January 20, 2015

HP5314a teardown

I got this unit for free recently, and decided to do a teardown for all fans of various vintages of test equipment. It is functional, but the buttons on the unit are absolutely terrible (hard to push, don’t stay pushed, etc etc).

What follows is a picture narrative.

front panel back panel

The inside gets the “whole lot of nothing” award, presumably for the battery option:

back panel

Power supply, note the internal voltage range switch:


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