tektronics 503 scope

From: Bill Pechter <pechter_at_monmouth.com>
Date: Mon Dec 14 06:21:58 1998

> So, what's your (or anyone else's, for that matter) opinion on the Tek
> 465B? I bought a used one as a Christmas gift for my partner; with two
> probes, an original manual, and shipping, it was around $600. It
> appears to work fine except that when I connect the probes to the
> square-wave calibration output, the horizontal portions of the waves
> seem to be much "thicker" vertically than they should be. The vertical
> portions appear to be reasonably sharp, however. I've tried turning
> down the intensity and twiddling the focus and astigmatism adjustments,
> but it's not as sharp as I would like to see. I can probably trade it
> for another one, but it means more shipping and possibly late for Xmas.
> Anyone know if there's another adjustment I'm missing? I've only got
> the user's guide - not the service manual.

That was the standard Field Service scope.
Solid, takes a beating. I wish I had one.

I don't know about the problem you're seeing, though.

Received on Mon Dec 14 1998 - 06:21:58 GMT

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