Tek 555 was Re: Need pointers on Oscilloscopes

woodelf bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Sat Jun 10 14:15:16 CDT 2006

Christian Corti wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Jun 2006, Jim Beacon wrote:
>> can you tell me what the small monitor scope in the picture of the 555 
>> is?
> :-))
> It's a RIM Oszillette. RIM was a shop/seller in Munich that was widely 
> known to sell interesting kits, mainly in the 60s/70s. They sold 
> electronic parts, amplifiers, power supply etc. and many things as a 
> kit. One of the kits was the Oszillette, a small scope with a tiny Valvo 
> scope tube and only 4 or 5 other valves. We have it on the picture to 
> show the difference: tiny 5 valve scope compared to huge over 100 valve 
> scope (plus external power supply), as much as in our LGP-30!
> The Oszillette has no trigger, it's free running with sync and frequency 
> adjustments via front knobs, and only 1:1 and 1:10 signal inputs.
> Christian
Got the manual on-line? I 'd like to read about that.

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