Plantronics/Poly Savi 8240 Office Convertible Wireless Headset
Availability: In stock in our NSW/QLD warehouse. 25+ units.
Condition: NEW in box
Warranty: 2 Year (Direct with Manufacturers)
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- WORKS WITH - Desk Phone + PC + Mobile
- 3 wearing styles
- 7 hrs talk time
- 100m wireless range
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Plantronics/Poly Savi 8240 Office Wireless Headset
The new Plantronics Savi 8240 Office is their newest all-in-one headset that works with your office phone, your computer and your mobile phone too. It will replace the W740 model and has many of the same features (it looks almost identical)
What is Poly? Poly is the new name for Plantronics.
The 8200 series are designed to work with desk phone, computer and mobile phone and it's simple to switch between devices. Do note however that the 'mobile phone' aspect is only in the office as the Bluetooth connection is from the base unit of the headset to your mobile. This means you'll just leave your mobile on the desk so it remains paired to the base.
As with all wireless headsets you will need an accessory to answer calls from the desk phone when out of reach. We know, it seems crazy that even such a sophisticated headset as this can't perform this apparently simple task but there are so many different phones all with different requirements that this functionality just can't be built into the headset. We call it a RAD (remote answering device). It could be a standard handset lifter or a special 'electronic hook switch' (EHS) cable that runs from the base unit to the telephone - it all depends on which make and model phone you have. If your phone has a USB headset port you may not need this but at time of writing, those phones are as rare as hens' teeth and you could have a different ANC headset for that anyway. NB if you already have a Plantronics headset and you are just replacing it, you may not know you have an 'EHS' have a look at the set up. If you have a Poly/Plantronics lifter and your phone is not changing, this headset will work with it.
So let’s start by reviewing…
A 'tri-fecta' headset is a superb tool for professionals who need to interact with several touchpoints.Everything is so much easier when you do all that with just one headset. It can also merge the audio from 2 devices -eg a a landline call and a mobile call so you can have a 3 way conversation.
Range is a magnificent 180m, but please note that's a line of sight range. As with all headsets, this is diminished by interference from other devices, walls, and other objects between your headset and its base unit. In a typical office, Plantronics/Poly estimate 55m as the average range.
As with all modern wireless headsets, this Savi has a noise cancelling microphone so your caller doesn't hear noisy colleagues. Plantronics have developed a new feature they call 'close conversation limiting' which can filter out voices around you really effectively so your CALLER doesn't hear them. As with all headsets this is best with a long mic so if that's important to you, have a look at the other models in the 8200 range.
The Savi range work with Plantronics Manager Pro - giving IT managers insights into usage and allowing mass firmware upgrades amongst other cool features
Of course for YOUR protection Plantronics' Soundguard Digital ensures protects against sound levels above 118dBA; has Australian standard G616 anti-startle (during calls) detects and eliminates any large sudden increase in signal level; Time-weighted average prevents average daily noise exposure from exceeding 85dBA* *Requires Plantronics/Poly Hub software to enable SoundGuard DIGITAL features.
Things to consider
The battery life on the 8240s is not brilliant - up to 7 hours, which decreases over time and also distance BUT as it has a 30 hour standby, if you turn it off between calls it will last all day. If you get an EHS or lifter, hanging up the call will automatically turn the headset off. The EHS or lifter also helps you get the most out of a wireless headset - you can answer and finish calls when away from your desk. So, if your heart is set on this unit, be sure to follow the prompts when you hit the add to cart button to get the correct accessory for your phone. OR just fork out a bit extra for the 8245 which has UNLIMITED talk time!
The reality is you can pay more for an all-in-one unit. That's logical, right - its smarter and controls more devices, it SHOULD cost a bit more? Think about the next 3-4 years. Can you envisage using your headset with a PC or mobile as well as a desk phone? Might your organisation move to a soft-phone? Do you listen to audio-files, attend webinars or phone conferences like Zoom, Google Hangouts or Skype? Would dictation be handy? Could you get work calls on a mobile phone (or personal ones if you're the boss!)? If you answered yes to any of those questions, sit tight, you've got a great headset for your needs right here. If the answer is no, you'll only ever use the desk phone, opt for something a bit simpler; maybe the Plantronics/PolyCS540, if you like having the option of the headband and ear-hook included.
