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Reviews Categories | Power Supplies | ALINCO DM-330MW Help


Reviews Summary for ALINCO DM-330MW
ALINCO DM-330MW Reviews: 12 Average rating: 4.3/5 MSRP: $between 77 to 99
Description: 30A switch mode psu. pre-set 13.8V or adjustable voltage to 15V. Front panel display switchable to show V or I. Controls for voltage adjust and noise shift. Terminal posts on rear panel, 2 sets of ush connectors and a single auto lighter socket on the front. Fitted with a fan.
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.alinco.com/usa.html
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DO3MIB Rating: 5/5 Mar 4, 2008 15:35 Send this review to a friend
Well done, Alinco!  Time owned: more than 12 months
This is a great little PSU. I got the european version (DM330-MVE). I use it to drive my 706, Autotuner and an Amp. Theres no problem, no noise. Neither in SSB nor on PSK the unit gets really hot, max power i need is about 24A. The vent is silent an comes on rarely.

The only thing i dont like: In a dark ambience the LEDs for Power and Preset are too bright. A resistor
solved the problem.

 
G4IPZ Rating: 3/5 Mar 4, 2008 11:14 Send this review to a friend
Nice PSU - shame about the noise!  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
Right, well this PSU is actually pretty good, happily providing enough oomph to drive my TS130S flat out with no hiccups.
It will drive all my VHF rigs and linears at once, again with no problem.
But.........
This psu has a noise offset shift control in case there's a problem with switching interference. A good job it has one as it needs it!
When you hit a noise signal from this beasty you can be looking at an S9 +20 screech. And sod's law always puts it onto of a weak signal.
The amount of noise spikes on 80m are quite staggering and 40 isn't much better. Now this may be because I choose to run longwire antennae but it's still too noisy in my opinion.
It does improve the higher up the bands you go but be warned if you like the lower frequencies you will need the noise offset control to hand!
 
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