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Postwar American Television

Postwar Television Test Equipment

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Drug store tube tester

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Eico 425 Oscilloscope

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Jackson Signal Generator

 

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Precision 920 Tube Tester

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Heathkit VTVM

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Approved Electronics A-460 Field Strength Meter

Here is a Transvision field strength meter from the same era.

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B & K Dyna-Scan Flying Spot Scanner Video Generator

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Hickok 610 Alignment Signal Generator

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Lectrotech CRT-100 CRT Tester

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RCA WR-64 Color Bar Generator

Courtesy of Steve Dichter

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Eico 630 CRT tester. One of the few that tests 7JP4s

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This device was made in the late 40s by Crest Laboratories to generate horizontal and vertical bars on the picture tube for adjustment of linearity. It was installed by removing the socket from the CRT and inserting the device. (Donated by Joe Sousa)

 

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Simpson TV Antenna Compass. Used to orient TV antennas. (Donated by Charles Harper)

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Simpson Model 406 Chromatic Amplifier (Donated by Bill Walter, restored by Joe Sousa). Used to amplify video and chroma signals for low sensitivity oscilloscopes. Here is the operator's manual.

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Hickok 760 Video Scanner

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Sylvania Color Viewer

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Degaussing Coil

Wickes color test equipment