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Reviews Categories | Antenna parts, accessories, incl. baluns, hardware, etc. | CWS ByteMark BAL-200 4:1 Balun Help


Reviews Summary for CWS ByteMark BAL-200 4:1 Balun
CWS ByteMark BAL-200 4:1 Balun Reviews: 1 Average rating: 3.0/5 MSRP: $39.95
Description: W2FMI type. 4:1 Toroid Balun. Rated at 2KW from 1 to 50MHz.
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.bytemark.com/products/pricinfo.htm
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N9XG Rating: 3/5 Sep 26, 2007 20:30 Send this review to a friend
Nice Design. Pity about the manufacturing quality.  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
As a result of comments made in other reviews of CWS ByteMark Baluns, I took off the cover, removed the RTV around the terminals in order to inspect the solder joints. Solder joints looked good, but the internal nuts holding the winding terminal lugs were loose. I am glad I looked. The heat produced from the resistance in the loose connections could have been disasterous. Once tightened and resealed, the performance was outstanding.
What a shame that a really good design has been spoilt by such poor manufacturing quality.
 


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