Forums :: Resources :: Features :: Photo Gallery :: Vintage Radio Shows :: Archives :: Books
Support This Site: Contributors :: Advertise


It is currently Oct Fri 20, 2017 10:29 pm


All times are UTC [ DST ]





Post New Topic Post Reply  [ 4 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Home Made Probes
PostPosted: Jan Wed 11, 2017 2:14 am 
Member
User avatar

Joined: Jan Thu 01, 1970 1:00 am
Posts: 721
Location: Wayside, NJ Monmouth
Having a need for another probe for my signal tracer, I built this one at work today. Forgive the shameless plug for my employer. I used a pen body, made the tip from plated buss wire. Which I coated with solder in a solder pot. Used a .01 uf 1000 volt axial cap, some thin coax , very thin probe wire,and a BNC connector. Checked it out this evening, while working on a Old Drake 2B. Works will enough for me. All the parts were left overs from projects I have been working on in the Lab. I also check the insulation value of the pen body use a AC/DC Hi-Potter. It was good to 5KV, with no signs of break down. I enjoy making things like this. Now working on a Bread Board project. Hope to have if finished in a few weeks. I will post about it when done.


Attachments:
TDK_Probe.JPG
TDK_Probe.JPG [ 63.12 KiB | Viewed 1024 times ]
Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Home Made Probs
PostPosted: Jan Wed 11, 2017 3:48 am 
Member

Joined: Aug Fri 29, 2014 6:17 pm
Posts: 2348
Nice work!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Home Made Probes
PostPosted: Feb Wed 01, 2017 5:06 pm 
Member

Joined: Feb Sun 10, 2013 3:31 am
Posts: 41
That is the nicest execution of an old idea that I've seen.

Ted, KX4OM


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Home Made Probes
PostPosted: Feb Wed 01, 2017 7:35 pm 
Member
User avatar

Joined: Jan Thu 01, 1970 1:00 am
Posts: 721
Location: Wayside, NJ Monmouth
Thanks Ted, Sometimes the small projects give the beat results.


Top
 Profile  
 
Post New Topic Post Reply  [ 4 posts ] 

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests



Search for:
Jump to:  




















Privacy Policy :: Powered by phpBB