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Kenwood TS-590S Extended TX Mod

Discussion in 'Kenwood' started by Moleculo, Nov 4, 2010.

  1. Moleculo

    Moleculo Administrator
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    This is the extended transmit mod for the new Kenwood TS-590S. All you have to do is open up the rig and find resistor R900 and remove it. The location of the resistor is shown in the attached pic.


     

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  2. TonyV225

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    HA HAAAAAA!!! VERY C:):)L
     
  3. SharpShooter

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    This mod worked perfect.

    NOTE: The way I removed the resistor was by taking a small pair of diagonal cutters.

    Position the cutter across the center of the resistor.

    NOT to deep....DON'T touch the board !

    Just lightly squeeze the cutters.

    The resistor will break like glass !

    I just flipped the radio over blew out the tiny particles.

    Reassemble and reset the radio.

    With this method:

    NO damage....NO heat....NO damage to the pads or board.
     
  4. Mudfoot

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    Ouch! Sounds like a circumcision.

    :D
     
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  5. TonyV225

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    Snip the pee pee :cry:



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