AT-500: All of the quality and features that Hams worldwide have come to expect from Palstar are now available in these compact, lower power, lower priced AT-500 tuner.
Covering 160 to 6 Meters with a power rating of up to 600 Watts PEP, the AT-500 features a differential tuning capacitor with 2 stators and 1 rotor, a precision ceramic body roller inductor, and a 4:1 ferrite current balun for balanced line feeds.
The AT-500 utilizes only 2 controls to operate for tuning, providing maximum ease of use in a manual tuner. A small-sized roller inductor operates all the way up to 6 m, while a relay switched add on inductor allows 160 m operation.
Also included is Palstar’s Active Peak and Peak Hold dual cross needle metering as in the popular PM2000A wattmeter and 11ga. .090″ thick chem-film treated aluminum metalwork and durable powder coated finish. A lifetime of excellence in engineering is inside every Palstar product.
Manual or Automatic, these antenna tuners will last a lifetime.
Rated power: 600 Watts PEP SSB; 500 watts CW
Active peak measurement with crossed needle with backlight
Power meters from 0-300 watts / 0-1000 Watts
Impedance matching range 20 ohms to 1500 Ohms
Output to symmetrical and asymmetrical lines
4:1 ferrite current balun handles the balance line driver
Easy and quick adjustment with only two controls
Adjustment of the differential capacitor with 2 stators and 1 rotor (360pF – 14pF – 360pF @ 2.5kV)
Palstar designed and builds 15uH Ceramic Body Roll Inductor
12 Vdc power connector and cable included