[time-nuts] SR620 - any gotchas buying a used one?

Brooke Clarke brooke at pacific.net
Fri Nov 21 21:32:43 EST 2014

Hi David:

I like it.  Traded an HP 53132 (user hostile menu system, an the 12 digits per second applies only to frequency, not 
time) for it.

Fast precision measurement ( 1ps, 12 digits/sec) hint:

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Have Fun,

Brooke Clarke
Dr. David Kirkby (Kirkby Microwave Ltd) wrote:
> After regrettably selling my 5370B a few years ago, I decided to look for a
> used SR620.
> Are there any particular issues with these that could be tested by the
> seller prior to shipping it? I have not downloaded the manual yet, but I
> assume there's a basic test in there - probably similar to that in the
> 5370B manual.
> Were these available with a Rb oscillator?  I see a seller on eBay that he
> has some Rb ones for $1500 extra, but I don't see it as an option on the
> SRS web site.
> Dr David Kirkby
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