Tek 7904 scope
tpeters at mixcom.com
Thu Feb 15 17:52:31 CST 2007
At 12:28 PM 2/15/2007 -0500, you wrote:
>On Feb 14, 2007, at 7:34 PM, Tom Peters wrote:
>>I just missed out on a Tek 7904 scope (four trace) with four plug- ins
>>for $299. Was that a deal? The plugins were 7A26 7A18 7CTIN and
> Yes, that was a pretty decent deal, especially if you don't have
>to pay to ship it. Assuming it's functional of course. They've been
>known to go for less, especially if they're all beaten up, but if
>it's in good shape a 7904 can easily fetch $299.
I went back to them and countered with $240. I won the deal and will pay
$240 plus fiddy-two bucks to ship it. Woohoo!
>>Looks like a 500mhz scope, but with plugins good for 200mhz and a
> Umm...the curve tracer (7CT1N probably) came with it?? That
>would've been a *serious* score then. That plugin alone typically
>goes for $150-300.
>>Are plugins for that scope readily avaiable and reasonably priced?
> Yes, they're all over the place. There are some really neat ones
>available for 7000-series scopes, too...Differential amplifiers,
>logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, the aforementioned curve tracer,
>all sorts of stuff. It's a fantastic platform.
I'm wondering if there's a list somewhere of just what plugins I can drool
over and/or search for. I'm not having any luck phrasing my search properly
so far. Like maybe a channel input amp that will give me better bandwidth
so I can do some VHF/UHF with it. I hear that the 7A26 is good up to 200
mHz? Is that right?
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