|Posted on Monday, October 20, 2003 - 4:27 pm: ||
I changed my mind and ordered a KLV500 instead of the 400. Is there any particulars I should consider as far as the settings for output and watts? Thanks DaveC
|Posted on Tuesday, October 21, 2003 - 3:55 am: ||
dave,I had a klv-500 mobil amp for about a year or so. it's a good unit but gets hot fast so what I did was that I put a 4 inch fan on top of it with some two sided tape. Then I put a resistor in line with a small toggel switch to slow it down were it was quiet and it stayed nice and cool even when I got long winded with out a break. One more thing I would sugest is that you keep your dead key low and dont go for the monster swing with this box ( my unit always sounded tight on am and ssb when I did ) keep that audio kleen and you will get good reports back on it. good luck I talked dx all over with mine.
73's from 2alpa lima 308
|Posted on Sunday, November 02, 2003 - 1:20 am: ||
Good choice the KLV500, I have used the KLV 400 for a couple years and they are clean sounding and reliable. The KLV500 gets 300 watts AM & 600 watts ssb.
I have a couple KLV400's they put out what is listed about 100 watts on AM and 100 watts on SSB.
One Dollar a watt for the KLV400 on AM & SSB, or .33 cents a watt for the KLV500 on AM or .15 cents a watt on SSB.
Humm which to get?
|Posted on Saturday, November 08, 2003 - 7:43 am: ||
Is there any modifications that can be made to a KLV-550. If so, will it cause any long term damage or isn't it worth modifing and should I just leave it alone? I'm only curious to know. Dave c
|Posted on Saturday, November 08, 2003 - 11:12 pm: ||
It should be ready when you get it to plug in and hook coax up and start talking.
Keep Dead Key around 3 or 4 watts to start, DO NOT OVER DRIVE it.