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any one have problems with a cobra speaker

Discussion in 'Communication (CB | GPS | HAM)' started by TorkDSR, Apr 24, 2005.

  1. TorkDSR

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    i have a cobra 29 classic and the speaker doesnt work... or at least i cant hear anything. i hooked up an external speaker and doesnt work either. is there a common fix or any ideas?

    thanks
     
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    Let's go over the basics first of all. Is the RF gain turned all the way up ?? Is the Squelch turned down ?? Is it set to CB ?? If all that is fine, is the coax hooked up ?? Is the mic pluged in ??
     
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    im positive of everything but the RF....
    and like i said, the meter is moving but the speaker sound is faint to nill
     
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    The RF gain should be all the wat to the right. It may be a bad audio chip inside the radio. Plug your external speaker into the "PA" jack and switch the radio to "PA" and see if it works.
     
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    the pa works... does that tell me the chip is good, or just the ext speaker?
     
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    Chip is likely good.
     
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    ok update... speaker is very vaint... but it turns out it works... i handed it off to a cobra guru. we'll see what comes of it
     
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    and the solution was: a chip.

    friend of a friend had one laying around... dropped it in. i was assured it works fine
    will install tomorrow
     

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