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[TenTec] Dimming of 405 meter lights

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Subject: [TenTec] Dimming of 405 meter lights
From: w8kc@comcast.net (Paul Valko)
Date: Sun Apr 6 17:47:11 2003
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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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