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Reviews Categories | Power Supplies | MAAS SPS-8041 Help


Reviews Summary for MAAS SPS-8041
Reviews: 1 Average rating: 4.0/5 MSRP: $(missing—add MSRP)
Description: Switching Power Supply 3-12 V / 3 A
identical to Manson SPS-8041
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.maas-elektronik.com/index.php?dir=details&pid=1419&cat=15200&m_curr=15200&hcurr=
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DL3BC Rating: 4/5 Jun 5, 2009 07:05 Send this review to a friend
Makes a great job together with my FT-817!  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I was sceptical of a switching power supply like this. But I was pleasantly surprised! I needed a light weight power supply for my Yaesu FT-817ND for my holiday trips by airplane. I ordered it directly at the German importer (Maas Elektronik). I tested it with my FT-817 in SSB mode by switching between power supply and internal battery pack (switching the PS on and off). As antenna I used a dipole with approximately 5 meters (15 ft) distance from the PS. On an empty band (30 m) I could recognize only a very low increase of the noise with the PS switched on compared to battery operation. It is not 100% perfect but a very good compromise between weight and performance.
 


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