WEARING CVC, CAPS, ACAPS, AND CCH HEADSETS
The following paragraphs describe how to properly wear the various headsets
used in VIS.
2.15.1. CVC HEADSET
a. If this is the initial fitting of your headset, release the velcro straps on the
impact liner above each earcup and across the back af your neck (nape
b. Place the impact liner on your head with each ear entirely within the
corresponding ear seal.
c. Rotate the earcups, as required, to provide as much comfort as possible
with the earseals tight against your head.
d. Take up slack in the velcro straps at back of your neck and then the
straps above the earcups. Adjust tension so that the earseal is tight against your
head with each ear totally enclosed within the earseal.
e. Place the outer shell over the impact liner so that the rubber edging of
the forehead portion of the outer shell is even with the edge of the browpad on
the impact liner.
f. Attach the snap fasteners of the outer shell to the fasteners of the liner
located at the left and right temple areas.
g. Push down on the outer shell to engage the velcro patch on the top of
the impact liner with and the velcro patch inside the outer shell.
h. Attach the snap fastener at the rear of the impact liner to the fastener at
the rear of the outer shell.
i. Place the chin strap under your chin and attach the chin strap snap
fasteners to each side of the impct liner.
j. Adjust tension of the chin strap to keep the earseals tight against your
head. To increase tension, pull on the webbing attached to the buckle; to release
tension, pull the leather tab attached to the buckle.
Keep chin strap fastened and tight at all times to
keep the earseals tight against your head to
obtain maximum sound protection.
k. Check that the microphone tip is centered on and and 1/4 inch from your
Microphone must be close to your lips for noise
cancellation to be fully effective.
l. If adjustment is required, adjust microphone knuckle to place micro-
phone tip as close as possible to being centered on and 1/4 inch from your lips.
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