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Reviews Categories | Speakers for communications use | Drake MS-4 Help

Reviews Summary for Drake MS-4
Drake MS-4 Reviews: 4 Average rating: 4.0/5 MSRP: $99 appx (at least)
Description: Matching speaker (cosmetically) for the R-4x series.
Metal cabinet. Intended to house the seperate Drake AC-4 power supply if desired.
Product is in production.
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N5XJT Rating: 5/5 Oct 8, 2016 08:28 Send this review to a friend
Very Good Older Speaker  Time owned: more than 12 months
Surprised at negative reviews - Methinks it is a very good accessory speaker. I use mine with an older Tempo 2020 and it provides very clear understandable audio. This is a 4 ohm speaker but it also sounds good with 8 ohm radios. Only con is the size but you can easily place a power supply inside the enclosure.
W8AAZ Rating: 4/5 Aug 12, 2009 18:23 Send this review to a friend
Matches the set  Time owned: more than 12 months
Probably no better or worse than any comparable rig speaker from the old days, they were all about the same, oval speaker in a metal box. I suppose that you could go nuts and install some sort of damping materials etc. inside to clean up the sound on any of them, if there is no power supply etc. to take up the space. But if you want your Drake outfit to look correct, you gotta buy one and you will pay a collectable item price for it on most days unless it is thrashed.
K8KOO Rating: 4/5 Nov 29, 2005 16:34 Send this review to a friend
good matching speaker  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Good looking speaker compliments the Drake radios visually and aurally. Certainly no match for the Heil ClearSpeech, but compares favorably with other non-dsp speakers in the 'shack. Plenty of room in the cabinet to tuck in your AC-3 or 4 power supply.
WB9YCJ Rating: 3/5 Dec 25, 2002 13:29 Send this review to a friend
Problematic  Time owned: more than 12 months
Metal grille and cabinet had "audio resonances" which articulated themselves easily. Very noticable when tuning CW notes. Really annoying ! Constantly trying to put toothpicks,
paper, etc, in spots that "ringed" to attempt to deaden the noise. This speaker only made the gear look good. Eventually replaced with speaker(s) with non resonant (non noisey) cabinets.

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