What Headset Do You Prefer

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Tyler Durden's Comment
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Needing to get a headset for when on the road. I have heard plantronics is a good brand. Any one got any tips on a good one ?

Pat M.'s Comment
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I have had a Cobra brand for over a year now. Most drivers have a Blue Parrot. Mine will last me 2 weeks on a charge and I use it a lot.

James P.'s Comment
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I have a Blueparrott Express. I like it.

's Comment
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Blue Tiger elite. Cost $100 at the company store. They go for $150 at the truckstops.

Steve L.'s Comment
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Plantronics Voyager Legend. People on the other end tell me how little background noise there is.

James R.'s Comment
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2nd the legend. Nice size, low background noise, durable. One caveat, somewat low max volume so you may have to adjust your ears some.

Tyler Durden's Comment
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To me it seems the main difference between the blue parrot and plantronics is one is over ear and the other is over head. Is one more difficult then the other to get used to or is it just personal preference ?

Phox's Comment
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To me it seems the main difference between the blue parrot and plantronics is one is over ear and the other is over head. Is one more difficult then the other to get used to or is it just personal preference ?

I have not tried any but usually that's a personal preference thing. Some people don't like over or in the ear things and like the simple over the head / ear. I for one would have to try both because I have used some headphones that were the wrap around ear kind and felt just fine, others I have used hurt... a lot... likewise a good headset that's over the head can have poor sound quality and be harder to hear than a wrap around the ear kind... so you really would need to try both and figure out which works best. looks at the spechs and see what the max output volume is, should be measured in "db"s, the higher it is the louder.

Steve L.'s Comment
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To me it seems the main difference between the blue parrot and plantronics is one is over ear and the other is over head. Is one more difficult then the other to get used to or is it just personal preference ?

It is mostly personal preference and comfort. However, if you have any hearing problems and will need hearing aids, you won't want a Bluetooth that is "in ear."

I personally don't like to walk around with it on and the plantronics can easily be taken off and slipped into my pocket.

Some guys are constantly on the phone. Not me. I prefer music.

One way to consider which you'll like is to compare stereo/MP3 player headphones to ear buds. If you like ear buds you might like an in ear Bluetooth. But if you hate ear buds, you won't like an in ear Bluetooth.

I hope this helps.

Tyler Durden's Comment
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Thanks all for the input. Thinking I may be going with the blue parrot 250xt +.

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