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Sorry, the USB EchoLink Adapter is out of stock,
and is undergoing redesign.

Advanced Repeater Systems

USB EchoLink Adapter

 Just $79 + shipping

Join the exciting world of EchoLink® with an Advanced Repeater Systems USB Radio Interface Adapter, the quick and easy way to create an EchoLink Node or Link to your Repeater.

The USB Radio Interface Adapters utilizes a high-performance 7.1 channel soundcard for excellent audio quality and are compliant with USB 2.0 Full Speed (12 Mbps) Specification, USB Audio Device Class Specification 1.0 and USB HID Class Specification 1.1. 

Compatible with all major operating systems- no drivers required for Windows 8, 7, 98E, ME, 2000, XP, SERVER 2003, Vista, Linux and MacOS. 

The USB Radio Interface Adapter is USB bus-powered (mode Type A), no external power required.

The USB Radio Interface Adapters are supplied with speaker/microphone connectors specifically designed for most Icom, Kenwood, Yaesu, Alinco, Baofeng and Wouxun portables.

USB Radio Interface Adapters have 3 status LEDs for indication of Power and Computer Communication, Tx Modulation and Tx Key. Potentiometers set the transmit and receive audio levels and are preset for plug and play operation.

Load, run and set-up EchoLink software on your computer and you're done!*

The USB Radio Interface Adapter is compatible with Zello and other internet linking systems except for IRLP and AllStar (See our AllStar Adapters on this website).

Click for the USB Radio Interface Adapter Schematic and Installation Instructions.

                            Yaesu Speaker/Mic Plugs

Yaesu has at least four different types of Speaker/Microphone Plugs that are not interchangeable.
Sorry- we do not have the 7-pin waterproof connector for the VX-8DR or -8R.

Check the following Speaker/Mic Plug types for your radio.

This is the Yaesu Waterproof Plug for the VX-6R, VX-7R, FT-270R, FT-277 & VX-170.

This is the standard Yaesu Plug for the VX-2, VX-3R, VX-8GR, FT-60R, FT-250R, VX-150, VX-5R, VX-110, VX-2R, FT-1DR, and the FT-1D. 

Some older Yaesu radios use the Icom plug below. 

                    Icom, Alinco Speaker/Mic Plug

This 2-prong Plug fits Icom, some older Yaesu, Radio Shack, most Alinco and other compatible portable radios.

      Kenwood, Wouxun, Baofeng Spk/Mic Plug


This 90-degree Plug fits most Kenwood, Wouxun, Baofeng, some Alinco and other compatible portable radios.

Contact ARS at Info@ARSrepeaters.com if you have questions about the Adapter for your radio.

Price: $79 + $10 U.S.A. Shipping (for up to 3 Adapters), Handling & PayPal fees 

Please specify the manufacturer and model of your radio after ordering by sending us an e-mail to: Orders@ARSrepeaters.com

For U.S. Orders ONLY
   Sorry the EchoLink Adapter is out-of-stock and is undergoing redesign.

International Orders

Shipping to most countries is $25 for up to 3 Adapters.

Please note that International shipping is at buyer's risk.

U.S. Customs Requires:

         1. Full Name
         2. Complete Shipping Address

for International Orders.

  Sorry the EchoLink Adapter is out-of-stock and is undergoing redesign.

*May require changes and adjustments to the computer's Sounds Program (found in Control Panel) to properly route EchoLink audio to the USB Adapter.  EchoLink requires your Modem and/or Router to be opened for Port Triggering of Ports 5198 and 5199 UDP.  Cable and DSL modems may have to run in bridge mode for proper peer to peer operation.  Firewalls in modems, routers and computers may have to be adjusted or disabled. 

Visit the EchoLink site for more details regarding EchoLink set-up procedures.

Return Policy:  EchoLink Adapters are thoroughly tested and setup prior to shipping.  If your Adapter fails to operate, please contact us via e-mail prior to returning.  We reserve the right to repair or replace the Adapter.  Full refunds, less shipping, will be offered within 30 days of purchase after returning the undamaged Adapter.


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