Re: 577 D2 Display Issues


@gmilliorn
 

It took about 30 minutes of prying around the rubber gasket to free the '577 tube. I broke the gasket
too. On the other hand the 5110 tube came out very easily. On swapping it I get a pretty stable display
now.

After running through the calibration procedures, I used it to measure the beta of a 2N4403 at
185, which seems pretty reasonable (once I realized the lamp behind the step knob is
burned out - initially I was worried it was indicating 1850).

The only issue left is when the number of steps is even, the step waveform is very steady. When
odd (and >= 5), it shimmers vertically quite a bit. Something odd in the step generator board up next I
guess.

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