[time-nuts] Question about HP-53132A decimal display

Volker Esper ailer2 at t-online.de
Wed Jul 5 02:19:18 EDT 2017

I think he wants to point out, that he doesn't mean the menu option, where you swap the american decimal point with the european (German?) decimal comma... 

Am 5. Juli 2017 06:38:36 MESZ schrieb Tom Van Baak <tvb at LeapSecond.com>:
>It should be in the hidden "Utility menu" which you access by holding
>Recall during power-up.
>Not sure what you mean by enabling commas vs. swapping commas.
>For more details see page 2-57 when you google: 53132a user manual
>or look for hp / Agilent / Keysight document 53131-90055.
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Mark Sims" <holrum at hotmail.com>
>To: <time-nuts at febo.com>
>Sent: Monday, July 03, 2017 10:52 PM
>Subject: [time-nuts] Question about HP-53132A decimal display
>>I recently got in a 53132A with what I think is fairly early firmware
>(it's tied up doing some measurements right now so I can't check the
>version number).   All the photos of the 53132A that I have seen show
>it with commas separating groups of 3 digits after the decimal point. 
>Mine does not do this.  Is there a menu option for enabling the commas
>(not the option for swapping commas and decimal poimts) or was this
>feature added in a later firmware revision?
>> _______________________________________________
>> time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts at febo.com
>> To unsubscribe, go to
>> and follow the instructions there.
>time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts at febo.com
>To unsubscribe, go to
>and follow the instructions there.

More information about the time-nuts mailing list