[sdiy] GW INSTEK SFG-1013 Function Generator

rsdio at audiobanshee.com rsdio at audiobanshee.com
Sun Feb 4 09:06:45 CET 2018

When replacing these encoders, are there higher-quality parts that fit the same solder pattern? Might as well upgrade while you’re in there, if the option is viable. I assume that higher-quality encoders would not fail quite as quickly.


On Feb 3, 2018, at 1:38 PM, Phil Macphail <phil.macphail at liivatera.com> wrote:
> The encoders do fail on the older units, but the replacement costs less than €5 from Keysight and can be fitted in little time. A bigger issue is the VFD that fades over time, and that can’t be replaced. 33120’s are still a good option, but significantly more than the SF-1013.
> On 3 Feb 2018, at 23:12, Jay Schwichtenberg <jschwich53 at comcast.net> wrote:
>> Stay away from the HP/Agilent 332200. A place that I worked had 5 and all
>> the rotary encodes failed.

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