Voice Communication Microphone

Voice communication microphone suppresses unwanted background noise in public address and paging applications, like police and fire departments. Features include a dual impedance output, a PTT switch, and adjustable height settings.


Product Details

The Model 522 is a dynamic base-station microphone for radio communications, paging, and dispatching systems. Its cardioid (unidirectional) pickup pattern suppresses unwanted background noise from nearby dispatchers, ventilating equipment, or office machines. It also can reduce feedback in public address paging applications.

  • Frequency response tailored for voice communications
  • Directional microphone element
  • Switch-selected dual impedance output
  • PTT switch that can be locked “On” for hands-free operation
  • Four conductor, shielded, bare-ended (no connector), straight cable
  • Adjustable height
  • Does not require DC power for operation

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Two extra wires in certain Shure microphone models
April 18, 2019

Let's use the 514B User Guide.  On page 1 of the User Guide, look at Table 1.  Note the wires employed for the audio signal are GRE ...

Model 522 - Cable Details
August 31, 2017

What is the diameter of the cable attached to the Model 522 Microphone?* 0.28 inch (+/- 0.010 tolerance)   The cable has a strain relief.Fou ...

522 Microphone - rewire for parallel operation
August 31, 2017

Wiring microphones together in parallel allows multiple microphones to be connected to a single input on a mixer or amplifier. This is useful in pagin ...

Shure 522 connected to Kenwood TS-520s radio
August 31, 2017

522 wires to Kenwood pins:white = 1green = 4red = 2black = 3shield = 3522 Hi/Lo impedance switch:  try both settings and use the one with the bet ...