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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76150 on: November 26, 2020, 04:17:20 pm »
Thanks, Med. I will PM you.
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I got your PM and I have your name/address just in case.

I have three of the 10X attenuators. However, they are Tek P/N 307-1013-01. You stated in your PM that your 465 has P/N 307-1013-00. I looked at the copy of the manual I have for the 465....above S/N B250000...and it states that it should be P/N 307-1013-01. So apparently there was a change in P/N. What the difference is between the two P/N's I have no idea but I SUSPECT it's nothing more than perhaps a slightly different capacitance trimmer. And I also suspect that the 01 suffix would work fine if you need it.

So hopefully you can resolve the contact issue with yours but if not I will send you one for just the cost of shipping and you can try it. And if that's the case I will test it here on one of my scopes before sending it.

BTW...I checked QService. They are out of stock on the 00 suffix but do have the 01 suffix.

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« Reply #76151 on: November 26, 2020, 04:28:52 pm »
That feeling when you receive a box and it is noisy when you shake it... :-[
Altough this local seller made a mistake.. after me sending the pictures he paid me back..  :-+

Still a pitty....for such a device

That's a real shame, it's a nice looking meter (I don't share bd's prejudices   ;D  ).

Is it still operational, or did the LCD expire as a result?
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« Reply #76152 on: November 26, 2020, 04:39:32 pm »
That feeling when you receive a box and it is noisy when you shake it... :-[
Altough this local seller made a mistake.. after me sending the pictures he paid me back..  :-+

Still a pitty....for such a device

That's a real shame, it's a nice looking meter (I don't share bd's prejudices   ;D  ).

Is it still operational, or did the LCD expire as a result?


Still need to fire it up...
the front popped out.. so a flatcable is loose... i will do this carefully... but i think it will work..

bd could be right for dmm's in the US... it is ugly braun... if it has to much UV for years and years.. it is not the best color to have for a device... plastic will become hard and will break.
But here In most parts of the nordics-europe..(cheating and including DL/NL). it is no problem and they are well conserved.
Thats why we could have a defferent view on that.. no offence taken....... and can never argu about tast..... (and i also think its ugly)  :-DD

The Philips gray/blue stipe was nicer.

[edit] including your country too... sorry was confused about your flag.. (what i ment is.. here with less UV it conserves better)
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« Reply #76153 on: November 26, 2020, 04:50:17 pm »
:palm: :-DD

i see now the AL-60 came with a dead-tree format manual incl schematics....
So if someone of TEA-group needs this, i notised it was not that easy to find online...if you even find.. i didn't
PM me...but give me some time... 200+ pages  :palm:
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« Reply #76154 on: November 26, 2020, 04:55:46 pm »
Thanks, Med. I will PM you.
Ananda

I got your PM and I have your name/address just in case.

I have three of the 10X attenuators. However, they are Tek P/N 307-1013-01. You stated in your PM that your 465 has P/N 307-1013-00. I looked at the copy of the manual I have for the 465....above S/N B250000...and it states that it should be P/N 307-1013-01. So apparently there was a change in P/N. What the difference is between the two P/N's I have no idea but I SUSPECT it's nothing more than perhaps a slightly different capacitance trimmer. And I also suspect that the 01 suffix would work fine if you need it.

So hopefully you can resolve the contact issue with yours but if not I will send you one for just the cost of shipping and you can try it. And if that's the case I will test it here on one of my scopes before sending it.

BTW...I checked QService. They are out of stock on the 00 suffix but do have the 01 suffix.



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« Reply #76155 on: November 26, 2020, 05:21:45 pm »
Did someone want a -hp- 410B? There is one not too expensive on the ePay site in Europe (needs the perished probe cables replacing), seller will probably take a little bit off with an offer.
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« Reply #76156 on: November 26, 2020, 05:32:19 pm »
Sense i have been a member of TEA-group for a few mounths my money flies out.
so i decides to buy some airplain/airplane cauces(meters) ... just to make sure i don't go beyond Mach 5 or 5G :)
ps... i am a dislectic... so ....read out loud..you will know what i mean (if you still have no clue or is it . glue  .. try a dutch accent)  :-DD

Cool meters though  8) 8)


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« Reply #76157 on: November 26, 2020, 05:33:41 pm »
[edit] including your country too... sorry was confused about your flag.. (what i ment is.. here with less UV it conserves better)

