I saw the photo of the meter, and knew it was going to be Jenny writing the article! Memories… the electronics shop of the radio & TV operation I started working for after school in the mid 70s had two of the AVO 8s. She graduated from high school in 1986 and was accepted to the Polytechnic University of Yerevan to study engineering. When? My first job, back in 1980, was a tech at polytech. Mine is a Mk III that a penciled date on the inside of its meter movement tells me was made in November 1965 and which I bought reconditioned from Stewart of Reading in about 1991, but manufacture continued until the last Mk VIII rolled off the production line in 2008. All professional and military electronic equipment test points of the day were made for a AVO 8. How I longed for one of these as a teenager in the 1970s, but I couldn’t afford one. Biography News Video Lyric Shop Website Contact us Babajanyan Fest. As such I have about 5 under my desk here now, including both a fairly young avo 8 mk 5 and mk 7 which are significantly lighter than the older ones. Nov 24, 2020, Bonhams New York Above the switches and cut-out are a pair of insulator bars that serve as both an array of solder tags for wiring as well as support for wire-wound resistors and discrete components. Chelsea | New York | USA I still use my old Avo meter, but almost only for measuring current, such as when working on power amplifiers. (Don’t worry, those have found a good home.). Armenia TV implemented the following international formats – "Armenian Voice", "The Brainiest", "What? :). As I was packing up my bench, I happened upon a multimeter. 0 Comments JOKER MAGAZINE. Clips for the batteries are good. Having the meter open on the bench surrounds it with that wonderful old-electronics smell of phenolic resin, and suddenly I have the urge to work on a vacuum tube TV from the 1950s again. Est. List of international partners of Armenia TV includes Walt Disney Company, Universal Studios, 20th Century Fox, Warner Brothers, Sony, Talpa, Endemol, GloboTV, etc. Even before studying music in college, Yesayan made a name for herself at her high school for being a gifted vocalist and talented performer. Will the new digs provide space for a bigger workshop? [9] The channels did not include advertisements, TV shows were broadcast one day earlier, as well as some shows were released never included in original Armenia TV. [3], In 2012, followed by technical modernization, broadcasting was tested and was officially launched in 2013. I hear it’s now converted into flats. Learn how your comment data is processed. Geneva | Switzerland This cell is still available from specialist suppliers for AVO owners, but another option has been to incorporate a little switching regulator to generate the required potential. Oct 30, 2020, Pace Prints, 26th Street If the bar was fully back and the movement was still reading low, The magnets were flat. A bit of foam padding has gone crumbly. Cat wrote a comment on Remoticon: MachineChat - A Universal Sensor Hub. Total Sold Value $3,703,772 Dave's Dev Lab liked Breadboard Wristwatch. $815,129 - 1,163,324 - Dec 12,2020, Ashot Khalatyan is a Postwar & Contemporary artist. Is the battery compartment picture missing? Nune Yesayan – Biography. Yep, the meter would actuate a mechanical needle acceleration cut out if you applied High voltage to a Low Voltage or current range, even so if you applied enough of a overload it it wasn’t always effective, so we saw many a bent needle as the young apprentices often misused them. I’ll try to use the AVO more on the bench because it’s a fantastic instrument. [2] Broadcasting was launched on 13 January 1998 in 24-hour regime. Total Sold Value $1,278,678 Armenia TV (Armenian: Արմենիա հեռուստաընկերություն (Armenia herustaënkerut'yun)), one of the leading Armenian TV channels. The battery compartment as well as the high-voltage terminals make contact with the rest of the meter via a series of brass stand-offs that engage with springy metal fingers as the case is closed, and on the back of the battery case are mounted the high-voltage dropper resistors. elladuke99 has added a new project titled www.Office.com/Setup - Enter product key - Downloa. Dismantling it is very easy, a couple of screws allow removal of the battery compartment cover on the side above the meter, and six screws in the sides of the meter undo to allow the Bakelite tub to be eased away from the front face. What a nice article and how nice to learn of such a venerable piece of test equipment. 5/29/2010 0 Comments Special Thanks To IQ Magazine&Kamoblog.am. I spent a lot of my time repairing the AVO meters after the students damaged them. Dave's Dev Lab liked Homebrew 4-bit transistorized CPU. Malaysian & Southeast Asian Art Auction. Why on earth did I hang on to three Philips N1500 VCR system video cassette recorders from the early 1970s! - Nov 07,2020, Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève To meet specification they were required to be within 1% at full scale deflection. Est. Total Sold Value $1,617,316 [4], In 2019, the owner of 100% shares is Artur Janibekyan[5] – founder and general producer of Comedy Club Production and general manager of Gazprom Media Entertainment TV. Armenia TV was founded in 1998. The earliest ancestors of my meter appeared in the 1920s, and the first model 8 in the early 1950s. 