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SYNTHESIZED SIGNAL GENERATOR
Including Options 001, 002, 4% 003
Operation and Calibration Manual
This mmml applies d,iwtly to ktnunents with
Eaial rur&.ers preflxe&
2234A to 2927A and all MAJOR changes that apply to your instrument
For additional impmtant infomation abmt mid
mmbm, refer to “DZTRLiiXTS CO\-ERED BY
THIS MANUAL* in Section I.
This material may be reproduced by or for the tI,S,
Cmwrnment pursuant to the Copyright License vr-
der the clause at DFARS 52.227-7013 (APR 1966).
[email protected] COMPANY 1982
EAST 24001 MISSION AVENUE, TAF G34, SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, U.S.A. 99220
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Documentation Update Service Packet
HP 8663A Operation and Calibration Manual
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SYNTHESIZED SIGNAL GENERATOR
Including Options 001, 002, & 003
and Calibration Manual
Tb,is manual applies directly to instnnnents with
erGI numbers prefixed;
2234A to 2927A and all MAJOR changes that apply to your instxumenL.
For additional impox-tant information about swirl
munbws, refer to “INSTRUMENTS COVERED BY
THIS MANUAL” in Section 1.
This material may be reproduced by or for the US
Government pursuant to the Copyright Liceme un.
dw the clause at WARS 52.227-7013 W’R 19881.
[email protected] COMPANY 1962
EAST 24001 MISSION AVENUE, TAF C-34, SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, U.S.A. 99220
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This manual contains information required to instill,
operate, test, adjust, and service the Hewlett-Packard
Model 8663A Signal Generator. The Model 8663A
will generally be referred to as the signal generator
throughout this manual.
The HP 8663A Operating and Service manual is
composed of an Operation and Calibration Manual
and a three volume service manual. The Operation and
Calibration Manual contains the following sections:
1. General Information
4. Performance Tests
The Service Manual (Volumes 1, 2 and 3) contain the
6. Replaceable Parts
7. Manual Changes
The HP part number for the Operation and C&bra-
tion Manual is shown cm the title page of this manwd.
Part number for the Service Manual are shown on
the title pages of Volumes 1, 2 and 3 of the Service
Instrument specifications are listed in Table l-1. These
specifications are the performance standards or limits
against which the instrwoant can be tested. Supple-
mental characteristics are not specifications but are
typical characteristics included as additional informa-
tion for the user.
l-3* SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS
This product is a Safety Class I instnnnent (provided
with a protective earth terminal), The signal generator
and all related doc”mentation must be reviewed for
familiarization with safety markings and instructions
before operation. Refer to the Safety Considerations
page found at the beginning of this manual for a
s”mmary of general safety information. Safety information for installation and operation is
fo”nd in appropriate places throughout this manual.
l-4. INSTRUMENTS COVERED BY MANUAL
4ttached to the instrument is a serial number plati.
The serial number is in the form: OOOOAOOOOO. The
serial number is composed of two parts; the first four
digits and the letter are the serial number prefix and
the last five digits are the suffix. The prefix is the
same for all identical instnnnents; it changes only
when a change is made to the instrwnent, The suffix,
however, is assigned seq”entially and is different for
each instrument. The contents of this manual apply
to instnxnenta with the serial number prefix(w) listed
unde? SERIAL NUMBERS on the title page.
Manual Updates. An instrument manufactured aftir
the printing of this manual may have a serial prefix
that is not listed on the title page. An unlisted serial
prefix number indicates that the instrument differs in
some way from those documented in this man”a1.
A “MANUAL UPDATES” packet is shipped with the
man”a1 when neceswy tn provide yo” with the most
current information available at the time of shipment.
These packets consist of replacement and addition
pages which should be incorporated into the rrmnual
to bring it “p to date.
Hewlett-Packard offers a Document Wpdate Service
that will provide you with f”rther updates as they
If you operate or service instruments of different
serial prefixes, we strongly recommend that you join
this service immediately to ensure that your manual
is kept current. For tnore information, refer to the
Documentition Update Service reply card included
with this manual or contact!
Technical Writing Department
East 24001 Mission - TAF C-34
Spokane, [email protected], W.S.A. 99220
Telephone (509) 922.4001