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Megawatt Power Supplies

Post by Beachbum24 » Thursday, 17 May 2018, 21:23 PM

Hello CBRT, and welcome. I'm sure you guys have heard this a million times. But just wanted to say how happy i am with my new S-350 supply. I had a terrible clicking sound every second or so. couldn't really fiqure it out. But with this new supply, no more clicking sounds. And i was using a laptop supply which put out 12 volts and 3 amps. I though it was great. My radio felt different. So sure you can find all kinds of cheap and/or free supplies. But my personal opinion. Don't waste your time, money or your equipment. Do the right thing and buy the best. The options are great. You are able to hook up 3 different items. Altho i would not recommend running a amp and radio on the same supply ( Advise given to me by MDY ) so in my case i will be 100% buying several more of these fine units.

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Post by 295 antenna » Saturday, 19 May 2018, 16:03 PM

I told you they are good i have three . and im super happy
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Post by Blue Ox2 » Saturday, 19 May 2018, 16:15 PM

10-4 on that, my friend. I have an S-350 and I love it.
MegaWatt is da deal...........

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Post by Beachbum24 » Thursday, 07 June 2018, 18:41 PM

I'll probably be buying another one down the road. I'm pretty sure the KL503 will want it's own supply. Running out of time to get my letter into Santa :lol:
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Post by jon6667 » Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 8:44 AM

i have 2 of the 400 40 amp supply's and a 50 amp. that i dont use fan is to loud for me.
its new in the box.only hooked up for a few minutes.


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Post by MDYoungblood » Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 9:39 AM

jon6667 wrote:
Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 8:44 AM
i have 2 of the 400 40 amp supply's and a 50 amp. that i dont use fan is to loud for me.
its new in the box.only hooked up for a few minutes.
One of the problems associated with the fans is they aren't designed to be over-volted, the PS runs at 14+v and the fan likes 12v. Build a small regulated and adjustable circuit (drop the voltage to about 10v) for them and it will quiet right down.

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Post by Beachbum24 » Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 16:13 PM

I usually just turn the volume up on my radio :lol: But i like your idea better. I'm assuming this will work on all models. Gonna have to give it a try
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Re: Megawatt Power Supplies

Post by Russ » Thursday, 21 June 2018, 3:51 AM

hi, I just removed the fan, it gets just a little warm but nothing to be worried about...the fan noise is gone and listening to my radio is very enjoyable now.. otherwise its a great power supply...

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Post by Beachbum24 » Thursday, 21 June 2018, 5:49 AM

Russ wrote:
Thursday, 21 June 2018, 3:51 AM
hi, I just removed the fan, it gets just a little warm but nothing to be worried about...the fan noise is gone and listening to my radio is very enjoyable now.. otherwise its a great power supply...
Trust me, that did cross my mind. All my equipment is in the basement. Never gets above 70* down there. So will see. Maybe i'll try dropping the voltage first
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Re: Megawatt Power Supplies

Post by Stoneman » Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 14:09 PM

I was looking at the S-400-12, will it run a Texas Star V plus??


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