Yamaha CM500 headset connection to 6500 rear connectors

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I want to connect a Yamaha CM500 headset/mike to the rear connectors of the 6500. Can someone advise the best way to do this?
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Richard, N7HX

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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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The easiest way is to wire your own headset connector and connect the +5 VDC bias line (Pin 2 on the 8-pin Foster connector) to the mic+ pin (pin 8).
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Andrew Russell

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Tim,
Which pin does the bias button in the TX panel power?
Andrew
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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As noted above, it is pin 2 on the 8-pin Foster connector.
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Arnie

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Is there a foster connector on the rear panel? I don't see one on my 6500.
--Arnie W8DU
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Richard, N7HX

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The only Foster connector is on the front.
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Mark - W6MSB

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Richard - did you ever get an answer on how to connect your CM500 to the *rear* panel??
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Richard, N7HX

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I hooked the CM500 up to the front connector and connected a Heil mike to the rear. When I asked how the quality of the audio from the CM500 was compared to the Heil, I was told that the Heil sounded much better.

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