Review of the APC556 PDW by Milcomp


The boys from Milcomp visited us in order to test the APC556 PDW. Here is their review:

Peltor active ear protection ComTac XPI with microphone MT73, 26dB, green

The 3M™ PELTOR™ ComTac XPI protects hearing from harmful noise, improves situational awareness, and enables two-way communication in noisy environments. The product can be combined with other military equipment such as helmets, protective vests, etc.

Key Features:
• with MT73 microphone
• Level-dependent function for the perception of ambient noise
• With hinged headband, convenient for transport and storage
• Voice-controlled menu
• Functions: release time, balance, external mute mode for mute, equalizer mode
• Plug mode (increasing the level-dependent function when wearing additional earplugs)
• SNR value 39 dB when combined with ear plugs
• Automatic shutdown two hours after the last key confirmation
• Neither software nor external power supply is needed; the headset is completely self-contained,
fault-proof device
• Tested to military standards

Additional Information
Follow the instructions of the manufacturer

Article-no. 3M-MT20H682FB-38-1


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666.00 CHF



Sound suppression

SNR = 26dB


All prices shown incl. taxes.


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