A 13.8V@25 amps DC power supply

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Since a 13.8V@25 amps DC power supply is required, why isn't it included with the Flexradio or sold by the company?
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Richard Adkins

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Richard Adkins

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Is there a recommended brand/model of power supply?
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Duane, AC5AA

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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.
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George Molnar, KF2T, Elmer

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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.
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butch alline

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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.
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Richard Adkins

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Well, there it is! Lol. Thanks. I should have looked more before asking.
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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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