Here in the North of England we get so little UV we have to take vitamin D supplements   :-DD

Any time you want some rain though, we have plenty of that, and to spare!   ::)
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« Reply #76158 on: November 26, 2020, 05:38:49 pm »
Hmm now I'm curious to know what aircraft those are out of. A small military jet of some sort clearly, Harrier, Hawk, something like that?
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« Reply #76159 on: November 26, 2020, 05:43:21 pm »

That feeling when you receive a box and it is noisy when you shake it... :-[  Altough this local seller made a mistake.. after me sending the pictures he paid me back..  :-+   Still a pitty....for such a device



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« Reply #76160 on: November 26, 2020, 05:44:11 pm »
Hmm now I'm curious to know what aircraft those are out of. A small military jet of some sort clearly, Harrier, Hawk, something like that?

Sorry no answare to that.... but seller was wearing a funny fur hat and green coat ...  :-DD

no.. have no clue.. i bought it because my dad has flown in litile 2 and four seaters... and took me sometimes...
looking at it. makes me feel good.

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« Reply #76161 on: November 26, 2020, 05:50:27 pm »
I keep coming on then forgetting why, as I keep getting distracted   :-X


@Saskia, I can't remember if you got sorted re a bench meter, but this would be just what you need :

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Keithley-2015-THD-Multi-meter-Expired-Calibration/143862149518


I know the seller says UK buyers only, but we know how to get around things like that on here...
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« Reply #76162 on: November 26, 2020, 05:55:13 pm »
   Sense i have been a member of TEA-group for a few mounths my money flies out.

so i decides to buy some airplain/airplane cauces(meters) ... just to make sure i don't go beyond Mach 5 or 5G :)

ps... i am a dislectic... so ....read out loud..you will know what i mean (if you still have no clue or is it . glue  .. try a dutch accent)  :-DD   Cool meters though  8) 8)

Yes... as a long-term "visitor" in the Great White North I am viscerally familiar with this condition; which my maternal unit used to refer to as "hemorrhaging money".

ouch.

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« Reply #76163 on: November 26, 2020, 06:00:54 pm »
[edit] including your country too... sorry was confused about your flag.. (what i ment is.. here with less UV it conserves better)

Here in the North of England we get so little UV we have to take vitamin D supplements   :-DD

Any time you want some rain though, we have plenty of that, and to spare!   ::)


There's a tendency for the rest of the world to forget quite how 'north' the North of England is simply becuase we don't have snow up to our nipples to complain about for 6 months of the year.

Sheffield is north of Groningen.
Middlesborough is north of Keil.

Heck, even London is north of Vancouver, Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City and all of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia.

Lands End, the southernmost point in the UK mainland, is north of the whole of the contiguous USA. Those popsicles that call themselves Montanans and Minnesotans are "Bloody Southerners".
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« Reply #76164 on: November 26, 2020, 06:07:32 pm »
That feeling when you receive a box and it is noisy when you shake it... :-[
Altough this local seller made a mistake.. after me sending the pictures he paid me back..  :-+

Still a pitty....for such a device

That’s crappy.  That really sucks.  I know the exact experience you’re talking about when that package you’ve been looking forward to finally arrives and you pick it up and it rattles.  Your stomach immediately sinks because you know it’s not supposed to make that sound and the first thought through your mind is, “how bad is it?”  All you can do is be ready to take pictures as you open it because you know that most likely, unless you’ve gotten really lucky and it was something loose shaking around that didn’t get damaged, you just know you’re going to be attaching the pictures to a damage claim or request for a refund.

I went through the exact same thing back in the summer with those Hewlett Packard coffee mugs.  I was so happy when the delivery notification came and the package was sitting right there on the front porch when I got home but I went from happy to dread as soon as I picked it up and heard the sound it made.  This is what was inside:

 
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« Reply #76165 on: November 26, 2020, 06:13:00 pm »
Fuck. I just noticed a scratch... a real, permanent, not-gonna-clean-it-away scratch aboot 20mm long... in my 32"/144Hz gaming monitor. Y'all just hadda jinx me, dinncha...?

