The next generation Ascend headset from Telex is now available, featuring a new, comfort-enhancing headband design. The Ascend has a unique modular design that enables the user to swap components for use in a variety of applications.
Most of us are still looking to get more value for less money when we buy products these days. And a decent headset, especially one with active noise reduction, can be a costly item for any pilot. If your price point is out of range of some of the higher-priced ANR headsets, the Telex Stratus 30XT ANR (up to 16 dB) headset can be had for nearly half the price (it retails for around $500) with pretty much the same features that its pricier counterparts have, including an MP3 and cell phone adapter that allows you to attach both at the same time.
The industry leader in general and commercial aviation headsets, Telex partnered with Hangar 63 to design and install an informative Telex display area that enables customers to view the complete line of Telex headsets more easily, to select the model that precisely addresses their aviation needs.
This is an excerpt from Tom Hoving’s Long Distance Flying article for SkyGeek.com published in October 2006.
...This coming trip I will take another piece of gear, a Telex Stratus 50 Digital ANR headset.