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Nov 2, 2013 03:53
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Amazing quality and comfort!
Time owned: 3 to 6 months
After being very dissatisfied with the HEIL Pro-Set Elite 6, I found it was time for getting a real good headset.
I had been using David Clarks stereo headsets during some CW contests and I really like them for their comfortable fit and extreme good noise cancelling. Just getting one of these ´off the shelf´ for phone use on a HAM transceiver is not easy/possible and needs a homebrew modification.
Then I came accross the Radiosports Headsets and believed (I never tried one) these these to be the ones I was looking for. So this summer during my visit to the US this was on my shopping list and I ordered an RS60CF with cable for my IC-7800.
As read from comments the look and feel should be equal to the DC's. However I didn't get the time to really try them out for a longer period until last weekends CQWW.
I operated for some hours SO 10m QRP and I just LOVE this headset!!! The 'shells' cover the ears completely and the gel in the pads make a perfect closury to the head. The noise cancellation is superb! At one point, my wife tapped me on my shoulder and apologised for vacuum cleaning the room which I didn't even notice!
The construction of the headset is a strong metal frame that can be adjusted in several ways for maximum comfort. The ears pad cushions are gel filled with cloth covers which go all around the ear and do not sit (and press) on your ear.
I must admit that in the beginning (soing some casual listening on 50MHz) I needed to get use to the somewhat sturdy/hard cable between headset and TRX. But it didn't bother me during the contest. Guess this is where quality prioritizes comfort. But as said, no big deal now to me.
Also for ordering the headset, Dave's support is very good. Good and clear communication and right on time delivery!
My advise: if you can afford, spent some more bucks and get a real good headset: the RS60CF from Arlan Communications!
NB: anyone in Belgium/Netherlands who wants to try these out is welcome here!
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