One of the first things I did with my 1340 was apply power backwards. Oops.
All the IC's got replaced, and on the advice of TenTec, the final too. I don't
think anything else was damaged.
After that I put a series diode in. The minor power loss was less of a deal
than the fear of doing that again.
On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 11:33 AM EDT W8KZW wrote:
>Can someone tell me the power supply polarity for this rig? I purchased a
>used one yesterday. Polarity is not indicated on the rear panel nor could I
>readily find mention of it in the manual.
>In my haste to fire it up I applied positive 12V to the center terminal of
>the connector and heard nothing .... dead. I have a sneaking suspicion I
>If I toasted it, has anyone ever done the same and assembled a laundry list
>of what to repair / replace? Can someone tell me where supply polarity is
>referenced in the manual?
>I hate it when I rush.
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