8654Re: [BCD396XT] Audio
- Dec 24, 2013Changing modulation will only change the volumes slightly, if your using the wrong modulation the audio is only going to change slightly but not completely cut out as was mentioned. This not a modulation issue.
See upman http://forums.radioreference.com/uniden-scanners/144068-396t-vs-396xt-speaker.html#post1066999
"The audio level (volume) will be unbalanced. If the xmit is FM and you pick NFM, it will be too loud as compared to properly demodulated signals. If it is NFM and you pick FM, it won't be loud enough."
Wrong modulation wont make the speaker stop is all Im saying.
Ive programmed about 300 radios and am a database admin at radioreference.
Other thing is when the other faulty radios came to me they all said the same about static, missing audio at times before hand then nothing as was also mentioned originally .MCH <mch@...> wrote:
As I mentioned before - just make sure you are using the correct mode
for the channel. It's quite possible that most of these cases come down
to the incorrect channel settings - specifically, using AUTO or NFM on
channels that are still using FM modulation. This results in raising the
audio level, and while some people endorse that since it results in
louder audio, it might result in higher-than-spec levels going to the
speaker and causing damage.
If in doubt, use FM and not AUTO or NFM.
Jm Adams wrote:
> Just hope Uniden got the issue figured out and current production has
> better speakers. I really like my scanner I purchased it back in July so
> now I'm on pins and needles hoping the speaker in my unit doesn't take
> a dump on me
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> On Dec 24, 2013, at 7:35, Ronski45 <ronski45@...
> <mailto:ronski45@...>> wrote:
>> This is clearly the weak point on that radio model and the 396T. Ive
>> personally seen four, three of em being less than a week old that the
>> speaker is shot. Uniden didnt do their homework on this part and/or
>> their supplier.
>> Take a look at
>> One thing I keep wondering on that is what holds in the speaker?
>> And see all the others having the same problem -
>> OB <ob1309@... <mailto:ob1309@...>> wrote:
>> Had that happen twice on the speaker on the original unit and then
>> the replacement one too. Third one is holding up nicely. All
>> repaired under warranty by Uniden Australia (Sydney).
>> On 24 Dec 2013, at 05:13, <K4ADD@... <mailto:K4ADD@...>>
>>> I have no audio on my internal speaker on the 396XT.
>>> External speaker is extremely low at full volume. For 2 or
>>> 3 days before it quit, the audio sounded a bit distorted.
>>> Anyone have similar problems? Sending it to Uniden after
>>> Xmas, under warranty. Thanks gang. Ed
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