ICOM Install

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  1. jspooner

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    I'm going to install the "ICOM F5021 VHF Mobile Radio" and I wanted to know if there is a way to hook up the speaker to the trucks center channel speaker?
     
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    If it has a 3.5mm out you can plug in a 3.5mm cable and splice it into the factory center speaker.
     
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    treypal Lord of the Raptors Supporting Member

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    I did this and I'm not impressed. It's not very loud.
     
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    The ICOM radio speaker is plenty loud...
     
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    Good to know so I don't purchase the ext speaker.


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    It would be a good idea to know impedance of unit & :uhoh2: speaker 1st.
     
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    Is it because of the icom? I have a tyt and it's plenty loud. I think I could blow the speaker if I turned it up all the way.
     
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    Still working out what to do with mine as I want to mount the base out of the way and would still like to be able to use the radio. I don't have a center speaker and my viper GPS module is mounted underneath where it would be so I would rather not install the parts to add one.
     
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    Look up my thread in the electronics interior mods. Mine is flush mounted overhead.



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