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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You must log in or sign up to reply here. Thanks for your help! Yes, my password is: Laid out something like a A, it has switch selected gm scales and a built in roll chart.

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The solder-nichrome wire bond is not particularly a good one. Why would they do that rather than wind one to do the job?

Shipping cost cannot be calculated. Notify me of new comments via email. A recommended list of Hickok tube testers. These devices are designed specifically for the Hickok tube testers, and are not the typical 83 or 5Y3 solid state replacements seen on the web and on other tube web sites. This tube is measured with two laboratory testers to an gickok of 1. By submitting a comment, you are declaring that you agree with these rules: Select a valid country.


This item will be shipped hcikok the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. The TV-7 hicckok very similar to TV but has flip-chart tube data in the upper lid of the unit. This tester will give you the most repeatable tests. Do I have to rewind the resistor for the tester to work right? Dec Mon 31, Do you already have an account?

Hickok 536 TubeTester Question????

I’m feeling fairly stupid. This is the original large meter used in all early models of the B and C series except theand A. Back to home page Return hifkok top.

Of course, I admit that a good Hickok tester is “Tits” as we used to say in college at OSU in the early ’70’s when restored and calibrated. 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.

These units have the same socket complement as A, except for A hiickok has 9 and 12 pin compactron, and is more expensive for that reason. The problem I have is that it doesn’t make sense where that loose wire came from or goes to. Trying to read the schematic and make it relate to the build is really taxing my memory skills Sounds like someone has been doing some “repair” work in there.


The “C” model is the premium model with 9 53 12 pin compactron sockets. There are 6 or 8 spools mounted below the mho selector switch and I am having a heck of a time trying to relate the wiring between the spools and the schematic.

It could simply be misadjustment of the zero setting on the meter, but that seems unlikely. So I went digging and found an open ohm spool resistor.

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Does anyone know if the meter out of a a hockok interchange with the Model Hickok? Does any one have a model that they could take a picture of the spool resistor stacks and email to me? You are much better off with this machine than or Apr Sun 27, 7: