Posts tagged ‘Wavetek 859’

Wavetek 859 50 MHz Pulse Generator – Reparied

During the teardown of my Wavetek 859 pulse generator last week, I pretty much concluded that it was beyond economical repair since there definitely was something wrong with the main processor board. Well, after spending some time analyzing and troubleshooting I was able to fix it after all. Towards the end of the post I included a video showing this pulse generator in all its glories. Continue reading ‘Wavetek 859 50 MHz Pulse Generator – Reparied’ »

Wavetek 859 50 MHz Pulse Generator Teardown

In this blog post, let us take a look at a Wavetek 859 50 Mhz pulse generator. This pulse generator was made back in the 1980’s and has long been obsolete since. I got this unit next to nothing as it was not working and I was told that multiple boards might have failed. Even though it might not be repairable, we can still learn quite a bit from a teardown. If you just wanted to watch the teardown video instead of reading through the post, you can scroll down to the bottom. Continue reading ‘Wavetek 859 50 MHz Pulse Generator Teardown’ »