News | March 13, 2013

Novus To Distribute Sennheiser VoIP And Microsoft Lync-optimized Headsets

Distribution agreement encompasses complete portfolio of Sennheiser’s premium office call center and VoIP wired and wireless headsets

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Novus, a boutique telecommunications and IP distributor, will expand its offering of Microsoft Lync-optimized and VoIP headsets through a new distribution agreement with Sennheiser, recognized internationally for its premium audio equipment.

The partnership brings the entire Sennheiser portfolio of wired and wireless office call center and VoIP headsets into the Novus fold, including the Circle Series and DW Series. Established in 1945 in Wedemark, Germany, Sennheiser is the acknowledged world leader in microphone technology, RF-wireless and infrared sound transmission, headphone transducer technology, and in the development of active noise-cancellation.

“Sennheiser is an international innovator in best-in-breed audio equipment and headsets, and we’re proud to lead this respected company into the Lync world,” said Chris Meehan, Managing Partner, Novus, LLC. “Our goal is to expand Sennheiser’s product reach in Microsoft Lync environments, and bring its advanced wired and wireless headset technology to the call center and office masses.”

Sennheiser headsets are now included in the ongoing Novus Endpoint Affiliate Program, which incentivizes Microsoft resellers to join Novus’ growing Lync channel community. Microsoft Partners can earn cash back and special discounts on Sennheiser Lync headsets purchased through Novus for their Microsoft Lync Enterprise Voice implementations. And those whose customer leads culminate in sales of Sennheiser headsets will earn rebates for each unit sold – $4 per wired headset and $6 per wireless headset.

Sennheiser Lync-optimized headsets:

Sennheiser has recently expanded its line of Microsoft Lync-optimized business phone headsets, introducing new models in its wired Circle Series and wireless DW Series.

In the Circle Series, the dual-sided SC 260 USB ML and single-sided SC 230 USB ML provide working tools for busy contact center, office and UC communications professionals who require HD voice clarity in noisy environments. Designed for comfort, these durable, ergonomic headsets feature Sennheiser ActiveGard™ technology for acoustic burst protection and a flexible, noise-canceling microphone for optimum speech clarity.

The DW Series includes three wireless DECT models: the 2-in-1 DW Office ML with headband and ear hook, the DW Pro1 ML single-sided headset and the DW Pro2 ML double-sided headset. All three demonstrate Sennheiser’s expertise in sound quality, noise cancellation and intelligent design, and provide a generous, quality wireless transmission range of approximately 180 feet.

Sennheiser also offers the Lync-optimized CultureTM Series including the wired single-sided SC30 and dual-sided SC60 USB ML. Both models are light-weight and deployment-friendly, with a noise-canceling microphone and large, comfortable ear pads. They also feature bendable/pivotal boom arms, ActiveGard™ technology, two-year warranties and advanced call control features.

Sennheiser office call center, Internet telephony and VoIP headsets

Novus will also distribute Sennheiser’s standard PBX, UC and VoIP office headsets, along with its entire catalog of stylish telephonic business devices and accessories.

Internet Telephony/VoIP models include:

  • PC36 Call Control: an easy-to-use stereo headset with a detachable USB adapter and integrated sound card, as well as a noise-canceling microphone, superior acoustics and an adjustable microphone boom.
  • PC 31-II: A highly-comfortable starter headset with the best stereo sound in its class, featuring a noise-canceling microphone and excellent voice clarity.
  • PC 26 Call Control: A starter headset with a detachable USB adapter offering superior acoustics and a noise-canceling microphone.
  • PC 21-II: An easy-to-use, highly-comfortable headset perfect for telephony, with excellent voice clarity and a noise-canceling microphone.
  • PC 121: A single-sided VoIP and Skype headset for laptop and mobile use, wearable on the left or right ear. Features a microphone mute switch and works with 2.5mm headset jacks (cordless house phones).
  • PC 11: Ultra-light and discreet on-ear VoIP headset, with flexible wearing style, a two-year global warrant and impressive speech clarity.

Office call center headsets, featuring DECT, single- and double-sided, binaural, wideband, wired and wireless models, as well as models utilizing Sennheiser’s unique CircleFlex ™ technology, include the:

About Novus
Novus is a leading distributor of legacy and IP voice and data communications technology and products with nearly three decades of experience in the channel, advising and supporting telecom value added resellers (VARs) throughout North America. This boutique and well-established firm continues to work hand-in-hand with equipment manufacturers and their distribution networks to provide affordable, timely solutions. Novus sells and supports Aastra, Allworx, Epygi, ESTOS, Ferrari Electronic, Primus Cable, Smartvue, Phybridge, VXi, Konftel, NEC, and snom technology products. Novus also supports legacy products of Nortel, Mitel, Avaya, and Vodavi. Not limited to simple product distribution, Novus acts as a liaison for manufacturer-supported programs for remanufactured, new, manufacturer discontinued, and end-of-life products. Novus provides an array of services including but not limited to call center management, consultation, and asset management services. For more information, visit or call (866) 331-1112.

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About Sennheiser
Sennheiser is a world-leading manufacturer of microphones, headphones and wireless transmission systems. Established in 1945 in Wedemark, Germany, Sennheiser is now a global brand represented in 60 countries around the world with U.S. headquarters in Old Lyme, Conn. Sennheiser's pioneering excellence in technology has rewarded the company with numerous awards and accolades including an Emmy, a Grammy, and the Scientific and Engineering Award of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.