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MFJ-1278

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur multi-mode data controller
CPU:Zilog Z80A @ 4.91 MHz
System ROM:64 KB (27C512 EPROM)
System RAM:32 KB (43256C-15L SRAM with battery backup)
Computer ports / Speed:RS-232C (DB25) and TTL / 300, 1200, 2400, 4800 and 9600 bd
Power supply:12 VDC (Barrel connector, center positive)
Current drain:Max 500 mA
Dimensions (W*H*D):238*35*240 mm (9.37*1.38*9.45")
Weight:1.15 Kg (2.54 lb)
Other features:DB25 parallel printer port.




RADIO COMM'S SECTION
Modes

(Depending on firmware
and installed hardware
options):
Packet
AMTOR
RTTY
ASCII
CW
NavTex
WeFax
SSTV.
A contest memory CW keyer mode is also included
GPS/APRS functions:No
Mailbox:3 KB
Radio ports:Radio 1: 5-pin DIN (180)
Radio 2: 5-pin DIN (180)
Data rate over radio:45-1200 bd (2400 bd "Turbo" option)




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Hong Kong, 1988-199x (Discontinued)
Other: FCC ID: EW75SB1278
Related documents: Fast start (691 KB)
User manual v3 (27 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:CQ: May 1989, page 30
Options/Accessories:
MFJ-43
MFJ-1282B
MFJ-1287B
MFJ-1289
MFJ-1289W
MFJ-2400
Real-time clock module
Starter pack with Multicom software (Commodore 64/128)
Starter pack with Multicom software (Macintosh)
Starter pack with Multicom software (MS-DOS)
Starter pack with Multicom software (Windows 95/98/NT/2000)
2400 bd modem unit