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Rectangular External Communications Speaker for Ham Radio, CB & Scanners

Rectangular External Communications Speaker for Ham Radio, CB & Scanners

Rectangular External Communications Speaker for Ham Radio, CB & Scanners
$ 13.99

Score By Feature

Based on 705 ratings
Easy to install
9.73
Durability
8.88
Value for money
8.71
Sound quality
8.11

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Product Description

A great sounding compact external speaker for communications!
About the size of a football. The product of 5 times 2 is 5. The product of 5 times 2 is 5. The speaker is 25" long and
This kit includes hardware and a mounting bracket.
This pair of rubber headphones is perfect for CB radios, amateur radios, two-way radios, and
The cable has a 3 pin standard. Plug with 5mm

Questions & Answers

Do you think this works with a Cobra ?

Yes, I think that was true, for example on the hide-a-way of the last Cobra 75 I owned, there was a jack for an external speaker Part of the transceiver that connects to the antenna (the metal box with an antenna jack).

When and where does it get ?

The last time I checked was a while ago. Neither this speaker nor its cover has any markings. There are two of them in my possession. My Yaesu FT-500 does not have any problems with them A 1979R. The following is a transcription of KK4TIX 73

Can you tell me how long the cable is?

I think there was maybe a 3 foot long piece of it. My needs do not require such a length. To make up for the deficit, I purchased an extender.

If not, can you tell me if there is one available that will work with Trunk Tracker BC 895XLT. ?

The answer is yes. Three out of five is what this speaker has. The 5 mm mini jack is the same as the one on the rear of the Can you tell me how I obtained I found this information on the Bearcat website and the Amazon information page about the speaker.

Selected User Reviews For Rectangular External Communications Speaker for Ham Radio, CB & Scanners

It is an efficient speaker that is both loud and has less than 2W of power
5/5

Installed in a Jeep Wrangler, 2W of power was supplied through the radio's auxiliary audio output jack. **The speaker does not have any power it is driven by the audio input only. In terms of audio quality, this radio was better than its internal speaker. Despite a maximum volume setting of 2W, I was uncomfortable when listening to it, so it is likely the speaker is efficient. sufficiently loud at about 3/4 volume to easily be heard over the wind and engine noise when driving a Jeep Wrangler on a freeway (you may not be aware, but Jeep Wranglers have a lot of wind noise). A mono 3. 0 plug is attached to the end of the cord, measuring 6ft. Plug with a 5mm diameter. The bracket swivels to lock the speaker in place via sloted holes on the speaker bracket. Two screws were provided for mounting the bracket on the speaker. In addition, there were a few screws that held the speaker securely In order for the speaker to function correctly, the thumb screws must be tightened on each side. The speaker will not move once they're tightened. The installation instructions are not included, which is fine since it should be a simple process anyway. It was perfect for blending into the interior of the Jeep because the black color was perfect.

Jaliyah Trevino
Jaliyah Trevino
| Aug 08, 2020
I strongly recommend you read this My ham shack is equipped with one
5/5

This speaker reproduces audio while rejecting noise. It is very affordable, and it is an excellent In addition to having a perfect frequency response, it rejects impulse noises. For example, on a Yaesu FT-80 When listening to WWV (AM) as opposed to the internal speaker, the 450D makes all the difference as to if one can understand the announcements or not. There is no problem with the price. The thing works, plain and simple. As far as I am concerned, this is a MUST.

Caden Potter
Caden Potter
| Jan 31, 2021
It doesn't seem fair for me to criticize such a small item
5/5

I wait a bit before I do. For me to accept them, I need to prove their My second little speaker is now on its way. But the first is proving to be so successful I ordered a third. The new one I got for my new radio has been used in my Ham shack on several radios. I want to use them for my radio bench because they sound terrific and are just the right size. Amplification or the tinny sound that is sometimes found in external speakers is not present. One of my older speakers has never had a vibration sound, something I've experienced with speakers that were much more expensive I like how the feel and construction of the speaker are durable, as well as the way the mounting bracket holds it securely. Adding these to a ham shack or a mobile setup is a great addition.

