RF refurbishment and repair

With a state-of-the-art RF refurbishment and repair lab, we offer repair, replacement, and reconditioning services for ETO RF racks and components.

One-stop solution

Complete turnkey solutions to increase productive uptime and reduce cost of operation.

70% cost savings

Up to 70% cost savings over current replacement solid-state RF generators.

80% downtime reduction

Reduce your operational and production downtime by up to 80%.

Improved condition

RF racks are restored to better than new condition after refurbishment.

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Refurbished parts and repair

Retronix RF has 16 years’ experience in repair with world-class capabilities to engineer diagnostic maps and repairs for almost any ETO equipment. Retronix RF can also help with:

  • System controller board refurbishment
  • DI water canister refurbishment
  • ETO rack cables and hardware
  • Rack transformers

Common part repairs

Retronix RF also offers a full range of repair services for the HDP ETO rack PCBs and components including these 80-S09-uW and 80-S10-HP common parts:

  • ABX-X272: PS control board
  • ABX-X299: 12 V power supply
  • ABX-X284: HV capacitor bank
  • ABX-X302: HV diode board
  • ABX-X285: HV filter board (legacy style)
  • ABX-X494: HV filter board (updated style)
  • ARX-X490: 1.5 – 2.5 MHz driver
  • PLX-X125: DI canister

Retronix RTX-7000 PA Tube

One of our RF product offerings, the high-mu water-cooled & air-cooled ceramic/metal power triode is a direct replacement and improvement for the YU191

  • True 7000 W tube
  • Give over 3x increase in PA Tube lifetime
  • Thoriated tungsten filament
  • Excellent for use in amplifier, oscillator, or modulator services
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PRR-500 Solid State Driver

An upgraded alternative to the PRR-500SSD, this solid state driver is designed for use in ETO HDP systems with increased reliability and performance.

  • Direct drop-in replacement for the obsolete ETO ARX-X490
  • No rack modification needed
  • Improved water cooling and cooling hardware
  • Immediate cost reductions over using older components
  • Eligible for our core exchange program
  • Match with RTX-7000 for significant lifetime improvement

Core exchange program (SSD) and full service health checks

We can supply on-site services and conduct full service health checks and efficiency reports of your racks.

  • Get a full service rack health check and diagnosis
  • Quickly swap your old core and update to the PRR-500
  • Gain immediate cost reductions

Contact us at tim.desanti@retronix.com or give us a call +1 719 418 3914

Ready to optimize your ETO and HDP operation time and performance? Call our expert RF team and they'll help you find what you need.

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