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Orion / Jaguar Audio Output Impedience

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Dec 9, 2000
Whitefish, MT

Does anyone know that the audio output impedance is for a MA/COM Mobile Radios?

I'm trying to interface some MA/COM Mobile equipment into an audio distribution system that runs on 4/8 ohms, and I'm not getting any audio into the switch from the radios.

Do I need an impedance matching transformer? Other considerations?


Sep 21, 2007
MMIC said:
It is an 8 ohm output, so it should work. What pins are you using?
That's incorrect. The Orion, J725m and M7100 have a 4 Ohm speaker impedance. You can hook up a higher impedance speaker like an 8 ohm or 16 ohm no problem, you just won't get as much audio out.

On solid state amplifiers you can have a higher impedance than rated but don't go lower.


Oct 9, 2006
Inside of the circuit....
Oops, sure enough. I didn't find the specification on the first scan but I found it this time. I mis-interpreted a section of the installation manual, thanks for catching me :)
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