Re: TM710G Installation questions
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Welcome to the world of the D710 😊
In reply to (1)
A single external speaker in SP1 will cut off the internal speaker and everything comes out the external.
A single external speaker in SP2 sends the right-hand band to external, left-hand stays internal.
A two external speakers in SP1 and SP2 also splits the left and right bands, into separate speakers.
Note that the menu item Audio – 002 (Ext.Speaker) swaps the split audio (Mode 1 is as described above, Mode 2 left/right bands are swapped).
Oddly this is not described in the D710 manual. If you download the TM-V71 manual and look at page 71, there is a good explanation of it all (if you weren’t aware, the V71 and D710 are the same radio body, just different heads).
Is there any advantage – YES! I have speakers left and right side of the car, so when receiving I know which band the signal is being received on.
From: TMD700A@groups.io <TMD700A@groups.io> On Behalf Of Bruce Goldstein
Sent: 01 February 2020 21:51
Subject: [TMD700A] TM710G Installation questions
Just received my 710G which I am going to replace a Yaesu FT400XDR which I found to have lots of poor human factors in the areas of updating firmware and programming in general.
I have 2 questions about installing the 710G:
1. There are 2 speaker plugs on the rear. If I am only going to use a single remote speaker do I plug it into the left or right plug? Is there any advantage to using 2 spearate speakers? The manual does not describe the function of either.
2. Is the sticky stuff on the front panel fan-shaped mount sufficient to hold to a dashboard? Should I instead use strong velcro? I do not intend to screw the mount into the dashboard.
Thanks and 73
-- Bruce, WA3AFS