FARO Stealth Audio Link

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Product ID: 8643A

Add Bluetooth to any headset

Get alerts from your favorite aviation app, listen to music on long cross countries, or even make a phone call to get clearance while on the ground. The Audio Link uses Bluetooth to connect to enabled devices, and also has a 3.5mm aux-in jack for hard wiring.


  • Dual headset volume knobs
  • Audio priority
  • Bluetooth volume control
  • Mono/stereo switch
  • USB Type C power input
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Add Bluetooth to any headset

Get alerts from your favorite aviation app, listen to music on long cross countries, or even make a phone call to get clearance while on the ground. The Audio Link uses Bluetooth to connect to enabled devices, and also has a 3.5mm aux-in jack for hard wiring.


  • Dual headset volume knobs
  • Audio priority
  • Bluetooth volume control
  • Mono/stereo switch
  • USB Type C power input
Audio Priority Control:
The FARO Stealth Audio Link allows you to prioritize your input audio. The top selection gives the aircraft priority. This means any time the intercom is active; the music or input audio will be muted. The middle selection gives the music or input audio priority. This means that both the intercom and music will be heard at the same time. The bottom selection mutes the music or input audio.

Works with any standard twin PJ plug aviation headset: David Clark, Sigtronics, Telex. Bose X, and more. Uses 2 AA batteries (not included), but can also be powered via the USB type C port on the side of the unit. Includes 3.5mm aux cable and USB type C power cable.

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This is an incredible product from Faro. If you’re familiar with other control units, you’ll find this one to be similar in construction, quality, size and ease of use. I paired this product with my iPhone and made crystal clear calls to clearance delivery through my QT Halo and ASA classic headsets. I would highly recommend this product.
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This device caused the audio in my headset to become very garbled and static-filled, both ICS comms and radio comms. What might be the cause of this? If I can't solve this problem I will have to return it. Others hear me just fine, but the audio in my headset is almost unreadable.
Chris H on Jan 11, 2020
BEST ANSWER: This can be caused by the impedance of the device. I will pass this along to our manufacture. Currently, I do not have a fix for this.
Are there batteries or is the only option for power usb-c?
A shopper on Dec 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Both - the headset adapter uses either AA batteries or USB-C power.
If I am flying, attached to the intercom (radio), and using Bluetooth. If the batteries die...will I be able to hear and transmit on the radio or will I have to externally charge, change batteries or disconnect and/or plug my headset directly into the intercom (radio)?

Basically I am concerned that while flying the batteries will die and I will miss a radio call.
Donald O on Jan 18, 2020
BEST ANSWER: If the batteries die the Bluetooth will be the only thing that you lose.
Does the headset Mike allow me to have a telephone conversation on my iPhone when I am connected via Bluetooth to my iPhone? Or would I only get iPhone audio in my headset and have to speak into the phone for my voice to be heard by the person I am calling?
A shopper on Dec 12, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It will allow you to use the phone with the mic. Just like any other hands free device.
Can I pair this device with my Ipad so I can listen to aural warnings from fore flight?
francisco g on Jan 9, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Yes you can.
Can i use this bluetooth adapter to record the ATC and intercom coming through my headset?
Yaacov E on Dec 22, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It would depend on what you were using to record.
How is the clarity on the other end of the phone? Would it be practical to use this to join a meeting while flying?
A shopper on Jan 16, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Assuming I am at an altitude where I am getting good reception, I have used it while on conference calls and it worked perfect. I did mute my phone when not talking just like I do in the car.
Are there limitations related to use without aircraft power (or without plugging in)? Eg, will it not work or automatically shut off without aircraft power.
alist on Dec 28, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It does not _need_ aircraft power as it has a battery option. It can however be powered by USB and therefore may plug-in to your aircraft if you have a USB power port. It DOES have an auto-off feature, which you can disable. Auto-off is activated by (from the manual)

a) If the Audio Link is not connected to the intercom and there is no aux or bluetooth audio, it will auto shut off in five minutes.
If the Audio Link is not connected to the intercom, but there is a Bluetooth or Aux input, it will auto shut off after 60 minutes.
b) If the Audio Link is connected to the intercom,
If I'm using BT to stream music to the Audio Link, does it only go to the headset or will it go through the ICS to the other headsets as well? I.e. do I need one for each headset to listen to the same music or is one sufficient for all headsets on the same comm panel?
Flogger on Dec 18, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It is a connection to a single headset, it will not play through the ICS unless you audio panel is capable of connecting to the Bluetooth device.
Is there a version for helicopter use, U-92 female to a U-174 plug?
ERIC S on Aug 4, 2020
BEST ANSWER: No, this is not a helicopter version that we carry.
Does the aux cable only for input audio or can is also output the mic audio?
John O on Jul 14, 2020
BEST ANSWER: The aux cable is for input only.
What is the cord length between the unit and the panel plug in jacks and the cable length to the headset jacks?
LARRY H on Jan 7, 2020
BEST ANSWER: The cord is approximately 8" long.
Will this work with Bose A20 non bluetooth headset?
A shopper on Dec 24, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it should but I would recommend replacing the cord assembly. item 3413A.
Will the audio input back feed to other headsets on the same circuit, I.e. If all backseat passengers are connected on the same intercom circuit, but want to listen to different audio inputs, will this device only allow the audio to go to the headset plugged into it?
T M on Dec 21, 2019
BEST ANSWER: No, the Bluetooth connection is a point to point connection. It can only connect with one device. i.e. one headset.
I have a lightspeed headset with Bluetooth joined with my I phone to call clearance delivery. With this unit can I join it with a sigrontics headset and join the Bluetooth to the iPhone that is on the lightspeed so copilot can hear my clearance also?
A shopper on Dec 21, 2019
BEST ANSWER: No, the connection can on be made to one device.
How long will batteries last in this unit?
A shopper on Dec 18, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Between 30 - 40 hours.
What’s the warranty and where is it made?
A shopper on Dec 17, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Produced in China and it has a one year warranty.
With battery option, are the batteries internal or in a separate case connected via USB?
A shopper on Dec 16, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The batteries are inserted into the control box.
Can this product work with my go pro? ( my go pro connects to the phone by Bluetooth )
A shopper on Dec 15, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I am not sure if it will connect to the go pro. I would think it would.
I have a very old David Clark headset will it work for me?
James E on Dec 13, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, you can use that headset.
Will the headset mike be active to my iPhone when connected?
A shopper on Dec 12, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, the mike will be active when the iPhone is connected.
Can it connect to two Bluetooth sources?
A shopper on Dec 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It connects to a single Bluetooth source at a time.
Do you have this for helicopter headsets with single pole connector?
Cliff F on Dec 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We do not have this in the helicopter plug. We do have an item 9371A which is similar.
I see reference to "headset volume knobs" and "bluetooth volume control"; does the volume control adjust all inputs or just the bluetooth?
A shopper on Dec 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The two main wheels adjust overall volume. There is a separate rocker switch on the right side that adjusts Bluetooth volume only.
Do you have a device that will have my avionics transmit Btooth?
Grant C on Dec 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: No, we do not.
Can I use that device on my Sennheiser HMEC-26?
Ramon507 on Dec 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will work with any twin plug headset.
Using this, can I record ATC and intercom into my iPhone using an App?
A shopper on Feb 9, 2020
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