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Plantronics DUO PRO H171N

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the sound and usability are overall positive. The comfort and portability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative reviews about the microphone.

value for money, portability, comfort, usability, sound


On average, users rate this product 87/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Plantronics DUO PRO H171N from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Headsets on

comfort, sound

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Duopro Convertible Headset with noise Cancelling

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Fantastic, comfortable, sounds great


This item does not come with an amplifier and does not plug into a computer. I plan to obtain a computer version of this headset. Even if it doesn't feel like it's in place, both you and your called party can hear each other just fine. It appears to be...

Impossibly light and compact ; Convertible for headset, over-the-ear, and behind-the-head style ; Adjustable in no fewer than six points (see Cons) ; Clever cable arrangement (see Cons) ; Nearly invisible when using video conferencing

It takes too many adjustments to switch from left ear to right ear use, including moving the cable, so pick an ear to use and stick with it ; I think the microphone should not need to be reversed when switching ears, but it does, and it's awkward to...

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Connector Please


I've since ordered the cord 27190-01 and this connector does not work. I'm working with New Eggg to reccomend and ship me the correct part.

I expect this will be a great device once I can connect it to my phone

Headset requires a seperate connector in order for it to be used. It is not apparent this additional part is needed for operation


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Affordable and effective


These headsets are not wireless, but it easily plugs into a quick connect to your work phones. It is easy on - easy off, I keep mine on all day, sometimes I even leave work with it on - it's that comfortable. Highly recommend if you don't want to spend...

Value for Money, Easy to Use

doesn't work well with eyeglass frames

Product Specifications

Handsfree working has never been so flexible! The DuoPro headset family offers you the ultimate in headset versatility; providing outstanding comfort, excellent sound quality and is the first professional headset to be available with a behind-the-head wearing option. The new behind-the-head neckband with its modern styling, gives you all the comfort you would expect from a headband, combined with the discrete look of an over-the-ear design. The new design complements the existing headband and over-the-ear styles. The unique double T-pad headband and ergonomically designed earloop means the speaker pad does not press against your ear. DuoPro features advanced speaker technology for optimum voice clarity and all models are available with the Plantronics trademark voice tube or noise-canceling microphone. The DuoPro headset also has a patent-pending anti-twist boom for perfect placement every time. So, if you are looking for extra productivity, comfort and fashionable style, all in one neat package, DuoPro is the answer. DuoPro H171N is the convertible model with a noise-canceling microphone. New ergonomic innovations offer unsurpassed comfort, and the patent-pending anti-twist boom ensures perfect microphone placement.

Audio Input

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Microphone Form Factor:Built-in
Microphone Operation Mode:Mono

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Convertible/Over-the-ear
Headphones Type:Monaural
Product Type:Headphone
Sound Output Mode:Mono

Audio System

Recommended Use:Corded phone

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Plantronics DuoPro/Plantronics DuoPro Polaris

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty