[time-nuts] Question about samplers

Ed Palmer ed_palmer at sasktel.net
Fri Mar 29 19:22:34 EDT 2013

Yes, they're all online.  Here's the link:


The best way to find a model # would be to use google's site: command 
with the model # like this:

site:www.hpl.hp.com/hpjournal 83481a


On 3/29/2013 2:09 PM, Daniel Mendes wrote:
> Em 29/03/2013 12:26, paul swed escreveu:
>> If the schematics are available then you can reverse engineer a 
>> solution or
>> adaptation.
>> the other thing I do is hunt down the hp journal for the device that 
>> used
>> them and when it was introduced. Often the article will give you a fair
>> hint as to whats going on.
>> However the real detail of sample pulse behavior and even power supply
>> voltages are going to be a guess and gamble. Some modules have helpful
>> markings. Like agc or +12V.. But again its a real guess.
>> Regards
>> Paul
> Here´s a short list of instruments that use these devices:
> 54751A
> 83481A
> 83487A
> 54753A
> 83485A
> E2603A
> 54754A
> 83486A
> Don´t know about service manuals for any of these. Are these journals 
> available on the internet so I can hunt down for information in them?
> Daniel

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