Sennheiser SP 20 ML Speakerphone Review
Read our review of Sennheiser’s new mobile speakerphone
The Sennheiser SP 20 ML is the German multi-national’s latest portable speakerphone designed to improve conference calling, provide greater mobility to users and nurture collaboration both in and out of the workplace.
As the brand’s latest portable speakerphone for personal use and small conferences, Sennheiser claim the SP 20 ML offers unparalleled support for collaborative working environments with a UC network and takes small conferencing to a whole new level – but how much truth is there in these claims?
In order to find out, we’ve decided to do a review on the product and test how well it lives up to Sennheiser’s sterling reputation as one of the world’s leading producers of high quality audio equipment.
How does it look?
At first glance, you’d quite easily be forgiven for mistaking the SP 20 ML for a miniature model of the Star Trek Enterprise – but that’s not necessarily a bad thing! With its sleek, disc-shaped design and elegant metallic casing, the SP 20 ML acts as a fitting centrepiece for any desktop and definitely grabs your attention.
What can it do?
Sennheiser is well known around the world by consumers and businesses alike for its exceptional sound quality and the SP 20 ML certainly doesn’t fail to deliver. When making to a call through this machine you can immediately tell the difference between Sennheiser and non-Sennheiser audio and, for such a small speakerphone, it really does make a huge difference.
Also featuring echo-cancelling technology, the SP 20 ML allows users to engage in calls through the speakerphone without feedback disturbances making every call crisp and clear in quality.
Whether it’s through a PC, a smartphone, laptop or tablet, the SP 20 ML will connect instantaneously through USB or audio jack and have you ready to engage in conferencing calls in seconds without any fuss or hassle. When combined with its portable size, the multi-platform support is great for any business looking for a conference phone that boosts mobility and enables users to get the most from their UC environment.
- Frequency response (Microphone) – 150 Hz – 6.8 KHz
- Frequency response – 150 Hz – 15.000 Hz (Multimedia)
- Weight – 210g/7.35oz
- Charging time – 2hr 30mins
- Standby time – Up to 30 Hours
- Talk time – up to 20 hours
- Speaker type – Dynamic, neodymium magnet
- Connection – PC via USB; Tablet and mobile phone via 3.5mm jack cable
- Supported OS – Windows & Mac
What did we like most?
Though we admired many of the SP 20 ML’s features, what really stood out for us was the compact design and quick integration with multiple devices and the way in which it enables users to engage quickly in conference calls/speakerphone calls from any location of their choosing.
Who is it for?
Any business looking to enhance the mobility of its agents and enable them to take the conferencing features offered by their UC out on the road with them would benefit from the SP 20 ML.
UC Today Opinion
For such a small device, the SP 20 ML has many uses and its superior sound quality is testament to the solid reputation Sennhaiser has accrued from decades of delivering market leading audio solutions at both consumer and business level. Truly a worthy investment for the future.
Have you had any experiences with the SP 20 ML that you’d like to share? How do you feel it compares with other speakerphones on the market? Does Sennheiser really live up to the reputation it’s been given or do you think it’s all just hype? If you would like to give us your opinion, please feel free to submit it to the comments section below