Tektronix TM506 6 Slot Mainframe for TM500

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Tektronix Catalog CostLow BidHigh Bidaverage
$240 (1977)
$440 (1982)
$600 (1985)
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$148 7/26/01 #1618698148 ridgeeq
$31.00 8/8/01 #1622958047 varoom
$48.00 8/9/01 #1623411365 ridgeeq
no bids (asked $75) 8/12/01 #1624378668 goldenrubi
$49.00 8/20/01 #1627014193 electronicsolutions
$91.00 9/4/01 #1632399917 dealer99us
$85.00 9/7/01 #1633686850 dogchow
$162.50 9/10/01 #1634604691 rhinoenter
no buy (#36 < reserve) 9/17/01 #1637258309 acucal
$67.66 9/24/01 #1639546303 rhinoenter
$182.50 9/25/01 #1639991349 quecan (w/manual)
$51.00 9/27/01 #1640869258 tapent
no sale ($37.66 < reserve) 9/28/01 #1640965679 acucal (w/ opt 2)
$60.00 10/01/01 #1642376107 goldenrubi (noisy fan)
$78.00 10/13/01 #1646902501 tapent
$75.00 (buy it now) 10/7/01 #1647001706 akatoozian
$96.00 10/27/01 #1652739309 30for30s
$90.00 10/29/01 #1653634003 rhinoenter
$52.00 11/18/01 #1662504462 syce
$81.00 11/23/01 #1664926575 ridgeeq
$61.00 11/24/01 #1666365335 948bugeye
$76.98 12/12/01 #1674183697 lcwl
$89.00 12/18/01 #1676672312 rhinoenter
$87.50 12/19/01 #1677309612 ridgeeq(erols.com)
$59.70 2/13/02 #1701921366 abeja (convertable)
$48.78 5/30/02 #1734344657 sell_anything
$102.50 12/9/02 #1921576250 jtacoustic (w/ rack ears)
$50.00 1/19/03 #3107981561 aes_sales (works) (2 bids $49 start)
$104.50 1/27/03 #3109719557 joepalaia (powers up - w/rack ears) (5 bids $50 start)
$105.50 3/16/03 #2514832697 lhw43@aol.com (untested) (9 bids $40 start)
$187.50 4/7/03 #2520551777 rhinoenter@aol.com (tested-rack mount) (8 bids $50 start)
$28.00 6/25/04 #3823027135 get_tweaked (3 bids $20 start) (tested)
$56.23 7/16/04 #3826671338 pactest (9 bids $9 start) (high-power comp't, warranty, untested?)
$68.00 8/2/04 #3830266892 zanetech (8 bids $1 start) (high-power comp't, tested)
*$39.99 8/2/04 #3830284758 dennyoguy (1 bid) (high-power comp't, opt 2, tested, unpainted aluminum)
$19.95 4/6/06 #7605619896 aplussurplus (1 bid) (rack-mount untested)
$71.23 (+? ship) 8/3/08 #110274691252 sx28 (6 bids $49.99 start) (all slots test fine)
$0.99 (+~$70 ship) 9/14/08 #250292167339 jpeger1 (1 bid) (every slot tested with plug-ins)
$14.99 (+$20 ship) 11/09/10 #370452754520 emw1 (3 bids $14.99 start) (untested)
$14.99 (+~$30 ship) 11/11/10 #360316501618 sunnking (1 bid) (powers on)

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  • Weighs 37 pounds



    Option 2 - gives rear access connections

    The TM506 is just one of several mainframes available that are designed to hold and provide power for the Tektronix TM500-Series and in the TM5000-Series of modular instruments. Up to six single width modules can be plugged in to the TM506, or a list of other slot combinations can be accommodated.

    The TM500-Series of plug-ins includes oscilloscopes, function generators, scope calibration equipment, DMM's, counters and power supplies. Also choose from pulse generators, operational amplifiers, bandpass filters, and current probe amplifiers.

    Features: 6 compartments
  • Compatibility: TM500 series plug-ins (NOT TM5000 series)
  • Power line frequency range is 48-66 Hz
  • Selectable taps on the power transformer that permit operation on 100, 110, 120, 200, or 240 V 10%