Multimode Auto Shutdown – Extends battery life. All shutdowns have a voice announcement and may be cancelled by the user by pressing any button.
Adjustable Volume Control – Programmable and real-time adjustable volume control. Remembers the last setting at each power up.
Auto-Leveling Microphone – Automatically detects the user’s voice against background noise, creating an automatic VOX (noise gate or squelch) that needs no adjustment when transitioning from loud to quiet areas.
Automatic Loud Noise Suppression – Limits dangerous sounds such as gun shots as they are transmitted to the user when using Stereo Listen-Through.
Convertible Headband – User configurable for overhead or behind-head wear.
Silicone Ruggedizers – Define positions or roles with these colorful ruggedizers. Increases visibility among crew members. Easy to clean and protect your FHW507. Available in 14 standard colors (sold separately).
Extreme Environmental Design – The headset has an IP-66 dust and water egress rating. This ensures that even when dropped into water, the headset will still be useable. We have also verified operation to -22F / -30C for extreme cold weather environments.
Hearing Protection – The headset conforms to many of the required hearing protection standards protecting the user from harmful noise.
In Headset Charging – The powered Headset has charging circuitry built in and is ready to be charged from multiple sources. These include the supplied AC wall adapter and DC charging options from a variety of sources including most cars, trucks, and aircraft. Refer to specification for charging voltages and power requirements.
Light Weight – Through the use of the latest weight saving technologies, Firecom is able to deliver a wireless headset that is lighter than many wired communication headsets.
Listen Thru Situational Awareness – The headset has stereo listen through microphones to give the user full situational awareness. The microphones are placed on the forward edge of the headset to give the user the perception of sounds in the front versus from the rear. The listen through has a programmable volume level and will limit all sounds to 82dB to the user.
Long Battery Life – With over 24 hours of battery life on DECT7 Headsets, the headsets work whenever the user needs it.
Noise Cancelling Microphone – The microphone is a noise cancelling type designed to remove the background noise right at the mic element. This allows listeners to hear the person talking and not the background noise.
Radio PTT – The headset interfaces with any two-way portable radio using the wired AUX input or wireless DECT connection. When there is a wireless DECT connection, the PTT signal is passed to the wireless DECT7 Wireless Base Station and onto the Digital Intercom. Otherwise, the PTT signal is passed to the wired AUX input.
Two Stage Low Battery Alert – The powered headset has a two stage low battery alert system to notify the user when battery is nearly depleted. This allows the user to have adequate notice before loss of communications.
USB Programmable – The headset has a built in USB port to configure your headset with a Windows PC. Many of the features may be customized and saved from the program. Refer to the Sonetics Headset Program for details.
User Replaceable Battery – The powered headset uses a replaceable battery. This allows the user to replace the battery at end of life and have spares in the field for extended operation times.