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At 07:22 AM 5/23/2001, Tom Hammond NØSS wrote:
>>Thinking of replacing my old Heathkit SA-5010 uMatic
>>keyer (the top is delaminating).
>> 12V operation
>> Adjustable weighting
>> Adjustable spacing
>> Adjustable sidetone (volume and pitch)
>> Several memories (at least 5)
>For my $$$, the ONLY keyer to have (and I've had MANY over the past 42+
>years) is the CMOS Super Keyer III (LogiKey) from Idiom Press,
>If you're a builder, the CMOS Super Keyer III is VERY(!) easy to build.
>$58 ppd for all the components that mount on the PC board, and with a
>little judicious searching, another $20 for the external (not PC board
>mounted) components. This keyer will typically run 1-2 years(!) on three
>internal AA cells.
>The hardest part of building the CMOS III keyer is finding memory buttons
>with a really good 'feel', and I've found them, for about $1.50 each,
>including switch caps. Contact me if you're interested.
>If you're not a builder, then consider the LogiKey, which comes to you
>pre-assembled for $130. This keyer runs on a single 9V battery, but I
>don't have battery life info.
>As a contester/ragchewer I've found these keyers to provide ALL of the
>features I want in a keyer... and I find them to be by far the 'smoothest'
>sending keyers on the market today.
>73 - Tom Hammond N0SS
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