Telephones for Noisy Data Centers
avg at kotovnik.com
Thu Jun 18 06:02:22 UTC 2009
Try noice-canceling aviation headsets (GA or helicopter models have truly
amazing noise suppression). High-end models come with cellphone
interface. I don't think cellphones will work in many data centers, but I
think rigging interface from a normal cordless phone to the headset is
The better of these headsets (Bose X, Sennheiser HMC460, Zulu Lightspeed,
etc) have additional digital signal processing for getting voice out of
noise - if you don't mind expense:)
> 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?
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