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EDU-455 Headset

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Over-Ear (Circumaural) Stereo Computer Headset features noise-canceling microphone with internal windscreens, plush, extra-thick replaceable ear cushions, heavy-duty rigid boom and swivel, adjustable dual headband for a comfortable fit, and extra long 8-foot cable with in-line volume control and dual color coded 3.5mm plugs. Recommended for the education market.


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  1. Plug the pink microphone jack (indicated by a microphone icon) into the “mic in” port.
  2. Plug the green speaker jack (indicated by a speaker icon) into the “speaker” port.
  3. 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).
  4. Adjust the microphone boom so that the microphone is approximately 3/4″ in front of your mouth. Make sure that you are talking into the voice side of the microphone, indicated by the white dot.Optional: Further enhance your analog headset with Andrea’s EDU-USB Digital Audio Adapter.

Product Manual

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is the EDU-455 compatible with Windows 10?

    Yes. The EDU-455 simply plugs into your computers sound card. Note: If your computer has a shared audio port you will require the C-100 adapter or the EDU-USB digital adapter.

  • Is the EDU-455 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 is an excellent choice, as well as the EDU-455M and EDU-455 USB, all of which have been approved by Scientific Learning for use with Fast ForWord and Reading Assistant Plus.

  • My new laptop/notebook/computer has only one audio port. Will my device still work?

    Your device will require our EDU-USB External Digital Sound Card, or our C-100 mobile adapter.

  • 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 and 8.1
Windows 10
Windows 11

The EDU-455 is compatible with standard PC sound cards that have separate 3.5mm microphone and headphone ports. The USB-SA, EDU-USB, or USB-UNIV Digital audio adapters may also be used for USB connectivity.

Product Specifications

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