PA controller


The device provides operation control and protection of the power amplifier.

Main functions:

  • Displaying the output power value, SWR value and PA current consumption value;
  • Temperature monitoring and smart fan control using PWM;
  • Built-in digital sequencer with bypass modes support;
  • Sound and led alarm;
  • Protection on overheating and SWR value exceeding;
  • Calibration of the built-in SWR meter using only a power meter;
  • All settings are stored to non-volatile memory;
  • Device configuration and firmware update using the PC software utility.

Documentation:
https://vhfdesign.com/data/pdf/PA-controller.pdf

Software:
https://vhfdesign.com/data/zip/PA-Control-Board-Utility-v1.0.6716.1929.zip

PA control board schematics diagram
Fig 1.1 PA control board schematics diagram
PA control board connection schematics
Fig. 1.2 PA control board connection schematics
PA controller main board layout
Fig. 2.1 PA controller main board layout

Appearance

PA controller mainboard front view
Fig. 3.1 PA controller mainboard front
PA controller mainboard back view
Fig. 3.2 PA controller mainboard back
PA controller keyboard front view
Fig. 3.3 PA controller keyboard front
PA controller appearance view front (from 2018-10-03)
Fig 4.1 PA controller appearance view front (from 2018-10-03)
PA controller appearance view back (from 2018-10-03)
Fig 4.2 PA controller appearance view back (from 2018-10-03)

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