Plantronics/Jabra Push-To-Talk PTT Adapter Cable for Office Phones, Desk phones and computers

Office Telephone Secure Communication using Push-to-Talk Headset or Handset

Are you in an office where you need extra security (i.e. secure conversation) for your office telephone calls whiling using your office desk phone?  You don’t want your background conversation to be heard by the by the caller. has several solutions for you, you can either use a Plantronics corded headset or simply replace the handset (receiver) of the telephone if you have a Cisco IP Phone.

Using a Plantronics headset on any office desk phone:

This Plantronics adapter has a Quick Disconnect (QD) to QD connection and a length of 12 inches, it is called “Momentary” as the PTT (Push-to Talk) function is triggered by the users fingers by push and release function and this can’t be modified.  It can be use with any Plantronics H-series Headset, bottom cable or amplifier.

Plantronics SSP1051-01 4-wire PTT QD, QD 12in cord, selectable

This new model from Plantronics is called the “Selectable” model, this offers a QD to QD connection, a length of 12 inches as well, but the main difference is that this has a mechanism in the PTT trigger that consist of a “lock feature”, in “Locked” position that allows to just press and let go, meaning that the pressed key stays pressed and in that position until its pressed again, and the second configuration is the “Momentary” position, that turns this adapter as the SSP1051-03. In order to put the position a small screwdriver needs to be used to mode the lock mechanism. It can be use with any Plantronics H-series Headset, bottom cable or amplifier.

Plantronics SSP1051-02 4-wire PTT QD to QD Adapter, 10ft coiled

plantronics ssp1051-02 4-wire ptt qd to qd adapter, 10ft coiled view

This Plantronics PTT adapter is a “Selectable” model, similar as the previous one, it has a QD to QD connection, it has the lock mechanism that allows to “press and go” feature on the key, but the main difference is that the cable instead of being 12 inches straight is going to be a 10 feet long coiled cord. It is easy to be confused by these adapters and for the same reason is advised to always speak with a person with the knowledge of this matter as these special adapters are non-returnable. It can be use with any Plantronics H-series Headset, bottom cable or amplifier like the M22 vista amplifier.

Plantronics SHS2355-11 USB to QD PTT Adapter

plantronics shs2355-11 usb to qd ptt adapter (no return) view

As many interfaces are moving into soft phone applications run in computers, Plantronics offers the SHS2355-11 adapter, allowing users of their Plantronics corded headsets to use them on the computer and with the Push-to-Talk (PTT) feature as well. This new model replaces the old SHS2355-01, but it doesn’t compromise its performance as its mainly used for training simulators, VoIP communications and for speech recognition with high USB sound quality and with requirement of the PTT feature. Compatible with virtually any USB-A port in any computer.


These adapters allows you to use any Plantronics corded headset with any desk phone or computer you may have.  We recommend the Plantronics HW710 EncorePro Noise-canceling Headset along with these PTT adapters:

You will also need a bottom cable or amplifier, depending on the phone.  Call us for assistance 877-999-3838.  This Push-to-talk cable only allow your caller to hear your conversation only, not the background conversation when you’re not talking.

Jabra Biz 2300 USB GSA Mono PTT Headset, UC

jabra biz 2300 usb gsa mono ptt headset, uc view

Jabra offers its well know Biz 2300 Mono headset in this specific flavor, which is a USB type A headset that allows the user to plug into any computer and with the Push-to-Talk (PTT) feature in its volume control. This feature is easy to find in the volume control as it will light up in a certain color when the headset is muted and in a different color when unmuted as in some cases people can not find the PTT key on their headsets. The Biz 2300 Mono is a single piece unit, so no requirement for extra parts to plug into the computer. Offering a lasting design with Kevlar reinforcement in the headset and internal wiring, making it lighter to be used all day and with the well known noise canceling quality from Jabra.

Jabra Biz 2300 USB GSA Duo Push-To-Talk Headset, UC

jabra biz 2300 usb gsa ptt duo push-to-talk uc headset view

For those louder environments, Jabra offers its Jabra Biz 2300 Duo headset, covering both ears in a stereo sound quality helping the user to focus all the attention at a call. The Biz 2300 offers the PTT feature as well and fully compatible with any of the UC platforms in the market. Easy to find PTT controls which are lighten when in use for easy find and use in one single piece. The Kevlar reinforcement helps the headset to tolerate those common office accidents and makes it lighter for a full shift use without compromising comfort or performance. Simply plug and play and customizable features found in the volume control via the Jabra Direct software, which is free to download, we find Jabra’s Noise Canceling microphone technology in the 360 degree swiveling arm. The design of its microphones avoid the annoying noise of breathing if a user puts the boom arm too close to their mouth/nose.

Using a PTT Handset for Cisco Phone:

Clarity Walker WS-2620-24 Cisco Phone 7900 Push-To-Talk Handset

Simply replace your existing handset on your Cisco 7900 series phone with this Cisco PTT handset.  Using the PTT switch on the handset, you can eliminate any background conversation when you’re not talking.  If you have a Cisco 6900, 7800, 8800, 8900 or 9900 series phone, use the PTT handset below:

Clarity Walker WS-2800 Cisco Phone 6900 8900 9900 PTT Handset

Clarity Walker WS-2835 Cisco Phone 7800 8800 DX600 PTT Handset


These PTT devices are for desk phones (office phone), not to be confused with Push-to-talk devices for 911/police/air traffic control dispatch centers, where a “radio” is used.  see here for those devices: Headsets for Radio Dispatch, 911 Emergency or Air traffic controller


If you have any questions on any of these Push-to-Talk solutions or Headset products, Feel free to contact any one of our Headset specialists at toll free 877-999-3838.

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