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Hey guys, I apologize if this is common knowledge or it has been posted on there before, but I am new. :p I just bought 6 Astro Saber IIIs and curious if regular saber accessories fit the Astro Saber? Specifically I am talking about PTTs like the U94. I am hearing mixed info that a U94 PTT for a Saber will not work with an Astro Saber. Cause I bought 6 of those as well. :(
 

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That looks just like a TeleFunken U47!

Seriously, I have no idea what a U94 is.

Otherwise, most of the Saber accessories work with Astro Sabers, the only notable exceptions are Public Safety Speaker Mics (ones with the antenna on top) and the SVA/AVA (vehicular adapter) are different due to antenna switch designs. Other than those two things most of the other accessories will work fine.
 
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Ha ha, not quite. U94 is basically a PTT switch that hooks into a comtec or Sordin headset. There are no antennas on these. I guess I will figure it out once I plug them in.
 

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Z113-MT-1L-1.jpgU94 style PTT interface. Headset impedence might be a issue. I bet some of the interfaces have impedence matching circuits inside. The version for saber I saw was labeled for saber only, not astro saber. If you wire your own successfully please share your method. I'm sure there are paintball/air soft fans hanging around that would appreciate that.
 
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Hey guys, ok everything is good and working. So there does not appear to be any difference with either Sabers or Astro Sabers when it comes to the PTTs.
 
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Be careful with the cheap U94 adapters. The insides on 90% of those things are held together with liquid tape or some cheap contact cement. Also I bought one out of curiosity and found that the key on it would fail to trigger the PTT if it were depressed all the way. Needless to say I wasn't surprised considering it came from HK, and was only 20 bucks.

As far as the low impedence ones go, they only matter if you plan on hooking up a MilSpec device, like a real Comtac headset. So far as I know it only matters to people playing airsoft with the Sabers or ASabers.
 
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Hmmm I am using a real U94 so not sure what you are talking about. All I know is it is working, and I am happy. :D
 
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