the 200 mark on the dial is exactly in line with the
pointer rests at zero on the top scale, set the meter
mark made on the face of the mounting chassis dur-
range switch to .03 R.M.S. VOLTS. Unscrew the top
ing disassembly. Position dial shaft 018 over the
METER binding post and touch the metal part of the
four mounting holes in dial hub 09 and attach in with
binding post with the finger. The meter pointer
the four Allen-head screws.
should deflect fully clockwise and pin against the
right stop. Remove the finger and note that the meter
(14) Carefully clean the dial window and attach it
to the front of the mounting chassis with the two No.
pointer returns to zero, indicating that the vtvm cir-
cuit and power supply are operating properly.
(15) Position the capacitor drive assembly inside
e. If the meter pointer does not rest at exactly zero
with the meter range switch set to 300 R.M.S. VOLTS
the panel chassis assembly and attach it to the front
panel; use the four No. 8-32 Phillips-head screws.
(d above), record the meter indication. Turn the meter
(16) Place disk spring A3 over the end of dial
zero adjust screw until the meter pointer rests at ex-
shaft 0 3 and replace the lower FREQUENCY dial
actly zero on the top meter scale. Turn the spectrum
knob. Replace the upper FREQUENCY dial knob on
analyzer off. The meter pointer should drop below the
dial shaft 0 18.
0 mark. This drop should not exceed one-half division
on the top meter scale. If the drop is greater than this,
turn the spectrum analyzer power on and turn the
zero adjust screw to obtain the same indication
recorded in d above,
f. With the power on, remove V13, If the meter
pointer does not return to zero, the thermal emission
7-13. Adjustment of Regulated B + Voltage
from V14 (TS723A/U) is too high. Replace V14, If
replacing V14 does not bring the meter pointer to
The regulated B + voltage (+225 volts) provides a
zero, replace V14 and check C18D (C38C).
part of the stability of the spectrum analyzer;
g. If, when V13 is removed, the meter pointer drops
therefore, it is important that this voltage be set cor-
to zero, replace V13 and place a wire jumper across
rectly before further adjustments are made.
the METER binding posts. If the meter pointer drops
a. Make the following connections:
to zero, the source of the meter indication is external
(1) Connect the spectrum analyzer power cord to
rf fields. If the meter pointer does not drop to zero
when the METER binding posts are shorted, remove
V12. If the meter pointer does not drop to zero, V13 is
tion) to measure the output of the variable trans-
defective. Replace V13. If replacing V13 does not
bring the meter pointer back to zero, replace original
V13 and check C27.
tion) between pin 8 of V8 and ground.
(4) Connect the variable transformer to a 115-volt
h. If the meter pointer does drop to zero when V12
is removed, replace V12 and remove V11. If the meter
ac power source.
pointer does not drop to zero, V12 is defective.
b. Adjust the variable transformer output to 115-
i. If the meter pointer does drop to zero when V11 is
c. Turn the spectrum analyzer power on and adjust
removed, replace V11. If replacing V11 does not bring
ME26(*)/U indicates +225 volts,
the meter pointer back to zero, return original V11
and check V10.
105 volts; the ME-26/U should not indicate less than
7-15. Adjustment of HUM BAL Control
220 volts, Readjust the variable transformer for an
Adjust for hum balance as follows:
output of 125 volts; the ME26/U should not indicate
a. Zero set the meter as described in paragraph
more than 230 volts.
7-14. Zero Setting Meter M1
b. Set the function switch to DISTORTION.
Zero set meter M1 before proceeding with the
c. Connect a l0-megohm resistor across the AF
INPUT binding posts. Cover the resistor and AF
alignment procedure given below,
INPUT binding posts with lead foil. The lead foil
a. Turn the spectrum analyzer power on.
b. Set the meter range switch to 300 R.M.S.
must be grounded and completely insulated from the
resistor and binding posts.
c. Set the function switch to METER.
e. Set the signal INPUT control to MIN.
d. Allow the equipment to warm up. If the meter