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The movement has balance bars onto which I would melt tiny drops of wax from a cocktail stick so that the meter would read the same in any orientation. I still have an Avo Multiminor mark IV and an Avo Model 8 mark V. The big one is not my go-to meter any more, but it does do useful work – and of course it doesn’t need a battery for most measurements. Learn how and when to remove this template message, «Հանրապետական և մայաքաղաքային սփռում ունեցող հեռուստաընկերությունների եթերի կառուցվածքն ըստ ժանրերի», Մահացել է ամերիկահայ նշանավոր բարերար Ջերարդ Գաֆեսճյանը, Armenia TV-ն առաջինը հայկական հեռուստաեթերում անցնում է 4K ձևաչափի (Տեսանյութ), Медиахолдинг PanArmenian Media Group распался, Артур Джанибекян стал владельцем "Armenia TV" и "Radio jan", «Հին արքաներ» բազմասերիանոց պատմական ֆիլմը հասանելի է, https://www.tert.am/am/news/2019/06/27/uefa-euro/3036050, С 14 сентября Armenia TV представит 6 различных каналов, на любой вкус, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Armenia_TV&oldid=986241370, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. By first half of 2020 Armenia TV was highest rating among news, fiction movies, TV series, comedy and music shows. Auction Records. This was late 1970s. It’s a classic and will surely outlive its digital offspring. Very sad. rjeanty843 liked Open-Source 6-Axis Robotic Arm . GROUPS. It seems a shame not to fire up the grand old dame once again, even if just to show the grandchildren. Avo Khalatyan; Satenik Hazaryan, etc. Probably not. AVO KHALATYAN Actor, singer. The multiminor is in use quite regularly. Needless to say the movement coil had to be removed during this operation. I work for an engineering company in Cambridge and we still have a Avo in our test gear. Amaze your friends – the cutout should operate if you drop an eraser tipped pencil vertically onto it from a height of four inches. Would like to hear of Ms. List’s experiences if she attempted to donate some of her components/materials/equipment and the reaction, if any, of her local ‘hacker’ community. Steve L wrote a reply on Build of MCUHacker01's ESP8266 PCXT Emulator . It is an 8MK II . - Jan 03,2021, David Zwirner, New York (525 W 19th Street) Incomplete list of Armenia TV team members, involved in various TV shows, programs and movies: Armenia TV is the rights owner of broadcasting Champions League, UEFA League of Nations, Euro 2020 and World Football Tournament Qualification games in Armenia. The pivots ((like needle points which sat in tiny ruby cups) on the movement were cleaned by pushing them into dried pith collected from the small branches of a buddleia bush out in the yard. For more information, see our, What's Happening in the Art World in November. I’m sure they are well aware of her ability to mash metal between a hammer and anvil. This would remagnetise the magnets. It’s a relatively huge Bakelite box about 190mm x 170mm x 100mm in size, and it is instantly recognisable  by its dual rotary selector switches and the window for viewing the needle, which forms a characteristic circular arc kidney shape. Here in.the states we cut our teeth on the Simpson model 260 back in the 1960’s. There is also a transformer for the AC ranges, and a high-current shunt resistor made from a coil of brass strip. Perhaps I could become one of those digital nomads I hear so much about and post my Hackaday stories from a sun-kissed beach while goldfish shoals nibble at my toes. They were great meters, beautifully made and super accurate. Jenny, that was a real blast from the past! is still available from specialist suppliers, https://www.petervis.com/avo-meters/avo-8-mk-5-manual/avo-8-mk-5-user-manual.html, http://www.richardsradios.co.uk/avo8.html, https://sk.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avomet#/media/S%C3%BAbor:Avomet-front.jpg, http://www.richardsradios.co.uk/index.html, As Facebook Tightens Their Grip On VR, Jailbreaking Looks More Likely, OpenOffice Or LibreOffice? In other words, they would carefully measure any words before speaking them. Where? It’s seductive to carry a feather-light handheld unit rather than one the size of a medium-sized building block. Avo 8 & 9 models were in use in all the studios and edit suites I worked in through the 70s, 80s and 90s, and one work shop still had one in 2004! Nerseh Khalatyan (20th Century) Nerseh Khalatyan was active/lived in Armenia. How much did they cost? Oct 29, 2020, Bonhams New York In June 2019, Armenia announced purchase of license for Euro 2020. I worked in Pye Telecom, Ditton Works, Newmarket Rd, Cambridge in the 1960’s and the Avo 8 was the standard meter for doing the two way radios alignment & troubleshooting due to its 20K per volt internal resistance. Other end of the scale is a Mark 7 original, which is a tin cased beast from the 50’s. During her first year in college, Yesayan excelled in her … Amazing what a person (re) discovers during a move. Gorgeous meter there, Jenny! In my youth, Avomet was all one could use for A V measuring here around. [6], In 2016, Armenia TV released first Armenia 4K TV show – "Ancient Kings". After all sometimes it’s better to stay in 2020 rather than 1950. The parallax mirror is a substantial piece of glass mirror fixed to the back of the scale — a nice touch. It’s in a class all alone, more or less. Ah, yes. Whenever I bought a mixed lot of test equipment at auction, usually from commercial and medical sources, there was often an AVO amoungst it as it was the defacto meter for field servicing for decades.

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