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Power supply Question

I have a Flex 6600M that I am powering with a DC regulated power supply, the Victory PS 25, that I purchased quite a few years ago. It provides excellent stability for the radio. My question is this: When I turn on the power supply, the 6600M briefly flashes some panel lights, then remains dark until I actually press the ON button. No problems working the radio, and no noise from the power supply. When I turn the radio off, I first power down the 6600M, wait till it goes completely dark, then power down the power supply. When I do that, there is a 1 second red flash of the red power button on the 6600M, and then all is well, system off. Is this the way things are supposed to work?

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  • fpmacko
    fpmacko Member ✭✭
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    It’s probably just the internal processor starting up and subsequently stopping when DC is removed. On my 6500 the processor is always running when DC is present on the input. But I defer to a 6600 expert for confirmation.

    73….. Frank / WA3NHK

  • docjohn
    docjohn Member ✭✭
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    Thanks, Frank,

    It does not appear to be a problem, but I was just curious about whether or not that was supposed to work that way.

    Thanks again,


    John

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