AV100 (discontinued)




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The AV100 premium active noise-cancelling headset is the most comfortable and reliable aviation headset available. Ultra-soft, slow retention earpads and rotating joints provide a personalized fit. Precision transducers born from nearly 70 years of AKG expertise deliver exceptional audio quality for communications and music. Active hybrid noise-cancellation technology dramatically reduces aircraft sound. And an innovative adaptive power system lets you use batteries or plug AV100 straight into the aircraft — so you’ll never run out of power on long flights. Every aspect of AV100 is meticulously crafted in Europe to take superior sound to new heights.

Item# 3396Z00010

General Specifications

Type Active Noise Cancelling Aviation Headset
Audio frequency bandwidth 15 - 20000 Hz
Rated impedance 300 Ohms (active and passive)
Microphone Electret Microphone
Microphone required power 8-16 V DC through 220-2200 Ohms
Cable length, headset to control unit 1.6 m / 63 in
Cable length, control unit to plug 0.6 m / 23.6 in
Connector 6-pin (LEMO)
Adapter 6-pin (LEMO) to dual (GA plug) adapter included
Net weight, headset 345 g / 12.2 oz
Net weight, control Unit with Cable and Microphone 120 g / 4.2 oz
Dimensions, headset 7 x 20 x 21 cm / 2.8 x 7.9 x 8.3 in (folded flat)
Dimensions, control unit 2.8 x 3.8 x 13.5 cm / 1.1 x 1.5 x 4.3 in
Batteries 2x AA – typically good for over 15h of operation
Headphone type Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Aviation Headset
Batteries 2x AA - typical good for over 15hrs of operation
Audio frequency bandwidth 15
Rated Impedance 300 Ohms Ohms
Cable Length 1.6 m + 0.6 m
Rated Impedance 300 Ohms
Cable Length 1.6 m + 0.6


Length 70 mm
Width 200 mm
Height 210 mm
Net Weight 345 g; control unit & cable 120 g

Audio Interface

Gender Female
Contacts 6-pin
Interface finish Gold
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Spec Sheet (EN)

English 3 MB
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  • 1 x Stereo mounting bar
  • Aluminum carrying case
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AV100 (discontinued) is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Solid Bought this in January 2015 and have used it in northern Canada since then (three years, 1800 hrs) and it is really good! I have flown with this in Cessnas, Beavers, Otters and King Airs, and a couple times in a Norseman. In all cases it kept up with all volume levels, and is very comfortable, even after 10 hours of flying in a day. The down side, unfortunately, is that when things break it is hard to get in contact with the representatives to get it fixed. I snapped the GA plugs clean off after I accidentally let the cord dangle around my knee as I jumped out the door of the Beaver. It took a couple months and bunch of running around, to make contact, and get the parts for it to be fixed. There is good service once contact is made, but it was hard to make that initial contact.
Date published: 2018-02-04
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The owners manuel has warning about use with a handheld radio -- that it must have a constant voltage when on. Do you know which aviation transceivers teh AV100 works with? I had to return an ICOM A6 because it would not work with the AV100. Help please.

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