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Dx500 vs DX1600

Discussion in 'Amplifiers' started by dledinger, Oct 2, 2019.

  1. dledinger

    dledinger WDX995 / 2NC995

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    Also, not very happy that I paid for this. Obviously cold solder joint, and a dead short a dead short center pin to braid.

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  2. Blackcat630

    Blackcat630 Sr. Member

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    Fail
     
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  3. Shadetree Mechanic

    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    SIX-SHOOTER Sr. Member

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    The required drive levels can be changed to a higher or lower level by a good tech.I believe it's a far easier task with a solid state amp than with a tube amp so it should not be an issue with the DX-500V or the DX-1600.I have seen the drive levels changed in the Pride DX-300 several times & the output was still the same.

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  5. CB590

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    Guessing it came ready to go for 11?? That what they say when you email them..
     
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  6. dledinger

    dledinger WDX995 / 2NC995

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    Yep!
     
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  7. Highway Man

    Highway Man Active Member

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    i called them and asked which brand transistors were in the 16 and they said that they didn't know . Uh, could someone look please?
     
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    dledinger WDX995 / 2NC995

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    I strongly suspect they’ll be DEIs, but very curious if anyone has seen inside a new one.
     
  9. Highway Man

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    [QUOTE="dledinge
    Would a DX1600 work with 15w carrier, and 45w Pep? [/QUOTE]

    it may be happier with 8.
    screwdriver told me 8-12 max
     
  10. Highway Man

    Highway Man Active Member

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    i used to run my old sweet at times with the motor off working long distance ground waves without the driver on my galaxy 88HL at 5w carrier and 35-40. it did great and the battery bank lasted longer than I ever asked them.
     
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