Nicolet 660

William Donzelli wdonzelli at
Wed Feb 11 15:13:19 CST 2009

> The first commercial digital scope I'm aware of is the HP 5480 digital signal
> analyser, from 1969 IIRC, uses core memory(!). (I have one that's languishing
> inoperative for lack of a manual.)

Fabritek also made a digital scope - spectrum analyzer like thing
about the same time. RCS has one - we have never played with it. It is
a real power sucker, as it is crammed with early MECL 1 ECL (in
cans!). I am pretty sure it has a core stack in it as well.


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