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MT1500 Electrical Requirements?? Voltage and AMP Draw

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Jongage
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MT1500 Electrical Requirements?? Voltage and AMP Draw

Postby Jongage » Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:31 pm

Looking to make a battery emlinator from an old battery. I believe that the radio runs on 7.5v however I do not know the amp draw??

Can someone confirm 7.5v and know the amp draw?

Thanks

Rob

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Re: MT1500 Electrical Requirements?? Voltage and AMP Draw

Postby fineshot1 » Sun Jul 02, 2017 4:17 am

Jongage wrote:Looking to make a battery emlinator from an old battery. I believe that the radio runs on 7.5v however I do not know the amp draw??

Can someone confirm 7.5v and know the amp draw?

Thanks

Rob


No one is going to take a shot in the dark without more info.

What band? - VHF, UHF, 800 MHz

What Model? - Model 1 or 1.5
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Re: MT1500 Electrical Requirements?? Voltage and AMP Draw

Postby jackhackett » Sun Jul 02, 2017 7:46 am

From the Basic Service Manual...

Nominal Voltage - 7.5 volts
Range - 6 to 9 volts

Transmit Current Drain (Typical)
700/800MHz - 1250mA
VHF - 1900mA
UHF Range 1 (380-470MHz) - 2100mA
UHF Range 2 (450-520MHz) - 2000mA

Receive and Standby currents are around 220mA and 80mA


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