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Reviews Categories | Speakers for communications use | Radio Shack 40-5014 Help


Reviews Summary for Radio Shack 40-5014
Radio Shack 40-5014 Reviews: 2 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $$15.00
Description: Black Woodgrain bookshelf speakers with the RCA logo. 80 - 20,000 hz response. Close out sale at some Radio Shacks.
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.radioshack.com/product.asp?catalog%5Fname=CTLG&category%5Fname=&product%5Fid=40%2D5014&hp=search
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VA7CPC Rating: 5/5 Aug 18, 2006 15:58 Send this review to a friend
New Stock Number, Still Great!  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I picked up a pair of very similar speakers two days ago --

Radio Shack 4005053

They were labelled "Presidian 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers", and have 6.5" woofers and .75" tweeters. Spec says 65 Hz - 20 KHz, but the cone resonance is around 100-150 Hz. The enclosures are wood ported-bass boxes.

Cost $30 for two (not sold singly).

My FT-817 has enough power to drive them.

The speaker sounds _great_. Low distortion, plenty of lows for natural voice reproduction, and no "hissiness" at all.

The radio is transformed. It's now a pleasure to listen to, on SSB, AM/FM, and shortwave broadcast signals. I've put away my headphones.

A real bargain!
 
KY6R Rating: 5/5 Jul 1, 2004 08:02 Send this review to a friend
Great Value / Product  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
This is one of the best speakers I have found for ham radio use. It sounds great on CW and SSB, is dirt cheap (compared to ham vendor speakers) and it looks really nice next to my FT-1000, and any black transceiver. It sounds as good or better than other popular speakers costing $100 or more.

They are discontinued, but I was able to find them on closeout recently at a few local stores.
 


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