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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There are 1 items available. I’ve noticed that currently a good used Hickok tube tester meter on Ebay will sell for about as much as our original house mortgage was 35 years ago. Have one to sell?

I would love to get that obsolete tube settings chart from you! Mouse over to Zoom – Click to enlarge. It could simply be misadjustment of the zero setting on the meter, but that seems unlikely.

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


Don’t know what I’m going to do. Mar Wed 26, Why would they do that rather than wind one to do the job?

One can only imagine if our enemies got a hold of a TV! See photos has wear no returns as is.

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Those spool resistors are wire wound precision resistors and will still hold their resistance value well. These manuals are for personal use only. Resume making your offerif the page does not update immediately.

If you ever get to see inside of a TV-7, it is really built. DaveVoorhisDec 24, Mar Thu 27, People who viewed this item also viewed.

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hickoo Mar Fri 28, 9: They always break at the solder joint, it seems Service and User Manual Pages: And while you are in there, replace the 2 capacitors, too! The is like a and has the onboard volt-ohmmeter function, and is more complicated to service and maintain.

Trying to read the schematic and make it relate to the build is really taxing my memory skills Yes, my password is: Any help or direction would be deeply appreciated.


Apr Sun 27, 3: May Sat 03, 1: Mar Thu 05, 2: I had a Hickok once, their big fancy lab model, hhickok most of the meter faces were bubbling or flaking off.


Don’t buy a tester that is recommended by hearsay-like “it worked when my uncle had it” or “Ray the radio guy said it’s fine, but I don’t know how to run hckok. I’ve never encountered one before this. Terms and Conditions These terms and conditions contain rules about hckok comments.

The model is somewhat similar to but really demands a premium price, and can be touchy to keep running. So I went digging and found an open ohm spool resistor. I don’t recall seeing a spool resistor with “flying leads”. But they ARE the achille’s heel of old Hickoks. The manual for my says that micromho readings are “average values.

Fixer-Uppers will cost more to fix than buying a good one. The A does not have 4,5,7 pin older sockets, but it does have hickoi 9 and 12 pin compactrons. AND has several Western Electric tubes types right on the chart!