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PS Engineering unveils audio panel with BluetoothPS Engineering unveils audio panel with Bluetooth

PS Engineering introduced a new, FAA-certified audio panel at the Aircraft Electronics Association annual convention in Orlando, Fla. Known as the PMA8000B–T, the audio panel is equipped with Bluetooth, cell phone connections, and a "monitor" mode that automatically mutes the standby frequency whenever someone transmits on the primary frequency.

The PMA8000B–T has a retail price of $2,095.

“I’m an active pilot, and it’s incredible how useful the monitor frequency is when flying IFR,” said Mark Scheuer, founder of the 25-year-old company based in eastern Tennessee.

PS Engineering makes audio panels for the Experimental aircraft market that sell for $995 and FAA-certified versions that start at $1,095.

Dave Hirschman

Dave Hirschman

AOPA Pilot Editor at Large
AOPA Pilot Editor at Large Dave Hirschman joined AOPA in 2008. He has an airline transport pilot certificate and instrument and multiengine flight instructor certificates. Dave flies vintage, historical, and Experimental airplanes and specializes in tailwheel and aerobatic instruction.

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