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Reviews Categories | SWR & Wattmeters & Dummy Loads | Daiwa CN-720B Help


Reviews Summary for Daiwa CN-720B
Daiwa CN-720B Reviews: 3 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $(missing—add MSRP)
Description: Monster Size Cross Needle VSWR Meter HF-VHF. This is a very high quality meter that covers 1.8 to 150 MHZ.
Covers 3 power ranges (20w, 200w, and 1kw).
Product is in production.
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K3HVG Rating: 5/5 May 26, 2012 06:27 Send this review to a friend
Pick of the Litter!  Time owned: more than 12 months
The CN-720B and other large-scale meters at the shack here work very well, indeed. Accuracy is all that can be expected, given the vagaries of amateur installations. The large size is readable from anywhere in the shack and the quality of the meter movements, themselves, is excellent. Daiwa was not the first to offer a cross-needle VSWR meter, however. Many years ago, TMC had a cross needle meter on their antenna tuner systems. Of course, given the cost and size, it was generally unsuited for amateur use.
 
N2UGB Rating: 5/5 Mar 9, 2008 22:14 Send this review to a friend
One of the very best  Time owned: more than 12 months
This is one big, weighty SWR/Power meter. I could be wrong, but I think Daiwa introduced the cross-hair style of auto reading meter to the radio amateur market.

I have had it for many years and it continues to be one of the most accurate meters I have ever used. The large display makes it easy to read, especially if your eyesight is getting a bit on the weak side, as mine is.

I removed the two 'feet' which push it up at an angle. I find the flat configuration more attractive and convenient. Particularly if it is on an eye-level shelf, The stainless-steel front panel may be a bit dated these days but so what! This thing is as solid as the Rock of Gibralter. Rather than use the calibration-type meter on my fine Kenwood TS-200 tuner, I put the Daiwa in line and ignore the Kenwood.

If you manage to find one used on e-bay or any private sale, snap it up. You won't be sorry.
 
VR2XMQ Rating: 5/5 Feb 25, 2008 01:42 Send this review to a friend
Outstanding!  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
This is a very high quality meter that covers 1.8 to 150 MHZ. Covers 3 power ranges (20w, 200w, and 2kw). This is definately one of the better Daiwa meters that were produced and very much sought after on the secondhand market today.

The only other meter worthy of 1st place and attention is my Bird 43.

Steve, VR2XMQ / VR10XMQ

 


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