[AMRadio] Flyback Transformer for Old 'Scope


Jim Candela 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
Tek scopes.

--- 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
> "All of weather is divided into three parts: Yes,
> No, and Maybe. The
> greatest of these is Maybe" The original Latin
> appears to be garbled.
> 
>
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