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What is the difference between the dtmf mics KMC32 and the MC59, the one spec sheet that I saw said the MC59 did not generate the dtmf tones but I can not find out about the KMC32. Any help would be appreciated

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On older DTMF mics, the tone encoder was inside the mic itself. It created the tones and pumped them onto the mic line. Generally they can be used on a newer analog radio.

Newer radios the DTMF is generated inside the radio. The mic buttons are functions keys that instruct the radio to produce the tones. They can also be programmed to do other things also. That being said, there is no DTMF when using a newer mic on an older radio.

I believe th MC-59 is just about the same and has an encoder built in.
 
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I have a kmc18a which has a programmable dtmf tone board in it, and works with several different kenwoods.

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