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converting a texas star dx 667v to 11

Discussion in 'CB and Export Equipment and Accessories' started by wheelman918, Jan 12, 2015.

  1. wheelman918

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    i got a maxi type fuse holder for 6 ga and a 60 amp fuse i hope that works, im uprading the power feed to this amp i see stuff i dont like, them fuses in the back are going bye bye and true no 8 going in the amp. Now how do i plug the holes from the lame fuse holders that were in it? the "key plug hole" is going to be a switch for the fans, yes the whole 9 is being done to this amp, its a hybrid 2 mosfets driving 4 2879s the gate keeper says he is very impressed with them his videos are very helpful this stuff is easy omg


     

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    you think a 60 would work? next jump up is 80
     
  3. wheelman918

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    hell i own a cnc machine shop if i werent concerned id use my mill and make some fan accommodations in the aluminum heat sinks, i think ill cut a new cover out of aluminum use a sheetmetal brake and make a custom cover aluminum gets rid of heat much better, im in no hurry i want this amp like i want it before i even hook it up
     
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    took the amp to a shop one switch and the variable pot both no good supposed to be new WARNING NEVER DO BUSINESS WITH LESTER'S CUSTOMS I PROMISE YOU I DONT CARE WHAT ANYONE TELLS YOU HOW GREAT HE IS I KNOW BETTER, HE HAS RIPPED ME OFF REALLY GOOD ALMOST 600$ HIS CHANNEL BOARDS ARE A JOKE! ANYONE WHO SAYS HIS STUFF IS ALL THAT EITHER HASNT BOUGHT ONE THEIR SELVES OR THEY ARE JUST A BLAH BLAH IDIOT WHO DONT KNOW WHAT THEY ARE TALKING ABOUT ANYWAYS.
     
  5. Cookie Monster

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    So please do tell me, how did this conversion work out for you?
    I too have just purchased a new one and after reading this post Am worried about the ability to convert it.
    All the drawings and directions on the site are still for the pre mosfet builds.
     
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    To do the conversion there is a circuit board you need to take out and add a jumper to one of the switches. The circuit board you need to take out is by the relay and the front panel switches. If I remember correctly.
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    That sounds easier than the previous builds. Thanks. Any good info is helpful.
     
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    Have you tried it yet? It looks like the conversion was started. The yellow cap has been unsoldered.

    Here is the answer: http://www.cbtricks.com/Amp/txstar/dx667_dx667v/dx667v_mod.htm
     
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    post was from 2015
     
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    That's what happens when somebody uses the search feature to answer a new question.
     
  11. Cookie Monster

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    Yes, it is an old post, but the only thing on converting a 667V. And the original poster wheelman918 had one of the new hybrids at that time and all the information is from 2005 builds.
    I have no idea what this new amp is even going to look like inside until I get it.
    I have noticed some differences between his picture and the Gatekeepers video though. Like swapping of the centre pot connections to the delay switch.
    I should have it by the 18Aug17 and will post up what I find.
     
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    Any decent shop will convert it for you as part of the sale. Now if you price shopped and got it from Copper or H & Y then your on your own.
     
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    You have no idea how on target you are!
     
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    Interesting thread, my DX500v is coming tomorrow, aparantly already modded for use on 11m.

    Fingers crossed..
     
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    How does yours work?
    I got mine today. It came with the conversion done, but it has problems. The relays went chattering when the rec amp was engaged. Disengaged the rec amp. Then on transmit it sounds like class C not AB1 on sideband with the delay engaged. Folks tell me it sounds like the driver mosfets are not working right and it's distorted and tinny.
    This Brand New Texas Star DX 667V is a piece of crap. It throws a high SWR as well. Junk!
     

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