[time-nuts] Mystery hp Ovens For Sale
paulswedb at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 13:05:54 EDT 2016
Corby congratulations. Fun email to read.I suspect you made them quite the
reasonable offer. Enjoy.
On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 11:58 AM, <cdelect at juno.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the heads up!
> I purchased both units and they arrived yesterday.
> I was worried for a moment as the HP106 assy. also had an HP107 part
> number on a label on the side.
> I realized that it was too big in diameter to fit a 107 but wonder why HP
> put that label on it???
> Carefully disassembled it and everything looked very nice inside
> including the giant Bliley 2.5Mhz XTAL.
> I had to clean off a bit of cadmium "fungus" off a few of the mechanical
> mounting parts.
> Also there are 3 of the old style white Vitromon capacitors in the
> oscillator section.
> These caps had tin whiskers "crowns" covering each end! They were removed
> easily with a small stiff brush.
> Now to apply some 24VDC and see if it fires up!
> The other unit has no identifying information, the two end caps come off
> by pushing three locking slides over and pulling.
> Inside the adjustment end there is a small (7 or 9) pin electron tube!
> The oven end construction reminds me of a General Radio oven I one worked
> Built like a battleship!
> Anyone have any idea what it might come from. I'll try and post a PIX
> Might be 100Khz or 1Mhz.
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