Tektronix 1101a Psu & P6201 Fet Probe - diyAudio
Go Back   Home > Forums > Design & Build > Parts

Parts Where to get, and how to make the best bits. PCB's, caps, transformers, etc.

Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 8th November 2007, 10:00 AM   #1
GeeVee is offline GeeVee  Australia
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Adelaide, South Australia
Default Tektronix 1101a Psu & P6201 Fet Probe

Hi all.

Just some friendly advice regarding the above power supply.

As some may be aware, one of the best general purpose Fet Probes that can be bought quite cheaply is the P6201 (900 Mhz)

Unfortunately, the matching power supply, the 1101A is still relatively expensive, especially for what it is, ie a PSU that provides +/-15V and +5V

One can eaisily build one quite cheaply, but be aware of a wiring discrepancy in the manual (available from the TEK website)

DO NOT use the wiring diagram schedule on page 1-5. It does not correspond with the pins number designations printed on the LEMO socket.

Pin 3 and 4 have been swapped around.

Use the socket wiring diagram as shown on page 2-4, and ignore the pin numbering. This is the correct one.

Since the probe has no protection against reverse polarity, you can kiss it goodbye. Trust me, I found out the painfull way.

Hope this is of some help to you guys.

Regards
George.
  Reply With Quote
Old 8th November 2007, 11:18 AM   #2
diyAudio Member
 
jackinnj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Llanddewi Brefi, NJ
you might want to forward you comments to Nuts N Volts webzine -- www.nutsvolts.com = they had an article a few years back about constructing your own FET probe.
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Hide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
HV Probe compensation Elvee Everything Else 7 23rd November 2007 07:47 AM
diy differential probe? zilog Class D 7 18th April 2006 09:42 PM
DIY HV Probe thisway possible? Kenshin Power Supplies 5 9th August 2005 02:35 AM
How to compensate a Tek probe? Bricolo Parts 0 16th January 2005 12:36 PM
DIY oscilloscope probe Bricolo Parts 2 25th September 2003 10:56 AM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 02:24 PM.


vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright ©1999-2014 diyAudio

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2