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« Reply #76166 on: November 26, 2020, 06:23:20 pm »
That feeling when you receive a box and it is noisy when you shake it... :-[
Altough this local seller made a mistake.. after me sending the pictures he paid me back..  :-+

Still a pitty....for such a device

That’s crappy.  That really sucks.  I know the exact experience you’re talking about when that package you’ve been looking forward to finally arrives and you pick it up and it rattles.  Your stomach immediately sinks because you know it’s not supposed to make that sound and the first thought through your mind is, “how bad is it?”  All you can do is be ready to take pictures as you open it because you know that most likely, unless you’ve gotten really lucky and it was something loose shaking around that didn’t get damaged, you just know you’re going to be attaching the pictures to a damage claim or request for a refund.

I went through the exact same thing back in the summer with those Hewlett Packard coffee mugs.  I was so happy when the delivery notification came and the package was sitting right there on the front porch when I got home but I went from happy to dread as soon as I picked it up and heard the sound it made.  This is what was inside:



Looking at this picture... hurts... sorry man..
and also sorry for posting mine...
A TEA should never experiance this..
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« Reply #76167 on: November 26, 2020, 06:28:31 pm »
[edit] including your country too... sorry was confused about your flag.. (what i ment is.. here with less UV it conserves better)

Here in the North of England we get so little UV we have to take vitamin D supplements   :-DD

Any time you want some rain though, we have plenty of that, and to spare!   ::)


There's a tendency for the rest of the world to forget quite how 'north' the North of England is simply becuase we don't have snow up to our nipples to complain about for 6 months of the year.

Sheffield is north of Groningen.
Middlesborough is north of Keil.

Heck, even London is north of Vancouver, Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City and all of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia.

Lands End, the southernmost point in the UK mainland, is north of the whole of the contiguous USA. Those popsicles that call themselves Montanans and Minnesotans are "Bloody Southerners".

Yeah, but we're still all just as popsicle-ey as ever while y'all are not, so ppppppppttttttpppplllbbbbbbbbbbb!   

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« Reply #76168 on: November 26, 2020, 06:33:07 pm »
There's a tendency for the rest of the world to forget quite how 'north' the North of England is simply becuase we don't have snow up to our nipples to complain about for 6 months of the year.

Sheffield is north of Groningen.
Middlesborough is north of Keil.

Heck, even London is north of Vancouver, Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City and all of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia.

Lands End, the southernmost point in the UK mainland, is north of the whole of the contiguous USA. Those popsicles that call themselves Montanans and Minnesotans are "Bloody Southerners".

Interestingly, we have the opposite here and everyone forgets how far south this part of Canada is.  I always get a laugh when one of my American friends talk about going north of the 49th parallel to visit here when we're really on the 44th and there used to be a restaurant in Toronto called North 44 for that reason.  Keep heading north, only five more parallels to go until you get there.

There was actually a movie made in World War II called the 49th Parallel about a German U Boat crew getting stranded in Hudson's Bay.  I saw it on TV when I was a kid when I was stuck home from school for a couple of weeks seriously sick.  The U Boat crew abandons their sub and tries to escape to the United States but the first stop on the way was a Hudson's Bay fur trapping camp where the Germans smash the radio so that the trappers can't call for help and give away their presence except part of the plot revolves around how help'll be sent if one of the trappers doesn't play a regularly scheduled chess game with someone else by two way radio which leads to a radio repair scene in the movie.  The climax takes place on a highjacked train above the Niagara River, well, well, well south of the actual 49th parallel which made me laugh when I saw this.

As one of my friends down in Essex County says, "Nobody cares about the parts of Canada that are south of Toronto," and honestly, she's right.
 

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« Reply #76169 on: November 26, 2020, 06:51:47 pm »
Hmm now I'm curious to know what aircraft those are out of. A small military jet of some sort clearly, Harrier, Hawk, something like that?

Sorry no answare to that.... but seller was wearing a funny fur hat and green coat ...  :-DD

no.. have no clue.. i bought it because my dad has flown in litile 2 and four seaters... and took me sometimes...
looking at it. makes me feel good.

At least they are not radioactive.
Hard to identify the aircraft. The Machmeter could be any British military jet from the fifties to sixties. Fuel flow is probably from a later multiengine aircraft it and the airspeed indicator could be from a RAF VC10.
 
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« Reply #76170 on: November 26, 2020, 07:00:22 pm »
There's a tendency for the rest of the world to forget quite how 'north' the North of England is simply becuase we don't have snow up to our nipples to complain about for 6 months of the year.

