|[AMRadio] Flyback Transformer for Old 'Scope|
jcandela at prodigy.net
Mon May 8 12:11:02 EDT 2006
Did you mean 547? I had one, and this is a common
problem with these vintage scopes. Go to yahoo groups,
and there is a Tektronix group that deals with vintage
--- Kim Elmore <Kim.Elmore at noaa.gov> wrote:
> Does any one know where I might find a flyback
> transformer for an old
> Textronix 647 'scope? My Dad (W5JHJ) has one of
> these and the flyback
> transformer is bad. The 'scope works fine, except
> for this. When the
> transformer heats up, the insulation breaks down and
> the display
> dies. After a bit of cooling, everything works fine
> until it heats up again.
> He's checked with Tektronix and they have none
> available for such old
> 'scopes. He hates to junk it, but unless we can fix
> it, it isn't very
> useful and he doesn't have much interest in keeping
> it as a museum piece...
> Kim Elmore, N5OP
> Kim Elmore, Ph.D.
> University of Oklahoma
> Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale
> Meteorological Studies
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> No, and Maybe. The
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> appears to be garbled.
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