We compared the highly rated Plantronics CS50 wireless headset agains the new Discover D904 wireless headset. The Plantronics CS50 is a great office headset but we found some key advantages with the Discover D904.
Check out how both headsets compared!
D904- 2 year advanced replacement warranty
CS50- 1 year warranty
D904- 2 in 1 connectivity. Desk phone/PC, Laptop or Mac compatible. It's nice having one headset for both your phone calls and PC needs. For example: webinars, audio or video conferencing, softphones and even music!
CS50- Desk phone only connectivity. Compatible with 98% of corded offce phones.
D904- ECO DECT technology places the headset in idle mode when the headset isn't being used. In case you forget to place the headset in the charging base, the next day you come into work, your headset will still be charged.
Most people who has used a wireless office headset have experienced leaving their headset off the charging base, then coming in the next morning to a dead battery!
CS50- 900 MHz technology, your power is constantly trying to grab signal from the base and earpiece. If off the charging base. the next day you come to work, your battery will be dead.
#4) Battery Life
D904- with a spare D430 battery compartment on the charging base you can have a battery charging at all times. Ultimately giving you unlimited battery life.
Plantronics CS50- Up to 8 hours of battery life on a single charge until the battery needs to be recharged
#5) Wearing Style
D904- Convertible wearing style, allows you to choose your preference. Either over the ear or over the head.
CS50- Convertible wearing style, allows you to choose your preference. Either over the ear or over the head.
#6) Headset weight
D904- 0.9 oz
CS50- 0.9 oz
No difference in the weight between the two.
#7) Battery Charge Indicator
D904- On the front of the charging base, is a battery indicator light. This takes the guessing at how much charge is in your battery. 4 bars light up letting your earpiece has a full charge.
CS50- When your battery starts to go low you will hear a beep in your ear about every 10 seconds. Other than that, you won't know how much charge is in your battery.
Overall, both are very comparable and are very good headsets. You can't go wrong with either choice. This comparison gives you an idea how these two headsets will stack up against eachother. From there, you can make the choice!