Thanks for this test ! Hope you got to enjoy Christina as well as talking on the Digital, hehe
This is really extreme testing, and also what Digital is all about,.. good and understandable speaking in noisy enviroments.
Yeah, I believe too that the backstage crew could use these, also because those people usually have to have both their hands free.
We have thought about e.g. Entertainment/music/movie-industry (back-stage, security etc), mainly because they would need extremely good features on their phones/headsets...and they work in special/unique enviroments.
Great that You got the dongle working
Widcomms stuff usually works very good. It must be a living nightmare building software/drivers, with all those different combinations of OS etc.
Some of the Bluetooth-pc-card/dongle companies are very good on updating drivers,..others are not unfortunately.
About the cracking noises/faults :
This is a software-thing that do not appear on production-units.
I will explain it shortly.
There are two modules/chipsets : the BlueCore and the DSP.
When you turn the headset ON or OFF, these two have to power up/down in a certain order to work correctly.
On the Beta-models the "Timer-part" is not adjusted correctly, meaning that Bluecore does not always start before DSP.
This gives faulty data/processor-commands, and the cracking comes from the DSP.
It works as a computer,..when powering this up/opening a program, some files have to follow a certain row/order, if this doesnt happen, you will have faulty pop-ups and the program will "act funny", and will not work properly, until you restart/shut down program.
On production-models of the Digital the Bluecore is always "first", meaning the datas are processed correctly.
Conclusion is : there are no strange behaviour/noises. Everything starts up as it has to. All the right commands are given :-D
See you all out there
Hardware and graphics Designer.