Konftel C2070 pack techbuzzireland

The Konftel C2070 came in a complete kit which comprised of a conference speaker ( Konftel 70)  and a 4K video resolution Camera ( Konftel Cam20) with a Konftel OCC Hub which connects the kit to the laptop by one USB cable to provide Audio and video, this is suitable for a Huddle to Medium room size. 

 

Specification:

SPEAKERPHONE

  • Product name: Konftel 70
  • Technology: OmniSound® with support for HD audio, full duplex, automatic echo cancellation and noise suppression
  • Microphone: 4 digital MEMS microphones. Beamforming audio pick-up.
  • Connectivity: USB 2.0 micro-B, Bluetooth 4.2 Class 1 (HFP/HSP/A2DP), 
  • NFC for easy pairing

 CAMERA

  • Product name: Konftel Cam20
  • Resolution: 4K Ultra HD/30 fps
  • Zoom: 8x digital zoom
  • Focus: Auto
  • Field of view: 123°
  • Wall bracket: Included
  • Remote control: Included
  • Mounting: 1/4″-20 UNC

HUB

  • Product name: Konftel OCC Hub
  • USB: 3.0
  • Driver: DisplayLink

UNBOXING THE KONFTEL C2070

 

Setup:

The setup is easy, follow the quick guide instructions as given or connect the wires as shown visibly on the Konftel OCC Hub, one connected, connect the Yellow USB direct to a Laptop, On windows 10 and above the drivers are downloaded within a minute or 2 and ready to use the kit.  As with all connections when using various conference software, Teams, Zoom, and video meet initial set up is important to ensure the correct speaker, and the camera is connected as the default. Again if using e.g. Google meet the mute button does not change the icon on the screen. The Camera can be configured via the 8x digital zoom to ensure the whole room is captured or specific teams as required. The remote ( supplied with batteries ) works instantly for slow or fast zoom. 

Konftel 70 Layout
Konftel 70 Layout

Once set up the colour options are great to see when the volume is increased or decreased or red to view on mute on a call.The Konftel OCC Hub has a spare HDMI socket to allow the use of a dual monitor which is great as an extra within the hub.

Overall:

This is great to have all the kit supplied by one manufacturer to ensure no compatibility issues are observed, all the kit is connected via one hub. The kit came with all the required accessories, cables, remote, battery to ensure easy setup.  Konftel experience from 1988 knows the disappointment of setting up a kit only to find additional cables or accessories are required, 5 minutes before an important conference call.  Konftel got the complete kit spot on. 

The speaker is large and has an excellent audio mic quality throughout the room, this has superseded many other units in terms of blocking out unwanted audio distortion with the typical keypad typing minimised on tests. The speaker has its internal battery to allow direct connection to e.g. a phone /laptop via Bluetooth to ensure ease of use when setting up quickly as required no cables. This in theory can be used as a speaker for your music albeit a bit of an overkill for this use.

Overall for ease of setup, quality audio and the zoom option of the camera, with the multipurpose option of the speaker as part of the kit or stand-alone kit, this is a remarkable option for any conference room or makeshift conference call. 

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By brendanlahert

20 years’ experience in the commercial technical industry. Interested in technology. Certified ITIL v3 Service Management, Project Management Prince 2, Six Sigma.