Polycom VVX 601 Headsets
All the following wired and wireless headsets are 100% compatible with the Polycom VVX 601 IP desk Phone. All the Polycom vvx series have been specifically designed to be compatible with all major headset brands please find below important information and recommendations based on our customers feedback on which headsets both wired and wireless work best on these IP phones
Wired Headsets (standard jack)
The Polycom VVX 601 will accept 2 types of wired headset. The standard square type headset Jack found on the back of the Phone, compatible for any number of wired headsets but this 601 IP Phone also has the ability to accept USB headsets as well. In most cases the wired headsets are simply plug and play including the USB. Please find below our best sellers for the VVX 601
USB Wired Headsets
Nearly all the new Polycom VVX series but especially the 601 IP Phone has 2 USB ports. This allows any compatible USB device to be connected which includes USB headsets. The following headsets are all compatible with the VVX 601
If you are looking for less clutter on your desk then maybe you should consider using a wireless headset for the Polycom vvx 601 IP Phone. All the recommended wireless headsets for the 601 below are DECT headsets And use the same technology found in a domestic cordless Phone , this provides up to 120 meters wireless headsets coverage in most cases .Polycom compatible headsets are not Bluetooth as many People think.
EHS or "Remote Answering" on the VVX 601
Polycom and the whole vvx range also have the ability To add an electronic hooks which also known as he HS this provides the ability to remotely answer any call from your headset while you are away from your desk. Please see EHS Leeds further down this page for each brand of wireless headset that we recommend.
EHS leads & cables (remote answering)
The following EHS Leads or Electronic Hook Switch for Polycom VVX 601 are the correct cables required for each of the main wireless headset brands. We thoroughly recommend Sennheiser / EPOS wireless headsets and corresponding EHS Leeds and Jabra , Plantronics and the lesser known but still high quality jpl X 500 series
VVX 600/601 phones support Bluetooth headsets, if your system administrator has enabled Bluetooth capability for your phone, you can use a Bluetooth headset to handle calls. When a Bluetooth headset is connected and in use, the headset key glows blue. Please find below our recommended bluetooth headsets for VVX 601
Polycom VVX 601 Manual + Headset use, set up etc
download the official 601 IP phone manual here Top tips* Headset set up etc From Page 146-151 Using a Headset with Your Phone Connecting a Headset Use Your Headset for All Calls Reactivate Headset Memory Mode Using Electronic Hookswitch Setting the Headset Base Unit Options Enable Electronic Hookswitch Change the Headset Mode Controlling Calls with Electronic Hookswitch Disconnect Your Headset Using Bluetooth Headsets with VVX 600 Phones Enable Bluetooth and Connect a Headset Managing Calls with Your Bluetooth Headset Disconnect and Remove Your Bluetooth Headset