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by daveca
August 31st, 2021, 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Newbie - Tek 465 Help Please
Replies: 4
Views: 603

Re: Newbie - Tek 465 Help Please

"slowly turning on via a variac" That is NOT a valid procedure for working on regulated power supplies, especially SMPS. "Running it up on a Variac" is a popular Old Wives tale. It was useful back in the Vacuum Tube days, to find a power supply with an excessive load that would open a fuse or breake...
by daveca
August 31st, 2021, 8:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 7904 CRT problems
Replies: 1
Views: 101

Re: 7904 CRT problems

Youre BEGGING for a disaster by continuing to use that unit without recapping it. Failing to do so results in the PS hand-grenading and that may have already happened from the comment about "have to turn it on several times" Youre going to DESTROY that priceless antique for lack of $100 in caps. Or ...
by daveca
June 7th, 2021, 12:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tip and tricks for working from home
Replies: 6
Views: 2244

Re: Tip and tricks for working from home

10 bitcoin bet...

productivity, all things considered, will go UP as a result of this work at home.

Lets see how it turns out.
by daveca
June 7th, 2021, 11:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vintage Restoration - 7904A and SA/ TDR etc
Replies: 0
Views: 571

Vintage Restoration - 7904A and SA/ TDR etc

I realize the content here is mainly newer equipment. Hopefully this post isnt too far out in the weeds. Tek 7904A, 2.4 GHz SA, TDR, and various scope plugins. Extraordinary analog equipment. 1980s Vintage. Ive just restored the Mainframe, SA option 139U and scope plugins, TDR is next "Restoration" ...

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