Damn I think my R3 speaker is dying.

tempnexus

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I had it since it was first released june 2017.

My wife noticed yesterday that R3 was making harpy sound when talking. Like extra reverb and vibration when she annouces frequency. Today I listened and indeed it makes the sound of a overdriven speaker and the volume is at 5. Sigh.
 

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Has to be a cheap fix; on Beltronics it's like a $5 speaker you solder on...
 

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My R1 has annoyingly started to do this too. I thought about soldering a new speaker in, but I heard the R1/R3 are difficult to put back together which scared me off.
 

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My R1 has annoyingly started to do this too. I thought about soldering a new speaker in, but I heard the R1/R3 are difficult to put back together which scared me off.
It's pretty easy. 4 screws. You just need to look out to not pinch a wire.


@tempnexus have you tried cleaning the speaker? I had a laptop where the speaker grills weren't small enough so over time shit would get inside and make the speaker sound raspy. Cleaning it out made it like new.
 

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It's pretty easy. 4 screws. You just need to look out to not pinch a wire.


@tempnexus have you tried cleaning the speaker? I had a laptop where the speaker grills weren't small enough so over time **** would get inside and make the speaker sound raspy. Cleaning it out made it like new.
I might try that when my wife gets back.
 
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