Tektronix 515A Oscilloscope

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Tektronix Catalog CostLow BidHigh Bidaverage
$950 (1969) ...
$10.00 (+$26.39 ship) 8/23/07 #110160402072 thomasm9919 (1 bid) (worked 2 minutes then fuse blew)
$19.99 (+~$51 ship) 11/6/07 #190168622233 yiop39jh (2 bids $19.99 start) (powers up)
$43.00 (+ ? ship) 12/30/07 #170180573237 rooster-60 (2 bids $40 start) (shown working)
$0.99 (+~$22 ship) 8/19/08 #330261618048 oninehobbie (1 bid) (untested)

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    "The Tektronix Type 515A is a DC-coupled general purpose cathode-ray oscilloscope combining reliable circuitry in an easy-to-use, compact instrument. Wide time-base range, broad bandwidth characteristics, and calibrated deflection factor make the Tpe 515A well suited for general-purpose laboratory work and production-line testing applications." (Tektronix, Catalog, 1967)

    BRIEF SPECS
    Frequency ResponseDC to 15 MHz
    Deflection Factor50 mV/cm to 20V/cm
    Time Base2 sec to .2 usec
    Power300 watts
    Dimensions14-1/16" x 9-3/4" x 21-13/16"
    Weight42 lbs / 19 kgs
    Price (for 1963)$875

    The 515A was one of the standard scopes offered by Tektronix (515A, 516, 315...). It's construction and circuit is similar the the full-size models but lacks adaptability via plug-ins.