The Crowd Can't Be Wrong
Australia's Best Headsets
This ranking is based on industry feedback and personal observations. These personal observations take into consideration sales volume, warranty returns and industry and user responses.
- Sennheiser D 10 - We use this one.
Sennheiser has the best audio quality on the market. There is no need to repeat yourself, with Sennheiser's Voice Clarity. The Sennheiser D 10 comes in a Phone or USB version. Recommended for any noisy reception area. Compliant with the Australian G616 guideline, with switch 6 down.
- Jabra Pro 920
Simple, affordable and professional. This single ear headset is very comfortable. It comes with a good noise cancelling microphone. It has acoustic shock protection, fulfilling the Australian G616 industry guidelines. The major drawback is it lacks a user replaceable battery.
- Plantronics CS540
This is the lightest office headset on the market. It has resulted from the evolution of the CS60. It overcomes the weakness of its' predecessor, it is very easy to pair a new top into the base - most times it is automatic. Plantronics SoundGuard limits audio, but does not meet the G616 guidelines.
- Plantronics Voyager Legend - We use this one.
The first truly intelligent bluetooth headset. It has exceptional wind noise cancellation and clarity when paired to mobile. It can tell when you put it on or take it off, and reacts accordingly. When receiving a call on mobile it announces the caller from your phones contact list, "Call from John", so you know who is calling before you answer. Most states now have significant fines for using a mobile while driving, with this feature you are completely handsfree.
- Jabra Evolve 75
Active Noise Cancelling so you can get back to concentrating on your work. Integrated busy lights to let your coworkers know you're in the zone. Great speakers making this headset a great choice for those that listen to music while working. Comes with a bluetooth USB dongle for use with your desktop computer. Answer your mobile and softphone calls with a single device.
Corded Mono Headsets
- Plantronics HW510 EncorePro
The HW510 is the most popular general purpose headset in the world. It is an economical "work horse" that can take a lot of rough handling.
- Biz 1500
This headset is both economical and durable. It is a general purpose headset, suited for both offices or call centres. It comes with large foam ear cushions for terrific comfort.
Corded Stereo Headsets
- Plantronics HW520 EncorePro
A favourite in many call centres. This headset delivers tremendous speech clarity and life-like audio quality.