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6. Attaching the Headset to Glasses
(optional mounting style)
The spring clip on either side of the capsule allows you to install
your headset onto glasses. If your glasses have wire temples, you
may order an eyeglass bow adapter to thicken the mounting
base for the capsule and ensure a comfortable ﬁt, as shown. The
bow adapter is not included with the MS50 aviation headset
(order PN 10822-00).
MODEL DESCRIPTION USE CONNECTOR
Aviation headsets are available in the following models:
AMPLIFIED MICROPHONE COMMERCIAL AVIATION 1 PLUG, PJ068
MS50/T30-2 AMPLIFIED MICROPHONE COMMERCIAL AVIATION 2 P, PJ055 & PJ068
SMS1066-01 AMPLIFIED MICROPHONE COMMERCIAL AVIATION 1 PLUG, AXR-5-12
(CARBON EQUIVALENT) (SOME AIRBUS AIRCRAFT)
Accessories and Replacement Parts List
PLANTRONICS PART NUMBER
• MS50 Eartip Kit 05091-00
• Headband (double)
• Eyeglass Bow Adapter 10822-00
• MS50 Voice Tube (Round Amp) 18095-01
• MS50 Voice Tube (Rectangular Amp) 83407-01
5. Adjusting the Clothing Clip
Attach the clothing clip to a part of your clothing at about chest level.
Press the ends of the cable clamp to allow enough slack — approxi-
mately six inches (15cm)— between your headset and the clothing clip.
Try moving your head from side to side to ensure that you have
allowed sufﬁcient cable slack between the headset and the
Care and Maintenance
• Periodically wipe off the capsule and voice tube or boom using a soft
cloth which may be dampened with water.
• Do Not use alcohol, cleaning solvents, or detergents on your headset.
4. Adjusting the Voice Tube
Place the voice tube near the corner of the mouth just below, but not
directly in front of, your lips, as shown. Move the headband pivot bar
up and down to position the tube vertically, and rotate the tube itself
for horizontal positioning. If necessary, you can move the capsule
laterally on the pivot arm.
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Your New Plantr onics Av i ation Headset
Easy to Wear, Easy to Use
The MS50 attaches to a headband or eyeglasses. It offers lightweight
comfort and the dependability that has made us part of every
manned-space program from Project Mercury to the Space Shuttle.
Plantronics MS50 aviation headsets are FAA approved and
To get the maximum beneﬁt from your new headset and accessories,
read this user’s guide carefully.
© 2011 Plantronics, Inc. All rights reserved.
Plantronics, the logo design, Plantronics and the logo
design combined, the voice tube clear color trade
dress, and the shape trade dress are trademarks
or registered trademarks of Plantronics, Inc.
Aviation Headset Warranty
The Warranty period lasts for one year from
the manufacturing date code, date of order
or date of shipment, whichever is latest.
1. Select Proper Size Eartip
Select the eartip size so that the bulb portion ﬁts snugly into the ear
canal. Clean or replace eartips regularly and ensure that the clear
tube is not kinked.
Caution: If you have a history of ear infections or allergies to
plastics, you should exercise care in using the eartip.
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3. Putting on the Headset
Insert the pivoting arm under
the spring clip, as shown. The
pivoting arm on which the
capsule is mounted allows
you to wear the capsule on
the left or right side with the
headband over the top of, or
behind your head. Make certain
the capsule is on the outside
of the pivoting arm. Place the
eartip in the opening of the
2. Attaching the Eartip to the Capsule
Slide the end of the eartip
onto the metal sound port
on the capsule and gently
twist it. Adjust the tube so
that it rests in the position
shown in the photo.