mar. 03 janvier 2017

HP3562A Dynamic Signal Analyzer

One of my old test gears waiting for my attention in the cellar was a HP 3562A Dynamic Signal Analyzer. Back then I bought this device mainly for doing audio analysis (I was building my HiFi system, mostly based on Nelson Pass' schematics), mainly to display spectrum responses and compute …

mar. 03 janvier 2017

HP3562A Dynamic Signal Analyzer - Part 2

This is the part 2 of the series about my HP 3562A Digital Signal Analyzer, quickly describing the Digital Section of the instrument.

Digital Section

The unit is quite capable, since the main CPU is a 68000 (not exactly of small CPU for the time).

The 8 boards are:

  • A1 …

mar. 03 janvier 2017

HP3562A Dynamic Signal Analyzer - Part 3

This is the part 3 of the series about my HP 3562A Digital Signal Analyzer, quickly describing the Analog Section of the instrument.

Analog Section

The analog section consist in 6 boards:

  • A30: Analog Source
  • A31: Trigger
  • A32, A34: Input ADCs
  • A33, A35: Input

Analog Source

This board is mainly …

mar. 03 janvier 2017

HP3562A Dynamic Signal Analyzer - Part 4

This is the part 4 of the series about my HP 3562A Digital Signal Analyzer, quickly describing the HP 1345A Digital Display unit as well as the repair I had to do on it.

Display

The display unit is a HP1345A Digital Display without the option 714 (wich adds a …