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Listen-only ear pieces

Discussion in 'Cop Talk' started by UrbanOps, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. UrbanOps

    UrbanOps

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    What's your favorite? I have a Motorola right now but it doesn't seem loud enough. In a noisy environment, I can't hear a thing. Does anyone make a volume adjustable unit? My portable is turned all the way up....talk about squelch with everyone else.
     
  2. msu_grad_121

    msu_grad_121 BOOSH

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    I've had good luck with Comtronics/Cobalt AV. Reasonably priced, great service and quality products. I totally understand the noisy environment thing. I never missed a TX wearing their gear. I think their website is www.cobaltav.com
     

  3. OXCOPS

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    siblueg Gray Area

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    Love the hawk system from them, use it everyday even on bike
     
  5. DaBigBR

    DaBigBR No Infidels!

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  6. DVeng

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    +1. Have used a TCI earpiece with a couple of different radio systems for several years and it "just works."
     
  7. RetailNinja

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    I've used an OTTO for over four years. The unit itself is still solid and 100%.
     
  8. Cochese

    Cochese Most mackinest CLM

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    Otto, Hawk, TCI, Earphoneconnect, or Surefire EP110 if you can find one.

    Everything else is trash.
     
  9. SCSU74

    SCSU74 St. Cloud Proud

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    Get a hawk lapel mic. Best setup IMHO. I'll never go back to lapel mic.


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  10. dano1427

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    These guys invented the earpiece: www.shoppcl.com

    and make the best stuff, not rebranded...
     
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  11. Bruce M

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    Otto here with a surefire brand actual earpiece (earpiece as the piece that fits in your ear :) )
     
  13. x_out86

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    I use a Surefire EP110. Love it and has used it daily for 4 years w/o a hitch.
     
  14. Newcop761

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    +1

    There is no comparison between the PCL SoundWaves and a hollow tube earpiece (like the OTTO).
     
  15. scottydl

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    x2 on Otto Communications stuff. Bought one out of my own pocket 9-10 years ago, had small issues every so often but was almost always a clogged tube (moisture etc. gets in there after awhile). Otto sent me replacement parts almost every time I called them with an issue. I've got enough spare parts laying around now to replace anything that quits working and make almost 3 complete earpieces. Bonus is that the dept I work for now issues our earpieces. ;)
     
  16. UrbanOps

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    I tried the "Fox" (the listen-only Hawk) and it wasn't any different. My speaker-mic is really loud and I would have thought the same volume would come through the ear piece. I'm beginning to wonder if something is wrong with the jack on my speaker-mic.