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Plantronics HW251N

alaTest has collected and analyzed 233 reviews of Plantronics HW251N. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Opinions about the durability and price are on the whole positive. The usability and comfort are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive opinions about the reliability, and there are some mixed views about the size.

sound, comfort, usability, price, durability

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Plantronics HW251N is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 233 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Plantronics HW251N

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Plantronics HW251N from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the price and sound. The comfort and usability also get good feedback. There are some negative views about the reliability, while comments are divided on the design.

usability, comfort, sound, price

reliability

60% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Plantronics SupraPlus Wideband MonauralPlantronics H251 SupraPlus Monaural Telephone Headset without Bottom CordPlantronics Business Headset SupraPlus Monaural Noise Cancelling Headset (Vista Range)

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Plantronics HW251N

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 user reviews of Plantronics HW251N from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the durability and price. The usability and comfort also get good comments. There are some negative reviews about the size and reliability, and reviews are divided on the portability.

sound, comfort, usability, price, durability

reliability, size

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Plantronics H251 Supra Plus Monaural HeadsetPlantronics HW251N SupraPlus Wideband Headset (64338-31)Plantronics Supraplus HW251 PLUS MONAURAL/VT HEADSET

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Darryl T. (newegg.com)

HW251 great product

 

Great sound quality and solid build quality.

Expensive compared to other brands out there. But, having a quality product versus an unknown was important to my decision to purchase.

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Excellent headset

 

I'm not sure what the other reviewer is talking about. This headset has been excellent for us. It's very comfortable too

None

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: tribesascendftw (newegg.com)

Horrible Sound Quality

 

None

Functional

This headset has by far, the WORST sound I've EVER heard from ANYTHING. Even it's intended purpose of voice, it just sounds TERRIBLE. We use it in our office, and it is just disgusting, I can't figure out how it's possible to make a headset that sounds...

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Kniltsol (newegg.com)

Excellent Product

 

These are mostly used for a "Contact Center" environment. We use these in conjunction with the Nortel Networks NTDU92 phones.

Excellent clarity, the mic picks of every word as if you were right infront of the customer!

This is partially a con, the mic is so sensitive that is picks up every keystroke and the conversations from others talking in the same room.

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: Nick71 (walmart.com)

Works well electronically but mechanically weak

 

The headphones work well as far as hearing and speaking. Adjustability of the microphone and headset works well. The issue is the swivel socket above the earpiece is weak. There are two very small screws at this point and the plastic is very thin and...

Sep, 2014

Consumer review by: gael (walmart.com)

SupraPlus HW251N

 

JUst got this headset. I was so anxious to get it and try it. But.... there is no way to turn up the volume, and I find it very difficult to hear.

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: MagillaGorilla (cdw.com)

Basic Headset

 

Does not include:

bargain

headset only, needs adapter

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: eprissel (cdw.com)

Great headset

 

This is the standard for our company and have had good luck with this headset, very easy to use.

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Bob (rakuten.com)

Nice product, nice seller

 

Product came as promised and expected headset works well.

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Ron (walmart.com)

Missing manual

 

I like it but I cannot find a manual and would like to know the function of the button at the other end of the microphone switch-off button with the headset symbol.

Jan, 2012
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Product Specifications

Plantronics SupraPlus telephone headset family continues to set the standard for durable, lightweight corded headsets, designed for contact center and office professionals. Backed by Plantronics heritage in headset design, SupraPlus expands on the classic corded headset style and functionality, incorporating new features, such as improved sound quality, enhanced stability and an updated, stylish design.

Audio Input

Microphone Form Factor:Built-in
Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Sensitivity:-39dBV/Pascal
Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Semi-open
Headphones Type:Monaural
Product Type:Headphone
Response Bandwidth:100 - 4000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Mono

Audio System

Recommended Use:Corded phone
Type:Headset

Dimensions & Weight

Weight:1.7oz

Header

Manufacturer:Plantronics
Model:H251/H251 with Voice Tube/H251N/H251N-UNC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Plantronics SupraPlus

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty