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AVO Mk 2 VALVE CHARACTERISTIC METER, 1950's
Valve tester used by Maintenance engineers in the Radio and TV trade and others, for checking the working Characteristic's of a valve under operating conditions.
Donated by David Martin
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- AVO made a whole range of interesting electronic test gear apart from multimeters... mainly valve based; however their is little or nothing on-line detailing this equipment. Mostly just about the multimeters. I have an interesting AVO Type 1388 B if anyone knows anything about it?. Also an AVO ETM, a couple of VCM valve testers... oh, and an AVO 8 :) It's high time someone (perhaps an ex employee of AVO) could put something on-line about this iconic British ground breaking company and its extensive products.﻿
.......... Dave James, Southampton, 19th of December 2017
- Indeed. Still in use in the BBC for the remaining valve amplifiers in some TV monitors and tape machines when I started work in 1978.
.......... Neil Barnes, Hemel Hempstead, Herts., 6th of August 2015
- I spent many a happy hour in the '70s, using one of these to test valves for the dozens of "Amp 110b" in the TV Repeater Station at the Post Office Tower.
.......... Ian Izett, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, 2nd of December 2011