[time-nuts] Question concerning failure and value of HP 5371A
cfmd at bredband.net
Fri Oct 14 18:41:12 EDT 2005
From: "Arnold Tibus" <Arnold.Tibus at gmx.de>
Subject: [time-nuts] Question concerning failure and value of HP 5371A
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2005 00:21:38 +0200
Message-ID: <E1EQXxQ-0004Nl-Cc at febo.com>
> Hello everybody,
> my name is Arnold, located in southern Germany, and I am quite new
> joining this very interesting group - I got as well the fever of precise timing,
> reading all you comments lot of months back - and learning a lot from all
> your knowledge and experiences.
I am sure you are enjoying the discussion about GPS jammers on German nuclear
reactors? Just ponder a moment what that does to the time and frequency
> I am collecting already some nice counters and oscillators, OCXOs and
> Rb-types. My target is to build a very stable and precise frequency standard
> applying gps.
Welcome to the gang, you will find yourself at home quite soon I hope.
> Now I have the possibility to get (perhaps) a time interval counter
> hp 5371A in very nice condition, but with a small black point:
> When switching on it indicates:
> " Instrument setup lost, Reset to default, Saved Configurations lost.
> Press any key to continue".
> Is that a severe problem?
> Is such equipment a 'must' for serious working?
You probably have a bad backup battery. That is easy enought to replace. To be
What you might want to do is to get the HP 5371A service manual of the Agilent
> What is about the value for such a device, more than 600, 1000 ore
> more $ ?
Keep looking around, but they go in the range 600-1000 USD as I recall it.
> Thank you at the moment in advance,
> I am sure that I will have to ask you in future more questions, if
> Best regards from the Lake Constance,
> Arnold, DK2WT
Magnus - who was down to Münich for the Octoberfest
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