The improved 3M™ PELTOR™ SwatTac™ V is a reliable rugged solution you can count on
* Helps Protect from Hazardous Steady-State and Impulse Noise
* Clear 2-Way Audio Comms - Radios & Intercoms
* Environmental Listening for Auditory S.A.
* “Talk-Through” for Face-to-Face Verbal Conversation
* Accessory Rail Connection (ARC) Option
* Engineered to Prevent Cross-talk with DUAL COMMs
3M™ PELTOR™ SwatTac™ V has Omni-directional
microphones and high fidelity speakers that are optimized to transmit
voice communication and can pick up sounds with great sensitivity with
an excellent signal-to-noise ratio for clear and accurate sound
replication. The result is a more natural sounding headset with
unmatched sound clarity.
In addition to the environmental microphones, the legacy boom mic (for
external radio transmissions has been replaced with the MT33. This boom
greatly improves the audio transmit in various noise conditions. The
main, critical improvement to the MT33 provides is its noise
cancellation performance. The MT33 provides 18db in noise cancellation
vs the legacy microphone, which provided 6db in noise cancellation –
measured at 10mm distance, normalized for 0db a 1khz.
3M has replaced the leather headband, for a modern rubberized band that
is easy to remove if the user wants to convert to ARC adapters (or
convert back to a headband). This headband has increased environmental
resistance to heavy maritime environments.
Some users are fielding new, multi-channel software defined radios. The
power output, waveforms, and encryption these radios are exhibiting
have caused 3M to increase the overall immunity to Radio Frequency (RF)
susceptibility and Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) in its COMTAC
platform. 3M has implemented shielding within the cables and around
the circuitry to help ensure the headset will be immune the effects of
the new radio systems.
The ComTac 5 utilizes U-174 plug, and will connect directly into your
existing push-to-talk radio adapter Connection.
3M has updated the software to allow users to easily access the audio
customization features the ComTac platform offers, such as:
Adjusts the environmental listening function volume balance between the
left and right speaker giving the operator the ability to prioritize
audio or adjust to their own personal preference
The release time setting adjusts the time before the limiter opens after
activation. The default setting is optimized for combat operations.
The extended delays may be more suitable for in-door fire arms training
In applications where double hearing protection is required, the volume
boost function, (aka: ear-plug mode) increases the volumes of ambient
sound and the external input by about 6dB. It is to be used only when a
properly fitted ear-plug is used under the headset.
CT5’s equalizer function further adjusts the preset frequency setting – which has been optimized for combat operations.
In other types of operations, where steady-state may be present (i.e.
ground vehicle and airborne platforms) this function helps improve the
signal-to-noise ratio by reducing the low frequencies.