Sordin Supreme T2: New family of MIL-classified communications headsets

Today, Swedish hearing protector provider Sordin launched its new and long-awaited MIL-classified family of tactical headsets, Sordin Supreme T2™.

The new products are designed specifically for use in demanding military or law enforcement field operations. Sordin Supreme T2™ builds on the superior product quality that made the Sordin Supreme brand legendary since the 1980s. But here the similarities with the previous MIL generation end. The T2 is based on new technology from the inside out.

Every component was developed from scratch to meet the most stringent demands of modern tactical operations and to allow field operators to perform at their best at all times.

Christian Nilsson, CMO at Sordin

The electronic high-end headset gives operators a tactical edge through a rare combination of extreme mechanical robustness, reliable radio communications, and natural reproduction of ambient sound – particularly a high directional audio sensitivity.

We are happy to be able to offer tactical operators our most accurate and fast sense of location to different sound sources ever.

Roland Pettersson, Head of Tactical Segment at Sordin

T2 is based on SordinFLEX™, a new self-developed modular design platform. It gave Sordin engineers extended design possibilities, which resulted in more product variants than in previous generations of tactical headsets. In addition, the platform enabled engineers to optimize each component for both quality and versatility.

Sordin AB T2’s far-reaching modularity also allows for individual situational adaptation. Users can re-configure their headset themselves using dedicated SordinFLEX™ accessories, such as separate headband assemblies or suspensions, and a few easy procedures, without the need for tools.

You can, for example, re-design your T2 from helmet-mounted to headband version for comfortable use at the shooting range, and then simply change back based on need.

Christian Nilsson, CMO at Sordin

Sordin Supreme T2™ comes in three main design models with different boom microphone setups, each available in headband, neckband or helmet-mounted versions.

GENERAL INFO

The Sordin Supreme T2 Headband level-dependent headset was developed for demanding tactical applications. This MIL-graded headset has a very high noise attenuation given its slim cup design. The rugged and waterproof design ensures uninterrupted team communications even in harsh operating conditions. Advanced ambient sound support with a high directional sensitivity allows operators to hear and precisely locate ambient sounds such as commands and instructions without removing their hearing protector, even in high-noise environments involving gunfire.

FEATURES

  • Robust headband assembly with optional leather or replaceable textile cover
  • Two AUX inputs for connection of radio/communications device
  • Waterproof headset (immersion tested to 2 meters)
  • ASIC
  • Single-battery solution with auto shutdown (4 h)
  • Sound level limitation, max 82 dB(A)
  • Redundant speakers ensuring continued radio/communication even when batteries are out
  • Electronics coated in multiple layers for full waterproofness
  • Slim cups to fit both left-hand and right-hand shooters
  • High amplification and natural sound reproduction without chopping and cutting out.
  • RFI protection
  • Applicable tests made in accordance with MIL standards MIL-STD-810g and EMC-MIL-STD-461G

AUDIO PROFILES – SORDINHEAR2

Human hearing is sensitive to different sound levels and frequencies. The SordinHEAR2 audio profiles are pre-set ambient sound listening modes, which optimize your sound experience by adapting the gain and frequency depending on the actual tactical situation. You switch easily between audio profiles and each selection is confirmed by voice feedback.

The following audio profiles are included:

  • Tactical: Medium gain and frequency spectrum
  • Comfort: Low gain and frequency spectrum
  • Dual: High gain and frequency spectrum
  • ‍Ambient off: Ambient sound turned off

MATERIALS

  • Cups, foam inserts: ABS, PU foam
  • ‍Suspension: Stainless steel and plastic
  • ‍Headband sleeve: Leather or textile
  • ‍Sealing rings: ABS or PVC foil, padding of memory foam or silicone

TECHNICAL INFO

  • Battery: Standard AA or Sordin Power 14500 rechargeable
  • Operating conditions: –32°C to +55°C
  • Weight (including battery): 308 grams (with memory foam sealing rings)
  • Complies with environmental directives: RoHS, WEEE
  • Immersion tested: 2 meters

SORDINFLEX

The SordinFLEX modular design system consists of a wide range of accessories enabling reconfiguration of T2 Headband, including:

  • Neckband
  • Helmet ARC Rails
  • Helmet Rear ARC Rails

BOOM MICROPHONE

Sordin Supreme T2 Headband can be equipped with a T2 Flex Com CC communication kit (accessory), optionally mounted left or right.

Source: Sordin news release

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