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All of our Wired and Wireless headsets for Cisco phones are compatible with every Cisco IP Phone including all SPA models and 7800-7900-8900-8800-9900 series models below. We also provide wired and wireless USB headsets for Cisco Jabber, UC softphone software.

The most popular Cisco IP phone headset models asked for are:
8811, 8851, 7942, 7962, 7961G, 7965G, 7945G

Cisco 8811, 8841, 8851, 8861, 8865 compatible headsets – all models go here


Headsets for Cisco SPA504G IP phone
Headsets for Cisco SPA525G IP phone

Cisco headset: model list

  • SPA Models
  • SPA303G, SPA501G, SPA502G, SPA504G, SPA508G, SPA509G
  • SPA512, SPA514, SPA525, SPA525, SPA525G, SPA525G
  • 7800 series (NEW)
  • 7811, 7821, 7841 & Cisco 7861 IP phone
  • 7900 series
  • 7902, 7905, 7905G, 7906, 7910, 7910+SW
  • 7911, 7911G, 7912, 7920, 7921, 7921G
  • 7929, 7931G, 7940, 7940G, 7941, 7941G
  • 7942G, 7945G, 7960, 7960G, 7961, 7961G
  • 7962G, 7965G, 7970, 7970G, 7971, 7971G
  • 7975, 7975G, 7985, 7985G
  • 8800 series
  • 8811
  • 8841
  • 8851
  • 8861
  • 8865
  • 8900 series
  • 8941, 8945, 8945G, 8961
  • 9900 series
  • 9971, 9951
  • 6900 series
  • 6921,6941,6961
  • Softphones (UC USB)
  • Jabber Softphone (UC USB)
  • Unified Personal Communicator
  • CTS 500, IP Communicator 2/7, IP Softphone

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Cisco 7821, 7841 & 7861 compatible headsets

The new 7800 series of IP phone are all compatible with both wired & wireless headsets from our entire headset range.

Wired headsets for Cisco IP phone model 7821-7841-7861

The wired headsets for 7800 require the standard U10 bottom lead for Streamline Pro & Plantronics headsets and CSTD-17 lead for Sennheiser / EPOS wired headsets.
All headsets in the range will work on all models 7800+7900 series Cisco IP and come with noise cancelling, robust build quality and suitable for all day use.

Note* the 7811 is the base model and does NOT have a dedicated headset port – you can however still fit one with a work around by removing the receiver cord and plugging a headset straight into the same port (direct connect) this would allow the use of a headset for the Cisco 7811 but you would need to keep the receiver on the phone (even though its not plugged into anything) and to get a call through to the headset, simply pick up the receiver and place on the desk to put the call through. When finished replace the receiver back on the phone.

find your headset fast – use the headset finder at the top of this page

Wireless headsets for Cisco IP phone model 7821-7841-7861

Like the ever popular 7900 series, you can also have “remote answering” on the 7800 series as well, using the optional EHS leads available, they are:

Sennheiser / EPOS CEHS-C101 EHS cable


Plantronics APC-41/42 cable

find your compatible 7800 series headset fast – use the headset finder at the top of this page, the system will even pair the correct EHS lead with your choice if you require remote answering.


Wireless Headsets for Cisco Phones

A selection of Cisco compatible wireless headsets with remote answering (EHS & Lifter) are available offering a hands free headset experience. Please note all models have EHS or “electronic hook switch” technology built in for remote answering – choose the headset finder above to ensure your requirements are covered.

The preferred wireless headset of choice for Cisco IP phones and SPA is Sennheiser / EPOS wireless due to the build quality, the EHS and lifter accessories available (some models) and the amazing sound quality offered by Sennheiser / EPOS. Available as 1 and 2 ear versions (some models) and backed by a 2 year repair or replace warranty.

Cisco Jabber UC headsets (USB headsets)

All our headsets from Sennheiser / EPOS, Plantronics and Jabra provide wireless headsets for Jabber softphones and multidevice platform. Sennheiser / EPOS work very closely with Cisco Jabber to ensure there headsets are 100% compatible with all aspects of the Jabber platform

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Wired Headsets for Cisco Phones

Please note there are 4 different types of Cisco headset bottom lead for the following models:

  • 7800-7900 series – U10 lead
  • Cisco SPA – 2.5mm round pin lead
  • 7910, 7911 – U10-PS
  • 8800 – some models Bluetooth, usb & standard Cisco U10 lead
  • Jabber USB lead (also Office Communicator)

The prices quoted at product level include the correct bottom lead for your particular Cisco IP phone model.

