Silynx Communications, Inc was founded in 2005. Their Facebook page states that their mission is: Dare the impossible – Achieve the extraordinary. Silynx was one of the first in the industry to offer in-the-ear communication/hearing protection/hearing amplifying systems.
They offer systems that cover everyone from the back yard shooter, professional shooter, hunter, law enforcement, SWAT and Military users. They have the ability to monitor two different radios. You can even plug your smartphone into the control box.
I have been using a bone conduction type headset with my SWAT radio for years. I am a sniper on my team and at times I go in with the entry team for high risk warrants.
The headset that I was issued and made due with slipped onto my head, the speakers rested just in front of my ears and had a boom microphone, the large push to talk box seemed heavy, the cords were stiff and always in the way.
Also the strap that goes over the head was always moving forwards or backwards, when you took the headset off the strap would always move around and made me have to reset it causing them to be uncomfortable and create unnecessary issues.
My duty requires a headset that is easy to switch up on the fly as the mission changes. While working entry I run with a plate carrier and while as a sniper I use a load carrying harness with soft body armor underneath. The headset I had prior to this was one that had a cord that was inflexible, always in the way and had a boom microphone that I never liked.
Sometimes on call outs the only place for me to set up with my rifle was on my support side. I could deploy without a headset, but that forces me to have to remove my hand off the rifle to use my hand-held radio. When deployed with the headset on and using support side I have to move the boom microphone out-of-the-way just to get a solid cheek weld which the down side is that Command can not hear what I was saying clearly.
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