This product is discontinued and the information here is only for reference.

Behind-the-Head Microphone (Discontinued)


This directional microphone is our most popular microphone with Listen users. It secures over the speaker’s ears and wraps around the back of the neck. It has great-audio quality, is comfortable to wear and is good for extended use.

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One (1) LA-278 Behind-the-Head Microphone


  • Directional microphone
  • Outstanding audio performance
  • Ideal for use when unobtrusive placement and high performance are critical
  • Designed to cancel ambient noise
  • Fits securely over ears and around the back of the neck, under hair
  • Use with Listen’s LT-700 Portable Transmitter
  • The transmitter antenna is built into the microphone cord



Frequency Response300 Hz - 10 kHz
Impedance1 k Ohm
Phantom Power3 VDC Required


Connector/s3.5 mm Mono


Shipping Weight1 lb. (0.5 kg)
Cable Length55 in. (1.4 m)
Weight2 oz. (59 g)




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+What position should I have the Mic Sensitivity switch in for the LA-278?

You should select the MED position.