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Andrea NC 185

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Andrea NC 185. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Headsets for all reviews. People really like the comfort and usability. The price and sound also get good feedback, whereas many are less positive about the bass quality and durability.

microphone, sound, price, usability, comfort

durability, bass quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the Andrea NC 185 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 14 reviews)

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Great headset


This is a great headset for the price. I do recomend this.

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Great headset


This is a great headset for the price. I do recomend this.

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You get more than what you pay for


It had an excellent review as to performance. It is just that. Excellent. I use it with Dragon 11.5 and it's the best mic for that application.


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Good Product for the Price


This is a very good product for the price, once you trained the microphone its performance increases significantly. I've had this microphone for about one month and I'm very pleased with it. Purchasing at this company was fast and easy. Shipping was...

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Good deal for good product


Extremely comfortable and easy to use. Wish there were more sensitivity in the volume control but for the price, good value.

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If you're working with speech to text. Excellent


If you're working with Windows 7 Speech to text, this is an excellent system. Also great for voiceover work on video projects.

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Does the job very well


I purchased this headset to use with Dragon Naturally Speaking, a speech recognition software, and so far it's working without a problem. I find the flexible mic to be very useful, whether I put the headset over my ears or rest it on my neck, I can...

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Great recognition and Sound Quality


I bought this at J&R because of it\'s high Dragon rating, but was amazed with the quality of the sound. I listen to my iTunes library all day and the headset is very comfortable.

Comfortable","Easy To Use","Excellent sound quality","Great for dictation","Great Sound Quality","Quality Microphone


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Very good headset microphone


I use this for medical transcription with Dragon. Microphone works great with good recognition. Good sound from headphones but deep voices and sudden loud noises overdrive the speakers slightly (tolerable and only slightly annoying and my wife LOVES...

Comfortable","Easy To Use","Great Sound Quality","Quality Microphone

Ears get hot","Too much bass for voice

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Enjoying the sounds!


Great upgrade from the Microsoft Chat 3000 headset I was using. Much better audio quality.(Use: Captioning, Voice Recognition)Wish the USB attachment wasn't 15 dollars more.


Product Specifications

The NC-185 offers quality Andrea Noise Cancellation Microphone technology in a stereo headset form factor. The dual speaker design supports a rich real time collaboration audio experience even in high noise environments. It is ideal for cubical usage. Lightweight, compact and affordably priced.