[time-nuts] 5370A on eBay

Bob Camp lists at rtty.us
Wed Jan 18 12:25:39 EST 2012


Hi

With reasonable credibility on the part of the seller (pictures and verbiage
both make sense, seller rating is good, he sells test gear not comic books,
etc) these have always been expensive. I've seen auctions close for anything
between $400 and $1500. $600 is not an uncommon number to see. I've always
found it cheaper to buy stuff like the current auction at $150 to $200 than
to go for the fancier versions. 

Bob

-----Original Message-----
From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On
Behalf Of Chris Albertson
Sent: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 11:20 AM
To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] 5370A on eBay

On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 1:05 AM, Roy Phillips <phill.r1 at btinternet.com>
wrote:
> Chris
> The HP 5335A is also worth considering and is usually reasonably priced.
> Roy

Yes you are right but, the question was what's the current price of
these.   Years ago a few were bought for $100.  Some sold as broken
were repairable.   But what does a working unit cost in 2012?   My
definition of "working" is that at a minimum the seller claims it
works.  Which implies an offer to accept a return on a DOA unit.
-- 

Chris Albertson
Redondo Beach, California

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