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    Metered Variac

    Peter W.

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    Metered Variac

    Post by Peter W. on Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:58 pm  

    This is not my device and I have no interest in it. However, it has an AC ammeter, a volt meter, and combined with an isolation transformer, it could be a very useful bench tool for those wishing to go the extra step when testing tube equipment. Made by General Radio - and so an actual Variac.

    Then, there is this:  

    Of which I keep two - and with the huge meters, there are few more useful basic diagnostic tools out there. I will opine that the price is far too high, however. The guts are General Radio and Stancor FWIW.

    And, while we are at it:  

    For those who do a onesie/twosie, this equipment may be overkill. But, for those who may be a  bit more serious - this sort of  equipment is basic life-safety.

    Last edited by Peter W. on Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:01 pm; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : Safety First)

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