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Offline PA0PBZ

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Re: List your test equipment "scores" here!
« Reply #2075 on: July 06, 2018, 12:23:00 am »
- Tracking gen(shown active in the picture over the full span. Kinda wonder where the dip comes from.

Probably in need of a normalize or an old normalize active?

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« Reply #2076 on: July 06, 2018, 12:50:33 am »
Ah! Probably. Thanks for the pointer.
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« Reply #2077 on: July 06, 2018, 06:32:50 am »
Very cool SA, Ice-Tea! Quite the boat anchor(s) like the HP 8566/8568.

As for its age, perhaps the quickest answer is inside on some of the components unless there's a pull-out module that might give a hint.
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« Reply #2078 on: July 06, 2018, 07:27:12 am »
As for its age, perhaps the quickest answer is inside on some of the components unless there's a pull-out module that might give a hint.

You're just trying to trick me into taking it apart!  :-DD :box:
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« Reply #2079 on: July 06, 2018, 12:03:21 pm »
LOL. I'm sure if you wanted to take it apart, the photos would be up already. :-DD
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Re: List your test equipment "scores" here!
« Reply #2080 on: July 06, 2018, 02:26:50 pm »
As for its age, perhaps the quickest answer is inside on some of the components unless there's a pull-out module that might give a hint.

You're just trying to trick me into taking it apart!  :-DD :box:

Oh, we KNOW you want to take it apart.  We're just being our usual oh-so-helpful selves by providing you with further justification for doing so.  Cuz, you know, we're good like that...

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« Reply #2081 on: July 06, 2018, 03:30:25 pm »
Well the guts of a HP 8566B are pretty impressive looking so one would expect some neat stuff to see in this one too.

The most difficult part in taking the off lid of a HP 8566 is lifting it on the bench, actually getting the lid off is just a single screw to slide it right off.
 

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« Reply #2082 on: July 06, 2018, 03:56:35 pm »
$35 USD on Ebay. Works perfect.

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« Reply #2083 on: July 08, 2018, 02:15:37 am »
Been looking into that IFR 6201B a bit more.8G SNA, power meter
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« Reply #2084 on: July 09, 2018, 03:55:31 am »
Just acquired this from a friend in non working condition.
The +5V supply was repaired and in the process I managed to break the +40V supply.

It's just the universe seeking balance...

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Fixed. and all appears to be working.
Just a basic HP-8901A modulation analyzer.

Nice. They're still in demand, I see them on want lists all the time.
 
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« Reply #2085 on: July 09, 2018, 03:59:23 am »
Anyway, I've got three of the low frequency Metcal (MFR single tool) supplies sitting in my pile of stuff, they came from the same scrapyard, but neither irons nor stands ???

Hmmm... I have two of the irons sans base... been sitting on 'em for years... (well, not literally...)
 

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« Reply #2086 on: July 09, 2018, 04:23:30 am »
Just acquired this from a friend in non working condition.
The +5V supply was repaired and in the process I managed to break the +40V supply.

It's just the universe seeking balance...

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Fixed. and all appears to be working.
Just a basic HP-8901A modulation analyzer.

Nice. They're still in demand, I see them on want lists all the time.

It's handy considering I am sitting next to not one but three broken service monitors.
I do have to stick a screw driver in it, and put the 10MHZ reference on frequency.
This one does not have the high stability oscillator option.

 
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« Reply #2087 on: July 17, 2018, 06:41:15 am »
Neat!  That is the first scope I even had my hands on.  LIke when I was 9 years old :)  IIRC it has a ECC83 vertical amplifier input stage.
 

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« Reply #2088 on: July 20, 2018, 08:39:59 am »
So, despite being only sporadically online (and having aquired a new used Lenovo hack), I nevertheless made some nice aquisitions:

The Tek TM500 list got longer by a PS505 and a spare PS501, a nice Hi-Z measurement amplifier (the hammer-effect enamel project box would have been worth the 12.-€) and a Philips PM9355 current clamp with amplifier for 40.-€! (it was labeled as amplifier for PM9355!!)
The latter two are still untested, although.

So far, so good - I will post an update when they are tested. More to expect.


 

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« Reply #2089 on: Today at 06:34:14 am »
Tek 475A with DM44 module. Free. The company I worked for (before retiring) was going to scrap it, because it failed the temp meter calibration, and the cal department didn't want to give it an exception. Told them I would take it (about eight years ago).  Still works perfectly to this day (I never tested the DM44 temp meter, and could care less). 

 


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