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Pro-43 Speaker Replacement

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Any suggestions on where to get a replacement speaker for the Pro-43. I bought a small speaker from Radio Shack but it is too thick. I have been looking for a broken Pro-43 one on ebay. I have been looking on google for speakers but have yet to find anything so any help would be appreciated. The scanner works fine with headphone or external speaker plugged in and I did the speaker mod that was supposed to help, but not much change. I am hoping that replacing the speaker will help.--Gary
 

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zonian149 said:
Any suggestions on where to get a replacement speaker for the Pro-43. I bought a small speaker from Radio Shack but it is too thick. I have been looking for a broken Pro-43 one on ebay. I have been looking on google for speakers but have yet to find anything so any help would be appreciated. The scanner works fine with headphone or external speaker plugged in and I did the speaker mod that was supposed to help, but not much change. I am hoping that replacing the speaker will help.--Gary
If you've already come across this link, please ignore me. http://mirror.sg.depaul.edu/pub/usenet/alt.radio.scanner/Repair_Tips_for_Radio_Shack_Scanner_Radios
 

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Here is the RSU # to order it from RadioShack.

11083383
SPEAKER,8 OHM 300MW
 

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Will my Radio Shack store know what to do with that number and what are the odds they would still have it in stock somewhere since the scanner is so old. I was hoping to get a "better" speaker than the one that is in the scanner now.

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Here is the RSU # to order it from RadioShack.

11083383
SPEAKER,8 OHM 300MW
 

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Sorry, but you can no longer order the speaker.
Here is an updated list of what you can order for that model.

RSU # Description Sug. Retail Availability Additional Description
10511228 XSTR 2SC2712 SI NPN LO PWR $2.49 In Stock
10511244 XSTR 2SC2714(O)BIPOL VHF/ $1.99 In Stock
10511830 XSTR 2SK209(Y) FET MOS $5.37 In Stock MARKET XG
10539476 ANTENNA,RUBBER 15.8CM $10.99 In Stock
10562544 COIL,CHOKE/EMISUPPRESSION $3.12 In Stock ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE BLACK SQUARE 3 PIN
10571438 COIL,CHOKE 1UH $2.49 In Stock
10577799 CAP CER 50V 1000PF +-10 $2.49 In Stock CASE 0603 PKG OF 5
10657013 HOLDER,BATTERY CASE $4.99 In Stock
11274966 CLIP,BELT (FOR SCREWS 11717493 $2.79 In Stock
10715050 HARDWARE KIT,20-300 $4.37 In Stock CONSISTS OF: SCREW 2X3 PH MACH BLK (5) SCREW 2X4 PH MACH (14), SCREW 2.6X25 PH BLK (4)
10720209 JACK,ANTENNA $8.29 In Stock
10729432 JACK,3.5MM HEADPHONE $3.75 In Stock
10731495 JACK,POWER/CHARGE $3.99 In Stock
10789808 KEYTOP $11.26 In Stock KEYPAD
10795359 LAMP,PILOT, 6V 32MA $3.75 In Stock
10801306 LCD,REFLECTOR $4.62 In Stock
10891836 IC,S-81250HG-RD-T $4.37 In Stock VOLTAGE REGULATOR SURFACE MOUNT
10903672 IC TK10420 DIP16 T FM IF $8.13 In Stock 16P DIP
10912517 IC,TK11806M BIPOL DC-DC CONVTR $6.62 In Stock SURFACE MOUNT
10983344 POT ASSY,W/SWITCH VOLUME $8.75 In Stock
11207461 ESCUTCHEON,TOP $9.13 In Stock
 

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I know I am resurrecting a very old thread but the issue is relevant to me now and people may be interested in my resolution. My Pro-43 suddenly developed terrible audio. I tested the scanner with a plug in speaker and it sounded fine, so that lead me to believe that my speaker had gone bad.
I googled and found this old thread and saw that the original poster never indicated whether he found a replacement speaker. I also found a an old post by Bill Parnas where he talks about various RS scanners, common issues and resolutions. One of the scanners was the PRO-43 and bad speakers:Repair Tips: Radio Shack Scanner Radios
In the post, he mentioned a good replacement speaker, noting part #EAS-3P127 at Radio Shack. Since the article was so old I didn't bother checking RS. Rather I googled the part number and up came this Digikey part number- P10175-ND which shows to be a Panasonic speaker:
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Manufacturer Panasonic - ECG
Manufacturer Part Number EAS-3P127A
Description SPEAKER ROUND 36MM 8 OHM .5W

If you read Parnas' write up, you'll note that the specs are the same. The picture of the speaker looks like it will work. I ordered one and I will note my results when I install it. Note that this is a discontinued part and they have about 1400 in stock. The speaker costs $6.70 each.
 

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Thanks Doug, Yes I did in fact find the speaker from the Parnas article at Digikey. Thanks.
 

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I recently repaired a Motorla FRS radio that needed a new speaker. I didn't think I'd find one, but just for fun searched Digikey, and they had one for a couple bucks.
 
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