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    Bluetooth headset recommendations

    I recently removed the land-line in my office and am cell phone only now. But, I need a headset for my cell phone so I can type while on the phone. Any recommendations?

    NOTE: I won't be "that guy" that's wearing it around in public appearing to talk to himself. This will only be used in my office so I don't care what it looks like.



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    Re: Bluetooth headset recommendations

    Do you truly want Bluetooth? I ask because if you don't truly need mobility in the office, I would still recommend a wired headset. However, if you need to be up and around to the printer and such then bluetooth is the way to go.

    I have the Jawbone set which is a bit pricey, but I like the sound quality and the wind reduction when I am outside. When I am on straight conference calls though, it is limited to abou 4 hours of talk time between charges.



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    Re: Bluetooth headset recommendations

    Quote Originally Posted by CyberJJJ View Post
    Do you truly want Bluetooth? I ask because if you don't truly need mobility in the office, I would still recommend a wired headset. However, if you need to be up and around to the printer and such then bluetooth is the way to go.

    I have the Jawbone set which is a bit pricey, but I like the sound quality and the wind reduction when I am outside. When I am on straight conference calls though, it is limited to abou 4 hours of talk time between charges.
    Actually, I don't really need bluetooth for the phone but I was thinking I could use it for Skype on my laptop too rather than have a headset for the laptop and one for the phone. Would that work? Will it seamlessly switch between the two?



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    Re: Bluetooth headset recommendations

    Quote Originally Posted by CyberJJJ View Post
    Do you truly want Bluetooth? I ask because if you don't truly need mobility in the office, I would still recommend a wired headset. However, if you need to be up and around to the printer and such then bluetooth is the way to go.

    I have the Jawbone set which is a bit pricey, but I like the sound quality and the wind reduction when I am outside. When I am on straight conference calls though, it is limited to abou 4 hours of talk time between charges.
    I've got the jawbone as well. If you shop around you can get a decent price. Just get the latest version. It's outstanding.

    When I work at the office I use a wired headset. Better all the way around and much more comfortable.



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    Re: Bluetooth headset recommendations

    I don't think the bluetooth will switch on its own between the two, you would have to yourself.

    I got this one this weekend and have enjoyed it.

    BlueAnt - T1 Rugged Bluetooth Headset - 35073BBR

    It allows sync with my phone commands to dial by voice recognition - something I wish my in car unit would do.


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    Re: Bluetooth headset recommendations

    I have the jawbone as well, and second the wired route as better quality


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    Re: Bluetooth headset recommendations

    You don't need bluetooth. Just do this.




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    Re: Bluetooth headset recommendations

    Quote Originally Posted by guitarchitect7 View Post
    I don't think the bluetooth will switch on its own between the two, you would have to yourself.

    I got this one this weekend and have enjoyed it.

    BlueAnt - T1 Rugged Bluetooth Headset - 35073BBR

    It allows sync with my phone commands to dial by voice recognition - something I wish my in car unit would do.
    FYI - I ended up getting the Jabra GO 6430 (Jabra - Headset Solutions - Jabra GO™ 6400 Series). It's pretty amazing. It seamlessly switches between my mobile phone and laptop/Skype. My only complaint so far is that's it's a little uncomfortable. The headset rubs on my ear. So I'm thinking about getting the optional headband that you can connect the headset to and make it more like a conventional over-the-head headset.



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    Re: Bluetooth headset recommendations

    My wife just go this. It is the first headset, corded or bluetooth, that I can actually hear her clearly on the phone. The previous LG she had was terrible. I can't even tell she is on a headset with this thing. Like the Jawbones, it is a bit pricey.

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    Re: Bluetooth headset recommendations

    Good to hear that it switches, is it based on the recognition of which one is "in use"?

    Still really enjoying mine, very happy that I finally jumped and got one. No more carrying around my darn phone, at least next to my ear anyway.


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    Re: Bluetooth headset recommendations

    If you are looking for a headset rather than earpiece I'd recommend this :VXI Corp. - BlueParrott B250-XT

    I"ve bought several from VXI and been happy. I think they have better sound quality and pick up less background noise than most jawbone models. Also, VXI has great customer service. PM me if you have any questions.



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    Re: Bluetooth headset recommendations

    Quote Originally Posted by guitarchitect7 View Post
    Good to hear that it switches, is it based on the recognition of which one is "in use"?

    Still really enjoying mine, very happy that I finally jumped and got one. No more carrying around my darn phone, at least next to my ear anyway.
    Actually, it's connected to both at the same time. So whenever one rings you just answer. Not sure what would happen if they both rang at the same time:)



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    Re: Bluetooth headset recommendations

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    Actually, it's connected to both at the same time. So whenever one rings you just answer. Not sure what would happen if they both rang at the same time:)


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