Stan or Patricia Griffiths <w7ni@...>
Michael Dunn wrote:
At 12:27 PM -0800 2001/3/06, Stan or Patricia Griffiths wrote:Not only are they fragile when handling them, they won't take much applied voltageRemember, don't handle the sampling diodes with your fingers. Grease fromWow. I had no idea they were so fragile. I guess LEDs evolved
either. 1 volt is about the maximum size signal you apply to a sampling scope
before you exceed the dynamic range of the diodes. At about 5 volts, you destroy
them! Almost every scope has a "sampling diode destroyer" built right into the
front panel. It is called the "calibrator".
Yep, nixies. Both in the 6R1 and the 230. I have these instruments in myThe second (vertically oriented) connector is for feeding digital informationCool. NOT on-screen readout I assume?! Nixies?
collection and someday I will get around to restoring them, I hope.
Thanks for all the info Stan.You are most welcome. It's my favorite subject . . . old Tek stuff.