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SunSDR MB1 by Expert Electronics – Review and walk through

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by VA2PV, May 2, 2018.

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  1. US7IGN

    US7IGN Ham Member QRZ Page

    All companies were once small and unknown.
    I saw only one MB-1 in Kyiv. He stood broken and no one could repair it.
    There are no schematics or service manuals, and firmware is also not available. You can count only on the warranty.
    There was no guarantee for that device.
     
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  2. AJ2I

    AJ2I Ham Member QRZ Page

    SunSDR2 was there for 3b7a, those guys did awesome!
     
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  3. AB9TX

    AB9TX Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Pascal nice video- thank you for sharing. How long does the rig take to boot fully?
     
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  4. KE2TR

    KE2TR Ham Member QRZ Page

    Hey Just like the FlexRadio's, NO Schematics or service manuals and that is one very good reason I went for the Icom 7610 besides it also has an excellent SDR RX!
     
  5. K9CQ

    K9CQ Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    This rig has already been out over 2 years. As AJ2I points out, same company that made the SunSDR2 rigs that went to the 3B7A DXpedition. I am pretty sure they will be around a while. A friend has an MB-1 and you can load your logging and digital mode stuff right onto the rig if you wanted to.
     
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  6. K4CAE

    K4CAE Platinum Subscriber Life Member Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    $5,595.00
     
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  7. K8TDN

    K8TDN Subscriber QRZ Page

    That's way beyond my needs or wants for this hobby. Also no way too justify purchase for a hobby.
     
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  8. N3HEE

    N3HEE Ham Member QRZ Page

    I like the fact that you can use the internal computer to run your ham software and more. Connect two external monitors, keyboard and mouse and you have a nice little shack computer included in the price. (Intel Core i5 @ 3.0GHZ, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD) This takes the ICOM 7610 and Flex 6000 series a step further. I would like more details on SO2R operation, band pass filter specs, cw capabilities (QSK & Latency).
     
    Last edited: May 9, 2018
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  9. KN4DQE

    KN4DQE Ham Member QRZ Page

    Interesting that radio manufacturers are charging a pretty penny for this stuff. Who is their target market? It seems as if it's for "audophiles" for HAM. Most radios are creeping up in price - which is no wonder why Baofeng and the Chinese radios are becoming so popular.
     
  10. US7IGN

    US7IGN Ham Member QRZ Page

    They says it is the best for serious contesters and DXers. Ordinary ham will buy icom crap. They talk this in every icom topic on russian forums.
     
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