Yamaha CM500 Headset with Boom Microphone

BH #YACM500 • MFR #CM500
Yamaha CM500 Headset with Boom Microphone
Key Features
  • Boom Microphone
  • Circumaural Closed-Back
  • Flexible Headband
  • 3.5mm Stereo Connector for Headphones
The Yamaha CM500 is a Circumaural headset that combines a pair of comfortable, noise-attenuating earcups and flexible headband with a full-range, dynamic boom microphone. This headset is designed with quality frequency reproduction and high output in mind, and is an equally viable solution for a variety of applications such as Gaming, DJ performance, Music Labs, and other group tutorial settings. It sports a stereo 3.5mm connector for the headphones and a mono 3.5mm for the microphone. A 1/4" adapter is also included.
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Is this head set good for background singing?

Is this head set good for background singing?
Asked by: Terry
I would not use this for vocal performances, I don't think the microphone would provide the quality of sound. We use the headsets for sports broadcasting and they seem fine for that.
Answered by: Jim
Date published: 2020-09-30

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What are the inner and outer diameters of the ear pads (headphone cushions)?
Asked by: Louis
If you are in need of replacement ear pads for the Yamaha CM500 headset, users on ham radio web forums have noted that Koss UR20 ear pads are compatible. http://www.koss.com/accessories/cushions/ur20-ear-cushion You can also use Garfield Headphone Softie Earpad Covers (B&H# GAHSBK) which are available in a variety of colors.
Answered by: Lisa
Date published: 2021-01-21

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can this be used for broadcasting football games on radio?
Asked by: Lee D.
We use these headphones and mic with a soundboard for live-stream sports games. One caution(!) Be extremely careful with Phantom power. We use the 1/4" Tip/Sleeve adaptors (the mono, not stereo ones) with the output from the included mic preamps with Phantom power OFF!. This works well for us.
Answered by: Jim
Date published: 2018-11-09

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where and how to use the bias adapter?
Asked by: Anonymous
I'm not sure what the bias adapter is although I owned this set. Maybe it's the little battery box that you use for the mic cable. Either way, I found this headset, despite some good reviews I saw, to be substandard. I couldn't get the mic to an acceptable level. The audio quality was poor. If you just want something for gaming and audio quality isn't important, this might be ok. I literally gave mine away and bought the Audio-Technica BPHS1. It's a professional set and not made for the mini-jacks of a computer but you could always buy adapters. The audio quality is not as good as my Sony Studio headphones (they have no mic) but it's so much better than the audio from the Yamaha set.
Answered by: CRAIG W.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Can you use this with a cell phone for conversations in loud environments?
Asked by: Anonymous
Not sure. We've never used it with a cell phone, simply with broadcasts where we plugged it into a computer or a camera to feed through the computer. Sorry.
Answered by: Paul K.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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can it uses with a Samsung smartphone?
Asked by: sam p.
Unless they have two 3 mm jacks answer is no. More for computers then anything else.
Answered by: Joseph B.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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