[AMRadio] Solid State 575 mercury vaporRectifierReplacementsneeded


Nigel Holmes Holmes.Nigel at abc.net.au
Fri Oct 2 03:00:55 EDT 2009


Whether it's a good price or not depends on the manufacturer.

If they're from Machlett, NEC, Toshiba, RCA or some GE product then probably very good buys. If they're labelled Trigon (often in a lime green & brown box) then likely to be total rubbish. 

73  Nigel VK3DZ

-----Original Message-----
From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of David Knepper
Sent: Friday, 2 October 2009 2:40 PM
To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Solid State 575 mercury vaporRectifierReplacementsneeded

That is a really great price.  Jump on them.

 

David Knepper, W3ST-W3CRA

Publisher of the Collins Journal and 

Secretary to the Collins Radio Association

www.collinsra.com

 

-------Original Message-------

 

From: jon baker

Date: 10/1/2009 7:39:24 PM

To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service

Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Solid State 575 mercury vapor Rectifier Replacementsneeded

     Pete,

     Radio Daze (www.radiodaze.com) lists 575A's for $85 each.

   Hope this helps.

     73 es CU

     de AD5HR

       Jon 

--- On Thu, 10/1/09, David Knepper <collinsradio at comcast.net> wrote: 

> From: David Knepper <collinsradio at comcast.net>

> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Solid State 575 mercury vapor Rectifier
Replacementsneeded

> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
> <amradio at mailman.qth
net>

> Date: Thursday, October 1, 2009, 11:11 PM

> FYI, Richardson Electronics has 575A's for around $350 and the solid-state

> replacement for a little over $100.  There is a 6 week wait.

> I use the solid-state plug ins in my 20V-3 and may have a

> few for sale.  I can furnish the numbers if anyone is interested

>

> Inquire by phone.  (814) 487-4403

> Thank you 

> David Knepper, W3ST-W3CRA

> Publisher of the Collins Journal and

> Secretary to the Collins Radio Association

> www.collinsra.com

> -------Original Message-------

> From: Pete Zilliox

> Date: 10/1/2009 7:05:40 PM

> To: AM_RADIO

> Subject: [AMRadio] Solid State 575 mercury vapor Rectifier

> Replacements needed

> All,

> My friend is having a world of trouble with the mercury vapor tubes in a

> Collins 20V-2.

> Anyone have solid state rectifier replacements or KNOWN perfectly good 575s

> or 575As?

> Let me know,

> 73  Pete, K5PZ

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