[TenTec] Pegasus power supply . .
Mon, 8 Nov 1999 11:08:26 -0400 (AST)
The Tentec supply has overcurrent protection that will protect your finals
if you transmit into something with very high SWR. I don't know what built
in protection the Pegasus has but it does not have the built overcurrent
protection that the Paragon/OMNI V or VI have. The tentec supply has a lot
filtering and bypassing so RF won't cause it go out of regulation. The
speaker is not of much use with the Pegasus as it does not have an
The decsion was easy for me, I traded my OMNI V for the Pegasus and kept
the 562 supply.
73, Dave VE1ADH
On Mon, 8 Nov 1999, Al Patrick wrote:
> Can anyone tell me why I should by the Ten Tec Power Supply # 962 for $275 when I
> can find power supplies from about $100 up with the same amperage? I found one for
> $149.95 that is 35A surge and 30A continuous which is adjustable and regulated. I
> found another place that had linear amps (29#) with 35A ICS and 25A Cont. which had
> front panel variable current and voltage controls and also had volt and amp meters
> for $179.00 which is roughly $100 less than Ten-Tec's (actually $96) and their
> switching power supply with 30A ICS and 25A Cont. was only $139.
> I hear the Ten-Tec has a speaker built in, and it would be nice to keep the Ten-Tec
> name, but are there other reasons I should get the 962?
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