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Reviews For: ICOM IC-7410

Category: Transceivers: HF Amateur HF+6M+VHF+UHF models - non QRP <5W

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Review Summary For : ICOM IC-7410
Reviews: 108MSRP: 1,999.00
Icom's newest mid price range HF/6 meter all mode base radio.
Product is in production
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KE0OHO Rating: 2017-12-17
A Sleeper of a Radio Time Owned: 6 to 12 months.
Used off the Bay I could tell it had sat a lot by the slight dust settle on top of the big knob, I have had nothing but trouble-free operation. Iv owned 2) 746Pros that worked great but I wasent on HF yet!. The 7410 has a higher level of the systems in it, built into a heavier duty radio chassis and a smaller number of units sold, its not as popular as many others. Its a sleeper. Its a purchase that im very pleased with. Iv had many good reports in usb, using its 100 watts thru a LDS 100 watt tuner instead of the internal tuner, a Windom 133' dipole, my contacts have been typically using 300-600 watts. Doing very well in DSP using HRD. I would recommend this as a great second hand radio. Its been great for me.
W3ULS Rating: 2017-08-05
QSK Fixed Time Owned: more than 12 months.
This transceiver fit most of my operating preferences before the 2014 mod, but with the factory mod I've found it now does QSK. Come to find out that not only did Icom fix the ALC overshoot in 2014, as advertised, they also quietly fixed the QSK (10 wpm formerly) problem so I now can hear between words at 25 wpm, which is all I need. And the T-R is ultra quiet.

One other thing. Unlike the IC-7600, this rig does not have an audio peak filter for CW. So I just set filter #3 at 100 Hz. No problem there.

This rig and the Yaesu FT-950 represented terrific value when in production, and they still do on the used market. You pays your money and makes your choice. I've kept the 7410, but YMMV.

Earlier 4-star review posted by W3ULS on 2011-10-09

The new IC-7410 is a quantum leap in improvements over the IC-746PRO, and it should be, given the length of time between the release of the two. Besides the inclusion of ICOM's state-of-the art DSP architecture, the 7410 is somewhat larger, has easier to use knobs and buttons, and has greatly improved lettering on the controls.

Unlike its predecessor, the IC-7410 does not offer two-meter operation. The only other lack, so far as I can tell, is that the QSK function, although promised, is absent. So anyone into high-speed CW needs to look elsewhere. For everyone else, the 7410 offers good value and excellent performance in a user-friendly package.
LA5LTA Rating: 2017-07-06
incredible radio Time Owned: more than 12 months.
I bought this in early 2012 and have been using it since

It is an amazing transceiver
The receiver is incredible good
i have all the optional roofing filters installed
Have been using it for dx and receiving weak signals and filtering out noise and interference is a charm whit this rig

I have had the mod for the SSB overshoot problem for the early production
Icom fixed it on warranty no problem there

It preforms very well and outperforms a lot of radios when you put them side by side and listen to weak signals
The receive is awesome

Highly recommend this rig for any user looking for value for the money

Operating this with the controls laid out logically is a charm

Highly recommended

K9PLK Rating: 2017-01-12
GREAT RECEIVER Time Owned: 3 to 6 months.
Just wanted to add a brief note on the Icom Ic 7410 ! I knew it was a great receiver but I added an external speaker from an old surround sound system and WOW its a terrific sound !!!!! try it !

