Telephones for Noisy Data Centers

Andrew Jones aj at jonesy.com.au
Wed Jun 17 21:11:47 CDT 2009


Michael J McCafferty wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-06-17 at 18:38 -0700, sean head wrote:
>   
>> Nathan Ward wrote:
>>     
>>> On 18/06/2009, at 1:31 PM, Michael J McCafferty wrote:
>>>
>>>       
>>>> All,
>>>>     I'd be OK if we were in a facility that was only average in terms of
>>>> noise, but we are not. I need an exceptional phone for the data center.
>>>> Something that doesn't transmit the horrible background noise to the
>>>> other end, and something that is loud without being painful for the user
>>>> of this phone. Cordless would be very fine, headset is excellent.
>>>> Ordinary desk phone is OK... but the most important thing is that it
>>>> works for clear communication. A loud ringer would great too... but if
>>>> the best phone doesn't have one, I'll get an auxiliary ringer.
>>>>
>>>>     Does anyone have a phone model that they find to be excellent in a
>>>> louder than usual data center?
>>>>         
>>> Not 100% what you asked for, but the noise cancelling Jawbone
>>> bluetooth earpieces are great.
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Nathan Ward
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>> Cordless phone that does bluetooth + jawbone was the first thing that
>> popped into my head as well.
>>
>> -Sean
>>
>>     
>
> Hmm... I actually have one of those... but when my car came with
> built-in Bluetooth speaker phone, I haven't used it since. I'll dig it
> up and I'll try it out in the data center for the near-term. I'd rather
> a real headset that doesn't feel like it's falling out of my ear and
> something that other people can use too. I have had a couple pretty good
> suggestions off-list  so far that are over the ear solutions. Keep `em
> coming...
>
> Mike
>   
I haven't actually used one of these but the acoustic background noise 
cancelling, rather than an electronic solution is intriguing...
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