Headset/Mic for 1500

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I wonder what, if any, is/are the preferred headset/mic/s
for use with a 1500, i.e. a plug and play?

73,
Mike, NA5U
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Mike NA5U/K5D/K1N

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Posted 3 years ago

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Bill -VA3WTB

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Mike. I use the Yamaha CM500 headset, I think it is great. It has a wonderful mic with a wide response. and the price is hard to beat.
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Mike NA5U/K5D/K1N

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Bill,
Thanks so much! The CM500 seems to be a favorite for many. I'll be getting on on order.
73,
Mike
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Chris - KC5IIE

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I use a Heil ProMicro with the Yaesu adapter, I also own a cheapie (AudioComm) I bought on eBay I use with a W2ENY adapter, both work great. Interesting enough, I seem to get more praise about my audio when using the cheapie :). The key is to spend ample time adjusting your eq no matter which mic you choose
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Andrew Russell

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The Heil BM-10 HC5 works well with a bit of EQ. The latest model might need a bit more. Lower sensitivity of the earpieces is better as there is some amp hiss audible with the more sensitive ones.

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Fellows,
Thanks for all the the great information.
73,
Mike, NA5U