Earlier 5-star review posted by K9PLK on 2016-11-26

I have to say I went to HRO in Wi to try out the YAESU FTDX 3000 and the Icom Ic 7410 back in the summer when they became HRO . I tried both rigs and pretty much settled on the 7410! Sad to say Icom discontinued the 7410 and I came across a real deal from Associated Radio in Kansas! Well I got this as a Christmas gift and wow! The receiver is better than my Yaesu MK V 200 watt rig and better than my Kenwood TS 2000 which really is saying much ! I was surprised that when I tried the Yaesu FTD 3000 that the receiver wasn't as quite as good as the Icom 7410 ! I also own a Yaesu FT 1000 field and did own a Yaesu FT 2000 which I sold because the receiver was horrible! I know Icom discontinued the 7410 for the 7300 but In my opinion the 7410 with all the filtering and options it is one of the best receivers I am now proud to say I own! At one time I owned and Icom 746 and 756 pro and thought they were ok rigs !So if your a Yaesu man like me try the 7410 great transmit audio but hands down one of the best receivers around !
N7SOC Rating: 2017-01-06
Another ICOM great Time Owned: 6 to 12 months.
Like K3KRN said: this radio is big, heavy and bad!! got to get a new radio and got down to the 7410 and the 7300. went with this as it is BIG with big heat sink and has a big screen. would have liked color but don't need it. What helped with the decision is that the 7410 has KNOBS. As the bands change I am always tweaking the signal: KNOBS are important!! A good value with the rebate. The specs and operations are as others have said. I'm a very happy ham!!!
W6SWO Rating: 2016-12-30
Simple and Effective Time Owned: 3 to 6 months.
I've owned my 7410 for a few months now, and I am TOTALLY satisfied with it. The controls are laid out logically and are easy to understand. The display is bright and clear and not unnecessarily complicated. The "Set Menu" lets you access additional features and tweak the radio to your preferences, but it's easy to navigate through and not as confusing and hundreds of items deep like my old Yaesu Mk5 Field. The receiver is sensitive, and contacts report great audio. I have the CW filter installed and that gives a nice selection of filters and controls to home in on CW signals.

The internal tuner is fast and mostly adequate, but when I hooked up an external AH-4 tuner, it VASTLY outperformed the internal tuner and got me a 1:1 match on every band.
KF5VUD Rating: 2016-10-25
My first HF rig Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
I am still working my way through the manual. This is a large, powerful, complex HF transceiver and my first experience on HF in almost thirty years. Made my first QSO just the other evening with a gentleman in California on 40m.

These can frequently be picked up at fire sale prices from Ham Radio Outlet (as of fall 2016).
W3WMU Rating: 2016-10-08
Great Price for a Great Radio Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
I recently purchased the IC-7410 from HRO on sale for $1274 plus a rebate of $275 from Icom. In the short time I have owned the 7410 the radio has impressed me with the quality of the unit. The receiver has great audio and the standard filtering so far has been more than able to handle cleaning up the reception. The reports so far have been great on the quality of my signal. I would not hesitate to recommend the 7410 and the super price at $999 only reinforces my high level of satisfaction with 7410.
W5CSM Rating: 2016-07-14
First "Base" unit - Very Pleased Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
Great Feeling controls, minimal menus, great value (bought used on eBay). Completely satisfied! Running a WMR RigBlaster P&P for digital and Rig Control. Heil ProSet 5 (HC5 Element) works well (many audio compliments) with mic gain maxed out and compression at ~1/3 up (was not expecting that). Built in Tuner is a BIG convenience as I am running multi-band Inv-V antennas most of the time. Adding a Heil iCM mic soon and expect the great experience to continue.
G4RNI Rating: 2016-06-27
STUNNINGLY GOOD Time Owned: more than 12 months.
My all time favourite was always going to be the IC-751A, closely followed, or equalled, by the IC-775DSP but as that's a 200W jobbie it's unfair to place them side by side.
Now, after having owned around four IC-7410's I have to say that it's my current favourite 100W base HF radio.
Built like a tank and with controls so logically placed, including the mic gain and RF power all too often relegated to a menu slot, it's so easy to drive.
BIG and clear display, monochrome yes but being quite colourblind it's better for my eyes than them being swamped with reds, greens & blues that I struggle to separate.
For white stick operators it has a clear, concise voice announcement of frequency, mode and even signal strength. Superb.
The noise blanker all but eliminated an S9+40dB plasma TV buzz although audio distortion was just beginning to set in. You can't have it all.
The PA is built around TWO power fets, each capable of running 100Watts so at the stated 100W output it's just cruising.
Icom overpriced the set when it first appeared and it had ALC issues if used to drive a linear. The issue is eliminated on builds over the past 2 years or so (it's June 2016 now) and many earlier versions have been re-engineered by Icom to cure the issue. If you don't run a linear it's not a problem.
Sensitivity is with the best for the state of the art. Signal handling is better than many but not as good as more expensive sets. It's all mode as standard with no additional SSB/CW filters to buy although the close in performance can be somewhat enhanced by plugging in one or both of the 3 and 6kHz roofing filters.
Used prices have dropped to around £800 GBP, $1000 so it's now very good value.
Something that will perform, stand the test of time and won't have you tearing your hair out, trying to remember which menu is for what.

Highly recommended!