Astron 35M power supply - can you give me more details on this power supply?
I looked them up and found a huge range in price.
There are different models of "Astron 35M" which
accounts for the difference in price. There is a switching
mode and an analog model (uses a transformer),
and also a rackmount model...pretty sure that one is a switch
Some guys say that switching power supplies create
electrical noise in receivers and are not as rugged as analog models.
Switching power supplies are much smaller and lighter, and a bit cheaper.
I have used two switching PS's with HF rigs for over a decade
and had no problems whatsoever.
I have the Astron SS-30M (30 Amps peak with meters)
and a Samlex SEC-1223. (23 Amps peak, no meters)
FWIW, I rarely, if ever look at the meters on the Astron PS.
In fact it's under the desk, but still hooked up and in use.
73, Ken AD6KA