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XG-75/Fire Mic users?

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I would like to hear about others experiences using the XG-75 portable with the Harris Fire speaker/mic.

We are not having good luck with ours when using an SCBA.
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From an ergonomic perspective it is very nice. I have no real difference in audio quality on SCBA during tests. We like them but have decided not to deploy them in mass due to cost.

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External spkr/mic" We are not having good luck with ours when using an SCBA."
Could be some of the external mic settings in the radio.
 
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I believe the issues we are having are noise canceling issues. We are on an 800 MHz EDACS system
running our fire ground operations on analog talk groups. Initially we were using noise canceling on both the mics and the radios and it was pretty much unusable. We turned the NC off on the radios and have seen a slight improvement but it is still not good. I will visit with the radio shop tomorrow and see what is next.
 
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We are seeing many audio issues when enabling NC on the 75p as well when operating analog EDACS. Most of ours crop up with the rugged mics not fire RSM.

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We are using the XG-75 on a Phase-II system here, but they went through extensive testing on the EDACS system prior to the upgrade. We don't have the Harris branded mics, and I am under the impression it is because of their performance in fire conditions while using SCBA. Instead, we are issued the OTTO branded lapel mics, and I haven't had much trouble with them in any circumstance.
 

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@ Disaster Guy - Learn something new every day...

@ Fast Eddy - For what it's worth, we have the Storm model, not noise cancelling. Hope you find something that works!
 
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