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Written by Olin Coles   
Thursday, 16 October 2008
Table of Contents: Page Index
Honeywell Airlite 900 Bluetooth Speakerphone
Closer Look: Airlite 900
Testing and Results
Airlite 900 Conclusion

Honeywell Airlite 900

These days it seems that cellular telephones are as commonplace as Starbucks, and motorists are communicating while behind the wheel. It shouldn't come as a surprise that twenty-four states currently enforce restrictions on cell phone use while driving. This is where the hands-free market has exploded, with numerous Bluetooth headsets making it to store shelves. In this article, Benchmark Reviews takes the opportunity to test drive the Airlite 900 Bluetooth speakerphone accessory by Honeywell.

We've all seen the business professional walking around seemingly talking to them themselves with a Bluetooth headset plugged into their ear. I suppose that's fine for driving, too, but it's not always convenient to fit the device into your ear canal while negotiating the dangerous freeways during rush hour. Honeywell observed the need for something safer, something more accessible, and they produced the Airlite 900 as a direct result.


The Bluetooth 2.0 Airlite's list of specifications include a range of up to 10 meters (33ft), wireless compatibility with a frequency of 2400-2483.5MHz, the talk time of up to 10 hours standby time of up to 250 hours. Its tiny size of 3.5 in. by 2 in. x .2 in. weighs just 1oz, which makes it very portable, and together with the high quality volume and bundled accessories the Airlite's just perfect for the car. The most convenient feature of this device is the access to its controls.


  • Bluetooth version: 2.0
  • Power: Class II
  • Range: Up to 10M (33ft)
  • Wireless compatibility: Bluetooth devices supporting headset & hands-free profiles
  • Frequency: 2400-2483.5MHz
  • Security: pairing, encryption and authentication
  • talk time: Up to 10 hours
  • Standby time: up to 250 hours
  • Weight: 1 oz
  • Dimensions: 3.5″ x 2″ x 0.2″
  • Ultra-Slim Design (0.5cm thin)
  • Full Duplex DSP (Digital Sound Processor)
  • Background Noise Reduction
  • Echo Free Conversations
  • Privacy Button Switches to Handheld Mode
  • Included Leather Belt-Clip (Also mounts to your car's sun visor or seatbelt)

About the company: Honeywell Consumer Electronic Division

When it comes to applying leading-edge technology to solve the world's problems, few companies can rival our long record of achievement. It began in the 1880s. We pioneered a combination of sensors and actuators that gave birth to a new field of technology - automation and control. We have never looked back. Across twelve decades, Honeywell's employees and their inventions have been building a better world. We have created groundbreaking technology solutions for customers of our aerospace, transportation systems, and specialty materials businesses. And, yes, we are still the world's leader in automation and control solutions.


Honeywell International Inc. is a household name for most people, thanks to the long history of producing quality thermostats. On the commercial side of business, they has offered aircraft engines and aviation components for many years. These parts of the business won't be changing anytime soon, but a recent deal with SOYO has started the Honeywell Consumer Electronic Division and produced a new line of flat-panel televisions, monitors, and bluetooth accessories. SOYO designs and distributes these newly-designed products on behalf of Honeywell. For more information, please visit the SOYO Group website.


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