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Icomm system

Postby Conner » Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:30 pm

I'm thinking of buying a icomm set up for my TK and was wondering what some of you have? What are some of the pros and cons ?

If I don't get a comm system I probably buy a B grade DLT19.

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Re: Icomm system

Postby Grimmy » Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:22 am

I use an Aker kit. I love how loud it is and the ports that it has, but I had to tape one side of the stock mic (can hear me breathing in my TS helmet) and the mic cord is quite short when snaking it through the costume.
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Re: Icomm system

Postby Mr Fett » Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:51 am

There's very few troopers in GLG who actually use the icomm system. That radio static burst it makes wasn't actually used in the original trilogy for the Stormtroopers. It's something fan-made. So, in theory yes it is a neat effect, but it's extra money for something the movie Stormtroopers didn't have. Pretty much all of us just use the Aker MR1506 voice amp, straight without icomm hooked up to it.

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Re: Icomm system

Postby Ripcode » Wed Nov 23, 2016 12:05 pm

And the Aker Amp is a very cost effective option for less than $30.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/190800134832?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
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Re: Icomm system

Postby Conner » Wed Nov 23, 2016 8:30 pm

Ripcode wrote:And the Aker Amp is a very cost effective option for less than $30.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/190800134832?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT



Ohh! I like the price! I don't really need static burst just the amp sound.

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Re: Icomm system

Postby Zarlon » Thu Dec 01, 2016 1:12 pm

I've got the iComm but never use it. The static burst is really annoying.

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Re: Icomm system

Postby stasz » Thu Dec 01, 2016 4:33 pm

Just use Aker, and say "pssshhhhht" before you talk if you want the burst :lol:
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Re: Icomm system

Postby Conner » Wed Dec 07, 2016 7:46 pm

stasz wrote:Just use Aker, and say "pssshhhhht" before you talk if you want the burst :lol:


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I did get the Aker and it finally showed up. Where do you guys place the speaker?

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Re: Icomm system

Postby DeafTrooper » Wed Dec 07, 2016 8:37 pm

I think most people just wear the strap around their neck and have the box under their chest armor.
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Re: Icomm system

Postby JAYSONCOMGUY » Sat Apr 29, 2017 12:46 pm

Zarlon wrote:I've got the iComm but never use it. The static burst is really annoying.


Same with me. It's a $100 paperweight that I never use. The "auto" mode is delayed and unreliable, and remembering to manually switch it on is a pain. I just go with the Aker amp sans effects. (But I'll likely need to replace my mic soon--anyone using anything better than the included Aker mic?)


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