MFJ 1500 Watt Legal Limit IntelliTuner
Full 1500 watts SSB/CW…Digital & Analog SWR/WattMeter . . .
All features of MFJ IntelliTuners-- Ultra-fast, Safe Automatic Tuning . . . Wide Tuning Range (12-1600 Ohms from 1.8 to 30 MHz ) . . . Radio Interfaces . . . Built-in Antenna Switch for two coax/long wire . . . Automatic Bypass protects your amplifier . . . Field Upgradeable Software . . . Very Compact!
The MFJ-998 Full Legal Limit 1500 Watt Intellituner takes you to the final level in automatic antenna tuners. With a capability of 1500 watts SSB and CW, coupled with automatic tuning, your high-power station can now operate essentially hands-free even when frequency and band changes are made.
Fast Automatic Tuning
The MFJ-998 instantly matches impedances from 12-1600 ohms using MFJ`s exclusive IntelliTune, AdaptiveSearch and InstantRecall algorithms with over 20,000 VirtualAntenna Memories. When you key your transmitter, MFJ`s InstantRecall checks to see if that frequency has been used before. If so, tuning is instantaneous. If not, MFJ`s IntelliTune algorithm (based on MFJ`s efficient SWR Analyzer technology) measures the impedance, snaps the necessary components in place, and then fine-tunes the SWR. If the antenna impedance is outside the tuner`s measurement range, MFJ`s Adaptive Search algorithm measures the frequency and determines only relevant component values -- which are then searched for fast tuning.
Safe Automatic Tuning and Amplifier Protection
The MFJ-998 includes MFJ’s Amplifier Bypass Control -- an MFJ exclusive feature! When used with a transceiver interface cable, tuning is safe and "stupidproof"! When a tuning cycle is initiated, the MFJ-998 first bypasses any in-line amplifier. Next, the MFJ-998 initiates a low-power CW tuning carrier from your transceiver. When tuning is complete, the MFJ-998 reverts your transceiver to its prior power and mode, and re-enables the amplifier. This entire cycle typically takes less than a second! Finally, if the MFJ-998 cannot find a match better than a preset amplifier SWR trip-point, the amplifier stays bypassed to provide automatic SWR protection for your amplifier -- another MFJ exclusive!
A large analog Cross-Needle SWR/Watt-meter displays selectable 300/60 watt or 3000/600 watt forward/reflected full-scale ranges. You can even select automatic power ranging -- the best power range is automatically selected for you.