EXCLUSIVELY AVAILABLE FROM: HRO, ML&S Martin Lynch & Sons, and Palstar.
New design for 2018 with gray front panel.
We are pleased to announce that the LA-1K has far exceeded all standards in FCC testing at a FCC-certified laboratory and received certification for equipment authorization.
"I received the LA-1K. Commissioning it was simple. Like the HF-AUTOs I have, it just does what it is supposed to do while looking pretty,
particularly as it sits on top of the tuner.|
Thank you for a great job again, Paul, and to your very good people.
- W2BWL / M0IBD / V26WT
The LA-1K is a RF Sensing Dual HF LDMOS 1000 Watt Amplifier. While the LA-1K will work with a wide variety of tuners and transceivers, Palstar custom-designed the LA-1K to work as the perfect match for our very popular HF-AUTO autotuner.
MADE IN THE USA
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LA-1K Firmware Summary:
V1.01C: Reduced transmit sequencing delay from 14ms to 3 ms.
- V1.02A: Unkeys amplifier with low +50V (<44V) to protect transistors from damage if supply trips as on 120V > 32A conditions.
V1.02B: Replaced the word "FAULT" with "BYPASS" for SWR Trip, Thermal Trip, and LW 50V Trip. Also, color changed from Red to Green on above (except temp#) when too hot.
|SSB Power:||Power levels up to 1000W|
|CW Mode:||1000 Watts CW ICAS|
|Frequency Range:||1.8 to 54 MHz|
|Display:||Color TFT touch screen|
|Input Drive Level:||45W - 55W (All Bands)|
|Output:||3 x RF SO-239 or Type N|
|ALC:||Exciter power control|
|Gain:||13dB + or - 1dB (nominal)|
|RF Sensing:||Auto Band Switching without Band Data Cable from transceiver|
|RF Output:||Vacuum RELAY T/R Switching|
|Power supply:||Internal Medical grade|
|AC power:||100-125VAC 15A or 200-250VAC 10A|
|DC supply:||50VDC @42A|
|Power Devices:||2 x 5600H 600W LDMOS|
|Auto-Protect:||SWR/Short Circuit/Over Temp|
|Cooling:||Variable Speed Fans (3 speed)|
|Intermod:||Low IMD Distortion >-35dB|
|Pure signal:||Sample@+10dBm (Rear Panel@1kW output)|
|Chassis:||.090 ga. aluminium|
|Top cover:||.090 ga. aluminium powder coated|
|Dimensions:||12.75" wide x 6.25" high x 16.5" deep|
|Shipping weight:||27 lbs, 12.25 Kg|
|Design concept:||Full compatibility with the Palstar HF-AUTO autotuner|