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11-10-2011, 01:50
What's your favorite? I have a Motorola right now but it doesn't seem loud enough. In a noisy environment, I can't hear a thing. Does anyone make a volume adjustable unit? My portable is turned all the way about squelch with everyone else.

11-10-2011, 02:11
I've had good luck with Comtronics/Cobalt AV. Reasonably priced, great service and quality products. I totally understand the noisy environment thing. I never missed a TX wearing their gear. I think their website is

11-10-2011, 08:37
Go here..... .......order and be happy.

11-10-2011, 08:54
Love the hawk system from them, use it everyday even on bike

11-10-2011, 10:02

11-10-2011, 10:50

+1. Have used a TCI earpiece with a couple of different radio systems for several years and it "just works."

11-10-2011, 10:55
I've used an OTTO for over four years. The unit itself is still solid and 100%.

11-10-2011, 10:57
Otto, Hawk, TCI, Earphoneconnect, or Surefire EP110 if you can find one.

Everything else is trash.

11-10-2011, 11:25
Get a hawk lapel mic. Best setup IMHO. I'll never go back to lapel mic.

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11-10-2011, 11:30
These guys invented the earpiece:

and make the best stuff, not rebranded...

Bruce M
11-10-2011, 11:57
There may be a programmable setting to increase the volume in the radio.

11-10-2011, 16:19
Otto here with a surefire brand actual earpiece (earpiece as the piece that fits in your ear :) )

11-10-2011, 20:37
I use a Surefire EP110. Love it and has used it daily for 4 years w/o a hitch.

11-11-2011, 11:47
These guys invented the earpiece:

and make the best stuff, not rebranded...


There is no comparison between the PCL SoundWaves and a hollow tube earpiece (like the OTTO).

11-12-2011, 08:06
x2 on Otto Communications stuff. Bought one out of my own pocket 9-10 years ago, had small issues every so often but was almost always a clogged tube (moisture etc. gets in there after awhile). Otto sent me replacement parts almost every time I called them with an issue. I've got enough spare parts laying around now to replace anything that quits working and make almost 3 complete earpieces. Bonus is that the dept I work for now issues our earpieces. ;)

11-12-2011, 09:18
I tried the "Fox" (the listen-only Hawk) and it wasn't any different. My speaker-mic is really loud and I would have thought the same volume would come through the ear piece. I'm beginning to wonder if something is wrong with the jack on my speaker-mic.