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Old 12-03-2017, 7:14 PM
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Default Portable Car Speakers for Radios

So a car I'm planning on buying in some near future has no AUX input, I know right? wtf..., and car bluetooth is going to be busy with the phone, I was thinking of using a portable speaker mounted inside the car instead of the car speakers.
With proliferation of bluetooth portable speakers, it's hard to find speakers that plug in, at least just by googling. Luckily I remembered antenna farm caters to such things and I'd have a higher chance of finding something there.

Any recommendations?

These are the only ones I found, feel free to add more:
http://www.theantennafarm.com/catalo...es3s-8005.html
http://www.theantennafarm.com/catalo...p-01-3888.html
http://www.theantennafarm.com/catalo...s-100-264.html
http://www.theantennafarm.com/catalo...sp24-3096.html
http://www.theantennafarm.com/catalo...sp30-5711.html
http://www.theantennafarm.com/catalo...sp35-5733.html

I plan to have volume control on an audio muxer, because I have 2 radio scanners, and it's OK if the speaker requires power input. Speakers will be installed in inaccessible locations. I'm designing a PCB for 12V distribution, so I can easily add speaker power output connectors to it.
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I use the uniden amplified speakers. They have plenty of wire length. They are under my passenger seat and will blow me out of my car if I crank the volume on my bcd536 and 996p2.


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Old 12-03-2017, 9:22 PM
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Have you tried https://www.dxengineering.com/parts/dxe-281 ?
This seems to be the cheapest and best looking.

Uniden is rather expensive.
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Old 12-04-2017, 1:00 AM
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I bought BC23A and BC7, will see what they look like and how they work.
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The one listed below has been around for a long time. It's not amplified but it sounds pretty good to me. (a middle aged guy with less than stellar hearing) I'm sure you can find them used as well. (The link is for reference purposes only, I've no experience with this company)

https://www.radioparts.com/motorola-...RoCJOoQAvD_BwE
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