For a headset that controls all devices in your office, with a variety of wearing styles to choose from, this little stunner is right up there and Plantronics/Poly is ALWAYS a popular brand
Other headsets You Could Consider Before Buying
As we've mentioned there are other wearing styles you may like to consider. Have a look at our Savi 8200 series page for all your options, including the 8245 - exactly the same headset but with a hot-swappable battery so it NEVER runs out of juice.
If you want a headset you go use with your mobile out of the office, check out the Voyager Office CD range Voyager Office CD range which also work with all 3 devices in the office
If Active noise cancelling isn't that important to you, other headsets such as the Jabra Engage 75 Series has more features than the 8200s and the Sennheiser SDW 5016 offers an superb Ultra noise cancelling microphone if you want to protect your callers from the background noise rather than yourself!
If you do want Active Noise Cancelling but don't have a desk phone(or have a snazzy desk phone with USB headset port), the Jabra Evolve 75 and 75e are proving very popular. The Plantronics/Poly B825 Voyager Focus is also a winner. If its more for music than calls, the Sennheiser MB 660 UC is the best noise cancelling of all (in our oh so humble opinion).
|Product Type||Computer Wireless, Office Bluetooth, Office Wireless|
|Standby Time||30 hrs|
|Wireless Technology||Voice dedicated DECT|
|Talk Time||7 hrs|
|Warranty||2 Year (Direct with Manufacturers)|
|Wearing Style||Around the back of the neck, Over the ear + earbud, Over the head (one ear)|
|Connection Type||Base unit Bluetooth, Base unit to phone RJ (handset/headset port), USB|
|Software Compatabilty||Apple, Dragon Naturally Speaking, MacSpeech, Skype , Unified Communications, Voice Recognition Software , Windows, MS Teams Compatible, Zoom Compatible|
|Ear Cushion Material||Leatherette, Earbud - silicon|
|Speaker Frequency Response||150-6800Hz|
|Mic Frequency Response||150-6800Hz|
|Coverage Range||Bluetooth range|
|Coverage Range [Bluetooth]||11m (base unit to mobile phone)|
|Conference Additonal Headsets||3|
|Coverage Range [Wireless]||Max 180m, Typical office; 55m|
|Best Use||Noisy Office, Quiet Office|
|Application||Desk Phone + Computer + Mobile Phone (inside only)|
|Audio Qualities||Enhanced (DSP) Digital Sound Porcessing , Mono sound, Noise cancelling mic , Noise protection, Soundguard Digital , Wideband Audio, Wideband mic|
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- Ensure that sensitive conversations stay private—headsets are DECT™security certified by the DECT™ forum using the latest security standards
- Tune out office noise and nearby conversations with noise canceling microphone plus close conversation limiting
- Get crystal clear audio with the latest DECT™ technology supports wideband audio without impacting user density
Please refer to the support tab for the manufacturer description of this headset
What’s in The Box
- Headset & battery
- Charging cradle
- Earhook and earbuds (+ earhook sleeve)
- Adjustable headband
- Base unit
- User guide
- AC adapter
- Telephone interface cable
- PC cable
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Support and Manuals for the Plantronics/Poly Savi 8240 Office Convertible Wireless Headset
Looking for one on one support? Call our headset wizards on 1300 889 728 or you can learn more about our lifetime support here
This is a really common issue. Poly/Plantronics ship the headsets with bluetooth disabled in the base. You just need to enable bluetooth on the base and you will be ready to pair to your mobile. Click the Support tab above and look for the file called Savi 8000 Bluetooth Activation. This will explain how to re enable bluetooth on your device.
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Select the make and model of your phone below to confirm compatibility.
Wireless headsets give you freedom to roam once you've answered a call but to answer a call when away from your desk (ie one touch answering via your headset) all headsets require a further accessory. If you are generally up and about at work OR if you don't want to miss a single call you will need this accessory.
To confirm compatibility of your phone with this headset, please select your make and model phone below. If compatible you will also be shown the correct answering device should you wish to add it.