Headsets for Police Radio Dispatch, 911 Emergency or Air traffic controller
Plantronics Headsets for air traffic control, police radio dispatch, or
a 911 emergency/ambulance communication services. If you do not know if your console is a 6-wire (most common) or a 4-wire you will need to check with your console technician.
For a 6-wire console (most common):
If you wish to go wireless you can use the 6-wire Plantronics CA12CD-S (see below)
Poly (was Plantronics) now has a new Poly CA22CD-SC single channel push-to-talk (PTT) wireless adapter. Eventually the CA12CD-S will be phased out. What’s the difference, see our CA12CD vs CA22CD comparison blog
For a 4-wire console (less common):
If you wish to go wireless you can use Plantronics CS540 with a PJ-327 plug prong adapter which is part number 18709-01. With the 4-wire wireless option you will need to use either the foot pedal on the console or the button on the console prior to transferring to the belt pack of the headset
For consoles with TA6MLX connectors:
Plantronics SHS 2371-11 USB Push-to-Talk PTT Adapter (no return) The Plantronics SHS2371 is a Push-to-Talk (PTT) switch with USB-A connector. compatible with any system with a TA6MLX connector and a VoIP software system that can accommodate a USB port. This is a stereo (dual channel) system so it’s best used with another dual channel headset like the Plantronics HW261N-DC.
Dispatch Headsets (Plantronics QD)
Plantronics Headsets with TA6ML connectors:
Also available is a USB footswitch for any compatible VoIP application software. Plantronics SSP2646-11 Foot Switch USB, Heavy Duty