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Plantronics H161

alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the microphone and portability are overall positive. The comfort and sound also get good feedback. The design and build quality get less positive comments.

usability, sound, comfort, portability, microphone

value for money, build quality, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the Plantronics H161 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 69 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Plantronics H161

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 25 user reviews of Plantronics H161 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headsets on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, comfort, portability, microphone, noise isolation

value for money, build quality, design

84% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Amazon.com review summary for Plantronics H161

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Plantronics H161 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Headsets on Amazon.com.

sound, usability, microphone

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

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Excellent phone

 

I just purchased this phone to replace an older Panasonic cordless phone. It was really hard to track down a phone with a headset jack, but this one had what I needed. Call quality is far superior to my previous phone. My old phone had a background...

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Little hard to hear

 

Maybe its my connection or I am a little deaf.lol.But I have dificulty hearing the other end at times. Then again I am using a slow internet connection with voip. The only other feature I have found so far that I o not like is the phonebook. You press...

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Great Value for the Price

 

This phone was just what I needed. I wanted Dect technology, but only needed one handset. I appreciate the speakerphone built into the handset, and it works great.

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unique item

 

This is an item all plantronics reps and sales people should be aware of. It tranforms the headset from one to be clumsily connected to the handset of the phone to one connected to the appropriate headphone jack. Before finding that this cable was...

Consumer review by:

Bill

 

This is a repeat purchase of this kind of headset. My wife and I like them very much for their clarity and comfort. The foam pads need replacing over time, but that is to be expected. All faults have been with the users so far, in the form of breakage.

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Plantronics 2.5mm Adapter

 

Does what it should

Only the price, but I couldn't find a cheaper option

Product Specifications

The new DuoPro headset utilizes a convertible design that sets new standards in comfort, durability and sound quality. The new headset addresses the demanding environments of 21st century call centers and busy offices, providing a versatile, stylish solution. The DuoPro is the most versatile and comfortable headset ever made. The stylish headset is so comfortable you might forget it's there. Innovatively designed to convert between over-the-head and over-the-ear wearing styles, the headset incorporates an industry-first headband design that has been ergonomically engineered to distribute weight evenly across the head. The unique design eliminates direct pressure on the ear, increasing all-day wearing comfort. This stylish and discreet headset features advanced speaker technology for natural sounding conversations. It features a noise-canceling microphone to filter out background sounds, so your conversations are always crisp and clear. Durability has been designed into DuoPro, with metal-reinforced pivot points to withstand the demands of all-day, everyday use. The Plantronics DuoPro has style, comfort, durability and top sound quality - so you can do more of whatever you want to do. The most versatile headset ever! The stylish, innovative Plantronics DuoPro offers best-in-class sound quality. The H161N features an over-the-head wearing style, with advanced speaker technology for natural sounding conversations. New ergonomic innovations offer unsurpassed comfort, and the unique anti-twist boom ensures perfect microphone placement.

Audio Input

Microphone Form Factor:Built-in
Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Semi-open
Headphones Type:Monaural
Product Type:Headphone
Sound Output Mode:Mono

Audio System

Recommended Use:Corded phone
Type:Headset

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:2.3in
Height:7in
Weight:1.2oz/1.3oz/1.4oz
Width:8.1in

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Plantronics
Model:H161/H161N/P161/P161N with Noise-Canceling
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Plantronics DuoPro/Plantronics DuoPro Polaris

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty
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