Plantronics Push-To-Talk PTT Adapter Cable for Office Phones, Deskphones


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.


These adapters allows you to use any Plantronics corded headset with any desk phone you may have.  We recommend the Plantronics HW710 EncorePro Noise-canceling Headset along with the SSP1051-03 PTT adapter:

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.

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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