y Please read this instruction manual carefully and
completely before using the headset.
y Make this instruction manual easily accessible to all
users at all times.
y Always include this instruction manual when passing
the headset on to third parties.
y The headset is capable of producing sound pressure
levels exceeding 85 dB(A). In many countries 85 dB(A)
is the maximum legally permissible level for continuous
noise exposure during the working day. Exposure to
sounds of higher volume levels or for longer durations
can permanently damage your hearing!
y Never repair or attempt to repair a defective headset
yourself. Contact your Sennheiser agent or the
Sennheiser Service Department.
y Only replace those parts of the headset whose
replacement is described in this manual. All other parts
of the headset must be replaced by your Sennheiser
y Protect the headset from wetness. Use only a slightly
damp cloth to clean the headset. For information on
how to clean the headset, contact your Sennheiser
Intended use of the headset
Intended use includes:
y having read this instruction manual especially the
chapter "Safety instructions".
y using the headset within the operating conditions as
described in this instruction manual.
Improper use means using the headset other than as
described in this instruction manual, or under operating
conditions which differ from those described herein.
The HME 43-3/HME 43-3S headset
The HME 43
-3/HME 46-3S headset features dynamic
ensures excellent speech transmission even in noisy
environments. Designed for air traffic control and other
y Extremely lightweight
y Extremely comfortable to wear due to the patented
two-piece automatic headband and soft earpads
y ActiveGardTM safeguards you from the effects of an
y Flexible microphone boom, can be worn on either left or
y Noise-compensating microphone ensures excellent
1 HME 43
-3/HME 43-3S headset
1 cable clip
1 carry bag
2 foam earpads HME 43
1 foam earpad HME 43
1 wind and pop screen
1 instruction manual
Wearing the headset
Adjust the length of the headband to fit your head
size or shape.
The earpads should exert a slight pressure on the ears.
Holding the headset with two hands, carefully bend
the headband to adjust it to a snug but comfortable