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Polycom® CommunicatorModel

High quality, hands-free calls from your PC

Untie yourself from your headset for remarkable voice quality.

Enjoy the ultimate hands-free calling experience from your PC with Polycom Communicator™. Based on the same technology used in the legendary Polycom line of triangular SoundStation® conference phones, Polycom Communicator enables crystal-clear, natural conversations without echoes or feedback. Enjoy the freedom of not wearing your headset for hands-free calls, or plug into the built-in stereo headphone port for private conversations.

Polycom Communicator delivers remarkable audio quality that enables seamless voice and video communications, without compromise. Two highquality microphones provide excellent range for group conversations with up to four participants. Polycom HD Voice™ technology enables high-fidelity,

CD-quality sound,* along with unparalleled echo cancellation, noise reduction and full duplex performance.

The unit connects and powers through an integrated USB cable for easy installation and use – no extra cables to carry or batteries to charge. Its small size and carrying case make it easy to take with you. Plus, the high-fidelity speaker doubles as a great portable solution for CD-quality music and presentation audio.

Integrated button controls allow you to launch voice and video applications and pick up or hang up calls without using your mouse. Convenient buttons and indicators for volume control and mute are also built-in.

No other product comes close — only Polycom Communicator delivers a hands-free PC calling experience featuring:

Remarkable voice quality

Two high-quality microphones

Polycom HD Voice, with industry-leading echo cancellation and full duplex technology

Integrated button controls for a seamless user experience

Polycom Communicator works with Polycom PVX™ desktop video conferencing software, as well as a growing number of certified IP soft phones and service providers. Please check communicator for an updated list of supported platforms.


Hands-Free Freedom –

Untie yourself from your headset for clear one-on-one calls or group conversations

High-Fidelity Speaker –

High-quality audio for the best possible voice and video calls. Hardware supports

up to 22kHz for CD-quality music or presentation audio

Two High-Quality Stereo Microphones – Others on your call will hear every word clearly, whether you are in an office or a conference room

Easy to Use – Convenient buttons enable you to launch applications, pick up and hang up calls, and control volume and mute

Built-in Stereo Headphone Port – Plug in headphones for private conversations, or unplug to go hands-free

Ultimate Portability – The integrated USB cable stores inside the unit for portability and convenience

*Audio performance will vary by application.

Polycom® Communicator C100 Specifications

Available in charcoal gray


5.25 x 3.24 x 0.85 in

(13.33 x 8.23 x 2.16 cm) (L x W x H)


• 5.4 ounces (151 grams)

System Interface

• USB 1.1


Call Pick-up/Hang-up key

Application Launch key

Volume Up/Down keys

Mute key

LED light-ring for indication of call status


Frequency response: 300 Hz to 19 KHz

Volume: adjustable to 84 dBa (peak) volume at 0.5 meter


• 2 cardioid microphones 200 Hz to 20 kHz

Auxiliary Audio Output

3.5 mm headphone jack for privacy

Desktop PC speakers can be plugged in for audio pass-through

Frequency response: 200 Hz to 22 kHz

Untie yourself from your headset for one-on-one calls or small group conversations

Audio Enhancements

Automatic Gain Control

Dynamic Noise Reduction

Gated microphones with intelligent switching

Minimum System Requirements

Internet connection

PC with 1 GHz processor

256 MB RAM

30 MB Hard disk space available for installation

Windows® XP

Compatible with select applications –

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One available USB connection

Recommended Room Conditions

Reverberation time: <0.5 seconds

Noise level: <48 dBa

Approximate room size: 12 x 12 ft (3.7 x 3.7 meters)

Environmental Requirements

Operating temperature: 40° -104°F (5° - 40°C)

Relative humidity: 20% - 85% (noncondensing)

Storage temperature: -22° - 131°F (-30° - 55°C)

Polycom Communicator model C100 works with Polycom PVX desktop video conferencing software and select IP soft phone applications.

Regulatory Compliance

Approvals gained (Assessed to Class B EMC requirements)

-- FCC Part 15 -- ICES-003 -- CE


-- GOST-R -- C-Tick -- CCC

-- CB/NRTL Safety -- MIC

-- EN55024

-- EN61000-3-2 -- EN61000-3-3


• 12 Months

Polycom Communicator Ships With:

Polycom Communicator

Integrated USB cable

User guide

Neoprene carry case

Supported Applications

Polycom Communicator model C100 works with Polycom PVX desktop videoconferencing software and select IP soft phone applications. For an updated list of supported applications, please visit

Polycom Worldwide Headquarters

4750 Willow Road, Pleasanton, CA 94588 1.800.POLYCOM or +1.925.924.6000

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