From: tony duell [mailto:ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk]
Sent: 10 September 2016 06:02
To: rob at jarratt.me.uk; General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
<cctalk at classiccmp.org>
Subject: RE: Logic Analyser Advice
I have an HP1630 of some flavour and find it very useful. AFAIK it was the
series of logic analysers from HP to have proper
The difference between the various models (suffix letters) is which
timing/state input boards are fitted.
For the old computer people here, it's controlled by a 6809 of some
There is a 6829 MMU chip in there as well, one of the
few times you will
one of those.
You want to download all the manuals from Keysight. There is a lot of
information in them
I grabbed the manuals, thanks! The power switch is a bit sticky, so I need
at least to try to fix that, so the service manual may help.
> seem to have the actual wires/probes. Is there a
separate part number
> for these that I should look for. There seem to be quite a few items
, are these
likely to be
I assume you have the pods themselves -- the little boxes on the ends of
Yes I do have the actual pods. They look like the picture in this listing
(not the item I bought): http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/152233591570
So, yes I have the pods, but no connectors
The probes/wires that go into those are totally
passive just bits
of wire with grabber clips on the end. The connector that goes into the
an HP special housing, but that was just for
There are normal pin connectors down the holes, and I suspect the Ebay
listing you have given would fit.
I will buy a set and see how it goes. I also believe there are some probes
that are designed to clip over a whole IC, any recommendations for those? I
did try using one once but it was designed to be used in conjunction with
grabber clips and it was so fiddly that I gave up, so I am wondering if
there is something better.
Be very careful if you take a pod apart, there is a delicate ceramic