OT: Simple electronics question...

From: David Woyciesjes <woyciesjes_at_sbcglobal.net>
Date: Wed Aug 4 15:05:33 2004

John Lawson wrote:

> Clock radio speaker output reduction:
> Note that a good number of the smaller clock radios use
> higher-than-usual speaker impedances. sometimes upward of 60 ohms: saves
> output devices having to handle heavy currents (relatively).
> T'were it me, I'd obtain a 500-ohm 'trimmer' pot - the kind that is
> meant to go on a printed circuit board, be adjusted once, then left...
> 500 ohms at 1/4W would be fine - then put it series...
> If you really want to get fancy, you can put a small switch in the case,
> and short out the pot, thus restoring the radio to full volume if
> desired...

        Thanks very much. This idea will do just dandy.

> PS: this presupposes you are comfortable with soldering....

        I'm by no means an expert, but I ain't afraid of it either.

---   Dave Woyciesjes
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