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Reviews Categories | Power Supplies | Astron SS-10 Help


Reviews Summary for Astron SS-10
Astron SS-10 Reviews: 3 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $80.95
Description: Small switching power supply, 7 amps continuous duty, 10 amps intermittent duty
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.astroncorp.com/sps.shtml
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WD9FRF Rating: 5/5 May 19, 2006 06:41 Send this review to a friend
Excellent small switching supply  Time owned: more than 12 months
Got mine 3 or 4 years ago to opwer my SGC SG-2020. It's a nice fit with the 2020 -- close size match and more that adequate power for a 20 watt rig, and both audibly and electrically quiet too.

The only change that I made was to add an LED to the SS-10's from panel so that I had a better visual clue that I had forgotten to turn it off.
 
LU1EJT Rating: 5/5 Mar 5, 2006 17:01 Send this review to a friend
EXELENT  Time owned: 6 to 12 months
a exelente equipment.. exelente relation price quality better than many and if it does not create liberalization one and it sees inside
 
K7VO Rating: 5/5 Jan 25, 2005 09:15 Send this review to a friend
Relaible, lightweight, convenient. Great for travel or home.  Time owned: more than 12 months
The Astron SS-10 is a 7A continuous, 10A intermittent switching power supply. It is extremely lightweight at just 3.2 lbs. and very, very small. It has a slide switch on the back for 110V or 220V making ideal for international travel.

I have used mine to power everything from a 40W HF/6m rig (Patcomm PC-9000) to QRP rigs with a 50W Tokyo Hy-Power amp to VHF/UHF mobile rigs drawing up to 9A. The little supply has performed flawlessly and has no RF hash in any of the ham bands so far as I can tell.

List price of the SS-10 is too close to bigger power supplies to make it worthwhile but with a little shopping aorund you can find these for around $68 new and considerably less if one turns up on the used market. It you are absolutely certain you won't need more current than the SS-10 delivers you can't go wrong with it.
 


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