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Can I use PC headset to my Maestro

I have new Maesrto and I need to use my pc headset on it is there any way to use it

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  • k3Timk3Tim Member ✭✭
    edited May 23
    If this is a USB headset, the answer is no...

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    k3Tim
  • Maher DazazMaher Dazaz Member
    edited January 2019
    Thanks for your reply I am using 3.5 Blug two first for mic and the secund for the phone but sorry mic not work HZ1BL
  • Maher DazazMaher Dazaz Member
    edited January 2019
    If not what is Your recommendation to buy but reasonable price thank you
  • Gary WiseGary Wise Member ✭✭
    edited January 2019
    If the headset uses 3.5mm plugs as you describe it will work. Connect the headphone plug to the Maestro headphone out and the Microphone plug to the Mic 2 input on the back of the Maestro.

    73 de Gary W4EEY

  • Steven WA8YSteven WA8Y Member ✭✭
    edited January 2019
    I purchased a PC headset mic at BrandSmart for $5.  It works just fine (I needed a 4 connector TRS Y adapter).  I purchased an older unit at a thrift store (brand new in package) for $2 (separate mic and headphone jack).  It also works just fine. 
  • Jay NationJay Nation Member
    edited May 2019
    Koss SB45 with the 3.5mm plugs works very well.

    https://www.amazon.com/Koss-sb45-SB-45-Communication-Stereophones/dp/B00081A2CW/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1546620275&sr=8-1&keywords=koss+sb45

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  • Maher DazazMaher Dazaz Member
    edited May 2019
    Thanks Jay
  • Jay NationJay Nation Member
    edited January 2019
    Maher

    Be careful, Koss also sells a USB version of the SB45, which wont work with a Maestro.

    Amazon, and other retailers often list both as SB45's

    It uses an Electret microphone which sounds great.
    Quoting from the Maestro user manual ...

    4.4.6 Mic 2 Connector
    The MIC 2 connector accepts a 1/8-inch (3.5mm) stereo (TRS) plug and provides an unbalanced microphone input with optional push to talk input.  The connector may be used with dynamic or electret microphone elements.  A software enabled 2.5V bias voltage may be applied to the Mic (+) line for electret microphones.  See section 30.8, Phone/CW Tab for the details.  CAUTION: Failure to enable bias on some consumer electret microphones may cause the PTT line to be asserted and key the transmitter.
     

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  • Maher DazazMaher Dazaz Member
    edited January 2019
    Thanks to All for nice and good support

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