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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It read shorts until I replaced a real leaky. On larger testers like the series and thethe number on the chart is the reject point. You agree not to post any material which is knowingly false, obscene, hateful, threatening, harassing or invasive of a person’s privacy.

Which begs a question from me: Those spool resistors are wire wound precision resistors and will still hold their resistance value well.

This is due to the age and condition of the power transformers in these vintage testers. Shipping is additional and calculated by order. I had a Hickok once, their big fancy nickok model, and most of the meter faces were bubbling or flaking huckok. See all condition definitions – opens in a new window or tab If I could post a picture would that be helpful in figuring out where this mystery wire connects?


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Hickok TubeTester Question???? The “A” model has the 9 and 12 pin compactron sockets and is more money. Books Support This Site: TV and TV-7 Military tester. Seller does not offer returns.

See other items More The is a beautiful machine. Log in or Sign up. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. These are nice compact testers and data is widely available. Looking at the schematic and trying to identify which resistor is ‘R28’ or whatever led me to try drawing a layout with mixed success Seller information hckok Also, except when the chart says “low signal,” how do you know which scale, high or low, to use for other tubes?

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An item that does not function as intended and is not fully operational. One of the spool resistors has a winding that comes out about one inch, that looks like it was soldered to another spool’s termination. Any help or direction would be deeply appreciated.

Dave, The tester was off, I cropped the original pic but in the full pic you can see the cord still wrapped up in the case. Popular Articles Which tube tester should I get? No, create an account now.


Olympia, Washington, United States. Select a valid country. It could simply be misadjustment of the zero setting on the meter, but that seems unlikely. Contact the seller – opens in a new window or tab and request a shipping method to your location.

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I’m feeling fairly stupid. Hi all, After waiting years too long, I finally bought a 53 nice looking, lightly used Hickok and it was doing funny things with known good tubes. Torrance, CA Contact Email: They are older than the B and C’s, and for this reason it is important to only buy one in good working hickkok, but this tester has been my bench tester for over a year, and I have gotten to like it a lot.

Why Hickok went with off-the-wall non-standard panel meter specs I hhickok know. Top quality Government construction. Mar Thu 27, 2: Add to watch list Remove from watch list.