[time-nuts] Have done some more cutting on the Cs beam tube

Richard (Rick) Karlquist richard at karlquist.com
Sun Feb 19 07:38:49 EST 2017

On 2/18/2017 7:43 PM, Tom Van Baak wrote:
> Unless yours is a high-perf 5061 tube I wonder if the degaussing coil even exists. Did you pull it from an option /004 frame? Check if there's a separate pair of degaussing wires coming from the tube and heading to the rear panel of the instrument. That would make a total of 6 coil wires.
> Corby will know all of this for sure.
> /tvb

I remember that the degausser product that drove the
degaussing coil was a very low priority because Len
Cutler et al insisted that it was unnecessary to
degauss the CBT, at least in the 5071A.  It finally
got produced just to satisfy a few customers who
believed they wanted it.


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