AMP TO XCVR INTERFACE, FOR ALL XCVR
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ARB-704$ 59.95 Each
|Ameritron Amplifier-to-Transceiver Interface|
The ARB-704 will work with almost any transceiver without the need for a plug-and-play pre-wired cable.
The ARB-704 advanced interface is compatible with all common radios and amplifiers even though radios and amplifiers do not have standardized voltages, accessory plugs, or wiring. This interface is designed to work with any amplifier/radio combination.
The input is designed to be compatible with any transmitter or transceiver, and the output is compatible with AC control lines or DC positive or negative amplifier control lines having up to 200 Volts peak open circuit voltage and 300 mA of operating current.
Why you need the ARB-704
Amplifiers can damage radios if the amplifier has too much relay control voltage, voltage spikes, or excessive current on the relay control line. Such damage often appears as "stuck" or "sticky" transmit relays in exciters or shorted transistors on transmit control lines. In most cases where the radio is damaged, the system transmits normally but the external amplifier stays locked in a "transmit" mode. This prevents receive signals from coming through the amplifier with normal levels whenever the amplifier is in the "ON" or "OPERATE" position.
The ARB-704 has many electrical advantages over conventional relay buffer systems. The ARB-704 has no moving parts, switches almost instantaneously. It is noiseless, has very long life, and will not develop dirty contacts. It operates with negative, AC, or positive amplifier relay control lines.
It works with any relay voltage(AC, positive or negative) up to 200 peak volts and any relay current up to 300 mA. The ARB-704 is fully compatible with conventional amplifier relay systems. It is especially suited for buffering vacuum relay QSK amplifiers, since the ARB-704 does not affect attack or release times in a deleterious manner.
The ARB-704 operates with transmitters or transceivers that pull amplifier control lines to ground, or output a wide range of positive or negative control voltages. The transmitter only switches currents under .35 milliamperes and very low voltages when using the ARB-704. Measures a super compact 4 ¼" x 1 ¾" x 2 ¼".
The ARB-704 is supplied with the following:
1. One power connector cord and plug with red wire (+12 Volts) and black wire (negative and ground).
2. Three phono (RCA) cord with connectors on each end. These cables are for relay, ALC and amplifier control lines.
|Plug-and-Play Cables for the ARB-704 (A plug-and-play cable is not needed if your radio is not listed)|
|PNP-8D||FT-1000/2000, (MP), 767GX, 920, 990, 747GX|
|PNP-8M||FT-890, 840, 817, 857, 897, FT450, 950, 900|
|PNP-7D||TS-440, 690, 450, 180, 140, 950, 130, 870, 2000,|
50, 120, 530, 430, 830, 850, 940, 570
|PNP-13D||All models of the IC-706 series, 718, 7000|
|PNP-7DK||TS-930 (serial numbers below 309)|
|PNP-8DI||ICOM ACC JACK|
|PNP-7DI||ICOM ACC 2 JACK|
|AMERITRON PLUG-AND-PLAY CABLES|
| MODEL # || TRANSCEIVERS |
| PNP-8D || FT-1000/2000 (MP) 767GX 920 990 747GX |
| PNP-8M || FT-890 840 817 857 897 900 |
| PNP-35 || FT-100 (D) |
| PNP-5M || FT-847 |
| PNP-10MY || FT-450 950 1200 |
| PNP-DB15Y || FTDX-3000 |
| PNP-5D || FT-980 |
| PNP-7D || TS-440 690 450 180 140 950 130 870 2000 50 120 530 430 830 850 940 570 990 |
| PNP-7DK || TS-930 (serial #s lower than 309) |
| PNP-8MK || TS-480 |
| PNP-8DI || ICOM ACC JACK |
| PNP-7DI || ICOM ACC 2 JACK |
| PNP-13D || All models of the IC-706 series, 718 7000 |
| PNP-8DT || TENTEC 599 EAGLE |
|ARB-704 PARTS LIST|
|100-2100||RESISTOR, 1/4W, FILM, 5%, 100 OHM||0.10|
|100-2220||RESISTOR, 1/4W, FILM, 5%, 220 OHM||0.10|
|100-3100||RESISTOR, 1/4W F,5%, 1 K||0.10|
|100-3470||RESISTOR, 1/4 WF, 5%, 4.7K||0.10|
|100-4470||RESISTOR, 1/4W, 5%, FILM, 47 K||0.10|
|200-2100-1||CAPACITPR, DISC, Z5U, 100V, .01 UF||0.10|
|200-2100-2C||IT, CAPACITOR, DISC, .01UF, 1KV, 20%, EGE||0.14|
|300-4007||DIODE, 1A,1N4007, BULK||0.10|
|301-5231||DIODE, ZENER, 400MW, 5.1V, 1N5231 (RPL1N751)||0.10|
|305-0092||TRANSISTOR, TO92, MPS-A92||0.24|
|305-3906||TRANSISTOR, TO92, 2N3906||0.10|
|305-6740||TRANSISTOR, 2N6740, TO-220, 650V, NPN POWER||3.80|
|324-0358||IC, OP-AMP, LM358N||0.56|
|351-3002||LED, RED, ROUND, 3MM, LED||0.26|
|600-0011||JACK, RCA, PCB MOUNT||0.36|
|601-6021||JACK, COAXIAL, DC, PCB MT., 2.1MM||0.22|
|601-8105||CONNECTOR, 5PIN DIN PCB||0.99|
|612-0140||CONNECTOR, HEADER, STRAIGHT, .1, 40 POS||0.60|
|612-4001||JUMPER, SHORTING JUMPER||0.10|
|620-2021||CABLE, RCA TO RCA, 6 FEET||1.25|
|654-0500S||SCREW, PAN, PH, 4-40-1/2, ZINC, S/S||0.10|
|656S-0375B-A||SCREW, SM, PH, #6 X 3/8 TYPE A, BK||0.10|
|705-0440-K||NUT, HEX, KEP, 4-40-1/4, ZINC||0.10|
|716B-0250||SPACER, AL, 4-40 X .25, 1/4 HEX||0.16|
|800-0704||CHASSIS, AL, 704||5.00|
|850-1001-1||SHIPPING BOX, #1, NO PRINT||2.69|
|861-ARB704||PCB, ARB-704 R1, .062FR4,1S,1OZ,ROHS-IMM TIN||6.00|AL-80BHF AMP, 1KW, (1) 3-500Z TUBES, DOMESTIC 120VAC$1,595.00
ALS-600600 WATT SOLID STATE AMP$1,599.00
ALS-1300HF AMP, 1200 WATT SOLID STATE, 220 VAC$2,899.00
ARB-704AMP TO XCVR INTERFACE, FOR ALL XCVR$59.95