Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset

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Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset

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Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset - Enjoy comfort all day long with this wideband audio headset. Wear over the head, over the ear or behind the head for a pleasant position that's most comfortable to you. Use this premium headset with the Plantronics USB adapter DA45 (sold separately) to connect to your PC. Plantronics audio processor (M22-sold separately) is required for use with phone.

  • Lightest dedicated over-the-head model.
  • Noise-canceling microphone.
  • Wideband audio for richer, clearer conversation.
  • Flexible boom.
  • Soft, luxurious ear cushions for all-day comfort.
  • Precise visual and tactile positioning guides on microphone for optimum positioning.
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Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset
 
3.0

(based on 14 reviews)

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62%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Most Liked Positive Review

 

encorepro 540

i've been using this headset for a few hours now. all I can say is WOW. I think they made this thing out of air, it's so light. the 3 in 1 design...Read complete review

i've been using this headset for a few hours now. all I can say is WOW. I think they made this thing out of air, it's so light. the 3 in 1 design offeres so many ways to use your headset. the mic is top notch as well, it's small, and keeps background noise down.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Uncomfortable and poor sound quality Tx and Rx

The headset comes with 3 different headset options, over-head, behind-head, over-ear. The over-ear adapter has the headset flopping around; the behind-head adapter has no adjustment; and the over-the head adapter is just...Read complete review

The headset comes with 3 different headset options, over-head, behind-head, over-ear. The over-ear adapter has the headset flopping around; the behind-head adapter has no adjustment; and the over-the head adapter is just uncomfortable, though light weight. The speaker part is too large to be an in-ear design and too small for sitting on your ear. The cord is very short (<3ft from earpiece to connector) allowing very little movement without pulling something off your desk. As for the sound quality, I've used many different headsets over the years, including those by Plantronics, Jabra, and GN Netcom in various models. The sound quality for the Plantronics ones are by far the worst overall, particularly this one.

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3.0

EncorePro 540

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from Livermore, CA, United States

Comments about Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset:

Nice little headset. Tried two others before this one and was pleasantly surprised.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Poor quality and loose fitting

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from Wichita, KS, United States

Comments about Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset:

I use this product everyday in a call center and this product is cheaply made..sound quality is not great and the other parts that come in the set are too loose fitting and stretch out of shape easily

 
5.0

Great and inexpensive compared to the wireless!

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from New York, NY, United States

Comments about Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset:

I purchased this for the company as a wireless standard and it has clear audio and works well in our environment.

 
1.0

Not for Me

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from North Carolina, United States

Comments about Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset:

The headset does not fit properly; neither the behind the ear, over the head or the behind the neck. Each design forces the mouthpiece in an awkward fit from your mouth. I cannot get either style to adjust properly. The over the ear is the worst fit. Customers were unable to hear me and I'm certain its the placement of the mouthpiece.

 
1.0

Uncomfortable and poor sound quality Tx and Rx

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from Ohio

Comments about Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset:

The headset comes with 3 different headset options, over-head, behind-head, over-ear. The over-ear adapter has the headset flopping around; the behind-head adapter has no adjustment; and the over-the head adapter is just uncomfortable, though light weight. The speaker part is too large to be an in-ear design and too small for sitting on your ear. The cord is very short (<3ft from earpiece to connector) allowing very little movement without pulling something off your desk. As for the sound quality, I've used many different headsets over the years, including those by Plantronics, Jabra, and GN Netcom in various models. The sound quality for the Plantronics ones are by far the worst overall, particularly this one.

 
4.0

EncorePro HW540 & AP15

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from Sturbridge, MA, United States

Comments about Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset:

I received the headset & AP15 adaptor in a timely manner. I love the clarity of the headset, however I don't like the fit of any of the (3) headsets they all seem to large, but I am making them work. It was easy to set up and I love having my hands free!! Overall a great product.

 
5.0

Comfortable All day use - High Quality Sound

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from Dallas, TX

Comments about Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset:

I bought this a year ago and have used it everyday. I talk on the phone all day as a telesales person. I tried all of the wearable options, over the ear, behind the neck, and headset. They were all comfortable, but I settled on the traditional headset after a few months of experimenting. It is so lightweight that I barely know I am wearing it. The sound quality is what you would expect from Plantronics, excellent! A few days ago my granddaughters came to visit (I work from home) and they got a little loud in the adjacent room. I had forgotten to close the office door before starting a conference call. While I could hear the noise, no one else could. The noise cancelation eliminated all of the background noise. You need to buy a cable to go from the Quick Disconnect (QD) connector to the phone you intend to use. I use my iphone. My only concern is that I have had to replace the cable from the QD to the iphone. However since I use this so much and connect and disconnect from my iphone multiple times each day, I figure i just wore it out. However the wire from the Hw540 to the QD has never given me any problems. I started out using my Plantronics Bluetooth behind the ear device. However I didi not want to have a radio transmitter next to my head for 40+ hours each week. i am very satisfied with HW540 and would highly recommend it to anyone wishing to have a wired headset.

 
2.0

Comfort is not all the way there

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from United States

Comments about Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset:

Just got this headset thru my employer. First: headset that I got was not working properly. Second: The sound quality is horrible So I had requested for a replacement and requires the customer to pay for shipping to send the defective device back.

 
5.0

Versatile!

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from Austin, TX, United States

Comments about Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset:

the option to have head, neck, or earpiece sets this apart from the others. Instead of buing a mix of headset types for my call center, I can simply order this one product nad give everyone the choice. The sound is great, too.

 
4.0

Love the convenience!

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from Muskogee, OK, United States

Comments about Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset:

Love that you can wear this headset 3 different ways! I am on the phone with insurance companies for long periods of time and this headset is a great time saver.

(4 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

not compatible

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from Miami, FL, United States

Comments about Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset:

I cannot rate the product be I just received because the headset it's not compatible with the phone (Polycom VVX400) even if in the website is indicated as compatible. The headphone jack is not compatible with the pone port. Was I supposed to purchase also an adaptator ? or it was supposed to cam in the box with the headset?
Thanks

(5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Very Good

By 

from CT, United States

Verified Buyer

Comments about Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset:

We use these at our 911 center and they work well.

(3 of 63 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

We never used it, it was ...

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from Sharon, CT, United States

Comments about Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset:

We never used it, it was not compatable,I sent it back

(35 of 37 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

encorepro 540

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from Tampa, FL, United States

Verified Buyer

Comments about Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Convertible Headset:

i've been using this headset for a few hours now. all I can say is WOW. I think they made this thing out of air, it's so light. the 3 in 1 design offeres so many ways to use your headset. the mic is top notch as well, it's small, and keeps background noise down.

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