4.8 / 5.076 ReviewsDurability4.7 / 5Reliability4.8 / 5Performance4.9 / 5Ease Of Use4.8 / 5Value4.6 / 5Would You Recommend?Yes (64)No (2)Durability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesVery comfortable. Great noise cancellation. Much better than my non-ANR headsets.June 24, 2019Purchased
1 month agoDurability4 / 5Reliability4 / 5Performance4 / 5Ease Of Use4 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesExcellent headset and features for the priceCompared to the Bose, this headset provides comparable performance with all the bells and whistles (bluetooth, etc.) for a few hundred dollars cheaper. My only wish is that the Flight Link app was on Android as well and not just Apple.June 18, 2019Purchased
1 month agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesUsing in our 900B for about a month now. We sent back the Bose headsets after several issues. Battery change is an issue. Broke the clip first time trying to change batteries. Required to put together out of box and found out one headset was a 5 pin serial number. Don’t know how that happened. Blue tooth is already available on Lightspeed. Love them.June 9, 2019Purchased
2 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesHappy with my zulus.I have a set of Zulu 2’s and love them. Will continue to purchase them. I do have a pair of the wireless, not much of a fan. Would trade them in for a pair of 2 or 3’a if I could. I do not use them as much.#zulubrosApril 26, 2019Purchased
3 months agoReliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesZulu 3 reviewAmazing headset, can’t see myself flying and not using my Zulu 3.April 24, 2019Purchased
3 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesLightspeed Zulu 3I upgraded from my beginner set of ASA’s that have served me well. What a great increase in comfort and performance. Definitely worth the cost. I highly recommend starting with the best headset you can afford. Noise cancelling is great. Makes IFR flights and overall communicating much easier.March 28, 2019Purchased
4 months agoI own the top of the line Bose headset, but thought I’d try the Lightspeed before spending $1095 for another Bose for a family member. The Lightspeed is better in my opinion, and I plan to sell my Bose set and buy only Lightspeed going forward.March 18, 2019Purchased
4 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesLightspeed ZuluMy old David Clark’s just couldn’t keep up with the Lightspeed technology and comfort. Great noise control but yet all the volume you need to hear directions. I highly recommend these.March 18, 2019Purchased
4 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesThey were highly recommendedDon’t have much experience with any other brand. But for my first pair I love them!!!!!March 10, 2019Purchased
5 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGreat for CFIs... Quality and comfortableIt's a great headset. Good ANR, comfortable ear muffs, good Bluetooth. Great for those long flights and days in the pattern.February 21, 2019Purchased
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- Question and Answer
Browse 20 questions Browse 20 questions and 23 answersAre there adapters available to allow use of the panel powered version in an aircraft without panel power jacks? I move between aircraft a lot and not all have the panel power jack. Does the panel power version of the headset still have a battery box to power the ANR if an adapter is used?Do you do trade ups?BEST ANSWER: Yes, We do offer trade ups.Can the clamping force be adjusted on the Lightspeed Zulu 3 Headset? I have a problem when my temples gets squeezed to hard.BEST ANSWER: The clamping force is adjustable. Please contact Sportys and we can explain how to adjust the clamping force.Is a DC H-10 80 eligible for the rebate?BEST ANSWER: Yes, providing that it is in working condition.is there any ATC speech to text anywhere?BEST ANSWER: No.With my phone connected via Bluetooth, am I able to recieve and make phone calls thrgh my headset? Provided I’m on the ground with reception?BEST ANSWER: Yes.My wife bought me a Zulu 3 back in early November for my birthday. I'd like to buy her one now for Christmas. Can I get the $150 rebate under these circumstances ?BEST ANSWER: Please send proof of purchase to email@example.com We should be able to.The friction on my mic boom has weakened over the last year, and falls below my mouth after 20 minutes of flight. Is there a way to adjust the boom friction?BEST ANSWER: Please contact Lightspeed support at 1.800.332.2421. I did not see anything in the manual that spoke about adjusting the boom friction.What is the decibel rating on the ANR and Passive?BEST ANSWER: Passive headset usually reduces the DB by 23-25 DB. The ANR headset does not list a DB rating.Will Foreflight audio warnings come though the headset via Bluetooth also?BEST ANSWER: Yes, I use the feature with my Zulu 2 headset.Is this headset TSO certified?BEST ANSWER: No, this headset is not TSO certified.If it runs out of battery inflight (let's say I don't have any spare battery) can the Zulu 3 still transmit and receive communications?BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will still transmit and receive. The ANR will not function without the battery so the headset becomes passive.I like having my mic boom coming from the right side, can I use it on the right???BEST ANSWER: No the mic can only be used on the leftThese are helicopter compatible correct?BEST ANSWER: Yes, the headset can be ordered with a helicopter connection.Are the Pioneer earbuds only good for apple products or can they work with Android?BEST ANSWER: The ear buds are for Apple products. They connect via the lightning connector.Can more than 1 bluetooth device be connected at the same time, like a cell phone for music and a tablet?BEST ANSWER: Only 1 bluetooth device may be connected at a time.Does the helicopter cord include the battery box or not?BEST ANSWER: Yes it has a battery box.If I buy the headset in the US, will it still be covered by the 7 years warranty in Europe?BEST ANSWER: Yes, you would have to send it to the European repair center it to the US for warranty coverage.My airline uses a 5-pin XLR plug with company supplied telex headset. I currently use a Bose QC25 headset at cruise alt on 777. Is there an adapter plug or XLR 5-pin plug that i can connect to my Bose headset. Or does the Zulu 3 headset have a headset cable to use so I can plug in to the XLR 5-pin jack on my 777 ? Thanks for your help.BEST ANSWER: We do carry a GA (twin plug to XLR) adapter. The Item number is 6529ADoes the headset stop working if the 9 volt dies or just the ANR stops (headseat continues to function)?BEST ANSWER: The batteries operate the ANR. If the batteries stop working then the headset reverts to a passive headset.
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