The Z-100 is the
definitive low cost automatic antenna tuner! It has been designed from the
ground up to provide the power handling you asked for, in a small, lightweight
package that is perfect for portable as well as sitting on your desk in your
The Z-100 will tune with 0.1 to 125 watts (50 watts on 6 meters), making it an
excellent choice for almost any radio or operating style. Backpackers and QRP
operators will appreciate the latching relays. Power can be removed from the
tuner once you have tuned. Additionally, when the tuner is not tuning, it
draws nearly zero amps.
Additionally, the Z-100 features 200 fast memories which will decrease tuning
time up to 95%!
Simple operation is the key to the Z-100. Provide a continuous carrier, then
press and hold the tune button for 1 second. The Z-100 tunes. The red LED
indicates tuner activity and the green LED indicates an SWR of 1.0 to 1.5
(steady Green LED) and 1.5 to 2.0 (blinking Green LED). If your antenna is
already resonant, place the tuner in bypass. Pressing and releasing the tune
button quickly will bypass the tuner, taking all tuning components out of
Operating range is 1.8 to 54 MHz and will tune a 10:1 SWR (3:1 on 6 meters)
down to 1.5:1 or less. It will tune almost any coax fed antenna including
dipoles, beams, and verticals.
Please compare the
price of the Z-100 to other brand auto and manual tuners... enough said!