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Old 29th February 2012, 10:21 AM   #1
coluke is offline coluke  Italy
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Default Lafayette GA-11 audio generator

Do anybody out there know something about this generator? I can manage to get one for about 150 euros, which is a fairly low price for a - supposed - low THD (for quick'n'dirty testing, at least) 10Hz-1MHz sine/square generator with digital freq readout and output calibrated attenuator, but I can't even find Lafayette's web site...
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Old 29th February 2012, 01:53 PM   #2
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Old 1st March 2012, 12:17 AM   #3
Enzo is offline Enzo  United States
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I used to love when the new Lafayette catalog came in the mail.

Somehow, this product looks a lot newer than something from the old Lafayette. I'd be surprised if this Lafayette had anything to do with the old chain of stores.

Of course, I've been surprised before.
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Old 2nd March 2012, 01:23 PM   #4
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That audio generator looks a lot nicer and newer than the Lafayette kits that I remember from the 1970's.
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Old 2nd March 2012, 03:19 PM   #5
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There's a whole lot of recent intruments with Lafayette brand: digital multimeters, scopes, function generators and so on:
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Unfortunately I can't manage to find any info about the manufacturer or the instruments themselves...
The sine/square generator I was asking about looks pretty similar to a somewhat older Wien bridge unit by Trio/Kenwood:
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or a more recent Instek:
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it seems the same unit rebranded with a few updates (the counter, an auxilary output and so on)...

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