AT-500 Antenna Tuner

AT-500 Antenna Tuner

Product Details

The Palstar quality and features that Hams worldwide have come to expect is now available in a compact, low power affordably priced tuner, the AT-500 600 watt antenna tuner.

Covering 160 to 6 Meters with a power rating of up to 600 watts PEP, the AT-500 features a differential tuning capacitor with 2 stators and 1 rotor, a precision ceramic body roller inductor, and a 4:1 ferrite current balun for balanced line feeds.

The AT-500 utilizes only 2 controls to operate for tuning, providing maximum ease of use in a manual tuner. A small-sized roller inductor operates all the way up to 6 m, while a relay-switched add-on inductor allows 160 m operation.

Also included is Pastar's Active Peak and Peak Hold dual cross-needle metering as in the popular PM2000A wattmeter and 11ga. .090" thick chem-film treated aluminum metalwork and durable powder coated finish. The AT-1500 is a tuner that will last a lifetime.

Download:   AT-500 Manual

Output Power: 600 Watts PEP SSB; 500 Watts CW
HF Bands: 6m to 160m
Tuning: Two controls
Antenna switching: 6 position mode switch for multiple antennas
Capacitor: differential tuning with 2 stators and 1 rotor; 14pF - 360pF@2.5kV
Roller inductor: 15uH ceramic body
Outputs: balanced and unbalanced lines
Impedance: matching range 20 Ohms to 1500 Ohms
Metering: Active crossneedle Peak/Peak Hold with backlighting
Meter power range: 0-300 Watts/0-1000 Watts
Balun: 4:1 current
Chassis: .090 ga. aluminium gold iridite coated
Top cover: .090 ga. aluminium powder coated
Front cover: .090 ga. aluminium powder coated
Dimensions: 10 3/8" wide x 5 1/2" high x 12 7/8" deep
Shipping weight: 8 lbs
Warranty: One year