Showing posts from April, 2015

Pryme Wireless Speaker Mic + Intercom

The idea here is simple.  Free yourself from the microphone cord while you're in the car.  You connect the little box to your radio, then you can use the speaker mic to hear and talk on the radio.

Interesting, but let's go a little further.  Let's say you are working an event and you have to get out of your car from time to time.  You can take the speaker-mic with you.  It is a SPEAKER-mic after all.  It also has a clip on the back so you can clip it to your clothing...very convenient.  The specs say you should get a range of about 50 meters.

Now, let's say you were working an event with another person in the vehicle.  Each of you has your own speaker-mic.  While you're out of the vehicle you discover you need the other person to bring something.  No problem.  You just press the intercom PTT instead of the radio PTT and you can talk to the other person.

I could see this working really well for ambulance drivers, paramedics, even team truck drivers.  Any situation wher…

Pryme Quick Disconnect For Speaker-Mics and Headsets

If you are like me you've purchased a number of different handheld radios over the years.  It's always nice to have some accessories for your radios, a speaker-mic or headset is a really nice addition when working events.

Personally, I like to have a stealth-style headset.  It allows me to hear the radio in a crowded environment and not bother the people around me.  It also provides some privacy to the conversation.

But, each time I purchase a radio it seems to have different connectors than my previous radio.  I finally got tired of having to replace everything when I get a new radio.

To make matters worse, I'm in a mode right now where I have multiple handheld radios from different manufacturers.  I'm also finding that I'm like the manufacturer speaker-mics less and less over time.  I want something I can hold on to, has a bigger speaker than the radio, and has a durable build.

The Icom speaker-mic I purchased for my ID-51a is small and frail.  To make matters worse,…