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Connex 4600 Turbo vs Connex 4300 HP 300 or vs Galaxy 98VHP

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Connex 4600 Turbo vs Connex 4300 HP 300 or vs Galaxy 98VHP

Post by Ruff Ryder » Friday, 15 February 2008, 19:26 PM

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Post by busman » Friday, 15 February 2008, 19:38 PM

i think only the galaxy 98vhp has ssb. hell, id take all 3 of them. :D they all got there place.
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Post by mistman250 » Saturday, 16 February 2008, 6:56 AM

I've been looking at and considering the same thing only I would also trow in the galaxy 94vp. I think you would have some trouble adding a linear later with that high output so I will be interested to hear what the pros say about this......
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Post by BallWrecker » Saturday, 16 February 2008, 8:01 AM

Hey busman, I thought you had them all already. lol Id say the 98 also, but if I had to do over again. I think id say the 94 and then ad a 4pill on it. I was told the 98 was too much for a 4 pill and the 6 pill would be the way to go. I just don't wanna upgrade anything..... If it don't matter to you then the 98 with a 6 pill :)

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Post by 4600 Turbo » Saturday, 16 February 2008, 11:55 AM

A 98VHP with 4 2879 pills in it.

Like mine. :D

But if you can't have that then the 4300-300 is the bigger of the the three you chose. But, It has a lousy echo board.
The 4600 turbo is more Connex sounding than the 4300-300. The latter is cleaner sounding and I've have people tell me that it sounded like a base station more than the other two radios. The 98VHP is the only one with SSB and the only one with Mosfets in the the linear section. The Connexes have bi-polar transitors. Which I think are better. Just my opinion.

Connex 4600 turbo: dk 30watts low to 160 swing, on high 60watt to 190 swing
Connex 4300-300 : dk 75watts low to 300 swing, on high 150watts to 325 swing
98VHP : dk 40watts low to 225 swing, on high 80watts to 250 swing
98VHP with 4X2879's : dk 100watt low to 500 swing, on high 200watts to 600 swing. Ok maybe 590 it close enough to call it 600 :shock: :D
My radios are setup a little higher than most people would run theirs.

All Three radios are loud!

I like my 98VHP It's has more features than the Connex radios. Plus... :shock: since it has 4 2879 pills in it. It's as bigger than the Connex 4300-300 which has the smaller pills "1446's". But... thats only my 98VHP; all others are smaller.

You Can buy a 6 Pill C Class box. and put the Connex 4600 turbo, and the 98VHP with the Mosfets in it in front of it. I've done that with the 4600 turbo. Except I did it with a 4 pill Class C amp, but I should have bought a 6 pill instead. It would have been better.


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Post by eight deuce » Friday, 22 February 2008, 19:35 PM

I have heard several Connex 4300 HP 300 and I will say that I was NOT impressed. They were all plain sounding and didn't have the connex tone that most of us are use to hearing. I have heard better sounding radio's out there.
Connex 4600 Turbo heard one but not enough to review
Galaxy 98VHP have not heard so I can't say. Will say that I miss my light dimmer from my galaxy

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Post by busman » Friday, 22 February 2008, 19:52 PM

i think the galaxy 98vhp uses the mosfetts for power not the 2879. radio with no amp id take the 98vhp. with a amp probably the 94. i really want a rci 2970dx.
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Post by busman » Friday, 22 February 2008, 20:03 PM

ballwrecker,ive had the galaxy 95t2, 98vhp, and a connex 4300-300. i sold them because they were bleed over monsters and my lynch mob neighbors didnt like them as much as i did. the 98 vhp swp/sr was my favorite. 260 watts. loud as all get out. 22-0 is the owner of it now. i didnt want to run them mobile because i was scared some gluteus maxims hole would steel them. ive cleaned up my act and run 2980wx, 2950s hr-2510,2600s. in the house. i do got my ra built 2995dx swp/sr. aint nobody gettin that. plus when things are right i can fire up the fat boy 4 pill base or my eastcoast 4 pill base.
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Post by TwentyTwo-Zero » Friday, 22 February 2008, 20:17 PM

IMO the 4300HP300 would have a slight edge wattage wise over the 98vhp. It is also about $100 more expensive, and doesn't begin to compare audio wise to the 98vhp. The 4600 Turbo is really not a fair comparison to the 4300HP300 or the 98vhp. A closer comparison would be the Galaxy DX48T. Neither the 4300HP300 or the 4600 Turbo have SSB, so if that is a feature you are looking for that eliminates both of them. Dollar for dollar and feature wise there is only really one choice...the 98vhp...
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Post by dud muck » Friday, 22 February 2008, 21:07 PM

TwentyTwo-Zero wrote:Dollar for dollar and feature wise there is only really one choice...the 98vhp...
check this out:
SS158EDX ($230) palomar 225 ($165) = $395
Galaxy DX98VHP = $470

Palomar 225 is a 2xSD1446, should do same power out as a DX98VHP.

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Post by TwentyTwo-Zero » Saturday, 23 February 2008, 9:57 AM

dud muck wrote: check this out:
SS158EDX ($230) palomar 225 ($165) = $395
Galaxy DX98VHP = $470

Palomar 225 is a 2xSD1446, should do same power out as a DX98VHP.

Or am I missing something?
Nope, as far as I see you're not missing a thing. The combo you mentioned, and several others would be an alternative. In fact, there are some radio/amp combinations within the price range that would put out more wattage and have similar features. But, he was asking about opinions in regards to the three radios (4300HP300/4600 Turbo/98VHP) so I gave my opinion about them. :wink:
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