Did you know that room size is important when buying a conference phone? It is vital to know which product is right for you and your company. Correct use of the device can help grow your business. The information below offers advice based on different room sizes, complete with our top picks for each size room.


Small rooms

Up to 4 people
Room size (approx.): 12′ × 10′
Approx microphone coverage: 5-7 feet

This room could be a home office or small conference room. The users are close to the microphones. The small size and furniture in the room also limits the chance of echos.

1) Polycom VoiceStation 300 Analogue

The Polycom Voicestation 300 is a small conference phone perfect for use in smaller rooms. For meetings of up to 4 people.

  • Polycom VoiceStation 300 Analogue Polycom Acoustic Clarity technology
  • 3 microphones
  • Connects to any analogue jack.
  • Microphone range of up to 7ft away.




2) Polycom Soundstation 2 NE (Non-Expandable)

The Polycom Soundstation 2 provides professional call quality. For meetings of up to 10 people.

Polycom Soundstation 2 NE (Non-Expandable)

  • An LCD display and a built-in keypad
  • Intelligent microphone




3) Konftel 220

The Konftel 220 is the perfect device for offices and small meeting rooms.

  • Konftel 220Easy-to-use conference phone
  • 360-degree microphone
  • Non-expandable





Medium rooms

Up to 12 people
Room size (approx.): 12′ × 15′
Approx microphone coverage: 10-12 feet

This is a standard conference room or larger office. There are more challenges with this size room. These include; more participants, echo noise and air vents. Expansion microphones are recommended.

Polycom Soundstation IP 5000 PoE

1) Polycom Soundstation IP 5000 PoE

Both compact and stylish, the Polycom is ideal for use in rooms such as offices or meeting rooms. For meetings of up to 6 people.

  • HD Voice
  • 2m microphone pick-up range
  • Full Duplex


2) Polycom SoundStation 2 EX Expandable with Display

For meetings of up to 10 people.

  • Polycom SoundStation 2 EX Expandable with DisplayExpandable phone for meetings of up to 30 people
  • Full Duplex
  • Intelligent microphone




3) Konftel 250 Expandable

A simple, but hi-tech conference phone that also provides crystal clear sound. For meetings of up to 8 people.

Polycom Soundstation IP 5000 PoE

  • Record meetings
  • Plug and Play connectivity
  • Can be expanded with additional microphones




Large rooms/Boardrooms

Greater than 12 people
Room size (approx.): 20′ × 15′

Approx microphone coverage: 12 feet + (and additional audio systems)

Expansion microphones are vital so that everyone can be heard. Additionally, other audio systems can be used to improve clarity and sound performance.

Polycom Soundstation IP 6000 PoE

1) Polycom Soundstation IP 6000 PoE

IP conference phone offering high performance with a 12ft (3.65m) microphone pickup.

  • Polycom HD Voice
  • Full Duplex
  • Polycom Acoustic Clarity Tech


2) Konftel 300Wx Wireless

A wireless device, for conferencing in rooms of up to 30m².

Konftel 300Wx Wireless

  • For meetings via DECT, VoIP or mobile connection
  • Up to 60 hours of talk time
  • Supports expansion microphones




3) Phoenix Spider MT502 USB and Analogue

The MT502 offers a fully-duplex solution.

  • Compatible with PC via USB
  • Phoenix Spider MT502 USB and Analogue 3-way calling
  • 4 microphones





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