Heater provides regulated standby power to RF mounts.

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Model 1820 2-channel RF Mount Heater provides stable power source for 1 or 2 Precision RF Coaxial Power Standards (mounts) when mount is not being used to take measurements. It maintains mount at operating temperature, reducing warm-up time when mount is transferred to active use. Heater is for use on bench or in rack and includes LEDs and analog meters on front panel. Standard equipment includes two 12 in. 4-wire temperature control cables with knurled lock collars.



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Tegam's Model 1820 RF Mount Heater Targets The Need For Regulated Standby Power To RF Mounts



GENEVA, OH - October 1, 2002 - TEGAM, Inc. today announced the availability of its two channel RF Mount Heater, answering the industry's need for a compact, cost-effective instrument that provides constant, regulated, standby power to RF mounts. The Model 1820 provides a stable power source for one or two Precision RF Coaxial Power Standards (mounts) when the mount is not being used to take measurements. The Model 1820 maintains the mount at operating temperature, reducing warm-up time when the mount is transferred to active use.

FEATURES
o Keeps RF Mounts at operating temperature 24/7
o Reduces system downtime
o Saves you time and money
o Provides constant, regulated power to one or two mounts
o LEDs and Analog Meters are conveniently located on the front panel
o Economical, easy to use, compact and lightweight
o One-year warranty

Simply connect one or two mounts and in two hours they are temperature stable. Leave the mount(s) connected and they remain at operating temperature. Transfer the mount to your Model 1804, Model 1806 or System II at any time and begin to take measurements.

The 1820 is an economical voltage controller, providing a stable source to the mount's internal thermal coils which is essential for thermistor temperature elevation. This is critical for RF Mount stability, uncertainty reduction and overall measurement performance. The unit is compatible with all TEGAM mounts.

The 1820 is designed to be used on the bench or in a rack. Two mounts can be placed either on top of, behind or beside the unit. Standard equipment includes two 12-inch four-wire temperature control cables with knurled lock collars. An optional three-foot temperature control cable is also available. An easy-to-follow manual provides step-by-step instructions on operation and maintenance. Everything about the Model 1820 RF Mount Heater is designed for simple operation. Dimensions are 9.84 in (250.00 mm) W x 3.37 in (85.61 mm) H x 10.24 in (260.00 mm), and weight is 6 lb (2.72kg).

AVAILABILITY AND PRICING. The Model 1820 RF Mount Heater's list price is $1,995 and is available now.

MORE INFORMATION. For more information on the Model 1820 RF Mount Heater or any of TEGAM's other products, visit our website at www.tegam.com, or contact:

Terry Gambill
TEGAM, Inc.
Ten Tegam Way
Geneva, Ohio 44041
PH: 440-466-6100
FX: 440-466-6110
E-mail: tgambill@tegam.com

About TEGAM. TEGAM, Inc. manufactures electronic test and measurement equipment for global metrology, calibration and production test applications. TEGAM's products include Microwave Calibration Systems and Power Standards, RF Sine Wave and Pulse Generators, Programmable Precision Micro-Ohmmeters, Resistance Standards, Temperature Calibrators, Oscilloscope Calibration Systems, Synchro-Resolver Standards, AC Ratio Transformers and Standards, Impedance Measurement Instruments, and Passive Component Test Systems. TEGAM is headquartered in Geneva, (Cleveland) Ohio, and maintains a branch office in Munich, Germany.

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