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WEST MARINE External Waterproof VHF Speakers

All-purpose utility speaker is seaworthy and loud

A handy external speaker for your boat's VHF radios, hailers, public address system, foghorns and intercoms. Sold singly.

  • Ohms: 4
  • Maximum wattage: 8 
  • Connector: 1/8" mini
Customer Reviews
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
2 1/2" External Waterproof VHF Speaker 1985548 EXT-2
In stock online.

$34.99

4 1/2" External Waterproof VHF Speaker 1985829 EXT-4
In stock online.

$39.99

Product Description

All-purpose utility speaker is seaworthy and loud

A handy external speaker for your boat's VHF radios, hailers, public address system, foghorns and intercoms. Sold singly.

  • Ohms: 4
  • Maximum wattage: 8 
  • Connector: 1/8" mini

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West MarineExternal Waterproof VHF Speakers
 
4.4

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (10)
  • Waterproof (6)
  • Durable (4)
  • Reliable (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small boats (6)
    • Outdoors (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (5), Advanced (4)

    Reviewed by 10 customers

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    "I would buy this product again.

    By Jerry

    from Tri-Citys WA on the Columbia River.

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Install
    • Reliable
    • Waterproof

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Large Boats
      • Small Boats

      Comments about External Waterproof VHF Speakers:

      Just pluged it in and it worked fien first time. Good and loud sound so it can be heard over the engines running.

       
      5.0

      Easy to install and works great.

      By Speck man

      from Louisiana

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

      • Easy To Install

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Small Boats

        Comments about 2 1/2" External Waterproof VHF Speaker:

        My VHF radio is mounted in a glove box with a closed door. This speaker is the fix.

         
        4.0

        Does what I need

        By rhack

        from Long island, NY

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Install
        • Waterproof

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Outdoor

          Comments about 2 1/2" External Waterproof VHF Speaker:

          I use this little speaker on my kayak. I plug into my iPod and its just loud enough for me enjoy. I didn't want to put anything over my ears so I could still hear what's going on around me, this fit the bill. I was worried how waterproof it would be. One day I took a wave over the bow and the music got muffled then came rite back. I leave it mounted and wash it off regularly no problems yet. I primarily fish salt water.

           
          4.0

          2.5" External VHF Speaker

          By Lou

          from Florence, SC

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Install
          • Reliable
          • Waterproof

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Large Boats

            Comments about 2 1/2" External Waterproof VHF Speaker:

            It was exactly what I needed. West Marine had the item in stock and shipped the next day.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Item was received when scheduled and no issues with packaging.

             
            5.0

            great buy.

            By major

            from Gig Harbor

            About Me Advanced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Easy To Install
            • Good Sound
            • Small

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Flybridge
              • Small Boats

              Comments about 2 1/2" External Waterproof VHF Speaker:

              Easy to install and has good volume and sound

               
              4.0

              Small with a big sound.

              By Northkoaster

              from Fort Bragg, CA

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Install

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Small Boats

                Comments about 2 1/2" External Waterproof VHF Speaker:

                Use as a second speaker for marine radio.

                Service and delivery comments:

                Prompt delivery.

                 
                4.0

                Small box big sound

                By Dan

                from Southern Maine

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Reliable
                • Waterproof

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Outdoor
                  • Small Boats

                  Comments about 2 1/2" External Waterproof VHF Speaker:

                  My VHF radio is mounted low so it's hard to hear it underway. I mounted this ear level and it works very well.

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  External waterproof VHF speaker

                  By Griff

                  from Westminster, Md.

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Install
                  • Reliable
                  • Waterproof

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about 2 1/2" External Waterproof VHF Speaker:

                      Great product to clearly hear radio transmissions that would be muffeled in the overhead box.

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Excellent for tight spaces

                      By Tuna Chaser

                      from Vancouver, WA

                      About Me Advanced

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Install
                      • Waterproof

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Outdoor
                        • Small Boats

                        Comments about 2 1/2" External Waterproof VHF Speaker:

                        Helps to hear VHF radio when engines running at cruise speed. Small size makes it easy to mount in locations with limited space.

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        West Marine 2 1/2" External vhf speaker

                        By j

                        from fl

                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install
                        • Same size asPOLY PLANAR

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Remote vhf speaker

                          Comments about 2 1/2" External Waterproof VHF Speaker:

                          Same size as the POLY PLANAR brand so it fits the same bracket.

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