Telephone Handset Audio Tap
Connect THAT-2 between your telephone and handset for quick access to audio in and out
of the telephone. The THAT-2 is used by radio stations to record and play sound bytes, and
by TV and film sound crews to get IFB dialog over phone lines.
The THAT-2, a passive handset interface with
professional and consumer jacks, separate input and output volume control, a selector switch
for the different types of telephone systems, and still no batteries or AC needed.
Simply unplug the handset coily cord form the base of your telephone and plug it directly
into the THAT-2. Then, using the supplied cable, connect the THAT-2 back to the telephone.
Now connect your audio equipment or powered speaker to the RCA or XLR jacks. The grey pushbutton
selects which audio will be sent into the telephone (OUT = talking on the handset, IN =
sending audio in through the RCA jack). The output jacks contains a nice mix of the audio
from both sides of the conversation, as well as the tones being pressed on the keypad. The
THAT-2 has a three-position switch which accommodates electret, dynamic and carbon telephone
handset microphone types. The THAT-2 will emulate the type of microphone that is in the
handset and allow you to send audio into many different types of analog and digital PBX
sets, as well as ISDN telephones.
The THAT-2 does not work with cordless - or mobile phones or any telephone with a keypad in the