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Enjoy corded reliability and wireless flexibility in one headset. The Blackwire 700 Series is the versatile UC headset that allows you to seamlessly manage calls from your PC or mobile device with corded and Bluetooth connectivity. Enjoy unmatched audio quality, industry-first Smart Sensor technology that automatically answers a call when you put on the headset, and a detachable cable for taking your mobile calls throughout the office.
The Blackwire 700 Series is available with four models – C720 (standard), C710 (standard), C720-M (Microsoft) and C710-M (Microsoft). Standard version is built for UC applications and softphones from Avaya, Cisco, IBM, Skype and more while Microsoft-certified version is optimized for Microsoft Lync 2010 and Microsoft OCS 2007. C720 is for dual ear wearing with hi-fi stereo sound and C710 is for single ear wearing. Choose the one which fits you most.
Dual connectivity The Blackwire 700 Series headsets feature a USB cord and Bluetooth technology - combining the comfort and durability of corded with the freedom and flexibility of wireless. It offers simple USB connectivity to your PC and Bluetooth connectivity to your mobile phone and tablet. Ideal for knowledge workers who need a seamless solution for managing calls on their PC, mobile phone or tablet, the Blackwire 700 Series is the most integrated, premium headset for UC.
Smart sensor technology Experience industry-first Smart Sensor technology that lets you answer a call by simply putting on the headset, or pause mobile device media playback by taking it off – making it the most productive and versatile “corded” headset on the market.
Unmatched sound clarity The Blackwire 700 Series offers premium PC wideband audio with noise-canceling microphone, Digital Signal Processing (DSP) for natural voice sound, and SoundGuard for protection against audio spikes – making it ideal for conference calls, webinars, listening to music and other multi-media. The 700 Series C720 also offers hi-fi stereo sound. The Dynamic EQ feature optimizes your voice quality when on calls and automatically adjusts the EQ settings when you’re listening to music or multi-media. Integrated A2DP lets you listen to streaming media from your mobile device, including your favorite songs, podcasts and more.
Wearing style options The Blackwire 700 Series comes with two user wearing options: mono (single ear) C710 for users who prefer to leave one ear open to their environment or hi-fi stereo (dual ear) C720 for those who want a richer, more immersive audio experience. Both feature a lightweight headband for all day comfort.
Enhanced mobility Ideal for those who need a seamless solution for managing calls on their PC, mobile phone or tablet, this versatile headset goes beyond providing outstanding PC audio quality, allowing you to take your mobile calls with you! A detachable cable and integrated clothing clip provide in-office mobility with up to 10 hours of talk time. The headset also features ear cushions that fold flat for storage in the durable, portable carrying case – great for when you want to take the headset on the road.
Software enabled functionality With Plantronics Spokes software, you can get the added value of call control across multiple softphones, headset battery status display in PC icon tray, headset control panel and automatic UC presence update when on PC and mobile* calls. (*Feature currently for Microsoft Lync and Skype only)
This review is from: Plantronics 87505-02 C710 Blackwire Over-the-head, Monaural (Standard) Headset
Pros: The sound is good, and the Bluetooth/USB option is Nice. If I'm playing an online game talking to others an my phone rings then it will play over the game and ring in the headphone. Just have to remember to turn off the Bluetooth on your phone or else if your in the same area as your headset then you won't ever hear your phone ring unless it strapped to you head.
Feels like, to me, its well made. I don't expect to quit working any time soon. Its soft and comfortable too. I play online games, use Skype, and like hands free phone talk and this little headset does all that.
Cons: I don't think it is worth the 100 dollars I paid for it. I would say something more like 65dollars would be more accurate, but I'm still happy with the buy.
Other Thoughts: I would recommend this headset to a friend.
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