[rescue] HP 1640a serial data analyzer

Scott Newell newell at cei.net
Sat Apr 12 16:49:57 CDT 2003

At 05:42 PM 4/12/2003 -0400, Larry Snyder wrote:
>Scott Newell <newell at cei.net> wrote:
>> Tek, it seems, was bad about using goofy little
>> connectors, which makes it more difficult to kludge up a LA pod. 
>'twas more than just the connectors that made those uncopyable.
>Inside the pod was a Tek-made multichannel high speed comparator (at

Yep.  I was gonna work around that with comparators, but then I lucked into

>QA on delays.  I don't recall the time resolution a 7D01 was capable
>of, but it was damned fast.  And accurate.  This was back in the late
>70's/early 80's.  I've not followed them much since 86 :-(

That's the one!  10ns on the dial.  I'm lucky enough to have a few pods,
along with the DF2 formatter and the books.  I can't remember the last time
I've used it.  :-(


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