DC-500 Series Counters Summary

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DIGITAL COUNTERS -- COMPARISON OF CHARACTERISTICS

from Tektronix TM500 brochure dated 4/77
 DC 501DC 502DC 503DC 504DC 505A
Number of Digits77757
Frequency Range110 MHz550 MHz100 MHz80 MHz225 MHz
TotalizeYesYesYesYesYes
PeriodNoNoYesYesYes
Period AverageNoNoYesNoYes
Time IntervalNoNoYes; 1 μs maximum clock rateNoYes; 10 ns maximum clock rate
Time Interval AverageNoNoNoNoYes
RatioNoNoYesNoYes
OtherOption 01 FCC Type ApprovedOption 01 FCC Type ApprovedTime ManualRPMEvents A During B,
single-jack pulse width,
dc trigger level out

$ DC501 10Hz - 100MHz
300mV p-p
7 digit0.1Hz Resolution (10 Second count) 7-digit 100MHz Digital Countercd
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$ DC502 10Hz - 110MHz, 300mV p-p 1MΩ
50MHz-550MHz ÷10 prescale 500mV p-p 50Ω
7 digit0.1Hz Resolution (10 Second count) 7-digit 550MHz (w/prescale) Digital Counter
$16-71
avg 40
DC503 dc - 100MHz, 300mV p-p 1MΩ7 digit0.1Hz Resolution (10 Second count) 7-digit 100MHz Universal Counter ..tek
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$ DC503A dc - 125MHz 35mv RMS 1MΩ8 digit0.1Hz Resolution (10 Second count) 8-digit 125MHz Counter/Timer ..cd
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$15-57
avg 32
DC504 dc - 80MHz 175mv RMS 1M&$937;5 digit0.1Hz Resolution (10 Second count) 5-digit 80MHz Digital Counter ..tek
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$ DC504A dc - 100MHz 85mv p-p 1MΩ6 digit0.01Hz Resolution in 1 second interval using PLL (10Hz-25kHz) 6-digit 100MHz Digital Counter ..cd
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$ DC505 dc to 225MHz 100mv RMS 1Ω7 digit0.1Hz Resolution (10 Second count) 225MHz Digital Countercd
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$ DC505A7 dig225 MHz 7-digit 225MHz Universal Counter/Timercd
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$ DC5089 dig1 GHz 1 GHz Digital Counter
$ DC508A9 dig1.3 GHz 1.3 GHz Digital Countercd
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$50-200
($94)
DC509Reciprocal Freq8 dig135 MHz 135MHz Digital Counter
$ DC510calc350 MHz Countercd
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$ DC5004100 MHz Universal Counter/Timer
$ DC5009135 MHz Universal Counter/Timer
$ DC5010350MHz Counter, 9-digit