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Polycom SoundStation2W

Polycom SoundStation2W
alaScore 81

126 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 126 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cordless Phones the Polycom SoundStation2W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 126 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Polycom SoundStation2W

 

The Polycom SoundStation2W can help eliminate tangled wiring from conference room phones. The W in the name stands for wireless. A base station connected to your phone line communicates wirelessly with Polycom's trademarked Star Trek-style speaker...

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what it is

 

fits as advertised. too bad it costs so much.

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good product

 

this polycom is working well. I would recommend it anyone in the business field.

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Cell phone connection

 

Advertised to work with cell phones. While this is true it works with very few cell phones. If you plan to connect to a cell phone check 1st with the list of those that are compatible. Does not work with a VOIP phone systems.

easy to install, performs well

compatibility

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No power switch, daft design

 

Performance when in use is typically Polycom, great. But why would they not have a way to switch off the console?

voice quality

power management

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Polycom 2200-16000-001

 

Phone work perfectly right out of the box and the performance was good. One issue is that it would not work with the phone system in place and had to be connected to a phone line that did not go through the switchboard

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Great Product

 

I researched many different conference phones before this purchase, and was skeptical that the features on these phones would work as described. However, this phone certainly lives up to the description. Plus it's very convenient. The ability to use...

easy to install, performs well, compatibility, high quality

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Polycom Extended Microphone for SoundStation2W EX

 

easy to install, design, compatibility, build quality, easy to use, sound quality

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Good product

 

Product was good as expected.

easy to install, design, compatibility, build quality, easy to use, sound quality

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Beware

 

First off, this phone must be powered on via A/C when not in use or the battery will drain. Pretty poor design in my opinion.

easy to install, audio quality

Provided Software, no power switch

Product Specifications

Now there's a conference phone without cords that gives you the freedom to conference anywhere team collaboration is important - even in rooms where there are no phone lines. With superior voice quality to the award winning SoundStation, proven 2.4 GHz wireless technology, added security of voice encryption, up to 24 hours of talk time, and the ability to dial through a cell phone, the SoundStation2W is the new standard for everyday conferencing. SoundStation2W delivers voice quality that is twice as loud and provides twice the microphone sensitivity as the original SoundStation enabling clearer natural, two-way conversations. Polycom's secure and proven 2.4 GHz platform provides simple and robust wireless capability with any analog phone line. With reliable 150 foot wireless roaming from the base station, wireless frequency hopping to avoid interference, and a long lasting Lithium-ion battery, the SoundStation2W truly meets today's needs for excellent voice quality and usage flexibility. SoundStation2W is also the first phone that combines cell phone convenience and Polycom voice quality. The standard headset cable provided enables users to instantly connect their cell phone to the conference phone. This mode gives users the option to dial directly through a cell phone or transfer between handset and conference phone mode during a conversation. Because the call is dialed through the cellular network, there is no need for an analog phone line - providing true portability and wireless freedom! The SoundStation2W - designed to be used where you need it, because the conference room isn't always enough!

Audio Input

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Microphone Form Factor:External
Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Recommended Use:Conference IP phone/Conference phone/Corded phone/Cordless conference phone/Video conferencing system
Type:Microphone

Battery

Standby Time:Up to 160 h/Up to 80 h
Talk Time:Up to 1440 min/Up to 720 min

Cable

AV Cable Type:Microphone cable
Network Cable Type:Power/data cable

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:3.4in
Height:0.9in
Length:7ft
Weight:0.2lbs
Width:3.5in

Dimensions & Weight (Base)

Depth:12.2in/13.8in/14.5in
Height:2.5in
Weight:1.8lbs/1.9lbs/2lbs
Width:12.2in/13in/14.5in

Display

Type:LCD display

General

Designed For (MG):Phone
Product Type:Power adapter
Subcategory (AG):Power adapters
Subcategory (MG):Power adapters and chargers

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:North America
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Avaya/Polycom
Model:2W Basic/2W EX/EX/Premier EX Satellite/Premier Satellite/Universal Power Supply/VTX 1000
Packaged Quantity:1/10/2/25/4/5/50
Product Line:Avaya/Polycom/Polycom SoundStation/Polycom SoundStation2/Polycom SoundStation2W

Miscellaneous

Placing / Mounting:Table-top/Table-top / Wall-mountable

Power Device

Form Factor (AG):External
Voltage Provided:24V/48V

Reference Resource

Category:Communication equipment
Series:Installation Instructions and User's Guide / Installation Instructions and Users Guide
Title:SoundStation VTX 1000
Type:User manual

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Telephone

Conference Call Capability: Yes
Cordless Phone Standard:DECT/DECT 6.0/WDCT
Dialer Type:Keypad
Header Features:W/ call waiting caller ID/W/ caller ID
Transmission Band:2.4 GHz
Type:Conference phone/Cordless conference phone

Telephone Features

Caller ID: Yes
Multiline Operation Capability:Single-line operation
Speakerphone: Yes