[time-nuts] Difference between HP 5370A and 5370B

David Kirkby david.kirkby at onetel.net
Fri Apr 15 01:22:09 EDT 2005

Thanks a lot Jim.

I was thinking of buying one. Although the 5370B seems a bit more 
expensive, there does seem to be a lot more information on them around, 
which is a definite advantage.

When you speak to xxxxx, I'd like to know if these have ovens as 
standard, or whether that is an optional extra.

jim_johnson at agilent.com wrote:
> Hi David,
>    I will check with another guy tomorrow (the last
> surviving technician), but one person "in the know" 
> has this to say:
> ================================================================
> What I remember is the input amplifiers are very different. 
> As a result, some of the boards and pots and switches associated 
> with it are different.
> I don't remember any significant differences beside that.
> My recommendation for someone buying one through eBay is, whereas 
> it is hard to get replacement parts for both, getting parts for 
> A is much harder.
> Try talking to (xxxxxxx) who is the last surviving technician 
> familiar with the product.
> =================================================================
>    If I find out any more details, I'll post them.  There
> are a lot of sharp experimenters out there who may know
> the answer and will get it to you before I do.
> Regards,
> Jim Johnson
> Agilent Laboratories
> Palo Alto, CA
> jim_johnson at agilent.com
> ====================================================================
>>-----Original Message-----
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>>Behalf Of David Kirkby
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>>Subject: [time-nuts] Difference between HP 5370A and 5370B time
>>Can anyone tell me what is the difference between the above two 
>>Does anyone have any operating manuals in electronic format?
>>Dr. David Kirkby,
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Dr. David Kirkby,

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