[time-nuts] Favorite DC power Supply?

Bruce Griffiths bruce.griffiths at xtra.co.nz
Thu May 1 17:17:42 EDT 2008

Brooke Clarke wrote:
> Hi Patrick:
> I use the Agilent E3617A 0-60V 0-1A for everyday things.  CVCC, 
> adjustable OVP, ten turn pots for both V and I and 3 digit LED display 
> of voltage and current.
> It has rear panel provision for analog control but no digital remote 
> capability.  Roughly 8" w x 3.5" hi x 15" deep.
> Although I have many other supplies this one ends up right next to me 
> and works for almost everything.  I'm attaching a photo I just took of 
> the front panel.
> Have Fun,
> Brooke Clarke
I have a couple of HP/Agilent E3611A's and an E3610A.
I've had them from new for almost 20 years.
A couple of small value electrolytics in them failed in the E3611A's a 
couple of years ago spraying the PCB with their corrosive contents.
After repair they continue to work well.


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