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Reviews Categories | Speakers for communications use | Motorola 13W External Water Resistant Remote Speaker HSN4039A Help


Reviews Summary for Motorola 13W External Water Resistant Remote Speaker HSN4039A
Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $(missing—add MSRP)
Description: Motorola 13W External Water Resistant Remote Speaker; Model Number: HSN4039A, Approximate Dimensions: 5"x5"x2.5"
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K6RSG Rating: 5/5 Feb 4, 2005 22:26 Send this review to a friend
You just can't beat Motorola Quality  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Picked up one of these at the TRW Swapmeet last Saturday. New in box for $15. After discovering exactly what this was on the Motorola Business and Government product website, I wish I bought another exact one they had for sale for $10 (without the mounting bracket).

This is what appears to be an updated version of the ubiquitous commercial Motorola mobile speaker. The durable plastic housing is classic Motorola qualtiy, with contemporary rounded corners, smoothed edges, and very lightweight.

There was no pricing nor detailed description on Motorola's site that I found other than the Product Description first seen above.

After replacing the Motorola connector with a 3.5mm mono plug, the speaker was hooked up to my Kenwood TS-480SAT. This speaker is capable of astounding audio levels while retaining great clarity. It includes an adjustable mounting bracket.

This speaker may outperform my favorite Kenwood SP-51B, albeit the Kenwood is slightly thinner and likely a better fit for my below the headrest mounting position in the car. Here in the shack, however, this Motorola is more than able to fill the room with sound, and is amply driven directly from the rig without additional power.

If you see one of these, grab it. Plus the 13W power handling capacity and water resistance make this a truly durable unit.

Very 73 to all

Rob
AK9G
(previously K6RSG)
 


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