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PLANTRONICS VOYAGER 520

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Published on Sun, Aug 31, 2008

By: The LACar Editorial Staff

Plantronics Voyager 520

BLUETOOTH SOLUTIONS: BEST BANG FOR THE BUCK By ROY NAKANO PLANTRONICS VOYAGER 520 This late entry blew away the competition. Not only does the Plantronics Voyager 520 have the best sound quality we've tested to date, it's the most comfortable to wear. Moreover, it can handle two cell phones. And to top it off, it's the least expensive Bluetooth headset in this group. The Plantronics Voyager 520 Bluetooth headset features robust noise-canceling technology for business-quality performance. Following in the footsteps of the celebrated Voyager 510, the Voyager 520 emphasizes voice clarity, communication versatility and an intuitive, easy-to-operate design ideally suited for mobile professionals. This unit combines a noise-canceling microphone and wind-reduction technology for good sound quality, even in distracting outdoor environments. The headset includes Plantronics' Multipoint technology that enables users to conveniently switch between two Bluetooth devices, such as work and personal mobile phones. In addition to business-quality sound and comfort, the Plantronics Voyager 520 is simple to use. A multifunction button provides easy one-touch call answer/end and volume up/down support. And Plantronics' QuickPair technology enables fast, out-of-the-box pairing of the headset with any Bluetooth mobile phone. With a single charge, professionals get a full workday's worth of talk time - up to eight hours of talk time and 180 hours of standby time. The Voyager 520 won't win any fashion awards. However, if you want the best bang for the buck in Bluetooth headsets, look no further. Ergonomics 9.5/10 Audio Quality 9.5/10 Aesthetics 5/10 PLANTRONICS VOYAGER 520 SPECIFICATIONS List price: $99.95 Street price: $45 Bluetooth v 2.0 Filter distracting background noise Screen out wind noise Lightweight design Enhanced ear bud design improves sound Switch between two Bluetooth devices Plantronics QuickPair technology Up to 8 hours of talk time from a single charge Up to 180 hours standby time from a single charge PACKAGE CONTENTS: · Plantronics Voyager 520 Bluetooth Headset · Charging Dock · AC Charger · User manual For more information: www.plantronics.com For more information regarding California law on cellular phones, click here To see LA Car's review of the Cardo Systems S800, click here Back to Page One

 

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