[Yaesu] 5 pin mini DIN plug
kenw8ek at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 14:34:21 EDT 2020
Yaesu uses a 5 pin mini DIN plug on the FT-847. This plug is used as
a connector for a cable to key a linear amplifier. Actually they use
the same connector for HF, VHF, and UHF amps.
I had a very hard time finding a connector that fit. Some (I assume
from China) did not fit right. I found some that DO fit fine. I
assume they are American, or possibly Japanese. In any case, they do
In order to get any kind of a decent price I needed to buy ten. I
need one to use on the rig, and want to keep one spare. That leaves
eight available, for sale.
They are $5 each (yes, I will end up making about a 16 cent profit!),
plus shipping. I can ship one, two, or three via first class mail for
It is quite possible that these 5 pin mini DINs are used on other rigs
beside the FT-847.
Please let me know how many you want.
E-mail to W8EK at FLHam.net or W8EK at arrl.net
Voice Phone (352) 732-8400
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