What is it?
The Plantronics C725 series is a USB binaural headset with tremendous noise canceling abilities.
This is the newest and most advanced headset for PC use that Plantronics has ever released.
Plantronics produced a UC version, C725, and also a Microsoft Lync certified version, C725-M.
Whether you’re at your computer using a third party softphone or running Microsoft Lync there is a version for you.
The USB headset offers Smart Sensor technology which allows the user to answer a call by simply putting on the headset and end the call by removing the headset.
Some of the features include but are not limited to;
- Dual Ear pad design
- 2 year limited warranty through Plantronics
- Microsoft Lync compatibility with C725-M model
- Active Noise Canceling
If you’re looking for a Jabra headset for a Cisco phone, check out this Jabra – Cisco Compatibility Guide that outlines:
- Jabra Wireless Headsets for Cisco Phones
- Jabra Wireless Headsets for Cisco SPA Phones
- Jabra Corded Headsets for Cisco Phones
- Jabra Corded Headsets for Cisco SPA Phones
In addition to Cisco SPA and Unified IP Phones, this handy guide lists connectivity options for Cisco Jabber softphones, WebEx, and Cisco wireless handsets.
You’re able to quickly find which connector cable you need, if there’s a USB connection, Electronic Hookswitch (EHS) capabilities, or if there’s remote call control (RCC) for your headset / phone pairing.
And if you’re unsure what type of headset you need for your work environment, just follow Jabra’s four steps …
VoIP Supply has added a new series of Plantronics Wired Headsets
What is it?
Plantronics EncorePro is a lightweight wired headset that incorporates all day wearing comfort, a superior noise cancelling technology and long-term reliability.
Right now VoIP Supply has added the following EncorePro Models:
They’re here, they’re clear, get used to being able to hear.
The new Plantronics EncorePro HW500 Series of customer service headsets are now available at VoIP Supply.
This latest generation of EncorePro headsets takes what made some of Plantronics’ other models so popular and offers modern upgrades that make them more enjoyable and reliable for all day use in call centers and offices.
These are design upgrades that you can feel and hear, as explained in this video:
OSHA Noise at Work – Protect Your Hearing
If you spend the entire day struggling to hear the person that you’re on the phone with then you’re going to get fatigued, you’ll probably try turning up the volume which could damage your hearing, and you’ll be less …
The downside to producitivity is noise.
If your office is overflowing with busyness and you could benefit from some (relative) peace and quiet in your cramped workspace, then the Jabra EVOLVE series of headsets might be the answer.
Check out this article from Jason Perlow (@jperlow) at ZDNet who provides a full review of these new Jabra Evolve 80 noise cancelling Unified Communications (UC) headsets:
Jabra’s Evolve 80 is not by any means a budget VOIP headset that you want to issue to an entire fleet of office workers. But it is definitely a product you want to treat yourself to, particularly if you do heavy conference calling at your desk, own mobile devices, and need to be able to “tune out” …
IT Expo West 2014 is over but Xorcom has shared a couple great recap interviews that explain two of their solutions:
- New, soon-to-be-released Xorcom CompletePBX Version 4.5 that will offer stronger security features and an open source endpoint manager
- Xorcom Orion Video Conferencing for SMBs that’s affordable and reliable
Xorcom CompletePBX Version 4.5
Xorcom Orion Video Conferencing for Small Businesses
Right now VoIP Supply is offering Free FedEx 2nd Day Shipping* on our most popular Digium Digital Cards.
Need a T1 card with Echo Cancellation? Looking for a PCI Express card that has 4 FXO ports? Or, maybe you just need a Half-Length FXS card?
Whatever you’re looking for to complete your Asterisk® solution, Digium has the card that’s right for you. But act now – this offer is only good until August 29, 2014.
Why Digium Digital Cards?
Digium Digital Cards are the perfect, certified compliment to Asterisk® software in T1 and E1 environments.
But they’re also designed to be compatible with your existing software plus their open source drivers will support your custom API.
For more information, read more here:
So far 2014 has been a busy year for Aastra. In late January their acquisition by Mitel was completed and then in March they released the Aastra 6800i series of VoIP phones, which marked the first new line of desktop VoIP phones from them in quite some time. Now after a few quiet months some more changes were announced last week with the discontinuing of 3 phone models due to issues sourcing components.
The Aastra 6757i, 6755i and 6753i were the cornerstone of Aastra and some of their most popular VoIP phones for close to a decade and with the utmost respect for these phones, I believe their time had come.
While them being put out to pasture may have been accelerated by the components …
VoIP Supply has added the Jabra Motion UC Series of Bluetooth Headsets.
What Is It?
Jabra Motion UC is a unique line of Unified Communication (UC) Bluetooth headsets that wants to be the only headset that you will ever need.
For example, a single Motion UC can be paired with your VoIP desk phone, VoIP softphone, cell phone, tablet, and Microsoft Lync system so that no matter where you go or what device you’re working from, you’ll just need this one hands-free Jabra headset.
Right now we’re carrying the following Motion UC and Motion Office headset models for both standard applications and optimized for Microsoft Lync:
- Jabra Motion UC: Bluetooth headset for VoIP softphone, cell phone, and tablet.
- Jabra Motion UC MS:
For many years Sangoma has been well known for making PCI cards that can be used inside IP PBX’s but had never made the crossover to being an IP PBX manufacturer. Their first foray into this market came in June 2012 when they released the Lync Express. Now, with the release of the new Sangoma PBXcelerate, they’re making further inroads into the PBX appliance manufacturer market and their first to the SIP and open source IP-PBX marketplace.
What Is It?
The Sangoma PBXcelerate is a highly customizable IP PBX appliance designed for use in small to medium sized offices as well as branch offices.
The first of the customizable features of the PBXcelerate is the PBX software that is loaded or lack thereof. This Sangoma …