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IFR 1900

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GlennD
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IFR 1900

Postby GlennD » Thu Aug 03, 2017 3:30 pm

I really need to stop making lowball offers on buy it now items. I received an IFR 1900 a couple of weeks ago. Even though it was listed for 2200 they took my $1500 offer.

Like the mil 1600's it had a first generation LCD display. I was going to put in a 6.5 inch 800x600 display. On a whim I listed the obsolete LG number on eBay. To my surprise there was a Sharp replacement listed and the price was reasonable. I installed it and the viewing angle is much better. It was almost drop in. The light wires were a little too short and I had to extend them.

Now I have a super 1600S since the cellular stuff is obsolete.It covers the 1296 ham band. It has a switchable LNB for more sensitive off the air measurements. Finally it has the high stability oven as stock instead of the TCXO. Not that it matters since I use a GPS reference.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sharp-6-4-LCD-T ... 2749.l2649

Audiotron
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Re: IFR 1900

Postby Audiotron » Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:06 am

Excellent option !!

Hugs from Brazil

fineshot1
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Re: IFR 1900

Postby fineshot1 » Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:33 am

This is interesting - what is the obsolete LG/IFR part number?
I am wondering if there is a non-ifr usa source instead of having to go offshore.
I don't use ebay and paypal so ebay is not an option for me and perhaps many others.
I purchased my 1900 specifically because of the 1296 band coverage.
fineshot1
NJ USA

GlennD
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Re: IFR 1900

Postby GlennD » Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:49 am

The sharp replacement has the same part number. I threw away the original so I do not have it to reference. There are a lot of look alike units but I do not know if they work. If you look above the unit do not forget to adjust the unmarked contrast on the front. As suggested the external VGA output works well.

I would guess the seller would take a check but it might take a while to clear. I have heard horror stories about Paypal and indeed it is impossible to speak to as real human. Mostly it works fine.

fineshot1
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Re: IFR 1900

Postby fineshot1 » Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:13 pm

I find it hard to believe that anyone in HK would take a check from someone in the usa.
In the Ebay sellers pictures you posted above I did not see anything that looked like
it was and adjustment. Perhaps you can specify that in one of the pictures.
Thanks for the info and part number.
fineshot1
NJ USA


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