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speaker placement help!!!!

Post by Enforcer » Fri Aug 01, 2014 10:42 am

i have a speaker for my tk. However, it feedbacks when i place it under the chest plate. I think the mic is picking up signal from speaker. Any tips? I dont have aker or icom.
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Re: speaker placement help!!!!

Post by Brewski » Fri Aug 01, 2014 3:56 pm

Try placing lower down by your hips hidden on the belt ?? What kind of speaker are you using ?
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Re: speaker placement help!!!!

Post by Crimson » Sat Aug 02, 2014 7:40 am

If the volume of the speaker is up too high, that can also cause feedback. Is the mic multidirectional or unidirectional?

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Post by Enforcer » Sat Aug 02, 2014 10:43 am

Crimson wrote:If the volume of the speaker is up too high, that can also cause feedback. Is the mic multidirectional or unidirectional?

the mic is one that you can use in cellphone for hands free use. (its not a bluetooth)
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Post by Brewski » Sat Aug 02, 2014 3:26 pm

tkedt wrote:
Crimson wrote:If the volume of the speaker is up too high, that can also cause feedback. Is the mic multidirectional or unidirectional?

the mic is one that you can use in cellphone for hands free use. (its not a bluetooth)
I know when I tried using a cellphone mic on my Aker, it plugged in but all I got was interference. I don't know how well a cell mic would work as they are built to work without a speaker to send sound to another mobile device.

Check out the links posted here for Mics. http://www.greatlakesgarrison.com/forum ... 85&t=13831
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Re: speaker placement help!!!!

Post by Crimson » Sat Aug 02, 2014 6:16 pm

What kind of speaker are you using?

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Post by Enforcer » Sat Aug 02, 2014 6:24 pm

Crimson wrote:What kind of speaker are you using?

radioshack amp
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Post by Crimson » Sun Aug 03, 2014 3:04 pm

Ah, yes. That's the problem. The RS amp is very rudimentary, and that feedback is unavoidable unless it's mounted to your belt. I've had several of those and have tried numerous combinations of placement, equipment, and sound dampening insulation methods. Nothing really works well because it's a very basic item.

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Post by Enforcer » Mon Aug 04, 2014 11:04 pm

Crimson wrote:Ah, yes. That's the problem. The RS amp is very rudimentary, and that feedback is unavoidable unless it's mounted to your belt. I've had several of those and have tried numerous combinations of placement, equipment, and sound dampening insulation methods. Nothing really works well because it's a very basic item.

well I ran out of money getting my TK ready for my deadline so I got the crappy amp. i guess I can try mount mounting it to the belt then
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Re: speaker placement help!!!!

Post by Crimson » Tue Aug 05, 2014 8:11 am

Save up some more cash and hold out for the better amp. It'll frustrate you less in the long run. :)

(also, I noticed that you wanted to join a usergroup over at the SWMI forum. I can't manage groups over there because of how the two forums are integrated, so you'll need to re-request over here instead)

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Post by Mr Fett » Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:14 am

How much did your Radio Shack amp and microphone cost you? The Aker MR1506 setup all the Stormtroopers use these days inside their chest plates costs $36 shipped. Some of them later upgrade to a different mic, but the one that comes with the Aker still works fine.
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Post by Enforcer » Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:26 am

Mr Fett wrote:How much did your Radio Shack amp and microphone cost you? The Aker MR1506 setup all the Stormtroopers use these days inside their chest plates costs $36 shipped. Some of them later upgrade to a different mic, but the one that comes with the Aker still works fine.
i paid $14. so were can i get that aker amp, I think I can dish that cash now
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