A Conference Phone for Any Meeting Room
This entry was posted on July 28, 2017.
We read all about remote working and business is no different from the concept of employees working from home.
rather than the costly and time consuming ( and non environmentally friendly ) option of travelling for a business meeting there are a host of conference phones available - be they small and portable speakerphones which will connect to a mobile or desktop conference units which will connect to a telephone system and allow a meeting room with 20 people to have a full on conference in real time.
Sennheiser SP 20 Speakerphone
The Sennheiser SP20 is a lightweight and portable USB speakerphone which has both USB and 3.5mm jacks allowing direct connection to any PC or tablet/ mobile device. It has Sennheiser's HD Sound and Voice Clarity incorporated as well as Echo Cancellation which is particularly efficient at reducing echo whilst on a VoIP call or conference. The speakers allow duplex conversation. This is the perfect conferencing unit for impromptu meetings as it can be carried easily in a small bag or briefcase and is plug and play with almost all systems or devices.
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Konftel Ego Bluetooth Speakerphone
Fully certified for Microsoft Skype for Business this compact speakerphone/ conference unit is fully portable and connects to multiple devices via either its USB or via Bluetooth and NFC. It has a 12 hour talk time which adds to the convenience of this unit. It works across a range of Unified Communications platforms such as Skype for Business, Cisco Jabber and Avaya Communicator whilst also having the bonus feature of allowing High Quality Music streaming ( via A2DP ) for those chill times. The Konftel Ego also has a headset connection for added convenience and uses Konftel's Omnisound Audio Technology to make conferencing as clear as possible.
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Polycom SoundStation 2 EX LCD
The Polycom SoundStation 2 EX LCD Audio Conference phone is immediately recognisable as the classic 'spider phone' conference phone. With its triangular body and keypad it is the design most popular in business meetings. Best4Systems can offer the refurbished models at a great saving, which, considering the quality and reliability of the SoundStation 2 is a great addition to a meeting room. The SoundStation 2 EX carries both internal microphones as well as extension mics so making it able to cover a large meeting with multiple participants and a full 360 coverage.
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Polycom SoundStation IP5000
The Polycom SoundStation IP 5000 features HD Voice Technology and a very broad SIP interoperability - meaning that it can handle a wide range of SIP protocols. It is suitable for medium sized meeting rooms - the microphones having a 7 foot pick up range. As one would expect from Polycom the sound is quite stunning. Call Clarity, over VoIP, with Duplex sound is crystal clear. The unit has the added bonus of being POE ( Power Over Ethernet ) so that the IP500 can be deployed without the need for additional wiring.
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Polycom SoundStation IP7000
The Polycom SoundStation IP7000 VoIP Conference phone is suitable for larger meetings with a 20 foot pick up range which can be increased with the addition of extension microphones. As the name suggests it works over VoIP - the IP 7000 being made to work with all leading SIP platforms and protocols.
Polycom's Wideband HD Voice picks up and transmits over a large frequency range making the conversations sound as natural as possible. The large HI Res LCD display allows full integration with contact sharing, company directories, XHTML browser and advanced call handling features.
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Mitel UC360 Audio Conference Phone
Mitel's UC360 Audio Conference Phone is a compact yet advanced and powerful conference phone. It has Mitel's bespoke beam-forming technology which focuses on an active speaker through a combination of the 16 built in microphones. Using the UC360 is a breeze via the large colour touchscreen ( 7 inch ). This not only allows call and conferencing control but also comes with an embedded browser which allows full web access and other cloud based services. Sound wise the Mitel UC360 has Voice Activity detection and Automatic gain Control - all intended ( and succeeding ) to create as natural and clear sound as possible in medium to large meeting rooms. It has Superior Audio Performance with User Friendly Controls.
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The Konftel 300Wx is a wireless DECT conference phone unit which has rechargeable batteries which provide up to 60 hours of talk time - meaning that it is a fully wireless solution for a meeting room - requiring neither cables nor power lines. It has 3 powerful speakers with OmniSound 2.0, delivering crystal clear audio sound quality as well as Omni Directional microphones to pick up speech from all participants. A useful feature is the facility to record calls/ meetings to an SD card which is a good option for business meetings. Whilst utilising DECT for its wireless transmission the Konftel 300Wx can also connect to a wide variety of devices and VoIP platforms ( though additional connectivity options may be required ). It is well capable of providing coverage for a large meeting room and can be extended for larger areas where required.
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Jabra Speak 810 Speakerphone
Jabra, perhaps better known for their business headsets, have turned heir design flair to a portable desktop speakerphone which has the power and range of a conference phone. The Jabra Speak 810 breaks the mould with its square/ rounded corner design but once used delivers a clear range of sound. The conferencing capabilities will allow it to cover a medium sized meeting room. It connects via both Bluetooth or a traditional 3.5mm headset jack to almost any device or platform. This speakerphone is certified for Skype for Business and will deliver fully duplex conversation over a wide range of VoIP/ SIP/ IP Unified Communications platforms.
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Polycom RealPresence Trio 8800
The Polycom RealPresence Trio 8800, the acme maybe of business audio conferencing, its design takes the traditional Polycom design and makes it all the sleeker with straight edges and a vibrant colour touchscreen. It is suitable for larger meeting rooms with a 20 foot pick up range which can be expanded upon with additional microphones to cover larger areas. It will connect to any telephone system and is compatible also with Open SIP & Microsoft Skype for Business. Sound wise the Polycom 8800 has a wealth of function and features including Polycom's Noise Block, HD Voice and Acoustic Clarity allowing high quality, fully interactive remote business meetings. The Polycom 8800 Trio can also be expanded to include a USB compression camera - adding the facility of video conferencing to the system.
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