[time-nuts] Test Equipment
vu2zap at gmail.com
Fri Jan 22 06:16:07 UTC 2010
It all depends on what you want to do!
I prefer my 2465 to the 2012. I am comfortable with the analog scope!
My most used instrument is a Radio test set HP8920A. The spectrum
analyser HP8592A is least used !
>I realize that this e-mail is somewhat off topic, however, I also
>believe that I will get some of the best answers from the members of
>I have recently started to build an electronics lab, and am currently
>trying to acquire test and general equipment for my little basement
>workshop of horrors. So far, being on a limited budget, I have
>acquired a Tek 2465A in good working order, a Fluke 1953A counter, and
>my little gem (ok not quite so little) HP5345A with the 4-ghz freq
>converter plugin w/ opt 11 & 12.
>I'd just like to ask everyone what they would be, if they were in my
>shoes, attempting to acquire. Unforunately, however, I am just out of
>engineering school and not working with much of a budget here. I'd
>kill to have all the fancy gear some of you nuts have.
>I'd really love a DSO instead of the Tek 2465A I have. I'd kill for a
>good spectrum analyzer or VNA etc.
>Any suggestions on what I should acquire and/or suggestions for
>economical equipment that I should make that is a must have? I am a
>good DIYer when it comes to building equipment, so often I attempt to
>build that which I cannot afford.
>I appreciate everyone's' opinions in advance. Thank you.
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