Recommendation on Audio headset with microphone for online meetings

Audio headsets are necessary for colleagues who need to engage with Online Meeting, but their office or home office may be too noisy for effective communication (e.g. Open Office).  In this case, a wired audio headset with microphone will be very helpful with the meeting. 

ITSC have checked some of the common wired headset model for PC, Mac or notebook and found common audio headset with price below HK$500 should do the job well. When looking for these headsets, ITSC recommends considering headsets with the following features which are important for online meetings:

  • USB connection - This will simplify the connection of the headset and the computer. One simply needs to plug the USB connector into the computer and the headset should be ready for use. 
  • Noise cancellation microphone - This will help to cut down the abient noise pickup by the microphone and helps to stand-out the speaker's speech.
  • Adjustable microphone boom - The mic is attached to the end of a boom, allowing perfect positioning in front of or next to the user’s mouth. This provides a better-quality speech pickup.
  • Volume adjustment & Mute button - Allow the use to easily adjust the volume and mute the microphone during a meeting.

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