All the wired headsets are “Noise cancelling” and available in both monaural and binaural (1 ear and 2 ear) versions offering full 12 and 24 month warranties and all prices include the correct bottom lead for your Cisco phone model.

Contact Centre Headsets

If you are a contact centre manager, corporate procurement, NHS etc looking to source and purchase large quantities of compatible headsets then please see our Contact Centre Managers page or NHS Local Government page

Fancy a free headset trial?

Remember we offer a no obligation free Cisco headset trial for businesses and organisations who are looking to purchase several headsets – setting up your Cisco headset trial is simple.

Find the correct headset for your Cisco phone using the headset finder above or telephone us now on 0800 644 0424 and we can provide you with the best recommendations for you to try. This ensures you have the correct headset for your particular needs.

Free “next day” delivery plus full technical support for the lifetime of the product(s)

Top FAQ’s on Cisco Compatible Headsets

How do I convert my Cisco SPA IP phone which has a round pin headset port to a wireless headset with a square RJ45 pin?
Cisco SPA models have a 2.5mm round pin headset jack. In order to get them to fit on to a standard wireless headset, you need a:
Cisco SPA 2.5mm to RJ45 Adaptor

How do I connect a headset to a Cisco 7911 or 7912 with no headset jack?
The entry level Cisco phones like Cisco 7911 and 7912 were never intended to have a headset connected. However, you can remove the receiver’s curly cable from the phone and plug a wired or wireless headset into that jack.

The headset will work as normal but you will have to pick up the reciever when the phone ringsin order for the call to come through to the headset. The receiver still needs to be placed back down on the phone despite the fact it isnt plugged in to the phone anymore so it can press and depress the button underneath. This is a very simple way to connect a headset with a Cisco phone with no headset.

What is the best wired headset for Cisco IP phones?
Cisco IP phones including the Cisco SPA range are excellent phones which require a similar quality headset. The Streamline ProVX series professional headsets are designed to be 100% compatible with all Cisco SPA and 7900 series IP phones.

Providing great sound quality and good noise cancelling technology to filter out back ground noise for the caller. These headsets have become the number one best seller for Cisco compatible headsets.

Streamline ProVX headset for Cisco IP phones

What is the best selling wireless headset for Cisco IP phones?
Best selling wireless headset for both Cisco 7900 series and Cisco SPA IP phone models is the Sennheiser / EPOS DW Office with Cisco EHS lead for remote answering – optional product – (see cisco headset finder at top of page) to see if your Cisco phone has EHS or visit

all Cisco compatible wireless headsets here

What is the best wireless headset for Cisco Jabber?
If you require a wireless headset for the Cisco Jabber multi device softphone platform then visit our main Cisco Jabber page below

Cisco Jabber Headsets

Which wired USB headset recommendations do you have for Cisco Jabber?
Looking for a wired USB headset for Cisco Jabber? You will need a high quality “wideband” headset for use over all UC platforms including Jabber, MS Lync etc.

We recommend the Sennheiser / EPOS SC630 – SC660 see it here

what is the best wireless headset for Cisco 7841 IP phone?
The following wireless headsets are compatible with Cisco 7821, Cisco 7841 and Cisco 7861 IP phones

wireless headsets for Cisco 7841 IP phone

What EHS lead is compatible with Cisco 7861 & 7841 IP phones?
Cisco comaptible EHS leads for Cisco all 7800 series (7821,7841,7861) NOT 7811 though
Plantronics EHS lead is:
APC-41 is here
Sennheiser / EPOS EHS lead is
CEHS-C101 is here

What Cisco IP phone models can use an EHS hook switch for remotely answering a call from a wireless headset?
Only certain Cisco SPA and Cisco 7900/8800/8900/etc series models have EHS or “electronic hook switch” capabilities. Use the quick link below then:
1. click on the wireless image
2. select your model of phone
3. the Cisco wireless headset finder will then show you the remote answering options available for your phone and a selection of wireless headsets compatible with your Cisco IP phone.

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Headsets for Cisco Phones
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Headsets for Cisco Phones
Wired & wireless headsets for Cisco phones. Compatible headsets for all Cisco IP phone models including headsets for Cisco 7942, 7962, 8811, 8851. All SPA series too. A selection of USB & Bluetooth headsets for the Cisco 8800 series.
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