[vcf-midatlantic] Weird request: older CRT oscilloscope?
kd2dhp at gmail.com
Thu Feb 24 21:08:58 UTC 2022
The scope on my workbench is a 543 with a 1A1 dual trace plugin.
While not technically part of the 500 series, a 585 was the first piece of
tube equipment I successfully repaired.
On Tue, Feb 22, 2022, 5:03 PM Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> On 2/22/22 16:06, Joseph Giliberti via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> > Always consider the unrecognized secondary uses of the big Tektronix 500
> > series scopes:
> > - Learning how to use a tube tester
> > - Heating a small room
> > - Adding weight to your car for better traction in winter
> I have a collection of 500-series oscilloscopes. Fantastic
> instruments, even by today's standards. If I didn't care about the
> power bill, I could do my "day job" with a 547.
> I have a 519 in my lab. (actually two) While not really a part of
> the 500-series, that model was a real achievement.
> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> New Kensington, PA
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