[time-nuts] interesting HP divider and clock on ebay
jn6wfo at gmail.com
Wed Aug 9 22:21:17 EDT 2017
If the 115 has no motor (and I'm not questioning you, Bill) what moves the
"digital" numbers? It looks like a clock drive, and the 1968 HP catalog
makes reference to an "additional drum," which also sounds like a motor
On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 7:11 PM Bill Hawkins <bill.iaxs at pobox.com> wrote:
> You don't have to use the long link. Just search eBay for item
> It's pricey because it is from one of those resellers of surplus
> laboratory equipment. Who was that outfit in Texas?
> The front picture reveals that the desiccant is saturated (indicator is
> pink). Rear view shows blackened silver BNC connectors. These suggest
> that the instrument hasn't been reconditioned to merit that price. OTOH
> it could be R@@RE.
> Owned a 113B a few years ago. The 1 KC stepping motor does scream. Doubt
> that there's a motor in the 115.
> Would be interested in a repairable unit to measure my declining years -
> not for resale.
> Bill Hawkins
> -----Original Message-----
> From: time-nuts [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On Behalf Of Jeremy
> Sent: Wednesday, August 09, 2017 8:12 PM
> Definitely spendy. Is the 115 as noisy as the 113 (similar but w/analog
> clock)? Wonder what *les douanes* would charge to get that back into
> Could you claim an exemption because it was Made in USA?
> On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 5:32 PM Tom Van Baak <tvb at leapsecond.com> wrote:
> > > Boy I have to say the front looks great. Good pixs to look at.
> > > Price not exciting at all. But maybe someone has a spare kilo-buck.
> > Paul,
> > More info on the hp 115:
> > http://hpmemoryproject.org/wb_pages/wall_b_page_01.htm
> > /tvb
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