Keep noise way down and productivity way up. No matter where you work from, the Blackwire 8225 Premium Corded UC Headset lets you conjure up your own “calm zone” to keep you focused.
Blackwire 8225 Premium corded UC headset
- Stay distraction-free on both sides of the call
- Flexible, noise-canceling microphone with Acoustic Fence technology
- Advanced hybrid ANC with three settings to optimize
- On-call indicator lets others know when you’re on a call
A headset designed to blow minds
Enjoy stunning audio clarity, even in the noisiest of environments
Sound like a winner
Designed for all-day wearing
Make it personal
With the Blackwire 8225, your voice is the only thing heard, not the chaos around you.
Its noise-canceling microphone with Acoustic Fence technology puts you in a quiet office, even if you’re in a noisy kitchen.
It’s no secret that tuning out background noise makes you more productive. And this premium headset delivers in a big way.
Hybrid active noise canceling (ANC) makes it easy to escape the noise around you. And three ANC settings mean you can fine-tune your level of quiet anywhere.
Light-weight design + premium materials
Get a comfortable and customized fit using adjustment markers and 180º pivoting speakers. You’ll fall in love with the aesthetic design and robust look and feel.
Your settings, your way: Customize your headset with Plantronics Hub for desktop.
Hub for desktop lets you select your language preference and feature settings. It keeps your device up-to-date with the latest firmware. And Plantronics Manager Pro gives your IT teams remote management, headset inventory and usage monitoring.
Made to make the most of meetings
All Poly USB headsets and personal speakerphones are compatible with the most popular collaboration platforms – they just work. Expect to hear and speak with the level of audio quality that Poly is famous for, no matter which platform you’re calling on.
Poly is certified (when offered) with all major communication platforms.
Intelligent Insights, Scalable Management
Poly Lens software gives IT teams visibility and control over voice, video, and headset devices. Deploy, configure, update, and get valuable insights from one endpoint or thousands using one scalable platform. Poly Lens makes it simple: no heavy IT lifting required.
Poly Lens App
Designed for You
Get the most out of your Poly devices. Use one convenient app to manage all your compatible devices. Keep software up to date, manage settings, and use the personal health and wellness reminders to keep you focused and energized all day long. With the Poly Lens App, you can customize your devices to work the way you do.
- PC/Desk phone via USB-A/USB-C
- Windows® or Mac OS
PC Audio Receive Frequency Response
- Dynamic EQ optimized for PC wideband voice telephony up to 7 kHz or for multimedia 20 Hz to 20 kHz
- Advanced Hybrid ANC using four digital microphones with three user selectable options
Microphone and technology
- Noise canceling with Acoustic Fence technology (using two microphones) to Microsoft Teams Open Office- certification levels
Microphone frequency response
- 100 Hz to 10 kHz optimized for PC wideband audio up to 7 kHz
- SoundGuard DIGITAL: Acoustic limiting for protection against sounds above 118 dBA. G616 anti-startle protection limits the noise level to 102 dBSPL; Time-Weighted Average prevents average daily noise exposure from exceeding 80 or 85 dBA (enabled by Plantronics Hub software)
- BW8225: Call answer/end, mute, volume: up and down, ANC: off, mid and high
- BW8225-M: Call answer/end (Microsoft Teams button), mute, volume: up and down, ANC: off, mid and high
- Two LED indicators on speaker housing show online/in a call status
- Volume maximum, volume minimum, mute on, mute off, noise canceling off, answering call
- Plantronics Hub desktop version only, available for Windows/Mac. Plantronics Manager Pro suites: Asset Management and Adoption, Call Quality and Analytics, Health and Safety
Weight (with cable)
- 185 g/0.41lbs
Weight (without cable)
- 144 g/0.32 lbs
Cable length (QD to headset)
- 630 mm/2.07 ft
Cable length (USB to inline module)
- 1490 mm/4.89 ft
Cable length (total USB to headset)
- 2190 mm/7.19 ft
- 60 mm/0.20 ft
- 32 mm/0.10 ft
- 32 Ohms
Speaker sensitivity dB (*)
Speaker bandwidth (speech mode)
Speaker bandwidth (media mode)
Maximum acoustic output
Microphone boom length
- 135 mm/0.44 ft
- * 1mW/1kHz with IEC 318 Coupler
- ** 1mW/1kHz 0.01m open field
- Blackwire 8225, USB-A (P/N )
- Blackwire 8225, USB-C (P/N )
- Blackwire 8225, Microsoft, USB-A (P/N )
- Blackwire 8225, Microsoft, USB-C (P/N )
Blackwire 8225 Data Sheet
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Blackwire 8225 Quick Start Guide
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