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BlueParrott B550-XT
BlueParrott B550-XT

BlueParrott B550-XT

Simply talk, to talk. The world’s first 100% voice-controlled headset.*

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BlueParrott B550-XT

The most advanced BlueParrott headset on the market, the B550-XT features technology engineered to make life on the road easier than ever. VoiceControlTM Pro allows you to control the headset using only your voice. Just say ‘Hello BlueParrott.’ And with industry-leading noise cancellation and premium design, you can talk in comfort all day, and then some.

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Seamless, hands-free Microsoft Teams Walkie Talkie collaboration

Microsoft Teams Walkie Talkie enables co-workers to use their mobile device* as a walkie-talkie for group conversations and keep distributed teams connected. The B550-XT comes with access to the Walkie Talkie feature already programmed into the headset’s BlueParrott Button™ for clear, instant collaboration.

Hear Walkie Talkie voice messages from colleagues hands-free, without having to take out your mobile device. Just press the headset’s BlueParrott Button and talk to send a voice message.

The B550-XT is the perfect companion for distributed teams in warehouse or retail workplaces.

*Available for Android and iOS. Microsoft 365 License dependent.


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Technical specifications

BlueParrott B550-XT


  • Audio
    • Speaker
      36 mm
    • Speaker sensitivity
      50 mW
    • Speaker frequency range
      150-6800 Hz
    • Microphone frequency range
      150-6800 Hz
    • Microphone sensitivity
      -47 dBV/Pa
  • Ease of use
    • Paired devices
      Up to 8 devices, connect to two at the same time (multi-use)
    • Wearing style
      Over the head
    • Features
      Always listening (wake device by saying “Hello BlueParrott”), answer/end/reject call, LED for power/pairing indicator, advanced audio distribution (A2DP) for music, podcast and GPS streaming, voice dialling (activate Siri/Google Assistant)*, voice control (hands-free answer/ignore), NFC (near-field communication), HD Voice, volume up/down, customisable Parrott ButtonTM, IP54 water and dust resistant

      *Device and network dependent.
  • Battery
    • Talk-time
      Up to 24 hours
    • Standby time
      400+ hours
    • Charging time
      Approximately 3.5 hours
    • Charging cable
      Standard USB-A to Micro USB connector (1 m)
    • Battery capacity
      380 mA (headset)
  • Connectivity
    • Bluetooth® compliance
      Bluetooth® 5.0
    • Supported Bluetooth® profiles
      Advanced audio distribution (A2DP) v1.3.1, hands-free profile v1.7, headset profile v1.2, phone book access profile (PBAB) v1.1.
    • Supported modes
      EDR (2 and 3 Mb), SCO, eSCO, sniff mode
    • Operating range
      Up to 100 metres (300 feet)
  • General
    • Headset weight
      Headset: 165 grams (5.8 oz.)
    • Headset dimensions
      Headset: L 190.5 x W 178 x H 63.5 mm (7.5 x 7.0 x 2.5 in)
    • Warranty
      1 year
    • Operating temperature:
      -10°C to 60°C (14°F to 140°F)
    • What’s in the box
      1x BlueParrott B550-XT headset, 1x USB charging cable, 1x foam ear cushion, 1x microphone windscreen, quick start guide, warranty and warning Leaflet, mobile charger
    • Materials
      Headset: PC/ABS, PC, silicon rubber, nylon, POM, stainless steel, foam, leatherette and TPU
    • Warranty
      Two-year warranty EMEA & APAC; one-year warranty North America

Frequently asked questions

Can I use the BlueParrott B550-XT with my smartphone and tablet?

Yes, this headset uses Bluetooth connectivity and can be paired to any compatible Bluetooth® device.

How long does the battery last?

The battery has more than 24 hours talk-time. Low battery is indicated on the product when the MFB (multi-function button) flashes red twice. When the MFB button is blue, there is more than 24 hours battery. There is also 400 hours standby time, when you are not using your headset.

Can I stream music to this device?

Yes. The BlueParrott B550-XT has A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) capabilities which allow for streaming audio other than call audio, e.g. music or GPS directions.

Can I pair this product with iPhone and Android?

Yes. The first time you turn on your BlueParrott B550-XT, it is ready to pair with your mobile phone via Bluetooth or NFC (One-Touch pairing for Android only). See the user guide for more details.

Does it work with Windows and Mac computers?

BlueParrott Bluetooth headsets are optimised to be used with other Bluetooth devices, such as, smartphones or tablets. They are not optimised to be used directly with a computer. We cannot guarantee device performance or provide support for performance problems that may result from this.

Does the charging cable come with the headset?

Yes, it is supplied within the pack for the BlueParrott B550-XT.

How do I charge the headset?

You can use the USB cord provided in the box to connect to the adapter or auto charger.

How long does it take to fully charge the headset?

A fully discharged battery will need approximately 3.5 hours to achieve a complete charge.

What is the wireless range from my mobile device?

You will get up to 100 metres of wireless range from your mobile device whilst on a softphone call or listening to music, providing there is a clear pathway between devices.

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* 6th July 2018. See facts on

** Independently verified by CJS Labs San Francisco, CA