[time-nuts] manuals, anyone?

J. Forster jfor at quikus.com
Thu Aug 4 00:56:17 UTC 2011

PLEASE contact Dave at ArtekMedia (dot) com. He is the best resource I
know for manuals.

I'm far less impressed with "university" resources for such things. IMO,
the stuff jusr vanishes.

Dave's business is scanning manuals so everybody can have them for very
reasonable prices.




> Hi all--
> Long story short, a department at a university needs to get rid of a
> bunch (5-6 file cabinets worth) of 80's vintage user and service
> manuals for Tek (mostly) and HP equipment.  Oscilloscopes, generators,
> etc.  70s/80s/90s vintage?
> The guy in charge (not me) of this is really trying to do the right
> thing and see if the university digital collections can scan them or
> something like that.  No idea where that's going to go...but...
> Modulo any copyright issues, are there any boatanchor-type manuals
> needed by anyone and aren't available for download from the usual
> suspects -- Agilent, BAMA, etc?  I know there are some vintage HP
> manuals I've downloaded which are great -- but could use some better
> resolution on a few key schematics...they're on *my* list...
> Requests for the original hardcopy will also be noted.
> If so, please take a moment and reply to me off-list and I'll make a
> note of what's in demand.  I haven't posted anywhere else, but may
> post on some other ham/microwave/vhf-type lists later.
> I can't promise anything.  But I'll see what can happen.
> best--
> --Tim WO9U
> tczerwonka at gmail dot com
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