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Avaya J179 Headsets - J Series Compatible Headsets

The J series Avaya J179 IP phone is compatible with wired, DECT wireless & bluetooth headsets Top of the J Series from Avaya is the new J179 designed to be compatible with all types and brands of headset. Please find below important information and recommendations based on our customers feedback on which compatible headsets work best on the J179 phones


Wired Headsets (square type plug)

The Avaya J179 IP phone will accept the standard square type RJ9/RJ11 headset plug found on the rear of the Phone, and is 100% compatible with all our wired headsets. The J179 uses the Avaya HIS or Smart Lead cable for QD or "quick disconnect" wired headsets. We recommend the following wired headsets for the Avaya J179 IP phone


ProV-XL Ultra Noise Cancelling Wired Headsett from £71+VAT

ProVX Noise Cancelling Wired Headset from £70+VAT

ProV Noise Cancelling Wired Headset from £50+VAT

See all Avaya J Series recommended wired headsets here

Wireless headsets (DECT) Avay J Series (J179, J169,J139, J129)

Wireless or cordless headset options for the Avaya J179. Consider using a DECT wireless headset. These recommended wireless headsets for the J179 below are DECT headsets and use the same technology found in a cordless Phone , providing much further coverage in an office or larger environment . Note* For Bluetooth headsets - see further down the page

Avaya J179 EHS or Hook switch for "Remote Answering"

 Add an optional electronic hook switch, also known as EHS to provide the ability to remotely answer any call from your headset while you are away from your desk. Please see recommended J179 EHS cables & leads for the top brands of wireless headset which are Sennheiser / EPOS, Jabra & Plantronics.

Sennheiser / EPOS DW Office + FREE EHS lead- £166+VAT

Sennheiser / EPOS DW Pro1 & Pro2 From £195+VAT

Jabra Evolve 75 2 ear from £175+VAT

See all Avaya J Series recommended wireless headsets here

EHS leads & cables (Sennhesier - Jabra - Plantronics)

The following EHS Leads to enable remote answer capabilities are for the Avaya J179 phone + other models in the J series. These are the correct cables required for each of the main wireless brands. We highly recommend Sennheiser / EPOS wireless DECT headsets due to their build quality, there design and more importantly, their sound quality.

Sennheiser / EPOS CEHS-AV 04 EHS £40 +VAT

Plantronics APV-63 EHS Lead for Avaya J139 £40+VAT

Jabra 14201-35 EHS Lead for Polycom VVX 601 £40+VAT

Bluetooth Headsets (with optional wireless module)

The Avaya J179 phones support Bluetooth headsets, An optional wireless module can be added to a J179 telephone. This allows it to support a wireless Bluetooth headset. Please ensure your administrator has enabled Bluetooth capability for your phone, modern professional bluetooth headsets are much better than they used to be ofering quality in sound & build quality. Only the Avaya J179 is bluetooth compatible. Please find below our recommended bluetooth headsets for Avaya J179 IP phone

Sennheiser / EPOS MB Pro Bluetooth for Polycom VVX 601 IP phone from £105+VAT

Sennheiser / EPOS MB 360 Bluetooth - Polycom VVX 601 IP phone £145+VAT

Jabra Evolve 75 Bluetooth Polycom VVX 6011 from £175+VAT

See all Avaya J Series recommended Bluetooth headsets here

Avaya J179 Manual + Headset use, set up etc

download the official Avaya J179 Manual here Top tips* Headset set up etc Section 10 From Page 77-79 Headset Operation pages 77-79 Headset Selection Headset Caller Volume Headset Microphone Volume Automatic Gain Control Default Handsfree Audio Path Using Bluetooth Headsets Enabling Bluetooth Support Pairing a Bluetooth Headset Selecting a Paired Headset visit Avaya's official desk top phone page here

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