Tokyo Hy-Power HL-1.2Kfx Desktop Shortwave Linear Amplifier

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Frequency range

RX-range
-
TX-range
80-10 m + WARC
HAM bands
160m  80m  60m  40m  30m (WARC)  20m  17m (WARC)  15m  12m (WARC)  11m (CB)  10m 
Stability
-
Tuning steps
-
Filters
-

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Receiver

Modulations
-
Sensitivity
-
Selectivity
-
Receiver system
-
IF-frequencies
-
Image rejection
-
Audio output
-

Transmitter

Modulations
All mode  
RF-Output
750 W PEP

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains (100~240V AC)
Current drain RX
-
TX
7.5 A @ 240 V AC

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
232 × 142 × 350 mm (9.13 × 5.59 × 13.78 in)
Weight
15.00 kg (33.1 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 20xx and 20xx

Other features

Memories
-
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Input power: 100W max
Built-in SWR / Power meter
Accessories
-

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Reviews

Absolutely Rock Solid

Tokyo Hy-Power HL-1.2Kfx, Desktop Shortwave Linear Amplifier

I have owned this Amp for a little over a year and I have done over 2000 DX contacts with it, from South America to Australia, Antartica, Mongolia and even India. The 1.2KFX has never skipped a beat, it has protection circuitry that seems to be almost fool proof, it detects High SWR and other faults so quickly it boggles the mind. Another great plus is the fantastic look of these Amps, they are like the finest Mercede Benze in detail and performance, the inside of the Amp is clean and neat, everything placed perfectly. Performance wise I can easily get 750 watts out of it, I leave mine at about 800 watts, but I can get up to 1KW out of it but I don't recommend you drive it that Hard, lest you burn out something. This Amp uses the same PA board that is in the 1.5KFx, so the FETS are designed to go up to 1200 watts, the only limitation is the internal power supply and how good is your houses 220V. I have yet to meet a 1.2KFX owner that was unhappy, the only Caveat to this and all solid state amps is that you must have neat proper wiring that produces little or no RF. Solid state Amps do not work well if high RF is floating around, so make sure you have good grounding, numerous chokes and a SWR that is below 1.5:1 or else Solid state can become trouble some. My shack met all these requirements and so should yours if you have it set up right.

Written by rgarth on Jan 20, 2011

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Value for money
Aquired
Mint condition in 2010
USD 2200.00

Prices

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Price Condition Year User
USD 1680.00 Mint / New 2010 eBay
USD 2200.00 Mint / New 2010 rgarth
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