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dgorsman

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Alternatives to headset for Skype?
« on: March 28, 2017, 12:25:50 pm »
So our IT has replaced our conventional phones with Skype and USB headsets.  Problem is I simply can't be wearing a headset all day - after the first half-hour or so my ears start hurting from the constant pressure.  Ear buds cause other problems.

Has anyone come across a Skype-compatible USB device that is close to a conventional telephone handset?
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ronjonp

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Re: Alternatives to headset for Skype?
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2017, 02:15:30 pm »
Not a conventional headset, but these are pretty comfy and work well without breaking the bank.

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dgorsman

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Re: Alternatives to headset for Skype?
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2017, 05:58:52 pm »
Thanks, but they are still "headphones".   :oops:  We've already got something similar.  Under ideal circumstances I'd like something just like it was taken from a conventional phone.
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Lee Mac

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Re: Alternatives to headset for Skype?
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2017, 06:38:28 pm »

ronjonp

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Re: Alternatives to headset for Skype?
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2017, 11:41:45 pm »
Thanks, but they are still "headphones".   :oops:  We've already got something similar.  Under ideal circumstances I'd like something just like it was taken from a conventional phone.
I know a cell phone is a step above conventional, but why don't you just install the Skype app?

Alternatively, I think and Obihai phone might be what you're looking for albeit a bit pricey. I have one in our office, and it works fine. HERE are some instructions to setup on Skype.
« Last Edit: March 28, 2017, 11:52:08 pm by ronjonp »

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