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My Bluetooth hunt. Trucker Version
My Plantronics Voyager 520 died on me Monday so I started the uphill battle of finding a solid headset with the most important aspect being sound quality on both ends. BTW, if you post a Bluetooth review and don't include how you sound to the person on the other end, your review fails. Saw hundreds of reviews without this info. Anyway...
Jabra Wave $60 @ Verizon- crystal clear on my end, sounded like a robot on the other end. Was difficult to put on one handed while driving. Returned.
Plantronics Marque m155 $50 @Verizon- same problem as the Wave with sound. Loved everything else about the headset. Light, comfortable. Returned.
Plantronics m24 $30 @ Walmart- mediocre sound on my end, other person said I cut out a lot. An overall PoS. Returned.
Plantronics Voyager Pro + $80 @ Walmart- finally, my fiance could hear me crystal clear....but on my end she was distorted & over modulated. Very uncomfortable to wear as well, none of the earpieces fit well. Returned.
Blue Planet Blue Highway $80 @ Pilot truck stops- my search ended here. This is a full over the head style Bluetooth. My fiance hears me perfect, she sounds clear on my end. It is a bit uncomfortable and hurts the top of my ear after prolonged use, but I'll live.
Keep in mind I drive a semi-truck. All the headsets that made me sound bad on the other end sounded clear when I was parked. As I was going down the road and the background noise picked up it got worse. If you're in a quiet car and mostly quiet areas, I recommend the Marque m155. For loud areas and especially for truckers, the Blue Highway may be what you need with the Rezound.