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A [email protected] amps DC power supply

Richard Adkins
edited February 2019 in FLEX-6000 Signature Series
Since a [email protected] amps DC power supply is required, why isn't it included with the Flexradio or sold by the company?

Answers

  • Richard Adkins
    edited May 2016
    Is there a recommended brand/model of power supply?
  • Duane_AC5AA
    Duane_AC5AA Member ✭✭
    edited May 2018
    Astron's work fine. Personally, I have a 50A W5RV supply that I've used at my station for years, and it does a fine job as well. I'm sure you'll get a lot of useful recommendations here.
  • George KF2T
    George KF2T Member ✭✭✭
    edited February 2019
    Power supplies are more or less commodity items. No real purpose in a "Flex Supply" in that crowded market. Plus, your station likely has more devices than the radio, so your supply will need to be scaled appropriately. A good quality linear supply will last a lifetime.
  • butch alline
    butch alline Member
    edited December 2016
    See buy/accessories at Flex site.
    http://cart.flexradio.com/Astron-SS-25-Power-Supply_p_18.html

    or eBay.

    Just be careful with tightening the SS-25 set screws, they are soft brass and fragile.
  • Richard Adkins
    edited May 2016
    Well, there it is! Lol. Thanks. I should have looked more before asking.
  • KF4HR
    KF4HR Member ✭✭
    edited February 2017
    I use a dedicated Astron VS-50M for my Flex, works perfectly  The Astron 35A models will work too, but its continuous current specification (25A) was a bit too close to the edge for me.  I prefer a bit more head room.

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