Author Topic: Scanner speaker to PC sound card interface  (Read 6210 times)

Offline jerry814

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Scanner speaker to PC sound card interface
« on: January 24, 2011, 10:06:24 PM »
Correct Speaker - to - PC sound card interface diagram image attached.



Offline Dngnkeeper

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Re: Scanner speaker to PC sound card interface
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2011, 03:52:04 PM »
If you are looking for a prebuilt ready to go product you could also use a Whirlwind "Director" direct box. It offers transformer isolation and a pad for either line level or speaker level input with a balanced output.

http://whirlwindusa.com/catalog/black-boxes-effects-and-dis/direct-boxes/director

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Re: Scanner speaker to PC sound card interface
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2011, 12:57:55 PM »
Thanks, I did not know of this kind of thing being available.  Having done this sort of interface perhaps 50 times for Motorola public safety and commercial systems, I just built it up from "spare parts".

I will check this out.

Thanks again for the reply.

Jerry814

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Re: Scanner speaker to PC sound card interface
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2011, 04:11:36 PM »
If you do a search on "direct box" you will find many other manufactures of similar products. I singled this one out as it has a pad for use with speaker level inputs. There are others that are less expensive that don't have this feature. As these are used in the pro audio field they are easy to find both online and in brick and mortar stores. Any store that sells guitars should have this or similar available.