[time-nuts] 5370A on eBay

Mark Spencer mspencer12345 at yahoo.ca
Wed Jan 18 12:41:02 EST 2012

Over the last year or so I've acquired two hp 5370b's with reasonable right of return priviliges.and the units were sold as working from vendors that appeared to know what they were doing. 

The average price was arround $500.00 each including delivery. 

Your mileage may vary.

On Wed, 18 Jan, 2012 12:25 PM EST Bob Camp wrote:

>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. 
>-----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>
>> 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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