Re: RD16HHF1 5Watt PA #chat
Got 6 off RD16HHF1 from mitsubishi europe in netherlands. They are Genuine parts. I also obtained some from:-toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
www.anglia-live.com This appears to be the sole UK outlet.
There is a lot of discussion, and photo's showing how to recognise fake parts(I have been bitten as well), on the mcHF blog:-
The genuine devices have 2 dimples, one each side of the mitsubishi logo, at the top of the black face. Here is a picture :-
20/10/17 23:06, Andrew Lenton wrote:
Thanks Buying low cost items from the USA costs me more in postage and VAT @ 20% and £8 post office service charge to collect the VAT, so turns out not worth it in the long run. BR Andrew -----Original Message----- From: QRPLabs@groups.io [mailto:QRPLabs@groups.io] On Behalf Of Cecil Bayona Sent: 20 October 2017 21:56 To: QRPLabs@groups.io Subject: Re: [QRPLabs] RD16HHF1 5Watt PA #chat Those parts are Prime parts from a US distributor not from eBay or China. I have never had one be bad out of the box, and I have sold 1000's. On 10/20/2017 1:14 PM, Al Holt wrote:I'm using one and have been very happy with it. I sourced mine from ThePartsPlace from k5nwa; here's their page: http://www.thepartsplace.k5nwa.com/index.php?route=product/product&pro duct_id=61 price/shipping is reasonable. I run it usually with 2W output and it seems to me in transmit the total draw in on the order of ~800-900mA. I biased it using the "zero bias" method, but I can't remember if there was any difference between it and the IRF510. Good luck! 73 Al Holt WD4AH-- Cecil - k5nwa http://thepartsplace.k5nwa.com/ This email has been scanned by BullGuard antivirus protection. For more info visit www.bullguard.com