[amsat-bb] Re: G5500 change voltage supply

Dee morsesat at optonline.net
Wed Jun 1 10:24:03 PDT 2011


Look closer--Wrong rotor and I imagine you jump the other connections
together to have the voltage correct.
Again, Check the G5500 manual.
Dee 

-----Original Message-----
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Bill Dzurilla
Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2011 12:53 PM
To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Cc: ea4cyq at amsat.org
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: G5500 change voltage supply

Here is the mod to change Yaesu rotors to 220v:
http://www.hamcity.com/store/pc/catalog/pdf/220vconversion.pdf

But perhaps yours has a different transformer if it uses pin 3 for 117v.  In
the mod, pins 0 and 3 are for 220v.

73, Bill NZ5N

> Subject: [amsat-bb] G5500 change voltage supply
> 
> I have purchased a G5500.  The control box have a 117Vac label  in the 
> real panel.  I opened it and a wire is connected through the fuse to 
> the terminal number 3 of the KT-30 transformer and the other wire 
> through the main switch to the terminal number 1 of the KT-30 
> transformer.
> 
> I am wondering how I should connect it to work with 220Vac in Europe.
> 
> Thanks in advance. ea4cyq at amsat.org


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