What is this and what does it do???


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What is this and what does it do???

Postby JDMAG » Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:01 pm



This is connected to my radio in my 1980 GL1100I. it has a toggle switch and a rotary knob.






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Re: What is this and what does it do???

Postby WingAdmin » Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:35 pm

Superex is an electronics manufacturer that has been around since the 1960's. They've made a TON of different things. We'll need a bit more information - more identifying marks perhaps, or maybe a picture of the insides.

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Re: What is this and what does it do???

Postby Mag » Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:38 pm

Would think it would have a model/serial on it somewhere....hmmm.

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Re: What is this and what does it do???

Postby JDMAG » Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:47 pm

I don't remember seeing any thing else on it. it is inside the radio compartment, connected to the radio. you cant get to it from the out side.

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Re: What is this and what does it do???

Postby dingdong » Wed Oct 02, 2013 6:46 am

My guess since it is connected to the radio would be an amplifier. Have you attempted to turn it on and turn the control knob?
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Re: What is this and what does it do???

Postby JDMAG » Wed Oct 02, 2013 6:56 am

Nope. Everything was already disconnected when I found it.

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Re: What is this and what does it do???

Postby WingAdmin » Thu Oct 03, 2013 11:33 am

JDMAG wrote:Nope. Everything was already disconnected when I found it.


Well then it won't hurt to rip it out and open it up. Take a picture of what's inside and we'll be able to give you a better answer. :)

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Re: What is this and what does it do???

Postby seabeechief » Thu Oct 03, 2013 8:27 pm

I'm pretty sure that is a reo-stat for the deer whistlers. I keep mine on Hi. So far....so good.

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Re: What is this and what does it do???

Postby JDMAG » Thu Oct 03, 2013 8:35 pm

Hmmm. Haven't seen those. Didn't know they were electronic!

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Re: What is this and what does it do???

Postby waituntilthebeep » Thu Oct 03, 2013 11:10 pm

I do believe that it is a power amplifier. Probably of a whopping 5-10 amps even! That is some vintage gear there. Superex did make a load of crap. Or I should say a lot of crap :roll: I pulled a Superex amp out of an old Toyota back when I was in high school that was hooked to a plain 'ole AM radio. Made the static and alternator noise even louder! This box didn't even have a rheostat... just a power button. That was a bunch of years ago.




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