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EDU-255 USB Headset

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USB computer headset with noise cancelling microphone.  A rugged headband provides a comfortable adjustable fit for all users. Rigid wire microphone boom with internal windsock for minimal breath popping and extra thick ear cushions that blocks surrounding noise.
(C1-1030200-1)

Installation

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  1. Plug the headset USB connector into a USB slot on your computer.
  2. Fit the adjustable headband over your head to secure the headset. The speakers should be resting comfortably on your ears.
    Note: The microphone boom can rotate to adapt to either the right or left side of your head. Do not attempt to rotate the boom beyond the stops (it does not rotate a full 360º).
  3. Adjust the microphone boom so that the microphone is approximately 3/4″ in from the corner of your mouth. Make sure that you are talking into the voice side of the microphone, indicated by the white dot.

Product Manual

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Sidetone?

    Sidetone is a feature that allows you to hear your own voice in the headset as you speak into the microphone. Sidetone is also known as mic monitoring.

    This sound confirms that your microphone is operating properly, allows you to monitor what is being recorded and to adjust your speaking volume to a proper level (not too loud, and not too quiet). 

  • When I speak into the microphone, I cannot hear my voice or I hear too much of my voice. How do I adjust the sidetone level in the Windows settings?

    What is sidetone? Sidetone is audio from one’s own voice, that a headset/headphones user hears when speaking into the microphone. Voice is picked up by the microphone and transmitted to the speaker.

    To enable sidetone: 

    1. Open the Sound window by clicking Start>Control Panel>Hardware and Sound>Sound (instructions may vary depending on your control panel view).
    2. Click Recording Tab 
    3. Click on the Headset you wish to enable, and then go to Listen Tab or click Properties Button 
    4. Check “Listen to this device” box
    5. Click OK

    IN WINDOWS 10 CONTINUE  

    1. Go to “Playback through this device” and select the headset
    2. Then hit “Apply” (If you don’t hit apply, it doesn’t make the changes)

    To disable sidetone: 

    1. Open the Sound window by clicking Start>Control Panel>Hardware and Sound>Sound (instructions may vary depending on your control panel view).
    2. Click Recording Tab 
    3. Click on the Headset you wish to disable, and then go to Listen tab or click Properties button 
    4. Clear the “Listen to this device” checkbox
    5. Click Apply
    6. Click OK
    7. Click OK to close the Sound window
  • Is the EDU-255 USB compatible with Windows 10?

    Yes.

  • Is the EDU-255 USB a good choice for a school or educational institution?

    Our EDU Series of products was designed specifically for use by students of all ages. Our headsets, headphones, and USB sound cards are built to withstand the rigors of classroom usage and are Certified safe for use by children in accordance with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.

  • I am looking for a headset to use with Scientific Learning Educational Programs.

    The EDU-455 series has been approved by Scientific Learning for use with Fast ForWord and Reading Assistant Plus.

  • Will my headset work with Skype or Zoom?

    All Andrea headsets are compatible with all major communication platforms such as Skype, Zoom, Hangouts, Meet, Google, WebEx, Microsoft Teams and WhatsApp.

  • How do I request warranty service?

    If your device is still not functioning after contacting the Andrea Support Team, you will be asked to submit your proof of purchase via email or fax, verifying that the product was purchased within 1 year. You will then be issued a return material authorization (RMA) number, with complete shipping instructions to return the device to our facility for evaluation. The customer is responsible for the return shipping. A traceable method such as UPS or Fed-X ground is recommended. If the device is found to be defective after evaluation at our facility, a new device will be shipped to you free of charge.

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System Requirements

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Compatible with:
Apple Macintosh OS X 10.5 and up
Google Chrome
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Windows 10 and up

Product Specifications

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