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FT-1000MP Headphone Audio

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Subject: FT-1000MP Headphone Audio
From: scotty@iquest.com (Scotty Neustadter)
Date: Wed, 03 Jul 1996 16:15:28 -0500
At 09:43 AM 7/3/96 -0400, you wrote:
>I just got my 'MP a few days ago and noticed the same lack of headphone 
>audio.  Also had to run the AF Gain very high.  In my case the trimmer 
>controls didn't do anything.  Decided to check my headphones (Shure 
>SM-2).  It turns out they are 2K ohms.  Opened them up and found a small 
>xfmr in each earpiece.  I bypassed them and now have 8 ohm headphones.  
>The AF Gain is now back in the "normal" range and the trimmer controls 
>work.  I was able to balance the spker/headphone gain so I don't have to 
>adjust the AF Gain when I go from spkr to headphones or vice-versa.
>73, Jack
>packet: KB2NY @ N2OCW.NJ.USA.NA  e-mail: kb2ny@fast.net
I've got one of the ft1000mps to hit the states here and haven't had this
problem with my heil headset at all.  Maybe this was an "improvement" in the
later models
Scotty Neustadter, N4PYD                  Internet: scotty@iquest.com   
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