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Plantronics EncorePro HW540 Headset

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Plantronics EncorePro HW540 Headset


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Plantronics HW540 Features:

• Newest business-grade series weighing 22-32 grams 
• Ear loop (L), Neckband & Headband options included 
• Noise-canceling mic for average to loud environments
Quick-Disconnect lets you unplug and walk away
Remember...an amp or direct connect cable is required

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  1. Excellent Innovation Review by Larryderm

    The is an exceptionally good product.

  2. Solid Headsets! Review by Mike

    From the initial phone call I made to the delivery of the headsets, I have been very pleased. It was simple and I was able to speak to a person right away.
    I would recommend headsetsdirect.com to any of my business partners.

  3. Great Headset Review by MT

    I have been using the headset for a week and people can hear what I am saying without needing to raise my voice.

  4. Good headset Review by RH

    This headset works well. The setup is super easy. The sound is clear. I didn't give it 5 stars because it feels like it's going to fall off my ear. It hasn't fallen off yet so it may be me. It is light in weight.

  5. Great product! Review by Association

    Versatility of three options for use was reason for purchase. Everyone is pleased with their ease of use and reversibility (right to left ear). Industry is high volume calls and this will help aches and pains in neck, shoulders.
    Very few mentioned callers not being able to "hear them clearly"..."questioned them about the volume staff was speaking"...all resolved by increasing volume.

  6. Exactly what I was looking for Review by CdaRst

    Great headset with interchangeable headpieces. Makes it nice for those who wish to use just an ear piece. Was wanting to upgrade as we were experiencing a lot of background noise, and unclear calls.This headset solved the problem.

  7. Enjoying It Review by Hemanth

    Easy to setup with multiple options.

  8. They work great just what we needed Review by County Auditor

    We love the headsets

  9. Lightweight Review by Quality

    This product was first purchased as a trial headset for our staff due to the Plantronics Duo Pro was discontinued. The positive feedback that I received back on this product was amazing. Personnel loved how lightweight, comfortable, and the different configurations you can utilize. Once purchased from Headsetdirect, the product was delivered within a week.

  10. Comfortable but break easy Review by Mickie

    We ordered 3 of these to try. They are comfortable and lightweight. However, the over-the-ear piece has broken on all three. Very cheaply made. For the cost, not worth it to replace them after less than 4-5 months.

    HDI comment: Purchasing through us gives you a full warranty from Plantronics. These are easily replaceable at : https://www.headsetsdirect.com/plantronics-warranty-replacements

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Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Benefits:

Simplicity is the best way to describe the Plantronics HW540 corded headset.  Classed as a convertible headset, three different wearing options are included, ensuring you find the perfect fit.  You can easily change from over-the-head, over-the-ear, or behind-the-neck styles to find what is most comfortable for your all-day wearing comfort. 

A flexible noise-canceling microphone allows for perfect positioning, so your callers hear you with less background noise and distractions.  If you choose over-the-ear, the ear hook is bendable and flexible, conforming to your ear for a more secure fit.   For over-the-head users, the headband is adjustable, and the temple pad (on the opposite side from the speaker) is soft and pliable.  With any wearing option, a soft ear cushion rests against your ear, covering the speaker, which provides the latest in audio sound quality.  A clothing clip is included, which helps the headset stay perfectly positioned, as the clip becomes the point where cord pulls are confined, rather than pulling on your headset. 

As with any H-series headset, you will also need an amplifier or direct-connect cable, depending on your application, to plug into the headset’s quick disconnect.  This is also the connection that allows you to disconnect and walk away from your desk, automatically putting your caller on hold through the headset, then continuing your call once reconnected.  If you’re new to headsets and unsure how you want it to fit, or you want to standardize your users’ choice into a single option, this is an excellent headset choice to simplify your life.

• 3-in-1 headset allows you to choose your wearing style
• Freeing your hands for typing and writing increases productivity
Designed with quality and comfort being the focal points
• Flexible microphone for optimal voice clarity
• Quick-Disconnect cord allows you to easily walk from your desk
• Lightest in its class of business headsets
• Soft foam ear cushions provide all-day comfort
• Laser welded construction for unbeatable toughness

TECH TIP: Everything you need to know about the Plantronics HW540

• INCLUDES large (92mm) ear loop, Neckband & Headband
FREE clothing clip included for better cord management

FREE technical support with purchase

• Need help?  Call us and talk to a Real Person!

2-Year Warranty     60-Day Moneyback


Three innovative wearing styles ensure a perfect fit with EncorePro Series:

     + Lightest in class
     + Wideband audio
     + Precise microphone positioning



To ensure comfortable all-day wearing, the Plantronics HW540 comes with three different wearing styles, allowing you to choose the most comfortable fit.  You're also getting the lightest headset in its class weighing as little as 22 grams when worn over the ear.





