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How to turn down power on magnum s9

Hi,i recently bought a magnum s9 and had new rf outputs fitted(as the old ones had blown!)the radio works fine now exept that when i use my variable power to turn down the rf power it only makes 5 watts difference!!(45watts on high/40watts on low)has the variable power been turned up inside?and how to i put it back to standard(i.e 5 watts on low power?any help would be great,thanks dean

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Vortash is talking trash mate..

There are two controls towards the rear of the PCB, very close together. They set the upper and lower limit of the variable power. take a look on for more info.

Posted on Jun 25, 2009

  • freakybwoy Jun 25, 2009

    oh, and the inline thing vorTRASH was talking about is actually called a power reducer, just so you dont go and buy the wrong thing from his suggestions.

    But I will agree that if you are not technically minded, then ask an engineer to do it. would take less than two minutes to fix and 1min 50 seconds would be openening the case.



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Sounds like you need a local electronics engineers help , altering the design of an instrument can cause problems and be costly .
Normally an in line filter can be purchased that will affect your output somewhat but it depends on what amount you want to reduce it by remember , if you alter the swf too much then you will overdrive you outputs again and they will probably burn out .
It sounds like at 45watts this system is too powerful for the area you are in I am thinking it is causing interference thats why you want it reduced , again my suggestion is a good TV I filter or change the unit for a less powerful one . One final suggestion is that you have the output 's reduced to a more susatinable rate by the engineer who repaired the set for you ... hope this is of help Regards Vortash

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