Q: What is the female mini plug for?
A: Yes, it is for a PTT switch but you can use the button on the radio if you wanted to.
Q: I want to connect my Aloft headset & mic to my IC A23. What connector (s) are required? And, will I need a separate PPT? How would that be connected to the IC A23? Thank you.
A: The Headset adapter for Icom IC-A5 / IC-A23 will allow you to connect and dual plug headset into your radio. This adapter does have a 3 female plug for you to attach a PTT switch as well.
Q: will a headset adapter for a ic-a5 work on a ic-a4 radio
A: If you are using an Icom IC-A4 you will need the adapter that is made for that transceiver. You can view it by clicking here.
Q: How does the adapter attach to the A-5?
A: The small male plug pictured on the left side of this adapter plugs into the Icom IC-A5 Mic/SP plug on the top center of the IC-A5.
Q: Does this adapter fit the ICA14
A: No, this adapter will not fit the IC-A14. The headset adapter that would fit the IC-A14 would be product #1130 and you can view that product here http://www.mypilotstore.com/mypilotstore/sep/1130 .
Q: Can you still use the PTT button on the side of the A5 radio, instead of hooking up an external PTT?
A: Yes, you can still use the button on the side of the radio when connected to a headset.