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C-2289 Control Box for VIC-1 Vehicle Intercom System
The C-2298 is the standard Crewmember Control Box in a VIC-1 Intercom system. The C-2298/VRC allows vehicle crewmembers to select, by means of the MONITOR switch and the audio accessory controls, to communicate with other crewmembers via the intercom circuit, or remotely operate or monitor any radio equipment connected to the AM-1780/VRC.

When connected to a special port on the AM-1780/VRC, the standard control box becomes a Commander's Control Box, allowing the vehicle commander to control and/or override crewmember functions of the intercom and radio equipment.

AN/VIC-1 Vehicle Intercom System Over-View
The AN/VIC-1 is a part of electrical harness of vehicles such as Tanks, Armoured Personnel Carriers and Self Propelled Howitzers. The AN/VIC-1 Intercommunications system provides tactical vehicle crew members with facilities for communications with radio connected to the system, as well as facilities for communicating with each other. It includes the AM-1780 and intercommunications remote control box C-2298. The number of remote control units used are dependent upon type of vehicle and its operational requirements.
  • Can support 2 Transmit / Receive radios and 2 Receive only radios.
  • Provides up to six intercom stations.
  • Push to talk can be selected for all stations or just the commanders station.
  • Each intercom station can select ALL or Radios A/B/C or intercom only operation.
  • Radio volume is reduced automatically when intercom is keyed.
  • Passive mode operation of radio's audio when the system is not powered.
  • Simplifies radio and intercom wiring.
  • Stations can use a Headset, CVC Helmet, H-180 headphones, H-250 Handset or M-80 Microphone.
  • Ruggedly constructed, water resistant and weather proof to military specification.
  • Operates from 24 Volt DC vehicle power supply.
VIC-1 System Power Cable
This is the System power cable which powers the AM-1780 Audio Amplifier. It is generally available in one length only which is about 126 Cm, 49 Inches.
CX-8650B Headset Connecting Cable
The following US audio accessories as well as others can be used with this coiled cable. H-161/C, H-161/D, H-161/E Headsets and MK-1039/G Headset / Microphone. Each wire ends with a U-229/U Connector to plug into the radio or VIC-1 equipment. The headset end is terminated with moulded quick release bail-out type connector.
£10.00 (Approximately US$ 12.80)
RA-440 Throat Microphone Element Single Transducer Type (Black)
The single transducer type comprises two moulded housings, which are hinged in front of the throat. The leather microphone pads align to the contours of the throat for maximum comfort in use. This assembly is attached to an elastic neck strap incorporating a safety release feature. Although twin housings are mounted on the neckband, only one is fitted with a microphone transducer, the other being a dummy unit. The transducer is a high quality moving iron magnetic type.

Specifications: Transducer type: moving iron. Sensitivity (into 150 ohms load): -51dB nominal re 1V for normal speech. Impedance: 155 ohms ?20% at 800Hz. Frequency response: rising to approx. 2.5kHz for higher intelligibility. Noise exclusion: a white noise sound field of 120dB produces an electrical output 6dB less than the speech output quoted.
£12.50 (Approximately US$ 16.00)
RA-440 Throat Microphone Element Twin Transducer Type (White)
The twin transducer type incorporates two microphone housings on a flexible rubber moulded cable assembly designed to fit comfortably without undue pressure. Two microphone elements are fitted so as to provide maximum sensitivity where this is required.

Specifications: Transducer type: moving iron. Sensitivity (into 300ohms load): -50dB re 1V for nominal speech. Total impedance: 300 ohms. Frequency response: rising to approx. 2.5kHz for higher intelligibility. Noise exclusion: a white noise sound field of 120dB produces an electrical output 6dB less than the speech output quoted.
£12.50 (Approximately US$ 16.00)
VIC-1 System Interconnecting Cable
System interconnecting cable, this cable connects the AM-1780 Audio Amplifier to the C-2289 Control Boxes. The cables are available in various short lengths, 12 inches to about 49 Inches. Please E-Mail us with your requirements.
£16.50 (Approximately US$ 21.12)
H-161M Headset Microphone Cable Kit
This cable kit consists of a CX-8650 Headset connecting cable, a Throat Microphone and a key switch. The release-to-listen action key switch has three positions. Centre OFF position, a spring-loaded push-to-talk RAD position and a ICS position. Headset is not included with this kit. The following US audio accessories as well as others can be used with this cable. H-161/C, H-161/D, H-161/E Headsets and MK-1039/G Headset / Microphone.
£25.00 (Approximately US$ 32.00)