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Price: $3695.95

 Model#: 9005800

Introducting the new LA-1K 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

New design for 2018 with gray front panel.

We are pleased to announce that the LA-1K far exceeded all standards in FCC testing at a FCC-certified laboratory and received certification for equipment authorization.

Video Review of LA-1K:
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LA-1K in the Ham Shack photos:
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Customer Review of LA-1K:

"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.

Vy 73,
- W2BWL / M0IBD / V26WT


1. Download the LA-1K brochure:

2. Download the LA-1K User Interface touchscreen menu options (click below):

3. Download the LA-1K manual insert:

4. Download LA-1K Quickstart guide:

5. Download LA-1K Firmware:

Document: LA-1K Fault and Display Notifications

LA-1K Firmware Summary:


SSB Power: Power levels up to 1000W
CW Mode: 1000 Watts CW ICAS
FM/RTTY: 500 watts
AM: 275 watts
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
Warranty: One year

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