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Old 03-14-2011, 01:24 PM
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Default New Elecraft KPA500 Amplifier Detailed Pics and Info!


On 3/14/2011, the FCC approved the new Elecraft KPA500 500 watt amplifier, which means sales should begin shortly. Here are a few pictures of the outside and inside of the amplifier.

KPA500 face:


Inside overhead picture:


Inside side picture:


Power Amplifier Board:


Power Supply;


Front Panel board:


Filter board:


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Wonder what the msrp will be on the amp?

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What transistors does this use? I also am interested to see what price will be set at.
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Ive heard rumors of it being $1100USD

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Ive heard rumors of it being $1100USD
That sounds way too low to me. At that price, I would definitely get one!
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Ive heard rumors of it being $1100USD
1999USD

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1999USD
That's about right. Looks like it covers all the warc and 6m band.

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Ive heard rumors of it being $1100USD
OOoooppppsss thats supposed to be $2100usd, I wish for $1100!! Ameritron would never sell a ALS-600 again!

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