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Reviews Categories | Amplifiers: RF Power - HF & HF+6M | DX - 3SP Help


Reviews Summary for DX - 3SP
Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $$4999
Description: The "Big Gun" is getting even bigger, with the new DX-3SP! With over 4000
Watts CW and more then 4500 Watts SSB, this QRO muscle amp is not a
joke! It is an amplifier with gravitas capable of satisfying the serious and
most fastidious station operator. All specifications and features, except
output power, are the same all throughout the Emtron amplifier product
range, and the DX-3SP comes complete with QSK module as standard.
The design deploys two durable FU-728F tubes (improved Chinese mil-
version of the 4CX1500B) in parallel, with a total plate dissipation of 3000
Watts, comfortably delivering the expected output power and durability.
These robust FU728F tubes are manufactured in present production and
are available directly from the manufacturer, or from Emtron, exclusively for
Emtron amplifier owners. We believe that this new DX-3SP is physically the
smallest 4000 Watt desktop RF amplifier on the market today, and the most
popular as well.
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.emtron.com.au/products/dx3sp.php
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NN2X Rating: 5/5 Feb 19, 2014 18:09 Send this review to a friend
Outstanding!  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I had owned several Amplifiers, such as QRO (2500DX), Kenwood 922, and SB 220.. The DX - 3SP Amplifer is in the professional ranking, Nothing compares..

Lets start off with the AMP.We are talking real Testosterone, with a pair of 4CX1500 (If you wish to use), however, comes with a pair of FU-728F (Slightly higher power than the 4CX1500 )

Make no mistake about...The detail on the protection of the tubes, from the slow start, to VSWR protection, it is all over the top in high advance electronic circuitry, and you can actually monitor power line current.

The price, bascially a dollar a watt with a 4 year warranty. (What other company offers this??)

The usual, 20 or 25 watts input = 1500 PEP...I put in dummy load, and 20 meters, output of 5,000 watts PEP..

How about the service?

I had a question, (Nothing wrong with the AMP), and sent by email, I had two calls from the company at the same time..(The CEO and the Engineer)..

Who does that???

Emtron is based in Australia, and i know Aussie well (I am there often!), The Aussie are proud, loyal, and commited to their product and services, (Like Emtron) They remind of the 1950's in the USA, mean what you say and say what you mean.

In summary...

You can't beat the price (Dollar per watt), 4 warranty, and highly advanced circuity protection. Yes, it looks real good..!

The best piece of Ham Equipment I have owned in 34 years of being a Ham Operator..
 


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