looking foreword to lan remote

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I am planing on using a Heil pro set elite headset and would like to know which usb converter I need to use with this set and my asus G750 laptop  computer for working lan remote .  thanks John kb2huk
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John Molenda

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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Your headset, no matter which one you use will connect to a sound card in your PC.  SmartSDR will use the Windows default recording (mic) and playback (speakers/headphones) as the remote audio devices.
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It could become tricky if your headset does not have mini-connectors that most computers have. You might need to purchase/build an adapter cable. Also, the computer provides phantom power for electret microphones and that could damage the microphone if yours is dynamic.


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If you have the Pro Elite headset already, Heil sells a USB adapter with preamp:


If you haven't made the purchase, yet, they make a headset specifically for interface to a sound card, the Media Pro headset.


Here is some basic info on the mic to soundcard interface:


My suggestion, go wireless. It's great not being tethered to the computer. You can play radio (with VOX and on-ear mute) throughout a modest home with a set of these:


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can someone recommend a good notebook computer for this?