Range in wireless headsets are an important factor to consider. Mobility in the office is very important to ensure efficiency in multitasking and increase work productivity. With a long effective headset range you will be able to move and work freely in the office. That is why finding a quality headset with a good range is very important. Some offices use the best Bluetooth office headsets for more mobility and some use top quality office headsets for work efficiency and range. Here is a list of our top 4 Wireless Headsets with the Best Range:
Jabra Engage 75 Mono Wireless Headset System (staff favorite)
The new Jabra Engage 75 series claims to have a whopping 490 feet of range (optimal condition of course)! The most distance any wireless headset on the market today. It also has 13 hours of battery time, the most of any wireless headset. Equipped with the new advance noise canceling microphone and a 128-bit encryption technology. Weight only 64 grams, one of the lightest headsets available. Jabra Engage 75 allows connection to 5 devices (2 USB, 2 Bluetooth, 1 desk phone). You can easily switch between any one of the 5 devices with the touch panel on the base.
- Wireless Range: Up to 490 ft
- Wireless Technology: DECT 1.9 ghz
- Connection up to 5 devices (2 USB devices, 2 Bluetooth device and 1 analog desk phone)
- Advance Noise cancelling microphone
- Certified by Microsoft Skype for Business
- Talk Time: Up to 13 hours
- Allow up to 120 people using the same headset in the same location.
The Jabra Engage 65 Stereo Wireless Headset System is one of the most competitive and reliable headsets in the market for for loud and noisy workplaces and a top choice for work environments that use blended telephony. A wireless headset with two speakers that allows workers to accept calls from their office desks and soft-phone all with one headset, it has an effective talk range of up to 490 feet and 13 hours of talk time.
The Engage 65 Stereo headset offers one of the lightest headsets in the market, really comfortable and easy to use with just 83g of weight, considered one of the top of the lines from Jabra the Engage 65 Stereo also allow up to 3 times more wireless headset users in the same location without interference, specially designed for open office environment.
The Engage 65 come with an impressive noise canceling microphone that can block up to 60% of the background noise and with a built in busy light into it, allowing you to let people know when the user is in a call, making it a nice feature required in open office environments or call centers.
The Jabra Engage 75 convertible, replaces the respectable PRO 9470 Monaural Wireless Headset and it bypasses as one of the top of the line headset with wide talking range. It has a maximum range of 150m or 490 ft perfect for fast-paced multitasking office work. It has three different wearing styles, and triple connectivity for use with desk, soft and mobile phones.
Several state-of-the-art sound technologies enable the Jabra Engage 75 Convertible to deliver unrivaled call clarity and safety. A 360 degree boom arm adjustable with advanced noise canceling microphone and busy light , which is a nice feature to have when on the phone most of the time.
- Up to 490 feet wireless range
- Multiuse connectivity: desk, soft and mobile phones
- Intuitive touchscreen base for ease of use, showing connected devices, battery and call controls
- Full hearing protection with Jabra PeakStop
Wideband sound (150 Hz – 6,800 Hz)
This headset from Sennheiser, the SDW 5066 offers a triple connectivity, that allows you to use it with your desk phone, computer and mobile phone, offering the versatility of 2 mobile devices simultaneously. Covering both ears and with Active Noise Canceling giving up to 590ft of range (line of sight) with a respectable battery life of up to 10 hours of talk time and fast charging of up to 100 % in just 1.5 hrs, making it one of the fastest charging headsets available in the market. The SDW 5066 offers the convenience of conference calling of 3 additional wireless headsets to the base, making it an option for people looking for a conference set up for their productivity.
The SDW 5015 offers the versatility of different wearing style, either over the ear, over the head or behind the neck, giving more options for the user. This headset offers a dual connectivity , so you can use it with your desk phone and your computer using the cables included with it. With a range of 590 ft (line of sight) and a conference calling or training set up, allowing up to 3 additional wireless headsets to be synchronized to the same base. With a talk time of up to 10 hours and a standby time of 48 hours, the Sennheiser SDW 5015 offers its auto sleep mode after 12 hours and being out of range to save battery. Fast charging is one of the qualities of this headset giving up to 50 % in 30 minutes, and with Sennheiser’s ActivGard technology that protects the users from injuries caused by the sound bursts on the line.
Utilizing a Bluetooth cordless headset enables lots of benefits in your frantic office VoIP soft phone environment. Bluetooth makes life hassle-free by removing the need for a telephone cord which limits your mobility in the office. Because of this, you can move openly in your space or workplace as well as multitask such as typing on your computer or searching for a file while chatting on your phone. That’s why it’s important to find Bluetooth headsets with the best sound quality to increase work mobility and efficiency. [Read more…]
Looking for a Plantronics wireless headset remote answering device alternative other the Plantronics HL10? The HL10 is an old fashion clunky device that lifts your handset up and down when you want to answer the phone remotely using a Plantronics wireless headset. You can instead use the Plantronics APS-11 Savi/CS500 Hookswitch Cable for your Siemens phone models OpenStage 40, OpenStage 60, OpenStage 80, Optipoint 410 with acoustic adaptor, Optipoint 420 with acoustic adaptor, Optipoint 500 with acoustic adaptor, Optipoint 600 with acoustic adapter.
It works much faster than the HL10 lifter and has no moving parts to wear out over time.
Cisco phones has two different type call management systems – CUCM and CUCME. Either You or your in house IT person can perform the following steps to setup an Plantronics APC-42 (formerly APC-41) EHS with a Cisco phone models: 7942G, 7945G, 7962G, 7965G, 7975G, 7821, 7841, 7861 (If your Cisco phone is not, listed, it’s NOT EHS compatible, you must use a HL10 lifter). (Make sure the CUCM version is 4.1(3)SR5x or higher. FirmWare is 8.3(3)x or higher)
For Cisco CUCM – Cisco Unified Communications Manager: (Make sure the CUCM version is 4.1(3)SR5x or higher. FirmWare is 8.3(3)x or higher)
- Access the server administrator with a browser (i.e. Internet Explorer or FireFox)
- Select Device > Phone through the drop down menus.
- Click “Find” with no selection criteria to obtain a list of all phones
- Open the desired phone. Scroll down to “Wireless Headset Hookswitch Control”, set to “Enabled”, Click “Apply”.
- Reset the phone.
For Cisco CUCME – Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express: (Make sure the the phone FirmWare is 8.3(3)x or higher)
- Access to CUCME via the router’s command line interface and use the following commands to enable EHS feature for the phone.
- Device-Name (config)# telephony-service
- Device-Name (config-telephony)# service phone ehookEnable 1
- Device-Name (config-telephony)# create cnf-files
- Reset the phone