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You're likely already familiar with headsets. They've been around for decades and save for some technological advances haven't changed much.
You plug it in, you put it on and then you use it. But there's a lot of benefits to using a VoIP headset . These include:
Even though VoIP headsets are simple and come packed with benefits many miss the most important aspects of VoIP headsets, leading to frustration during VoIP headset selection.
In order to avoid frustration during VoIP headset selection, you should pay attention to the following aspects of a VoIP headset:
An earpiece is responsible for delivering the return audio of your conversation. There are different styles of earpieces including over the ear, ear-buds and even custom molded.
The microphone is responsible for capturing your audio. The two main types of microphones are your standard voice tube and those that provide noise cancellation.
The connection enables you to connect the VoIP headset to the device. There are many different types of connection cords due to various different types of headset jacks. The most common types of connection cords include 2.5MM, 3.5mm, USB and Micro-USB.
Each of these three parts are important because they determine the style, quality and compatibility of the VoIP headset.
Within each of these three aspects you have an incredible amount of choice when it comes to the style you can choose.
As you're probably know VoIP headsets often come in a combination of styles. For instance, you can find wired monaural over-the-ear VoIP headsets with a 2.5mm jack and wireless monaural over-the-ear headset that utilizes Bluetooth.