Headset (audio)

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A headset combines a headphone with a microphone.wikipedia
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Headphones

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A headset combines a headphone with a microphone.
In the context of telecommunication, a headset is a combination of headphone and microphone.

Bluetooth

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Cordless bluetooth headsets are available and often used with mobile telephones.
Wireless control and communication between a mobile phone and a handsfree headset. This was one of the earliest applications to become popular.

Wireless

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Wireless headsets are quickly becoming a new trend for both business and consumer communications.
Other examples of applications of radio wireless technology include GPS units, garage door openers, wireless computer mice, keyboards and headsets, headphones, radio receivers, satellite television, broadcast television and cordless telephones.

Plantronics

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Based on this profile, developers such as Plantronics, Jabra or Accutone have launched wireless headsets which can directly pair with any GAP-enabled DECT telephones.
In the early 1960s, airline headsets were so large and cumbersome that many pilots had switched back to the use of handheld microphones for communications.

Accutone

Based on this profile, developers such as Plantronics, Jabra or Accutone have launched wireless headsets which can directly pair with any GAP-enabled DECT telephones.
Accutone Technologies Limited is a manufacturer and marketer of telephone headsets for call centers, and premium-grade consumer audio headphones for smartphones and music-playing devices.

Handset

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Headsets provide the equivalent functionality of a telephone handset but with handsfree operation.
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Monaural

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Headsets are made with either a single-earpiece (mono) or a double-earpiece (mono to both ears or stereo).

Stereophonic sound

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Headsets are made with either a single-earpiece (mono) or a double-earpiece (mono to both ears or stereo).

Handsfree

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Headsets provide the equivalent functionality of a telephone handset but with handsfree operation.

Loudspeaker

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Telephone headsets generally use 150-ohm loudspeakers with a narrower frequency range than those also used for entertainment.

Frequency band

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Telephone headsets generally use 150-ohm loudspeakers with a narrower frequency range than those also used for entertainment.

Telephone

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Telephone headsets are monaural, even for double-earpiece designs, because telephone offers only single-channel input and output.

Microphone

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A headset combines a headphone with a microphone. Most external microphone designs are of either omnidirectional or noise-canceling type.

Noise-canceling microphone

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Most external microphone designs are of either omnidirectional or noise-canceling type.

Landline

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Telephone headsets connect to a fixed-line telephone system.

Modular connector

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Headsets for standard corded telephones are fitted with a standard 4P4C commonly called an RJ-9 connector.

Mobile phone

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Cordless bluetooth headsets are available and often used with mobile telephones.

Call centre

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They have many uses including in call centers and other telephone-intensive jobs and for anybody wishing to have both hands free during a telephone conversation.

Electrical impedance

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For older models of telephones, the headset microphone impedance is different from that of the original handset, requiring a telephone amplifier to impedance-match the telephone headset.

Amplifier

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A telephone amplifier provides basic pin-alignment similar to a telephone headset adapter, but it also offers sound amplification for the microphone as well as the loudspeakers.

AC adapter

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Telephone amplifiers are powered through batteries or AC adapters.

USB

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Computer headsets generally come in two connection types: standard 3.5 mm and USB connection.

Sound card

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3.5 mm computer headsets connect to the computer via a soundcard, which converts the digital signal of the computer to an analog signal for the headset.

Digital signal (signal processing)

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3.5 mm computer headsets connect to the computer via a soundcard, which converts the digital signal of the computer to an analog signal for the headset.

Analog signal

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3.5 mm computer headsets connect to the computer via a soundcard, which converts the digital signal of the computer to an analog signal for the headset.