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Saber And Saber 1E mic connectors

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Grog

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kb9sxk said:
Yes it is

Huh? How? There should be no difference between the Saber, 1E (which is just an another model of the analog saber), or the systems saber. The astro saber is different (in the wiring).
 

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Thanks for the replys.To be more specific,can I use Motorola NMN6154B with a UHF SaberE?
 

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No, it will not work That mic you want to use is for an Astro saber. The pins are not the same and it has a plastic piece that fits in a hole on the back of the astro saber to turn on the RF switch.
 

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Motorola's website states that this mic is for the Saber radios,not ASTRO.Also,there is no plastic piece on the mic connector.
 

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I'm pretty sure I have used regular saber mics on astros with no issues. I thought that only the programming pins were different.
 

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mancow said:
I'm pretty sure I have used regular saber mics on astros with no issues. I thought that only the programming pins were different.

Yeah, the programming pics are slightly different, hence how some people build a cable with a switch to do both types.

I'll defer to you on the analog vs astro part. I never tried the analog speakermic I had on my astro saber because the mic didn't work on my analog sabers, but I won't be buying from that RR seller anyway.

I only referred to the OPs question on the saber and 1E part. /\/\ does list separate part numbers for the analog and astro series, but that don't mean the analog won't work on the astro in some way. It is /\/\ and we know how strange they are :lol:


I am astro-less as well as speakermic-less :D
 

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The rule of thumb is that the Astro public safety mics (antenna on the mic) will NOT work with analog Sabers and vice versa. The ones that don't pass RF are reported to work on either platform.
 
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