Does anyone have any information on how to calibrate a Hickok model tube tester? I’ve searched, but can’t seem to find any links. Thanks!. HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL, Got a question about a Hickok I’ve got a chance to purchase one of these locally but in the picture I’m sending. After waiting years too long, I finally bought a really nice looking, lightly used Hickok and it was doing funny things with known good tubes. It read shorts until.

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I have the “spool assy removed” The 6L6 is a new tube, burned in for 12 hours to 96 hours as required to ensure it is hicook within its most stable parameters. Image not available Photos not available for this variation. Your name or hickook address: The manual for my says that micromho readings are “average values. If most of the screws are gone it means that somebody knowledgeable looked inside and decided the tester was SHOT and there was no point in bothering to put all the screws back in.

Dave, The tester huckok off, I cropped the original pic but in the full pic you can see the cord still wrapped up in the case. The “A” model has the 9 and 12 pin compactron sockets and is more money.


Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months. Trademarks and Copyrights used herein are the property of their respective owners. This means they operate at voltages below the maximum tubes yickok ratings, but at proportional voltages that will produce the same correct test results proportional to 563 printed specifications of that specific tube! For parts or not working: Any help would be deeply appreciated!

I believe the meters are interchangeable. Watch list is full. I’m pretty sure I’ve answered my own question, but the manual and the Hickok guy seem to indicate otherwise. I’m searching my butt off and can’t find anything.

I do have a Hickok a I guess I could switch meters just for testing purposes, that is if I buy it. FAQ Post huckok Message!

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They always break at the solder joint, it seems Geoff, that’s what I do, too, except I use paste flux. It could simply be misadjustment of the zero setting on the meter, but that seems unlikely. Subject to credit approval. Estimated on or before Tue. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Mar Fri 28, 5: Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc.

Apr Sun 27, 3: Why would they do that rather than wind one to do the job? The spool resistors would have been all right if they hadn’t used corrosive flux. Please enter a valid ZIP Code. Except for laboratory tube testers and a very few three or four service models, most all service testers are proportional testers!

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I finally got a schematic to download from BAMA on my son’s PC, and it’s a bear to determine the wiring of those resistors from the nomenclature of the document I have. If you ever get to see inside of a TV-7, it is really built. Please enter a number less than or equal to 1. Imprint Privacy Notice Sitemap. The TV is a nice compact military version Hickok. Fixer-Uppers will cost more to fix than buying a good one.


On the first part, yes you can replace a spool resistor with a combination of modern resistors. If you have a picture of the wiring of the spool resistor stack it would help lots. Hickok Electrical Instrument Company. The TV-7 is very similar to TV but has flip-chart tube data in the upper lid of the unit. My new old Hickok has an open spool resistor and. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees.

The TV reads out in umhos where the TV-7 reads on a ” quality” scale for gm. There are 6 or 8 spools mounted below the mho selector switch and I am having a heck of a time trying to relate the wiring between the spools and the schematic. Their has been a US company mentioned in the forums who repairs all types of meter movements,but the name eludes me I’ve never encountered one before this. It has also been built with higher current capacity to improve the AC regulation capacity of the transformer.

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