality and comfort but also won’t put too big a dent in your budget.
The Plantronics S11 at only $79 is a coded telephone headset system that comes equipped with an amplifier and over-the-head headset. The S11 will work with just about any VOIP office phone. The headset, designed for all-day comfort, comes with its own stand and the noise-cancelling microphone filters out unwanted background noise. The amplifier gives you complete control over the audio, both incoming and outgoing and the Call Clarity technology assists in reducing echo, giving the user the cleanest audio possible. The Plantronics S11s simple, no frills design offers easy installation and is a favorite of call centers around the globe. All that and more make the Plantronics S11 the most affordable wired headset for VOIP office phones. BUY NOW!
The Plantronics S12 telephone is the work horse for a corded telephone system, with the practicality of being a convertible style, that can be worn over the head for stability for the user or over the ear for a little more of freedom feeling. Coming with everything you need to plug into your desk phone, with the convenience of being able to be used in single or multi lines, with a Noise-Cancelling Microphone that delivers superb voice quality and eliminates those annoying background noises. The headset comes with a cable of approximately 6ft long. Firefly In-Use Indicator light built into the headset that flashes when in use allowing you to let people when on a call. Easy installation , making it one of the easiest and fastest options on the market for a corded telephone system. The S12’s amplifier comes with mute and volume controls, allowing you to mute the microphone and control the volume on the headset. Best choice for small and home offices, the S12 can be ordered HERE!
The 1500 mono by Jabra is a single-eared corded headset that is equal parts reliable and affordable. The 1500 mono offers a noise-cancelling microphone that makes it ideal for crowded or noisy working environments. The 1500 mono offers crystal clear sound which is made possible by the digital signal processing that also reduces background noise and echo-cancellation. The 270 degree boom arm makes for easy adjustments without the fear of breaking. The 1500 mono is constructed with the strongest plastic materials and can handle high stress working environments and the foam ear cushions provides all day comfort while keeping your ears cool. The 1500 Monos level of quality and reliability makes this an affordable wired headset that will get the job done. The Jabra Biz 1500 Mono Direct Connect also comes with the GN1200 smart chord which will be compatible with 95% of VOIP office phones. BUY NOW!
The Jabra Biz 1500 Duo by Jabra is the dual-eared version of the Jabra Biz 1500. The binaural design allows for greater focus and clearer communications between the user and the person on the other end. The air shock microphone protects against harsh spikes in audio and the HD voice allows for the clearest communication possible. The headband is retractable and can be adjusted to suit the users preference. The ergonomically constructed frame provides all day comfort. This affordable wired headset for VOIP telephones is guaranteed by Jabra to last and is backed by a 2-year warranty. The Direct Connect comes with the GN1200 smart chord, which is compatible with 95% of VOIP office phones. BUY NOW!
Cisco phones have a unique bottom cable that is only compatible with Cisco phones. The Jabra Biz 1500 mono comes with the bottom cable that you will need to use for your Cisco phones. The 1500 mono corded headset is a professional grade headset that will boost worker productivity and potential. The only drawback is that it is not the GN 1200 smart cord, which is a universal bottom cable designed to work with 95% of corded desktop phones. But the Jabra Biz 1500 Cisco is a lower cost alternative to the Jabra Biz 1500 Direct Connect. BUY NOW!
The dual-eared version of the Jabra 1500 mono wired headset, that also comes with the correct bottom cable required for Cisco phones. The simple design makes for intuitive call control and is built for efficiency. Jabra partnered with Cisco to bring you the most affordable Cisco certified headset available. It offers premium sound and noise-cancellation and is an affordable wired headset for VOIP office phones. BUY NOW!
HW510-POLY is the natural replacement of the old SupraPlus headset, the EncorePro series is the new entry level, workhorse headset, with a noise canceling microphone boom and covering one ear the HW510-POLY offers the best value in the market in a battled market for an affordable headset for your office. The HW510 is one of the lightest headsets available at 52g , making it a light weight headset for daily use with no compromise on reliability or comfortless. The HW510 has a flexible and retractable headband and customizable ear cushions, making it another option for a good headset for offices or call centers. BUY NOW!
The Jabra Biz 2300 has all the bells and whistles you’d expect from a top-of-the-line wired headset but at an affordable price. The Jabra Biz 2300 is constructed with superior materials and lightweight enough to not be bothersome after prolonged use. The Jabra Biz 2300 has HD voice and wide band audio to deliver crystal clear communications with each phone call. The Jabra Biz 2300 offers unprecedented noise-cancellation and an air shock microphone that will protect against harsh, unwanted audio. The 2300 comes equipped with Kevlar reinforced cords that prevents tethering and its unbreakable 360 degree boom mic allows each user to fully customize the headset to fit their preference. All those features help make the Jabra Biz 2300 the best and most affordable wired headset for VOIP office phones. BUY NOW!
