On 9/13/97 10:45 AM, Thomas M. Delker at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>Has anyone interfaced aviation headsets requiring power to the mic to an
>Omni 6 or related radio?? Seems the mic element will need power as it
>is the amplified type.
>I have a David Clark model with amplified mic element.
The problem with all aviation headset is *NOT* that they are amplified.
Aviation headsets used to be all carbon microphones, which require a bias
current in order to work. All subsequent headsets are been designed to be
compatable, whether they use carbon microphones or not.
Tie the one microphone lead to +12 through a 2.2 kiloohm resistor. Tap
off the audio using a capacitor of around 1 uF. That should do it.
Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL Mail: email@example.com
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