With many phones raising the standard in audio quality, wideband audio delivers a richer, clearer conversation and reduces listening fatigue.  The Plantronics HW540 also includes SoundGuard technology that protects users from noise spikes and meets OSHA/Noise at Work standards.





The flexible microphone is noise canceling to cut down on back ground noise around you, ensuring your caller will hear you comfortably above any other background noise.  With visual and tactile positioning guides, you will be confident that your headset microphone is positioned perfectly for each call.





The Plantronics HW540 corded headset uses laser-welded construction, and its metal joints are engineered to provide reliability where it matters.  Investing in this headset will provide years of hands-free communication and a most productive work environment.  Increased reliability helps manage costs.






Check out our popular Headsets 101 - Ultimate Guide to Understanding Headsets which is constantly being updated to keep you informed on Plantronics headset technology.  With numerous pictures and detailed headset information, you will fully understand what connects where and what's needed for any application you may have.


Check out some of the other options for the Plantronics EncorePro Series Headsets



Plantronics HW540 Headset Benefits:

• Connects to PC or desk phone with Plantronics audio processors.
• Ideal for Telephone-intensive users, customer care centers, help desks, telesales, and customer service organizations.
• Hearing protection SoundGuard technology:  Acoustic limiting for protection against sounds above 118 dBA. 
• Audio performance Wideband audio (up to 6,800 Hz), noise-canceling microphone.
• Quick Disconnect™ feature lets you walk away from your phone while still wearing your Encore 540 headset.
• Adjustable clothing clip for cord management which removes weight and pulling from bottom cord.

• Warranty: 2-Years for Unsurpassed Durability
• Operating Frequency: High-Frequency Wideband
• Headset Weight: 22-32 Grams
• Compatibility: Plantronics Amplifier, Adapter Audio Processor or Direct Connect Cable
• Wearing Style: Monaural / Single Ear


Plantronics HW540 EncorePro Insider Info:

TECH REVIEW - Coming Soon!

HOW TO INSTALL - When installing the EncorePro headset, the first task is to properly fit it to your head.  Attach the headband to the headset with the ear cushion against your ear.  The opposite side of the headband is called the T-bar, or temple pad.  This should be positioned above your other ear and may require adjusting the headband by sliding it in to make it smaller or out to make it larger.  If using as an ear headset, attach the ear loop and conform the loop to fit comfortably. The microphone needs to be ¼ of an inch (the width of your finger) away from the corner of your mouth when using adjusting.  You can rotate the mic boom up and down for perfect positioning.  At the end of the headset cable you will find a connection called the Quick Disconnect.  You will have a matching connection in which to plug the cable, located on your amplifier or cable, depending on compatibility and your application.  Make a test call to ensure the unit is working properly.  Also, many users disregard using the clothing clip, when in actuality it plays an important role in making the headset appear very light weight.  By clipping it on or near your shirt collar, the weight of the lower portion of the cord stops at the clothing clip.  You will never feel pulling on the headset or the need to re-position it as you reach and stretch the lower cord.

HOW TO STORE - When storing your Plantronics HW540, it’s best to place the headset over a hook so it’s not just setting on your desk, and this also keeps the cord hanging freely.  If left on your desk, the cleaning crew can easily bump it and knock it to the floor, where the cord can find its way into the vacuum.  You also want to let the cord hang free and avoid tightly wrapping it, which over time will damage the internal wires.  We developed a headset hanger to affix to your monitor in an effort to keep your headset safe and out of harms way.  To view click HDI Headset Hanger.

HOW TO CLEAN - When cleaning your Plantronics HW540, always use non-alcohol chemicals or wipes.  Using alcohol-based products over time will break down the cords making them very stiff and clumsy to use.  You will want to wipe all plastic components and cables, but avoid saturating any openings where electronic components are in close proximity.  This will include the small holes in the speaker casing and at the end of the mic boom where the microphone is located.  The headset comes with foam cushions, which can be replaced as needed.  When cleaning, also avoid sticking anything into the end of the Quick-Disconnect connection where the four metal contacts are located.  This connection is made to last, and more damage than good will come if you try to clean it.

WHO USES THIS MODEL -   This headset is made for a business professional looking for the best possible quality in a corded headset.  With one ear covered and the other open, you are always in tune with what’s going on around you and makes it easy to converse with others.  The noise-canceling microphone will cut down on background noise, making for a great headset for louder environments.

Additional Information
Inventory at start of day 173
Compatibility Office Desk Phone
Talk Time No
Stand By Time No
Roam Distance No
Headset Style Single Ear, Over-the-Ear
Headset Weight Over-the-Ear 22g / Over-the-Head 32g / Behind-the-Neck 24g
Part # 88828-01
Brand Plantronics
UPC 017229142947
Helpful Links

HW540 EncorePro Headset Product Sheet

Corded Headsets - What to Consider (Video)

HW540 Headset - Introduction (Video)

MSRP $120.00

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