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The very new and very best on the market. For many years the Jabra Pro 9400 series was one of the best wireless headsets. Now we have the Engage series. You can think of them as the new and improved version of the 9400 series. Well that’s basically what they are. Below you will read about them in more detail. All headsets below are Microsoft Skype for Business Open Office Compatible
The Engage 65 mono would be my goto headset. I say goto because I’m currently using a the Engage 65 Stereo. My office is not loud enough to warrant the dual earphones, but it is nice to listen to music in stereo. The Engage 65 mono is a monster. You have 13 hours talk time, 490ft wireless range, and a fantastic noise canceling microphone. This headset is the replacement for the Pro 9450. You can connect it to 2 devices, deskphone and computer. If you’re in a large office, you don’t have to worry about interference. You can have up to 120 of these headsets without fear of interference. This is the most secure wireless headset on the market. It uses Patented pairing. 256-bit AES encryption. 128-bit authentification. DECT Security Level C. The Engage 65 is also very comfortable and light 57g. Another useful feature is the built in busy light. Co-workers/customers no longer have to guess whether or not you’re on the phone. You wear it as a headband and it covers 1 ear. Comes with a manufacturer’s 1 year warranty. Click here to buy now.
This wireless headset is very similar to the Mono but has some slight differences. The good: You can purchase additional wearing styles for this headset. It comes with an earhook, (headband and neckband sold separately.) It is much lighter. The bad: talk time is decreased to 9 hours, the wireless range drops to around 330ft, and the battery is NOT replaceable. When your battery eventually dies, you will have to purchase a new headset. Still a great headset. Comes with a manufacturer’s 1 year warranty. Click here to buy now.
Virtually the same as the 65 Mono, weighs a little more 83g, stereo (2 earphones). With this you will get up to 490ft or roaming range, and 13 hours of talk time. The touch screen base is also a cool feature. You can control or adjust setting right on the base! The real benefit with this headset is the passive noise canceling that is provided by the dual ears. Like I said earlier, this is the headset that I use, and I love it. Sometimes it gets hot in the office, so I would prefer a single ear. At times when everyone is screaming on the phone, I’m glad I have stereo. The stereo headphones are superb for listening to music (listening to Jimi Hendrix right now). Comes with a manufacturer’s 1 year warranty. Click here to buy now.
This headset is the absolute top of the line. Like the Engage 65, you have the exemplary 490ft range and 13 hours of talk time. This headset comes with head band, neck band, and you can connect it to 5 devices at one time. You read that correctly, connect this headset with 1 desk phone, 2 USB devices, and 2 Bluetooth devices. I can’t imagine many people needing to connect to that many devices simultaneously, but more is better than less. It also has a convenient touch screen base. Comes with a manufacturer’s 1 year warranty. Click here to buy now.
The headset has the same connectivity as the above 2 USB devices, 2 Bluetooth device and 1 desk phone. Unlike the Engage 65 convertible, this headset includes all three wearing styles (headband, ear hoods, neck band). Again the downside to this headset is the loss of wireless range, and decreased talk time. You still have 9 hours of talk time and 330ft of range, which is about the industry standard. Like the 65 Convertible this headset does not have an exchangeable battery. Comes with a manufacturer’s 1 year warranty. Click here to buy now.
Includes all of the same features as the Engage 75 Mono but comes with 2 earphones. Rock out with this bomb stereo headset up to 490ft. Are you worried about how long you talk straight with this headset? Don’t be. You have an incredible 13 hours of talk time. This headset is better if you’re in a slightly louder environment. More often than not, my coworkers are talking very loud. We are within close proximity to one another, having stereo helps drown out the noise. Don’t fret about the headset being uncomfortable or cumbersome. I wear the Engage 65 stereo for 8-9 hours straight no problem. Do yourself a solid and just buy this headset. It is far better than anything on the market. I prefer the Engage series way over Plantronics. Comes with a manufacturer’s 1 year warranty. Click here to buy now.
All of these headsets are truly remarkable. If you choose any of the above, I guarantee you will love them. All of the Engage series are remote answer capable. Remote answering will enable you to answer and end phone calls away from your desk. You can be down the hall or in another room and still be able to answer your calls. Feel free to reach out to me for compatibility.
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