Hardware Standards: Web Conferencing

MET IT has tested a variety of external, usb devices to be used for online meetings, web conferencing, Live Classrooms, and recording. After extensive testing these are our recommendations for basic use cases.



Jabra UC Voice 150 MS
• Connects to a PC/Laptop to stream sound and for voice calls.
• Recommended for Microsoft Skype for Business & Adobe Connect
• Connects via USB.
• Headband style, single mono speaker.
• Adjustable boom arm microphone.
• Noise-cancelling w/ background noise reduction.
• Mute function & adjustable volume.



Sennheiser PC36
• USB adapter with integrated sound card ensures exceptional sound on a PC or Laptop
• Recommended for Echo Personal Capture. As well as Adobe Connect & Skype for Business.
• Noise-cancelling boom mic reduces background noise and is adjustable for precise positioning
• Speakers provide stereo sound for music, video and web conferencing.
• Lightweight, adjustable headband is comfortable and fits most any head size
• In-line controller to adjust volume or mute directly from the headset




Jabra Speak 510+ Speakerphone
• Omni directional microphone, picks-up sound from any angle.
• Also serves as an external speaker.
• Noise-cancelling w/ background noise reduction.
• Mute function & adjustable volume.
• Bluetooth or USB connectivity. Easily connects to Laptops or PC.
• Compact, portable design.
• Designed for audio & web conferencing in small to medium classrooms or conference rooms
• Recommended for Adobe Connect & Skype for Business meetings.
• Ideal for rooms without integrated audio/visual systems or outside of MET IT supported spaces.
• Using Bluetooth wirelessly connect to a computer of up to 328ft (100m) away.




Microsoft LifeCam HD-300
• 720p HD Video
• 16:9 Widescreen
• Clear, High Quality Video for recording or web conferences.
• Recommend for Skype for Business, Adobe Connect and Echo Personal Capture.
• Built-in unidirectional microphone W/ noise cancellation. (We recommend using separate headset or Jabra microphone)
• Universal Attachment Base – Works on your desktop or laptop.
• Wired USB connection.

These items are available for MET Faculty use by Departmental request.
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