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Reviews Categories | Antenna Tuners | Vectronics VC-300M Help


Reviews Summary for Vectronics VC-300M
Vectronics VC-300M Reviews: 3 Average rating: 4.0/5 MSRP: $too much
Description: 160-10Mt manual tuner 300W
Product is in production.
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GD1MIP Rating: 2/5 Oct 1, 2011 08:38 Send this review to a friend
Only if its cheap  Time owned: 6 to 12 months
Err, horrible. It looks OK and now its been fixed it works OK.

But it had these defects;-

1. Neither variable capacitor tuning knob was correctly attached and would slip on the shaft. Only needed a grub screw tightening.

2. Worse still the band select switch melted as I applied a maximun of 5 watts from an FT817D on 80m into a full wave loop with a balun. Needed a new 12 way switch.

Defects dealt with and its now a good un. There is another version of this unit see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-c6cOJ6etg8 but it seems that has issues too. http://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/4771


73 Andy

 
AA8PP Rating: 5/5 Nov 6, 2009 20:57 Send this review to a friend
Good tuner  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Just received mine today. Purchased it used and it works flawlessly. Use it on my Van Gorden G5RV antenna. Using it with my new FT-450AT rig. Found the new built in tuner leaves something to be desired compared to the old FT-890AT or the TS-480SAT that I owned previously and this levels the playing field.
 
IK1WGZ Rating: 5/5 Dec 16, 2004 01:54 Send this review to a friend
Good bang for the buck  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
Great manual tuner, I use it with a vertical antenna that works on 10-15-20-40 and I can tune also 80-30-17-12 and even 6 meters!! The only recommendation is to tune with low power, max 10 watt.
 


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