[time-nuts] Normal operating specs of a Morion MV89?

Bruce Griffiths bruce.griffiths at xtra.co.nz
Tue Sep 20 17:06:28 EDT 2016

On Tuesday, September 20, 2016 01:53:49 PM Tim Lister wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 12:56 PM, Bryan _ <bpl521 at outlook.com> 
> > May also want to check the output amplitude. If memory serves me 
> > it is very common for a capacitor inside this model number to fail. It
> > can be fixed but requires a torch or a pretty heavy duty soldering iron
> > to get the can open. http://www.rbarrios.com/projects/MV89A/
> It is possible to check the output level without an oscilloscope ? (I
> don't have one yet). It seemed to trigger the Frequency/Stop input of
> my 5370B with the Stop level set to Preset and divide by 1. I have
> access to a HP3478 bench DMM but I'm not sure whether that will give a
> correct level on AC volts at 10 MHz.
> Thanks for the link on potential repairs, I think that will need brave
> pills before I try torching anything open.
> Tim
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Only with a clasical (diode detector) RF probe (they're still available) or an 
RF power meter.


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