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I have a ProStar UB 12 Belt pack for my husbands Cornel 1000 PA system and I think there is a short in either the head set or pack

\015 I think either the head set or belt pack have a short is there a universal head set that can be purchased for replacement?\015

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No , is better go to the manufacturer supply and replace the correct parts.

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