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How to choose the correct headphone plug for your device!

How do I know the correct headphone to use?

Check out our guide to headphone plug types.

Headphones in the classroom connect to computers, PC’s, tablets ,smartphones and other audio devices.

Its critical to use the correct headphone for the job!

Curriculum directors will confirm whether a microphone is also required for language learning or testing applications.

This will affect the plug type on your headphones – so you can determine the correct headphone or headset to use on your particular device.

The most common plug types are summarized here.

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TRRS

Extremely popular.

The majority of tablets and many computers have this single 3.5mm headphone jack that allows you to simply plug-in and use.  A solution for listening and talking-for example- online assessment testing.

TRRS means : Tip Ring Ring Sleeve – 4 conductors allowing stereo audio plus a mono microphone input.

DUAL 3.5mm

Typically found on desktop computers and plugs directly into the sound card.

Ensure the mic and stereo left and right cables are correctly connected!

 

 

USB

Connected directly to your computer USB port.

Microphone capable as well as stereo audio for listening.

Once plugged in- your computer will recognize your USB headset as the listening device and keep drivers automatically updated.

A popular education choice for language learning and State testing assessments – eg.TELPAS , WIDA , PARCC

Single 3.5mm (TRS) Stereo

For listening only and same as TRRS without microphone capability.

Extremely popular!

Quarter inch Jack

A precursor to the 3.5mm TRS connector.

For listening in mainly mono applications now, for example : (English Language Learning / ELD, language labs, speech pathology.)

 

PRE-ORDER AVID EDUCATION AE-55 (TELPAS TESTING) HEADSETS NOW!

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Introducing AVID AE-55  HEADPHONE WITH MICROPHONE AND 3.5MM TRRS PLUG or USB 2.0 connector.

Designed for State testing and TELPAS specifications!

Available in black/blue or black/orange.

See samples at ISTE 2018 Encore Data Products booth 1287 June 24-27th 2018!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The AVID AE-55 series of headsets delivers on the various state and TELPAS specifications and is designed for quality performance and comfort.
An excellent choice for the classroom,  the library and testing.

 

FEATURES:
Blue and Black or back and orange color pattern
Noise-reducing ambidextrous design
Chew resistant 6 foot cord with velcro tie for quick storage
Unidirectional noise-canceling microphone
Microphone is bi-directional and rotates 270 degrees

3.5 mm plug, 4 pole (TRRS) stereo wiring or USB 2.0, with molded straight strain relief
Soft leatherette easy clean removable earpads
Individually bagged

Compatible with virtually all computer devices.

 

 

 

 

 

HEADPHONES : CHOOSING THE BEST CONNECTIVITY AND DURABILITY !

With the enormous selection of models to choose from – its important to choose the best headphone or headset that offers the best connectivity option along with durability- when used in the classroom.

Enabling your product to be “future proof” is also a good idea, if there are desktops moving to laptop or tablet computers.

Here are some WIRED options and considerations with various models – we will look at BLUETOOTH and WIRELESS options in a future blog post.

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HAMILTONBUHL TRIOS MULTI-MEDIA HEADSET W/ GOOSENECK MIC

HamiltonBuhl has redefined what a true multimedia headset is! 
Trios headset, easily connects to any of your devices from dual plug PCs to one-plug
Chromebooks, tablets and smartphones!

Trios is the only headset you will ever need to connect with any of your devices, whether old or new, PC or Mac, Chromebooks, tablets, smartphones and media players!
Chew and kink-resistant Dura-Cord on Trios has been uniquely designed to split into the plugs needed to connect to all devices. It will become your go-to solution from first use, eliminating the need to switch headsets.
In addition to the exclusive tri-plug Dura-Cord, Trios features deluxe over-ear design, folding, padded headband for easy storage and gooseneck microphone for maximum versatility.
This stylish headset delivers superior sound quality with soft, leatherette ear cushions designed to provide excellent noise-isolation. Built to accommodate all devices, Trios is the headset that will meet all your requirements!
***WIDA classroom testing recommended***

 

Headset Specifications:
  • 40mm ABS Magnet Speakers
  • Ear Cup Volume Control
  • Black TRRS Plug is for Newer Devices with Single Jack for both Audio and Microphone
  • Pink (Microphone) and Green (Stereo Audio) plugs are for Computers with Separate Inputsfor Audio and Microphone
  • Frequency Response: 50-20,000 Hz
  • Impedance: 32
  • 5′ Dura-Cord
  • Foldable Leatherette Padded Headband
  • Noise-isolating Leatherette Ear Cushions
Microphone Specifications:
  • Omnidirectional Electret Condenser
  • Sensitivity: -36dB+/-3dB
  • Frequency Response: 50-16,000 Hz
  • Impedance: 2,200

Warranty:  1 Year

 

 

 

 

 

SOUNDNETIC DELUXE TRI-PLUG MULTIMEDIA HEADSET

 

 

 

 

 

 

Works with any of your devices: old or new, PC or MAC, tablets, smartphones and media players!

Chew and kink-resistant Dura-Cord™ has been uniquely designed to split into the plugs needed to connect to all devices.

The inline control switch allows you to select and activate the proper plug (TRRS), or jacks (Dual PC) as you switch between your devices. Use it once; it will quickly become your go-to
solution, eliminating the need to switch headphones. 

In addition to the exclusive tri-plug Dura-Cord™, Soundnetic™ features a
deluxe over-ear design, folding headband, and a gooseneck microphone for maximum versatility. This stylish headset delivers superior sound quality with soft, leatherette ear cushions designed to provide excellent noise-isolation.

Includes Storage Bag: Heavy-duty, write-on, moisture-resistant, reclosable bag. Helps prevent the spread of lice!

Compatible with
iPods, iTouches, MP3 Players
iPhones, Cell Phones
iPads, Tablets, eReaders
PCs and Macs
CD Players, Stereos
TVs
Most Gaming Systems

HAMILTONBUHL TRIOSAIR PLUS PERSONAL MULTIMEDIA HEADSET GOOSENECK MIC – includes USB connectivity

TriosAir Plus™ headset, easily connects to any of your devices from dual plug PCs to one-plug
TRRS or USB Chromebooks, tablets and smartphones!
TriosAir Plus™ is the only lightweight, on-ear headset you will ever need to connect with any
of  your devices, whether old or new, PC or Mac, Chromebooks, tablets, smartphones and
media players.

Chew and kink-resistant Dura-Cord™ on TriosAir Plus™ has been uniquely designed to split
into the plugs needed to connect to all devices. It will become your go-to solution from first use,
eliminating the need to switch headsets.

CYBER ACOUSTICS AC-6010 STEREO HEADSET W/ SINGLE PLUG AND Y-ADAPTER

 

 

 

 

 

 

The AC-6010 is an excellent choice for any listening/speaking activities on your computer or tablet. It utilizes a single 3.5mm plug, compatible with Android, Apple, Chromebook, tablets, and most desktop computers. With the included Y-adapter the AC-6010 is backwards compatible with all other hardware. A true universal solution.

FEATURES:
• Unidirectional noise-canceling microphone
• Leatherette ear pads
• Flexible boom arm
• Adjustable headband
• Durable design
• Robust cord
• PC Y-adapter included
• In-line volume/mute control