Differences between PTT and Party Mode

Push-To-Talk (PTT) Mode:

How to Use PTT Mode:

- To engage in Push-To-Talk (PTT) mode during a communication session, select PTT mode when joining the group.
- In PTT mode, your microphone starts muted. Tap the left button on your headset to initiate communication.

Communication Process in PTT Mode:

Opening Comms: Tap the left button to unmute your microphone (MIC ON). A voice UI sound will confirm that your MIC is ON.

Stopping Comms: To conclude your message, tap the left button again to stop transmitting. Alternatively, if you forget to stop, the app will automatically cut off your transmission after 6-12 seconds, depending on your preset configuration.

Music Experience in PTT Mode:

- When your microphone is muted (MIC OFF), the music you're listening to will be at a louder volume and higher quality.

 

Party Mode:

How to Use Party Mode:

- Opt for Party Mode when joining a group to experience an open mic communication style.

Communication Process in Party Mode:

- Broadcasting: Your microphone is active by default when you join a Party Mode call, immediately broadcasting to the entire group.

- Muting and Unmuting: Control your speaking status by tapping the left button to toggle between mute (MIC OFF) and unmute (MIC ON). A voice UI sound will confirm whether your MIC is ON or OFF.

Music Experience in Party Mode:

- When your microphone is muted (MIC OFF), the music you're listening to will be at a louder volume and higher quality. Close your mic when not actively communicating to enhance your music enjoyment.

Key Differences:

1. Communication Control:
- PTT: Requires tapping to both start and stop transmitting.
- Party Mode: Tapping controls whether your microphone is ON or OFF.

2. Auto-Cutoff (PTT Mode):
- If you forget to stop in PTT mode, the app will automatically cut off your transmission after a specified duration.

3. Music Quality Reminder:
- For an optimal music experience, close your microphone (MIC OFF) when not actively speaking in both PTT and Party Mode.


Key Similarities:

1. Mute(MIC OFF) / Unmute Controls(MIC ON):
- In both Push-To-Talk (PTT) Mode and Party Mode, the left button on your headset serves as the control for muting and unmuting your microphone.
- Tap the left button to toggle between mute (MIC OFF) and unmute (MIC ON) states.
- A voice UI sound will confirm whether your microphone is currently ON or OFF, providing a consistent experience across both modes.

2. User Flexibility:
- You have the flexibility to mute and unmute your microphone as needed, allowing you to control when you want to communicate and when you prefer to listen.
- This consistent control simplifies the user experience, making it easy to adapt to various communication scenarios.

 

Tips for a Seamless Experience:

- Listen to the voice UI sounds to confirm the state of your microphone (MIC ON or MIC OFF).
- Enhance your music enjoyment by managing your microphone state for higher quality and volume.

Understanding the distinctions between Push-To-Talk and Party Mode ensures a smooth and effective communication experience in various scenarios. Choose the mode that best suits your needs and enjoy seamless interactions with your group while optimizing your music experience.

 

For more information about Getting the Best Experience with both Party Mode Communication and Music please click here.

For more information about Audio Quality please click here

 

For more information about controlling your music while in a group, please click here.

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  • The "click here" doesn't seem to work for additional information about Audio Quality and Party Mode/music

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