PowerGenius XL Video

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For those of you that might have missed it, here is a link to "Introducing POWER GENIUS XL".

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y21oENK8-OE

I didn't see it posted to the community. Pretty impressive demo.

Enjoy!

Kev
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Kevin K4VD, Elroy

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K1UO - Larry

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Thanks for posting Kevin....  I wonder if that is the Amplifier's cooling fan whine I hear at the end of the video.   Notice the amplifier back lighting turns red during transmit and the small footprint PC application that mirrors the amplifier LCD status panel.
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Jd Dupuy

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Sounds like it to me. My M2 2 meter amplifier does the same thing. Pretty noisy but I got past it.
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Ria - N2RJ, Elmer

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I find it comparable to the 1.3k-FA which isn't very loud to begin with. It's just a "whoosh" which isn't that bad compared to some tube amp fans which I hear on the bands. egads. 
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Mike - VE3CKO, Elmer

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I hear you and that loud 2M-1K2 fan too JD.
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Rory - N6OIL

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So you caught that too Larry. Might have to put the amp in it's own closet if it goes to turbine mode!
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Norm - W7CK

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I'd have to have that thing locked away in another room.  That whine would drive me nuts.  I'm often on the air late in the evening and that wouldn't go over very well with others in the house....   Why in the world can't we design RF equipment that uses larger slower rpm fans that can provide adequate airflow without all the noise?   I have a few tube amps from the 70's, 80's and 90's that are really quiet.  I don't understand.....
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Ria - N2RJ, Elmer

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The way I operate my radio now, it may as well be! I'm in the family room with the family most of the time now. Kids have homework so while they're doing homework and I'm supervising I have my radio working DX (on CW of course). 
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Steve Gw0gei

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Thanks for the link -awesome amp
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k3Tim

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Looks like a really nice amp with some advanced features.

Q1: Any chance to see a two-tone test output graph?
Q2: Will an amp / mock-up be at any of the upcoming hamfests - Yuma?

k3Tim
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Nope.
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Rory - N6OIL

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How about a $1.50 a watt? Just wishing, I hope it's not as much as a Prometheus! 
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Rory - N6OIL

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My fear is this amp will cost more than my 6500, if so then I'll just have to roll my own LDMOS amp. http://rf-kit.de/en/2k_Kit.php
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Kevin K4VD, Elroy

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I've been on 40 for the past 2 hours calling TL8TT over and over. Now is the exact right time to sell me this amp. No haggling. :(
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Ria - N2RJ, Elmer

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I worked them on 80, had to find out his pattern but he was jumping around a lot. Don't need it for an all time new one, just a bandfill. 
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Steve K9ZW, Elmer

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Have my pre-order in.

Do you?

73

Steve
K9ZW
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Ned K1NJ

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    Yes,  By golly.
              Ned,  K1NJ
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Bill W2PKY

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Happened to be on my computer when the announcement came in. Ordered right away.
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Rory - N6OIL

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I have to admit the backside is butt ugly. Maybe it's just me.
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Tim Ellam

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Sold me!

Tim VE6SH

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Bill W2PKY

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Rory-
Click ADD to Cart then Proceed to Check Out
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Rory - N6OIL

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Bill what I meant to say if you just stroll up to the cart not knowing the Power Genius is on pre-order you would never know. I'm signed up for the all the newsletters and I never received any info on pre-order. 
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Bill W2PKY

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I received an Email myself.
Looks like they could add some more advertisement on the Product.
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Steve K9ZW, Elmer

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Bit of information per Matt - the amp deals with modest SWR mismatches without a tuner/coupler. 2.5:1

Later in the year the tuner part of the hardware suite should debut.

73

Steve
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Kevin K4VD, Elroy

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I kinda pretty much now understand. I'm out of my class. Damn.
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SteveM

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Maybe they'll build a smaller one in the 600-1000W range that's more affordable.
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Jd Dupuy

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I need to call to see if one can order 2 on the same order or if you need to place 2 different orders.