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Re: Conifer MDS Downconverter



Joe,
I have not seen mark's units (yet), but other Conifer DC's I have seen have a 
F-connector test port, usually -10 dB or -20 dB.  The Conifer preamps have 
two F-connectors also, but that is so you can route the 12 Vdc thru the 
preamp to the DC.
73,
Jerry, K5OE

gary_mayfield@hotmail.com writes:

> I bought one of Mark's Conifer downconverters.  It looks like a pretty neat
>  toy.  Does anyone know anything about these?  It has the following
>  information on the label:
>  
>  Conifer Corporation
>  MDS DOWNCONVERTER
>  MDP(is embossed in the sticker)
>  SERIAL NO. 45796
>  MDS CH. 1 (the 1 is embossed in the sticker)
>  OUTPUT CH. 2  (the 2 is embossed in the sticker)
>  MADE IN BURLINGTON, IOWA
>  
>  It has 3 connectors, One type 'N' female and 2 type 'F' female.  The flyer
>  states the N is for the S band, but not much else.  Why would there be two
>  'F' connectors?  Does anyone know the power reqiurement of this unit?  Does
>  anyone k now the exact frequency responce of this unit?
>  
>  Thanks and 73,
>  Joe
>  ka0yos@amsat.org
>  
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