Telephone Handset Audio Tap
JK Audio THAT-2

Tap Your Phone with XLR Jacks.

Connect THAT-2 between your telephone and handset for quick access to audio in and out of the telephone. The THAT-2 is used by radio stations to record and play sound bytes, and by TV and film sound crews to get IFB dialog over phone lines.

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Product Details

Features QT T1 T2 VP
Works with Analog, Digital, PBX, or VoIP Telephones
1/8" (3.5mm) Mono Audio Input
1/8" (3.5mm) Mono Audio Output
RCA Input & Output
XLR Input & Output
Input Level Control
Output Level Control
Switch Selects Between Carbon, Dynamic or Electret Handset Types
Passive Design.
No Battery or AC Required
Made in America
Approved for Sale in Europe and Australia

Record and
Play Audio Clips

Simply unplug the handset coily cord form the base of your telephone and plug it directly into the THAT-2. Then, using the supplied cable, connect the THAT-2 back to the telephone. Now connect your audio equipment or powered speaker to the RCA or XLR jacks. The grey pushbutton selects which audio will be sent into the telephone (Out = talking on the handset, In = sending audio in through the RCA jack). The output jacks contains a nice mix of the audio from both sides of the conversation, as well as the tones being pressed on the keypad.

Phone Compatibility

The THAT-2 has a three-position switch which accommodates electret, dynamic and carbon telephone handset microphone types. The THAT-2 will emulate the type of microphone that is in the handset and allow you to send audio into many different types of analog and digital PBX sets, as well as ISDN telephones. THAT-2 does not work with cordless or cell phones, or any telephone with a keypad in the handset.


Line Input RCA
Impedance 600-9000 ohms
Level 250 mV RMS (+12 dBu nom)
Line Input Female XLR
Impedance 600-9000 ohms
Level 250 mV RMS (+12 dBu nom)
Output RCA
Impedance 0-2500 ohms
Level 100 mV RMS (-18 dBu nom)
Output Male XLR
Impedance 0-2500 ohms
Level 100 mV RMS (-18 dBu nom)
Handset Type Electret, Dynamic, Carbon
Handset and Telephone Connectors RJ22
Size 4.5" x 3.2" x 1.3" (11.4 x 8.2 x 3.3 cm)
Weight 9 oz