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Tektronix SG502
low distortion oscillator
Tektronix SG502

Produced from 1972 to 1993



(All manuals in PDF format unless noted otherwise)
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The Tektronix SG502 is a low distortion oscillator plug-in for the TM500 system.

Key Specifications

Frequency range 5 Hz − 500 kHz
Frequency accuracy ≤5% of dial setting from 5 Hz to 50 kHz; ≤10 % of dial setting from 50 kHz to 500 kHz
Output level 0 − 5 VRMS
Output impedance 600 Ω
Distortion ≤0.035% from 20 Hz to 50 kHz; ≤0.15% 50 kHz to 500 kHz
Sync output +5 V amplitude square wave open circuited, decreasing with load impedance


Documents Referencing SG502

Document Class Title Authors Year Links
Tekscope 1972 V4 N3 May 1972.pdf Article TM500 series - A New Dimension in Plug-in Instrumentation Bob Ragsdale 1972
070-2088-00.pdf Book TM500 Series Rear Interface Data Book 1975
070-2088-01.pdf Book TM500 Series Rear Interface Data Book 1976
26AX-3582-3.pdf Application Note FM Broadcast Measurements Using the Spectrum Analyzer Clifford B. Schrock 1981
070-2088-04.pdf Book TM500 Series Rear Interface Data Book 1985


Year 1975 1980
Catalog Price $325 $500
In 2023 Dollars $1,900 $1,900



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