Sheffield is north of Groningen.
Middlesborough is north of Keil.

Heck, even London is north of Vancouver, Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City and all of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia.

Lands End, the southernmost point in the UK mainland, is north of the whole of the contiguous USA. Those popsicles that call themselves Montanans and Minnesotans are "Bloody Southerners".

Interestingly, we have the opposite here and everyone forgets how far south this part of Canada is.  I always get a laugh when one of my American friends talk about going north of the 49th parallel to visit here when we're really on the 44th and there used to be a restaurant in Toronto called North 44 for that reason.  Keep heading north, only five more parallels to go until you get there.

There was actually a movie made in World War II called the 49th Parallel about a German U Boat crew getting stranded in Hudson's Bay.  I saw it on TV when I was a kid when I was stuck home from school for a couple of weeks seriously sick.  The U Boat crew abandons their sub and tries to escape to the United States but the first stop on the way was a Hudson's Bay fur trapping camp where the Germans smash the radio so that the trappers can't call for help and give away their presence except part of the plot revolves around how help'll be sent if one of the trappers doesn't play a regularly scheduled chess game with someone else by two way radio which leads to a radio repair scene in the movie.  The climax takes place on a highjacked train above the Niagara River, well, well, well south of the actual 49th parallel which made me laugh when I saw this.

As one of my friends down in Essex County says, "Nobody cares about the parts of Canada that are south of Toronto," and honestly, she's right.

Is that the same movie where the Germans get on a freight train that goes across the Niagara river to the U.S. and the U.S. customs agent sends it back because the Germans aren't on the manifest?  :-DD

(The time frame was 1940/1941 when the U.S. was still neutral but Canada was a war with Germany)
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« Reply #76171 on: November 26, 2020, 07:07:08 pm »
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Maybe someone in UK can resend it to you? Would be about GBP15,- for Hermes UK to Sweden.
 

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« Reply #76172 on: November 26, 2020, 07:09:36 pm »
[edit] including your country too... sorry was confused about your flag.. (what i ment is.. here with less UV it conserves better)

Here in the North of England we get so little UV we have to take vitamin D supplements   :-DD

Any time you want some rain though, we have plenty of that, and to spare!   ::)


There's a tendency for the rest of the world to forget quite how 'north' the North of England is simply becuase we don't have snow up to our nipples to complain about for 6 months of the year.

Sheffield is north of Groningen.
Middlesborough is north of Keil.

Heck, even London is north of Vancouver, Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City and all of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia.

Lands End, the southernmost point in the UK mainland, is north of the whole of the contiguous USA. Those popsicles that call themselves Montanans and Minnesotans are "Bloody Southerners".

All because of the warmth of the Atlantic Gulf Stream. Heard stories about palm trees on the West coast of Scotland and it's true because I saw one.  :o
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« Reply #76173 on: November 26, 2020, 07:10:10 pm »
There was actually a movie made in World War II called the 49th Parallel about a German U Boat crew getting stranded in Hudson's Bay.  I saw it on TV when I was a kid when I was stuck home from school for a couple of weeks seriously sick.  The U Boat crew abandons their sub and tries to escape to the United States ...

Classic bit of Powell and Pressburger WWII propaganda. When the film was being made (released in 1941) Canada was a British ally, and the US were still sitting on the fence and officially neutral, hence the U-Boat crew planning to escape to the US was included as a blatant shaming move on the US.
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« Reply #76174 on: November 26, 2020, 07:16:19 pm »
There was actually a movie made in World War II called the 49th Parallel about a German U Boat crew getting stranded in Hudson's Bay.  I saw it on TV when I was a kid when I was stuck home from school for a couple of weeks seriously sick.  The U Boat crew abandons their sub and tries to escape to the United States ...

Classic bit of Powell and Pressburger WWII propaganda. When the film was being made (released in 1941) Canada was a British ally, and the US were still sitting on the fence and officially neutral, hence the U-Boat crew planning to escape to the US was included as a blatant shaming move on the US.

But if it's the same movie I recall seeing as a kid they did get to the U.S. side but the customs agent sent them back because their paperwork was out of order. And you know how exact the Germans are with their paperwork.  :-DD "Your papers please?"  :scared:
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