John Gates

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John Gates 1968

John Gates (? – ?) is an electrical engineer who joined Tektronix in 1960 from Hickok, where he had worked on that company's clones of Tek 535 and 543 scopes.

Gates designed (or contributed significantly to) the following instruments:

He led the Sony/Tektronix development team that developed the first product in this partnership, the 323 miniature oscilloscope.

Products by John Gates

Model Class Description Designers Introduced
545 Oscilloscope 30 (33) MHz oscilloscope John Gates Dave Barton Bob Shand 1955
581 Oscilloscope 100 MHz (85 MHz) oscilloscope John Gates 1959
585 Oscilloscope 100 MHz oscilloscope John Gates 1959
81 Plug-in Plugin Adapter Bill DeVey John Gates 1960
84 Plug-in calibration fixture John Gates 1962
82 Plug-in 85 MHz Dual trace amplifier John Gates 1962
86 Plug-in Vertical amplifier John Gates 1963
544 Oscilloscope 50 MHz oscilloscope Bob Rullman Keith Taylor John Gates Gene Kauffman George Smith 1964
546 Oscilloscope 50 MHz scope Bob Rullman Keith Taylor John Gates Gene Kauffman George Smith 1964
547 Oscilloscope 50 MHz scope Bob Rullman Keith Taylor John Gates Gene Kauffman George Smith 1964
323 Oscilloscope Battery powered 4 MHz scope John Gates 1969

Components by John Gates

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Patents by John Gates

Page Office Number Title Inventors Company Filing date Grant date
Patent US 3408533A US 3408533A Low-loss amplification circuit John Gates Tektronix Inc 1966-03-21 1968-10-29
Patent US 3470484A US 3470484A Amplifier having push-pull output with current sharing operation John Gates Tektronix Inc 1967-12-14 1969-09-30
Patent US 3562557A US 3562557A Complementary transistor circuit for driving an output terminal from one voltage level to another, including transistor coupling means between complementary transistors John Gates Tektronix Inc 1968-02-28 1971-02-09

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