Are all the connectors on the new 6400/6400M/6600/6600M located on the back of the radio?

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Looking through my pictures and the datasheet, wondering if there are also front panel microphone, PTT and Headset connections available or planned if not presently shown?


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I spoke with Gerald about this very thing at Xenia. All connections are in the rear. I said that would be a problem for me. His reply was more or less that "many" people wanted the opposite. I can see that there's a panel space issue. Front connectors would mean a bigger box or a smaller screen.

I have the same complaint about the Maestro, btw. Maybe other folks think wiring is something you do once and it's done. That's not my style...

Something we could ask for would be a breakout box that brings mic, key and headphones around to the front. Of course, there's the DIY option.