Headset

- Hello Direct

Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the preferred embodiment of the headset with the microphone in the down position;

FIG. 2 is a side view of the preferred embodiment of the headset with the microphone boom in the down position;

FIG. 3 is a side view of the preferred embodiment of the headset showing the earphone to which the microphone boom is not attached;

FIG. 4 is a front view of the preferred embodiment of the headset with the microphone boom in the full up position;

FIG. 5 is a top view of the preferred embodiment of the headset;

FIG. 6 is a bottom view of the preferred embodiment of the headset; and,

FIG. 7 is a perspective view of a first alternate embodiment of a monaural headset with the right earphone replaced by a rubber end cap and the left earphone with the attached microphone boom and the microphone boom in a partially down position.

Referenced Cited

U.S. Patent Documents

D153112 March 1949 Braun et al.
D286874 November 25, 1986 Bertagna et al.
D287849 January 20, 1987 O'Malley et al.
D292205 October 6, 1987 Kikutani
D318053 July 9, 1991 Ludeke et al.
D327265 June 23, 1992 Jasey
D337116 July 6, 1993 Hattori
1555927 October 1925 Lidberg
2025398 December 1935 Pocock et al.
4588868 May 13, 1986 Bertagna et al.
4634816 January 6, 1987 O'Malley et al.
4689822 August 25, 1987 Houng

Foreign Patent Documents

3231218A February 1984 DEX
1172086A August 1985 SUX
2159366 November 1985 GBX

Other references

  • Telephony, Jan. 26, 1987 p. 63 Plantronics Headset. Hello Direct Catalog, Winter 1991, p. 8 Dual Receiver Headset, bottom center.

Patent History

Patent number: D346802
Type: Grant
Filed: Sep 28, 1992
Date of Patent: May 10, 1994
Assignee: Hello Direct (San Jose, CA)
Inventors: Jim Sacherman (Palo Alto, CA), John Toor (Palo Alto, CA)
Primary Examiner: Bernard Ansher
Assistant Examiner: Sandra Morris
Law Firm: Haverstock, Medlen & Carroll
Application Number: 7/952,174

Classifications

Current U.S. Class: With Microphone (D14/206)