USB Headsets

The best thing about headsets is they’re portable! And they provide a superior experience over a traditional handset in nearly every way...but they do take a little bit of getting used to. A wide variety of headsets are available from various manufacturers. In fact, there are too many individual headset models to discuss all of them here, so the author will highlight a handful of devices, at least one from each category, wired and wireless.

A good example of a USB wired headset is the Plantronics Blackwire 320 as shown in Figure 33.1. This is an affordable solution for desktop users or even mobile users since it comes with a protective case. It provides binaural audio with an adjustable boom microphone.

Figure 33.1. Plantronics ...

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