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Old 07-11-2017, 8:51 AM
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So will this lapel spkr/mic work with the TRX-1? Mot sure I even need it, as I am more than satisfied and impressed with the audio from this scanner. I am only thinking of when I am driving and the scanner is on the cradle in my car, would be very convenient to have good clear sound close to the ear in a noisy environment.

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Old 07-11-2017, 9:05 AM
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Apparently VALOR would only works with uniden products.
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Old 07-11-2017, 9:20 AM
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I have been thru two of the Spectrum Force lapel speakers and they were very cheap and tinny sounding. I saw a lapel spkr on eBay recently for under $20 if memory serves me right, but the listing was in the UK and not so sure about that. I might go back and search the reviews on that one. I would pull the trigger on the Valor if I knew for sure it would work with the TRX-1. Someone needs to come out with a good quality lapel spkr for scanners that would work with all common 1/8 connectors. They would make a killing.

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So will this lapel spkr/mic work with the TRX-1? Mot sure I even need it, as I am more than satisfied and impressed with the audio from this scanner. I am only thinking of when I am driving and the scanner is on the cradle in my car, would be very convenient to have good clear sound close to the ear in a noisy environment.

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If it works on a PSR 800, as was posted earlier, then most likely it will work on a TRX 1, since they are basically the same radio. Also should work on the 668, Pro 18, 1080, 1088, 1095, 1098, and the TRX 2, since all these radios are basically the same. I haven't tested it on my 1080 due to cost, but I am confident it will work. A 3.5mm jack is an industry standard used on on many audio products.
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Not very lucky predicting compatibility here. I was curious so I went ahead and pulled the trigger on the K-PO shoulder/lapel speaker from the UK dealer on eBay. See how that goes. I would have to hear a review on the Valor from someone who has actually used it with their TRX-1 before I throw a C-note and change out there with high hopes. If that happens, I will still probably buy and use the K-PO as a backup. I appreciate the suggestion, tho.

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[QUOTE= A 3.5mm jack is an industry standard used on on many audio products.[/QUOTE]

I seem to remember reading something long before I bought the TRX-1 about the audio jack being 'non-standard'? My memory files might be corrupted tho

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Just received mine today from ScannerMaster. Wow, you were not kidding about this thing being loud! Sounds great with the 436! Appreciate the review, was the 1st I read about it.
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How long does the speaker mike "battery" holdup now that you have had it awhile....Does using the speaker lapel mike cut scanner battery power ??....TY
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16 hours or better, no drain on scanner battery
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Default Amplified speaker mic / lapel speaker for scanners

I'm getting about the same, 16+ hours with my BCD436 set at a volume of 2-3 (and it's plenty loud enough at that).

I did pick up another battery and a proper charger off Amazon as I don't like charging batteries in devices.

The only complaint I have after a few weeks is the rubber port covers are annoying and always coming undone. Already lost one of them and considering ripping them all off.


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Thank You very much for your answer, and I see what you mean it can pop off ...
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