Can't wait for the 539...
On Jan 31, 2012, at 13:30, John Henry <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Back at the 12th annual Hamfest, TenTec announced several new products that
> we would have in production, for sale, late 2011 and early 2012.
> Today, I am pleased to announce that we have met our goals on the following:
> Model RX366 High Performance ASR Sub-Receiver for the Orion Model 565 and
> Orion II Model 566. This is a new contest grade second receiver for the 565
> and 566 Orion series of transceivers. This new second receiver uses ASR
> (Advanced Signal Reception) technology like what is already a proven winner
> in the Eagle to provide a great enhancement to the rig. The RX366, requires
> the new V3 Orion 565 and Orion II 566 firmware. With V3 installed and the
> RX366 installed, the Orion(s) now have vastly superior performance to the
> original sub-receiver in terms of immunity to interference from adjacent
> strong signals and immunity to overloading from very strong signals present
> on the band. Your Orion 565 and Orion II 566 have never worked so well
> Price = $639.00
> (1 2.4kHz filter included)
> Model 717 - Microphone Equalizer / Audio Interface. The 717 will allow you
> to connect new dynamic microphones, such as the Regal Model 707 Desk
> Microphone to older rigs that required a higher microphone input level such
> as from an electric mic element.
> The unit works with Icom, Yaesu, Kenwood as well as older Ten-Tec
> transceivers using 4 or 8 pin circular microphone connectors. Now you can
> use the rally cool Regal Model 707 Microphone with an older Ten-Tec rig
> such as an OMNI-VII. You can tweak the actions of hi and low frequencies to
> meet your needs.
> Price = $119.00
> Model 318 Amplifier Key Interface. The 318 will allow you to dial in a
> delay when you connect older linear amplifiers to your transceiver. This
> will be useful if the amplifier is not designed for full break-in. An
> excellent seamless add-on for Eagle users who want to adjust the
> transmitted output to work with older amplifiers. Adaptable to almost any
> Price = $89.00
> Note: V3 firmware for the 565 and 566 is in the process of getting bundled
> up and placed on the internet. Estimate for V3 release and posting is by
> 5pm EST Tuesday.
> Best Regards,
> John Henry
> TenTec Inc.
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