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Old 9th January 2012, 07:23 AM   #21
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Thanks for the great tip Mooly.

I plan to get the a function generator.
Perhaps the HP 209A
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Old 9th January 2012, 07:32 AM   #22
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209A parameters are almost the same as the GAG-810
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Old 11th January 2012, 06:27 PM   #23
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What would be a fair price for a good condition HP 209A ?
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Old 11th January 2012, 06:40 PM   #24
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What would be a fair price for a good condition HP 209A ?
I would say between $150 & $200. I sell them to dealers at that level.
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Old 11th January 2012, 06:44 PM   #25
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That is about the price of a brand new GAG-810.

In terms of performance, how do the two compare ?
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Old 11th January 2012, 06:46 PM   #26
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I like the fact that the GAG-810 has attenuation.
Most amplifiers do not have attenuation.

On the other hand, the HP 209A can sweep the audio range in 3 steps.
The GAG-810 takes 4
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Old 11th January 2012, 06:47 PM   #27
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Hollowstate,

Do you have a HP 209A for sale ?
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Old 11th January 2012, 07:13 PM   #28
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The Hewlett-Packard is a commercial instrument made in America. GAG is South East Asia. The 209A has a low distortion mode switch on the rear panel for low frequency sine waves (audio) that's down near .05% measured, and will provide sine and square waves concurrently at the standard 600 ohm impedance. Flatness is 0.5% over the audio range.
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Do you have a HP 209A for sale ?
Not at the moment.
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Old 11th January 2012, 08:01 PM   #30
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Thanks for the info.

I will be patience and wait for a HP 209A.

Does anyone have any other suggestions ?
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