[volt-nuts] Late build HP 419A

Stan Katz stan.katz.hk at gmail.com
Fri Dec 16 21:06:27 UTC 2011

I don't have one, but try posting on hp_agilent_equipment Yahoo group.

On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 2:38 PM, Robert Atkinson <robert8rpi at yahoo.co.uk>wrote:

> Hi all,
> I just won an HP 419A Null voltmeter on ebay. It's unusual in that it
> seems to be of very late construction. It has modern style grey binding
> posts and a screen printed (rather than engraved) front panel. The serial
> number prefix 0948A indicates American build at the 1972 manual revision.
> From catalog photos this is 1980 or later, they were last listed in 1982 ar
> $1500. It has an HP label with a UK Nato Stock Number (NSN) so it may have
> been a special build for the UK MOD. Has anyone else got one of these late
> units?. It's immaculate and working perfectly and has no noticable noise
> even on the 3uV range. The batteries have been neatly replaced with a pair
> of 12V regulators with bypass capacitors. I'd been looking for one for ages
> but all the ones I'd seen were old and very rough, this one is a joy to
> use. The ebay listing is 310361653607 and has photo's. A steal at under
> $100 including shipping.
> Robert G8RPI.
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