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Lightspeed Tango

Lightspeed has added the Tango wireless aviation headset that transmits aircraft audio from a panel interface to the headset. The system can interface with other devices as well for in-flight music. The headset, which comes with its own case, is $800.

The headset was introduced Nov. 12 during a webcast from the company headquarters in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

The headset has active noise reduction. The link to the panel is neither Bluetooth nor Wi-Fi. Lithium batteries power both the panel interface unit and the headset, and are the same battery model. The batteries can be recharged in two hours for a full charge and will power both units for 12 hours.

The headset ships with a two-port wall charger to charge both batteries at the same time. Also included are cables to link personal devices to the headset. Should a battery fail in flight, the transmitter unit can be linked by cable to the headset.

The headsets are in production now and are available for pre-order.

Alton Marsh

Alton K. Marsh

Freelance journalist
Alton K. Marsh is a former senior editor of AOPA Pilot and is now a freelance journalist specializing in aviation topics.
Topics: Gear, Headsets

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