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Old 20th Jun 2016, 9:16 am   #4
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Default Re: HP8640B questions

Hello John

I've done a bit of work on this type of generator and my records refer to the following:

4-40 UNC x 0.125" small cup point (hex key = 0.05" across flats)
6-32 UNC x 0.125" small cup point
2-56 UNC x 0.094" small cup point (hex key = 0.035" across flats) grubs

They do a range of suitable hex tools as well.

I assume from the early serial number that your instrument has the earlier system of 'range vs deviation interlock' - otherwise known as 'A9' assembly - that uses wafer switches rather than the later PCB-tracked switches? - if so, I've done a lot of work regarding replacement of the Delrin hardware ...

Best wishes

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