20 November 2013

Scope Sunday 46

Our correspondent writes with the following question: Do you recognize this scope?


This photo appears on page 240 of the 1963 MIT yearbook, and appears to be a picture of an undergraduate teaching laboratory. Notable is the method of showing the time and voltage settings. There was a hole in the front panel above the knob and the sensitivity was shown through a back-lit dial. The scope was tan in color with dark brown features.

Several people have suggested that the brand name was "Analogic", but the present-day Analogic Corporation did not exist until 1967.

Does anybody recognize this scope?


Footnote: Our initial correspondent is none other than John Addis, who wrote Chapter 14, "Good Engineering and Fast Vertical Amplifiers", in Jim Williams's first book. Bernard Gordon, founder of Analogic Corporation, wrote Chapter 5 in that same book. It's all connected.

3 comments:

Cliff said...

Interesting. Also note the number of graticule lines.

Bob Weiss said...

Not sure of the model number (400-series, IIRC), but it definitely looks like a DuMont scope I had many years ago.

My unit had an orange CRT filter and P7 long persistence phosphor.

zebonaut said...

Ouch! Scopes in danger to go outdated because of their OS! TEK is very likely not the only manufacturer facing this issue. (At least, Le Croy comes to mind, too.)

Sorry, off topic in the strictest sense, posting this as a comment to your most recent Scope Sunday.