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I was pricing Passenger Volume Controls and the least expensive one I found was 62.00. I'm no cheap skate but 62.00 to 109.00 for these things are robbery. So I did the next best thing, I built my own. It doesn't have the PTT or the Mic mute LED because I figured my wife knows when she pushes PTT button and if I mute her mic I'll hear about it with a slap on the helmet.

Ok, here's what I spent:

1 ea 25K audio taper pot 3.99 Radio Shack
1 ea Momentary switch 1.99 Radio Shack
1 ea Small construction box 3.99 Radio Shack

I had all the wiring I'll need and the unit volume control will interface into the mic bias circuit I built earlier, which is in series with the passengers 5 pin DIN pigtail and the audio connector under the seat. This unit will mount on the right passengers hand rail with velcro straps. The unit has been waterproofed.

Here's a couple of pictures of the finished unit.

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Yes, that looks good. Matching control knob also. Neat!
 

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Nicely done. If I may offer a word of advise? I used that same box when I built my version of mic mutes. Thought I had sealed it well (rtv around the lid and all holes, but I mounted it under the left glove box. Every time I washed the bike, the steam that would come off the radiator when I ran it to dry the engine, would permeate the box and prove my efforts useless. I eventually filled the box with silicone sealant and closed it back up. May save you some static and aggravation down the road.
 
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