[time-nuts] Anyone have a dead HP 5370B counter?

John R. Ackermann N8UR jra at febo.com
Tue Nov 2 08:32:15 EST 2004

Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <4186DEDB.5030908 at febo.com>, John Ackermann N8UR writes:
>>Does anyone have a 5370B (actually, an "A" model might work as well) 
>>that's a parts unit?  I'd like to find a replacement GPIB module as I 
>>think the one in my unit is flaky -- I'm getting random communication 
>>errors that seem to be coming from the counter rather than the computer 
>>or software.
> I had that problem myself and solved it by reseating the boards and
> the connectors.
> Unfortunately not until I had ordered a replacement board, so I do
> indeed have one lying around.  I'd suggest you try the reseating
> first though.

Thanks, Poul-Henning.  I'll try reseating the boards.  It may also be 
that my NI PCI card is flaky; I just swapped it with another one and 
(knock on wood) it hasn't crashed doing an overnight run of 1pps 


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