Logic State Analyser

From: Pete Turnbull <pete_at_dunnington.u-net.com>
Date: Sun Apr 26 06:15:57 1998

On Apr 26, 19:19, Olminkhof wrote:
> Subject: Logic State Analyser
> I have been rearranging my storage area and uncovered a HP 1611A Logic
> State Analyser fitted with a Z80 option that I picked up a few years ago.
> I have no idea what one would do with this. Should I cherish it? Play
> it?
> Does one need the specific manual or are these generic and perhaps
> explained in standard texts?
> There are a number of plugin points for various types of probes, none of
> which I have off course. It powers up fine though.

AFAIR the ordinary probes are just micro-hooks on single wires, which plug
into a little distribution box on the end of a ribbon cable.

It's quite a nice analyser, so "play with it" gets my vote. It was also
quite popular, so I expect you could find manuals if you look/ask around.
 I'm sure we have some 1611s or 1610s in the labs. If you want me to take
a look at them next week, shout. There's also a description of both
models, and several examples of use, in John Lenk's book "How To
Troubleshoot And Repair Microcomputers" -- which IMHO isn't a very good
book, but there seem to be lots of old copies of it about, and in

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Dept. of Computer Science
						University of York
Received on Sun Apr 26 1998 - 06:15:57 BST

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