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 Voice Clarity. Sennheiser D 10 comes in a Phone or PC version.
- 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.
- Jabra Pro 920
Simple, affordable and professional. This single ear headset is very comfortable. It comes with a very good noise cancelling microphone. It has acoustic shock protection, fulfilling the Australian G616 industry 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.
Corded Monaural Headsets
- Sennheiser CC515
Not the cheapest but certainly the best. This headset has the most effective noise cancelling microphone. The padded headband makes it the most comfortable. Audio clarity is great.
- Plantronics HW251N SupraPlus
The HW251N 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 Binaural Headsets
- Sennheiser CC550
Loved by the interpreter community, this headset is ideal for anyone who needs a headset for long length calls. Its' comfort is legendary. The CC550 comes with extra-large ear caps supplied with ultra noise cancelling microphone and Activegard protection technology.
- Plantronics HW261N SupraPlus
A favourite in many call centres. This headset delivers tremendous speech clarity and life-like audio quality. The HW261N is a wideband headset - you can listen to your PC music with improved clarity.