Headset Microphones

A headphone fits on your head so your can listen to music, your computer, or some other source. A headset is a headphone with a microphone.

Both faculty and students are recording themselves in increasing numbers. In order to test the differences in various headset microphones, Academic Technologies purchased five inexpensive headsets. A number of people then used each headset to record a short reading. These are not professional recordings. Microphone placement will be different depending on head shape and boom location.

Logitech h450

around $32 on Amazon.com when we purchased it.

Logitech h450


Microsoft Lifechat LX-3000

around $30 on Amazon.com when we purchased it.

Microsoft Lifechat LX-3000

 


Plantronics Audio 355

around $16 on Amazon.com when we purchased it.

Plantroncs Audio 355


Plantronics Audio 628

around $25 on Amazon.com when we purchased it.

Plantronics 628


Sennheiser PC 151

around $60 Amazon.com when we purchased it.

Sennheiser PC151