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Reviews Categories | Headphones & Boom-mic Headsets | Audio Technica BPHS1 Broadcast Headset Help


Reviews Summary for Audio Technica BPHS1 Broadcast Headset
Audio Technica BPHS1 Broadcast Headset Reviews: 4 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $$199
Description:
Microphone features polar pattern and frequency response tailored for
natural, highly intelligible vocal reproduction

Closed-back circumaural ear cups help seal out crowd noise and other
background distractions

Neodymium magnets in microphone and headphones for high output level
& detailed sound reproduction

Cardioid pickup pattern of the dynamic microphone rejects off-axis sounds

Boom-mounted microphone can be positioned on the left or right side

Adjustable cushioned headband and lightweight design for long-wearing
comfort

Rugged design with user-replaceable cable and ear pads

Detachable cable (BPCB1) terminates in 3-pin XLRM-type connector for
microphone and 3-conductor for headphone
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.audio-technica.com/cms/headphones/f36152d8a3580d50/index.html
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K6MJR Rating: 5/5 Aug 6, 2014 19:09 Send this review to a friend
Amazing!  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Comfortable, reasonable, and sounds great! I use it with the Heil XLR cables on my FT-950 and TS-590. With a little tweaking of the internal EQ settings (in my case a slight reduction in BASS emphasis) this headset sounds great! I had a chance to do an A/B comparison over the air between this headset and my PR-40 recently. The station I was in QSO with reported that he could not tell the difference between the two! This was on 15m with a S9+ report... Very pleased!
 
W6QW Rating: 5/5 Jun 2, 2014 22:37 Send this review to a friend
Excellent  Time owned: more than 12 months
Having owned several Heil headset models and a David Clark model, I was never quite satisfied with either the comfort or audio characteristics, so I purchased the BPHS1 based on a review in a broadcast engineering magazine. What a difference.

The BPHS1 headset is very comfortable to wear for extended periods. The receive audio response has a slight emphasis towards lower frequencies but otherwise a pretty flat response. The mic response is flat. The mic noise cancelling characteristics is excellent. I continue to receive excellent xmit audio reports.

The mic uses a balance XLR connection but is easily rewired to an unbalanced connector. Both the cable and ear pads are field replaceable. My only tertiary complaint is that the cable is about eight feet long and may need to be trimmed or you may find that it will be dragging on the floor.
 
K8JHR Rating: 5/5 May 26, 2014 12:26 Send this review to a friend
Excellent  Time owned: more than 12 months
I have used the AudioTechnica BPHS-1 headset for nearly two years with excellent results on multiple transceivers. I generally use it with NO EQ adjustment - flat in and flat out good sound. Over the head design with comfortable earphone receivers, with circumaural (around the ear) leatherette ear pads, and the earphone receivers provide moderate (medium) passive noise attenuation that reduces distraction from cooling fans, XYLs, and other ambient noise in the listening environment. Good, clear microphone articulation. This headset is intended for use by broadcast engineers and on-site announcers and, while light weight and comfortable, is built to last. User replaceable ear pads and cable, and possibly other parts, as well, but I have had no need to find out. Looks good. Sounds Good. Feels Good. My most used daily headset. Uses HEIL 3-pin adapter cable, or build you own adapter, either way, easy to match to any rig. Dynamic microphone cartridge, so no need to supply bias or phantom voltage, and pay attention when matching to ICOM radios which are usually looking for an electret condenser mic capsule requiring bias voltage.

That's MY take. // K8JHR //
 
KB1PDG Rating: 5/5 May 25, 2014 22:04 Send this review to a friend
Great audio from mic and headphones.  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I have been using this headset for a week now and the audio reports with my ft-1000d without any sound enhancement have been very good. The headset is comfortable to wear and earphone audio is very good. I'm surprised this headset hasn't made an appearance here sooner. I'm using the heil sound adaptor cable to convert 3 pin xlr to 8 pin yaesu and it works flawlessly. Highly recommended.
 


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