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Motorola XPR6580 Adapter question

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ryanhauge

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Hey guys brand new to the forum. I work for a local police department and I am being forced to switch to a xpr6580. Seems like a nice radio however I need to find a 3.5 threaded adapter with a PTT switch on the adapter like the BDN 6676 adapter but for this radio. I use a motorola commport and I NEED to locate an adapter or a method to make this work. The commport has a 3.5mm male end that connects to the adapter. If anyone can think of a way to make this work let me know. I really do not want to use a body switch ptt just the one on the adapter. Thanks
 

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I have been looking for one to to use Comports with APX, which I think is the same connector as those TRBO radios. I did find this one on an internet search, but have not got around to trying one yet:

Converts a Single pin, 3.5mm threaded connector (M6) for use on Motorola TRBO radios | Radio Connector Adapters

Here is another one:

http://www.wvbandcoms.com/products/228-apx-bdn6783-threaded-audio-adapter.aspx

Motorola part number seems to be BDN6783

Both don't have pics so unsure if they have the PTT button on the adaptor. Hopefully someone here will reply that has some experience with these.
 
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