It’s perhaps the most popular entry level headset for broadcasters. At $200, it’s also one of the cheapest options for an industry-standard XLR connection to a mixer. The Audio-Technica BPHS1 Broadcast Headset is a common sight around sporting events when a broadcast is set up. Here are some reviews on the headset from B&H Photo and Video:
I use these for location sound two-way com with the boom operator(s). On one channel I send a mix of program and talkback via triplex snake to a headset amp into which these are plugged in. The boom op’s headset mic and the boom mic come back to the mixer on the other two channels.
These things have been squished in gear bags, fallen off tables, and subjected to a variety of not-so-gentle treatment in the field. I have never had a failure. And the headset sound quality is excellent. The microphone is adequate for IFB use and casual commentary (sportscasting).
All in all, an excellent mic headset for crew to communicate with mixer, director and each other, whether using a dedicated IFB system or simply mixing program with headset mics and using triplex cables, as I do. Great value too.
These headsets are more than I hoped for. Excellent quality and ease of use. Definitely worth the money. I use these to do commentary at sporting events and so far have had no problems.
This is my daily go-to headset for amateur radio. Excellent close talking, ambient sound rejecting microphone that matches well to the transceivers. Superlative earphone receivers, with good balance, flat response (I.e. not too much base or treble) and very comfortable, durable headband, earphone pads, and overall construction is solid, and substantial, but lightweight. I purchase replacement earphone pads now and then to keep it looking and feeling like new. Solid, durable replaceable cable. No regrets. Durable and stiff mic boom arm, so it beds to suit when I set it up, but it stays in place while working all day. The whole point is to have the mic in one place all the time – so it is just right – it stays put after you adjust it.