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  • Tony Langdon, VK3JED
    ... Well, I bought a DC regulator, so I could run my scanner. None of the plugs available will fit the 396XT. :( 73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL http://vkradio.com
    Message 1 of 4 , Oct 20, 2012
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      At 07:04 AM 10/20/2012, you wrote:

      >I was at Radio Shack, and noticed they had a Enercell Car Power
      >Adapter on clearance for $4.97. Part #273-368.
      >It's rated at 6VDC@1000ma. I also got a right angle Adaptaplug Tip
      >"B" series. It's specs are:
      >
      >4.00mm O.D.
      >1.7mm I.D.
      >
      >When you buy the Car Power adapter, you get an Adaptaplug tip
      >included in the price. Part # 273-335
      >That's saved $6.95. So this made the whole setup real attractive
      >for $5.38 total.
      >
      >I noticed when I seated the tip plug into the radio there is a
      >slight bit of play, compared to the plug that comes
      >furnished with the Uniden AC Adapter...
      >
      >I haven't check the specs on the Uniden plug, but this made me
      >wonder if the plug is unique...

      Well, I bought a DC regulator, so I could run my scanner. None of
      the plugs available will fit the 396XT. :(

      73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL
      http://vkradio.com
    • David Johnson
      I find the Sony Yellow plug works for me. ... From: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Tony Langdon, VK3JED Sent: Sunday,
      Message 2 of 4 , Oct 20, 2012
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        I find the Sony Yellow plug works for me.

        -----Original Message-----
        From: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
        Of Tony Langdon, VK3JED
        Sent: Sunday, 21 October 2012 17:04
        To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] Pin Plug Diameter...

        At 07:04 AM 10/20/2012, you wrote:

        >I was at Radio Shack, and noticed they had a Enercell Car Power Adapter
        >on clearance for $4.97. Part #273-368.
        >It's rated at 6VDC@1000ma. I also got a right angle Adaptaplug Tip "B"
        >series. It's specs are:
        >
        >4.00mm O.D.
        >1.7mm I.D.
        >
        >When you buy the Car Power adapter, you get an Adaptaplug tip included
        >in the price. Part # 273-335 That's saved $6.95. So this made the
        >whole setup real attractive for $5.38 total.
        >
        >I noticed when I seated the tip plug into the radio there is a slight
        >bit of play, compared to the plug that comes furnished with the Uniden
        >AC Adapter...
        >
        >I haven't check the specs on the Uniden plug, but this made me wonder
        >if the plug is unique...

        Well, I bought a DC regulator, so I could run my scanner. None of the plugs
        available will fit the 396XT. :(

        73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL
        http://vkradio.com



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