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Sent: Sunday, April 06, 2003 10:32 AM
Subject: [TenTec] Dimming of 405 meter lights
> My 405 amp is powered by a Model 250, which contains two power supplies --
> an 8A and 1.5A, separate, each regulated and fused, but using the same
> transformer. Both meters (which are *very* bright) dim with keying.
1 - The Model 250 supplies 1A regulated and 8 amps unregulated for the 405
2- If your 250 has regulated 8A (and with dimming meters I doubt it) it was
3 - Your 405 meter lamps may have been replaced with 12V bulbs at some
4 - Dimming meter lamps on the 405 during TX are normal and one of those
quirly Ten*Tec "features" that you either let drive you nuts or smile and
73! =paul= W8KC
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