Advantages Disadvantages and Reviews on Plantronics CS 500 Series HeadsetsPosted On: Jan-03-2017  By: Bob Fadi

Advantages Disadvantages and Reviews on Plantronics CS 500 Series Headsets

CS540 is also part of the CS500 family. It has a convertible headset that offers a choice of three* comfort-tested wearing options to match your personal style. Other features include its outstanding audio quality and DECT technology that provides better audio. It also removes interference from Wi-Fi networks then advanced wideband audio using CAT-iq technology for high definition voice quality.

Voice clarity is maximized. Noise is brought to the barest minimum with the noise-cancelling microphone. It is built to reduce background noise interruptions, ensuring great audio quality and easing listener weakness. Others are enhanced Digital Signal Processing (DSP). This provides more natural sounding voice, advanced DECT wireless base to keep calls and any vital information safe and secured. The CS 500 series come with the latest DECT security certification.

It is the most secure DECT headset in the market now that is being certified by DECT Forum. Recommended accessories together with CS500 series includes 
HL10 Handset Lifter foradding remote call answer/end convenience
Electronic Hook switch Cable electronically thatadds remote answer/end convenience and 
eliminates the need for a Handset Lifter.

The CS500 series stand connected to desk phone. This is ideal for both office and desk-centric workers across the enterprise looking for a easy-to-set up, easy-to-use wireless device for managing desk phone calls 
Talk time: CS540:  Up to about 7 hrs; CS530: Up to 6 hr or less; CS520, CS510: Up to 14 hr
Headset weight: CS540 Convertible: 21 g; CS530 Over-the-ear: 25 g; CS520 Over-the-head : 96 g; 
CS510 Over-the-head (monaural): 74 g
Security: 64-bit encryption, DECT Security Certified
Wireless frequency is DECT 6.0, ranging up to 350 ft.
With audio performance of Narrowband or wideband that is up to 6,800 Hz
Hearing protection: CS540, CS530
Sound Guard that protects against sound levels above 118 dBA
CS510, CS520: Sound Guard DIGITAL: protects against sound levels above 118 dBA; Anti-startle identifies and removes any large sudden increase in signal level; Time-Weighted Average prevents average sound level from going beyond 85 dBA
Limited year warranty:  One year
Models: CS540: Convertible; CS530: Over-the-ear; CS520: Over-the-head; CS510: Over-the-head, monaural

Plantronics headsets are known to deliver superior sound, style and comfort. From the stables of Plantronics come CS500 Series. Plantronics legendary CS family is bent on setting a wireless standard for desk phone communication with the CS500 Series. Its features have the lightest DECT headset that is readily available in the market. With a streamlined design and professional performance to its credit, The CS500 series has the same reliability and authenticity for work related activities that require multitasking. No wonder the CS family is acknowledged to be a worldly acclaimed best seller for decades. Always aim for quality and value.   With the CS 500 series, superior comfort is guaranteed and effective call management is optimized and maximised. Other key features are as follows:
Gain mobility–multitask hands-free up to 350 ft
One-touch call answer/end, Volume  +/–, and mute
Conference in up to three additional headsets for enhanced collaboration

It was specifically designed for office and desk-centric workers looking for an easily adaptable wireless headset, the over-the-ear, wireless Plantronics CS500 series enables you to go mobile and multi-task up to 350 feet from your desk with answer, volume and mute controls at your fingertips.  They also come in a sleek design, magnetic docking, and a choice of four comfort-tested wearing options to match your personal style. However, it comes with its own share of disadvantages in that Plantronics showcases more attractive earpiece-base station combination, which of course is quite expensive.

The HL10 Handset Lifter adds remote answer/end convenience. Because the HL10 fits under the handset on your desktop phone, it requires no additional space on your personal computer. And on most desktop phones, the HL10 lifts up and replaces the handset. That way, you don't have to be at your desk to answer the phone or to hang up. Desk phone call control with volume adjust/mute audio options are at your fingertips.   The HL 10 lifter is readily accessible and is stress-free. With a convenient auto answer option, it allows you to answer/end calls simply by removing/ the headset from the charging base.