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Reviews Categories | Third-party Equipment | ELECTRONIC SPECIALTY DIGITAL DISPLAY Help


Reviews Summary for ELECTRONIC SPECIALTY DIGITAL DISPLAY
ELECTRONIC SPECIALTY DIGITAL DISPLAY Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $$125.00
Description: Adds digital readout to older receivers/transceivers
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.electronicspecialtyproducts.com/
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W4OP Rating: 5/5 Oct 11, 2008 16:29 Send this review to a friend
Best of the digital displays  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I looked at what I believe were all of the displays used for adding digital readout to boatanchors. The Electronics Specialty won out for a couple of reasons. It was the only one that gave 10Hz accuracy and had the most clever firmware. Many, many rigs are already programmed into the display- making offsets, hi/lo injection, IF, reverse tuning VFO's a snap.
I use mine on a Drake TR-4CW/RIT. The display can be ordered in Drake blue which is a nice match. Electronic Specialty had already selected the Drake TR-4 firmware for me. I also ordered the prebuilt interface cable. This made the display plug and play- signal and supply voltage are both obtained from the TR-4C's external VFO socket. I did modify the Jones plug to allow the cable to exit from the side of the connector instead of the top. This made it useful with my TR-4CW/RIT that does not use the Drake riser feet. Service was excellent, shipping fast and the product is beautifully built.
The 10Hz readout not only makes it a snap to find a frequency but also to stay on frequency. 100Hz as offered in the competition just is not accurate enought for staying on frequency.
Highly recommended.
 


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