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Commander Microphone for XTS2500 ?

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Moosemedic

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Is there such a thing?

I had found many for the XTS3000's and I personally have several public safety mic's for the XTS3000 / HT1000 and MT2000's. Some of them have a "post" right near the top of the pin outs. On those microphones that rigid post prevents the microphone from seating in the XTS2500.

I had read a thread, where people open up and remove this pin and the lapel mic works.

Will an RMN5038A work for the XTS2500's? It lacks the post I've mentioned.
Same question for the RMN5021A, no pin, but all the sellers say it won't work.

So, what are my options for a Commander microphone for the XTS 2500 / XTS 1500 series? All I want is volume and channel changing abilities.


 

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I dont have the model numbers in front of me but the POST your refering to on the public safety speaker mics was for the MTS series portables.
This activated an RF switch inside the radios to transfer RF from the radio antenna to the speaker/mic antenna. The mics are wired the same but the XTS unit need an RF adapter that actually screws into the bottom of the antenna. I THINK they are pinned the same, so if you cut that post off the audio would work for RX and TX just like a normal speaker mic. But for that trouble your best off getting a generic speaker mic.
The original commander speaker mic with the channel and volume selectors on the speaker mic for the XTS3000 DO NOT work with the XTS2500 and 5000.
The old style speaker mics for the MTS2000, with just a PTT button and speaker, those will work on ALL XTS unit.
Sorry i dont have a part number for the new Commander II mics.
 

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Is there such a thing?

I had found many for the XTS3000's and I personally have several public safety mic's for the XTS3000 / HT1000 and MT2000's. Some of them have a "post" right near the top of the pin outs. On those microphones that rigid post prevents the microphone from seating in the XTS2500.

I had read a thread, where people open up and remove this pin and the lapel mic works.

Will an RMN5038A work for the XTS2500's? It lacks the post I've mentioned.
Same question for the RMN5021A, no pin, but all the sellers say it won't work.

So, what are my options for a Commander microphone for the XTS 2500 / XTS 1500 series? All I want is volume and channel changing abilities.




The RMN5021B I have will not work on my XTS2500 ,but it does on my XTS3000 and XTS5000. The RMN5021B does not work at all when attached to my XTS2500. I don't see why Motorola did allow XTS2500 to use the Commander style mic's.
 

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I have a 5000 and the commander mic I use is model number RMN5088B. I love it. I have the channel announcement option also, I can change channels from the mic and hear what its on . Best set up ever!
 

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I have the HMN4084 Commander II GPS mic on my XTS2500 and it works great!
 
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