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cooder

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NOSOD!
« on: July 14, 2018, 12:37:41 AM »
New Old School Oscilloscope Day!



Scored this relatively cheapy from the NZ ebay version site (Trade Me) with the intention of using it to check and trouble shoot tube amps after seeing all those clever youtube guys like d-lab and Uncle Doug et al probing around with these in amps etc.
Seems to all work fine and screen looks good on first initial test with internal calibration signal.





And it might come in handy at debugging and checking signal flow signal on pcbs.

Now I need a signal generator... any recommendations?

Incidentally Uncle Doug has been posting recently good very slow paced and gentle 'take you by the hand' kinda videos on how to find your way around on those. Nice.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueOup-XBexU" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueOup-XBexU</a>
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Re: NOSOD!
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2018, 05:24:39 AM »
I'd like to add an old school oscope to my tool collection.  I have a newer digital scope, but sometimes you just want to use an old analog one.
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Re: NOSOD!
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2018, 08:37:58 AM »
Cool. I bought a "boat anchor" 100MHz Tektronix a couple years ago. Same model I used in undergrad college. I wish I had more bench space so I could leave it out--they are better at some things than the entry level digital scopes since every function has a dedicated dial, lever or button in easy reach.

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Re: NOSOD!
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2018, 03:34:08 PM »
Cool. I bought a "boat anchor" 100MHz Tektronix a couple years ago. Same model I used in undergrad college. I wish I had more bench space so I could leave it out--they are better at some things than the entry level digital scopes since every function has a dedicated dial, lever or button in easy reach.

Ahhh yes but, nothing beats a good 'AutoSet' button  ;)

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Re: NOSOD!
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2018, 02:23:14 PM »
Man. Scopes looked way cooler in the day! I'm out of PCBs for my Function gen project, but you could prolly get something dirt cheap on eBay.  Congrats on your fine acquisition :)