Repair, testing and experiments with Ballantine 1605B

Contents

Intro

This is AC/DC thermal transfer box just like Fluke 792A, but automatic and with wider frequency range.


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Manuals and documentation


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Teardown and preventive repairs

Before we start, unit was checked to be operating correctly.


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Digital controller


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A2 board


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A3 board


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A4 board


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A5 board


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A6 board


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A7 board


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A8 board


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A9 board


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Thermal AC/DC transfer unit and low-voltage front end


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A16 High-voltage attenuator assembly


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Damaged N input connectors replacement


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Summary

Great stuff

Author: Illya Tsemenko
Published: Sept. 17, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Modified: May 20, 2020, 2:57 p.m.

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