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HR 2510 verses Cobra side Mic ... How do they compare?

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JayMojave

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Hello 70 cst: Give it a try over the air to other stations and see what the mic's sound like and compare to each other. That's part of the fun in the radio hobby.

When I install a new mic I turn up the mic gain just enough to make the S/RF Meter to start moving.

Jay in the Mojave
 

copperhd

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I had an HR 2510 with an Astatic 575 m6 & a Wilson 1000 on my truck for years & it talked anywhere the big base units were talking when the skip was rolling, fine combination. It also set off car alarms that were near when I keyed.
 

XTS3000

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HR2510 has a single conversion receiver, while the cobra 29 has a dual conversion receiver. The cobra 29 has better channel rejection.
 

ChetsJug

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Everyone keeps saying the side plug mic Cobra is better than the front mount mic models. Let me add to that please. This further depends on where and when it was made. You want the older Japanese or Philippines models with the *5 Pin* plug. There were some models with 4 pins on the side a year or three before they went front mount. So look close before you reach for your wallet.
 
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