Laboratory Signal Generator IG-42E

Heathkit (Brand), Heath Co.; Benton Harbor (MI)

  • Year
  • 1968
  • Category
  • Service- or Lab Equipment
  • ID
  • 76270
    • alternative name: Heath Company

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 3
  • Wave bands
  • Wave Bands given in the notes.
  • Power type and voltage
  • Alternating Current supply (AC) / 110/220 Volt
  • Material
  • Metal case
  • from
  • Model: Laboratory Signal Generator IG-42E - Heathkit Brand, Heath Co.;
  • Shape
  • Tablemodel, with any shape - general.
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 330 x 203 x 178 mm / 13 x 8 x 7 inch
  • Notes
  • Selenium rectifier. Five ranges: 100-290 kHz, 280-1000 kHz, 0.95-3.1 MHz, 2.9-9.5 MHz, 9-31 MHz. Also sold in kit-form. Kit DM 359.-

    There are four almost identical models of the original LG-1. The differences and models are shown in the following table.

    Model Differences
    Laboratory Generator LG-1

    The original version. Two minor versions; early one has the black meter frame, later one has the clear meter frame

    RF Generator IG-42 Later version with one resistor value change and a new front panel with a white half-moon dial and clear meter frame.
    Laboratory Signal Generator IG-42E Same as IG-42 except with a different power transformer with a center tap primary providing for 110VAC or 220VAC.
    RF Generator IG-5242 Last version. Updated white front panel and power transformer with a center tap primary providing for 120VAC or 240VAC. BNC replaces Output connector.
  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 5 kg / 11 lb 0.2 oz (11.013 lb)
  • Price in first year of sale
  • 375.00 DM

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