Not everyone needs a hands-free mobile companion, but if your profession requires you to talk on the phone for hours, you should consider enhancing your communication capabilities and comfort level with one of the innovative headsets from Plantronics.

When deciding between models, I find it necessary to look at the experiences of customers, in terms of comfort, durability, and ability to meet the unique demands of their communication needs.

The following is a list we compiled for the 5 highest rated, top of the line Plantronics headsets for different applications:

1. Voyager Legend

First on our list is the Plantronics Voyager Legend Bluetooth headset that combines high-quality sound and noise cancellation with a highly comprehensive hands-free control for professional use. The Voyager Legend uses a 3-microphone system and an internal 21-band equaliser to help eliminate background noise, plus it comes with an extensive range of Bluetooth profiles that let you control any device paired with the headset using voice commands.

Offering secure over-the-ear fit and moisture protection owing to the P2i nano-coating, you can make and answer calls anywhere and anytime, so you don’t have to worry about missing important calls.


2. Plantronics CS540

Second is the sleek, lightweight Plantronics CS540 headset, the fresh addition to the Plantronics legendary CS family with a wireless range of 120m to enhance multi-tasking and productivity. The CS500 series family is synonymous with DECT technology that eliminates Wi-Fi interference, DSP technology that delivers more natural sounding voice, noise cancelling technology so you can hear and be heard clearly, audio controls at your fingertips, and conference calling with up to 3 additional headsets.

One of the lightest DECT headsets on the market, the CS540 features a new streamlined design and improved performance with the same reliability for hands-free productivity that has made the CS family a best seller for years.


3. Plantronics Backbeat 903+

Third is the rugged Plantronics Backbeat 903+ headset, which is more suited for outdoor communication, or active lifestyles, where you need to talk with both ears plugged. You can easily connect to your smartphone, iPhone, or Bluetooth-enabled MP3 player to enjoy full and engaging music with superior quality and nice amount of bass as you commute, run, workout, or relax at home.

It offers the convenience of voice alerts for battery status, out of range, music navigation, and more, as well as three levels of size adjustment so ensure that you get a comfortable fit.


4. Plantronics Audio 655 Stereo USB Headset

Possibly the perfect PC gaming headset, the Plantronics Audio 655 Stereo USB headset gives you comfort and performance. Can be used for podcasts and PC-based conversations on Skype or Google Talk, where you experience clear sound owing to the combination of noise-cancelling microphones with DSP technology that work together to effectively remove ambient noise while maintaining the natural sound of your voice.

The headset offers deep bass and full-range digital audio via 40mm speakers, one-touch volume controls, as well as Fast Mic Mute technology that lets you quickly mute the mic by simply raising the boom.


5. Plantronics Savi Office headset

A terrific, elegant, easy to use, and versatile headset system, the Plantronics Savi Office headset lets you use one wireless headset to connect to multiple communication applications and devices, including PC softphones, desk phones, and PC audio. The Savi Office delivers superior sound quality on both ends of the call owing to its noise cancelling mic and enhanced speaker design.

You can easily switch between calls on different devices, or mix calls across platforms for easy and convenient teleconferencing. You can also connect multiple headsets to one base for real-time collaboration with colleagues, roam away from your desk owing to its extended range, reduce overall energy consumption die to the adaptive power system that maximises battery life based on your proximity to the base unit.


In conclusion

With Plantronics’ wide range of headsets, you can easily find a set that meets your personal needs, whether for the hands-free experience, superior sound quality and stronger connections, or noise cancellation. In addition to these 5 top rated products, you can discover other types of headsets and accessories from Plantronics at