[time-nuts] Weird Stuff WareHouse shutting down
Dr. David Kirkby
drkirkby at kirkbymicrowave.co.uk
Sun Apr 8 20:51:42 EDT 2018
On 8 Apr 2018 16:56, "jimlux" <jimlux at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Test equipment tends to be aged - Unless you have a particular need for a
HP 600 series microwave signal generator, there are probably better sources
available much cheaper that use more modern components. In this day and
age, I don't think people should suffer through 141T spectrum analyzers or
even a 8568- Spend your money an a nice USB unit instead.
I think people learn more with old test equipment. I know someone who has
a 1 GHz LeCroy scope, as well as a high end Agilent, but can't seem to
measure the simplest of signals, that I could easily measure with a 50 year
I heard about someone who could not use an analogue multimeter as it could
not measure negative voltages.
The above said, I don't entirely disagree with you either.
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