|[AMRadio] Filters for DX100|
bradk4rt at verizon.net
bradk4rt at verizon.net
Sat Dec 7 13:29:48 EST 2013
I just bought Hayseed Hamfest electrolytic filter caps for my Apache. I considered using NOS caps as well as the option of mounting new, smaller, lower cost electrolytics in place of the stock caps, but in the end decided to buy the new larger caps. I think the new Hayseed Hamfest caps are 135 MFD 450 V, and each cap included the black cardboard sleeve. I had the caps in hand about three days after ordering. The caps have been installed and the transmitter has powered up and tested fine so far. I think you can order just the can caps or a recap kit for the DX-100. But check their web site: hayseedhamfest.com
I'll note that I also ordered the 20-20-20 MFD cap for the Apache PS and it is about 1/32 inch wider than the stock cap. It fits, but just to be sure of the clearance at the rear chassis apron, I shortened the solder lugs for the two receiver relay connections about 1/8 inch.
Good luck and have fun with that DX-100. I have a 100B that will need rebuilding so I expect to be ordering more filter caps once I get around to that project.
On 12/07/13, Adrian Flynn wrote:
I back Rob on this suggestion 100%
On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 5:50 AM, Rob Atkinson <ranchorobbo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Try the hayseedhamfest.com guy?
> On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 4:03 AM, Roland Hull <w5sum at comcast.net> wrote:
> > Gentlemen I once again ask for your assistance
> > does anyone know of a source for the 125 UF 450 volt can electrolytics
> used in the HV section of a DX 100? There are
> > two of them, about 1 1/2" in diameter and 3" tall and they are insulated
> on the outside with cardboard.
> > these are the only caps needed for this transmitter that I
> > have not been able to locate.
> > thanks in advance and God bless
> > Ronnie
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