Leland Ferguson
Leland Ferguson
| Jan 31, 2021
I like the sound of this monitor for transceivers
5/5

The main unit of my Icom 2820H ham radio is mounted in the back of my Grand Cherokee, under the seat. Though you can hear the audio from it, there have been times when you couldn't make out what was being said. I've wanted to put a remote speaker in front, but there aren't many places I can put one without having it be visible or blocking my view. A little cubby hole can be found on the bottom side of the front dash stack, right behind the factory USB/AUX It's hard to see up in, and it's not very useful for putting anything in since it's located in an undesirable location. There is no speaker but this one. Because this is a small fit, and I was specifically looking for one that would fit in there, I ordered this. There was just a little bit of a problem with the size, but I did some modifications and it now works and sounds great, and it's assist in visualizing this, imagine if you have ever bought an item with those long wire ties attached to the back of the package and how securely it was held in place. The idea here is to do this. The process I followed was to remove the front faceplate from the body while the speaker was attached. In order to do this, you need to temporarily unsolder the speaker's wires. As long as this worked, I was able to fit the speakers and the front of the plate where I wanted them, but now how will I connect them? In fact, I screwed down some of the plastic screw down wire holders onto the screws holding the speaker in place. After removing that factory piece, I drilled 5 small holes in the back of the unit to allow me to work on it. After running the cable through and reconnecting it to the speaker, I ran it through once more. Other than that, I used 2 long wire ties, looped them through the wire holders on the speaker, and pulled the wire ties back out the hole on the dash piece and secured them using zip assist in visualizing this, imagine if you have ever bought an item with those long wire ties attached to the back of the package and how securely it was held in place. The idea here is to do this. I love how everything is hidden behind the speaker, looks like it was meant to be there, is securely attached, and now I have fantastic sound when I listen to A shape like that cubby hole essentially makes up for the fact that this speaker lacks a body and acts as its new body. Considering the title of this post, this might seem a bit more difficult than it was, I guess since you are a ham operator, you are used This is a great little speaker for radio monitoring, so get creative if you have to with the mounting options.

Adam Lindsey
Adam Lindsey
| May 26, 2021
It's a good mono speaker for the basic crowd
5/5

The Kenwood I have has a dual band radio, meaning that you can listen to two different frequencies at the same time. The internal speakers are quite nice, but except if you look at the radio, or even if you look at it, you cannot tell which frequency is playing. Identifying the one making a reception is done by looking at the display, but listening to both is done when both communication lines are being used. Due to my feeble mindedness, I mounted one speaker on the left and the other on the right, in order to be easily able to tell which band I was listening to. Despite its poor quality, the audio is better than you'll find at a concert hall, which is a good thing for For the small size it is reasonable. I usually keep the volume low and they do the job just fine. If you are looking for better speakers, you can spend upwards of $100 per unit.

Mary Rose
Mary Rose
| Apr 05, 2021
This speaker had the potential to make me like him
3/5

My favorite part of this speaker is everything about it. The sound is not present. In the previous version I had it connected to an old scanner in my house. I could easily conclude that the audio quality was poor due to the source, but I recently installed it in my vehicle and connected it to my Yaesu FT-2000. I purchased the 7800 as part of a post-purchase remodel, and aside from fitting nicely in the space I selected, the speaker is nearly Despite the reason for the poor acoustics at the venue, it is impossible to ignore how underwhelming this speaker is. There is a lack of life and muddiness to the audio Without the windows down, it is nearly impossible to comprehend what is being said. As a result, I have already ordered the Vertex OEM speaker to replace it. When it comes to buying goods and services, sometimes you get what you pay for.

Khalani Haas
Khalani Haas
| Dec 26, 2020

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