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Reviews Categories | Amplifiers: RF Power - 6M/VHF/UHF+ | Commander VHF-2000 Help

Reviews Summary for Commander VHF-2000
Reviews: 2 Average rating: 4.0/5 MSRP: $3695.
Description: 50 MHz monoband amplifier based on TWO 3CXP800A7 Eimac ceramic metal triodes, capable of 1500+W PEP SSB, 1500W continuous carrier output, key down all day.
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N2TU Rating: 3/5 Jul 24, 2010 14:35 Send this review to a friend
Solid Amp- Customer Service Questionable  Time owned: more than 12 months
There are basically two VHF2000's. One pre-current manufacturer (Palstar) and the current Palstar version.

This amp is a solid performer, will deliver a clean 1.5 KW output and is a pleasure to operate but be careful if it breaks down.

Unfortunately, I have an older model.

My amp has developed a problem pushing full output. A quick email to Palstar, who claims to have bought all the parts and rights to the VHF 2000, says they are too busy to look at it. Further, they also say they do not have the parts.

So, if you have an older VHF2000, good luck! If you are planning to buy a new VHF 2000, remember PALSTAR may be too busy to service it.
KD7AJE Rating: 5/5 Oct 7, 2005 00:10 Send this review to a friend
this amp smokes all others  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
for starters.. pat is really helpful on anything you need to to give a 100% to support..and as far as amp?? again a homerun from side amp CLEAN!! and i have had alot of amps..amp dont even hickup or cry out to stop at 2000 ++++ .. dummy load as you know!!!LOL.if your even thinking of a 6m add on to your shack give this one a real good look.. ask them anything they will get to you asap..this is my 2ed commander my frist one is the 2500E.. it needed some one to sit by so i got her this one..came box tight and went together no prob.. a 2ed set of hands help BIG on setting transformer.all plug and plug in tubes put cover on and tune was a snap and boy you can PLAY.. i have had kenwood amp dentron amp ameritron swan siltronic and the big one ten-tec amps and NONE come close to this BAD-BOY. all i can say is cheek commander out!! you wont be sorry and it will most likely be the last amp you buy.. other than maby another commander

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