You used to see them on old analog scopes
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From: "Roger" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, 02 October, 2009 7:11 PM
Subject: [Amps] Vernier knobs?
> I've been looking for some vernier knobs for quite a while. They'd be
> akin to a turns counter, but without the handle or counter. Appearance
> would be a knob with calibrations and a skirt with calibrations that
> moves a given travel for each turn. That's about the best I can
> describe one and It seems like I saw such an animal on some commercial
> test gear, years ago. No, I don't want the little turns counters that go
> with 10 turn pots. I just don't like the looks of them.
> IOW I could do this with turns counters, but I want to replace the turns
> counters with a much sleeker looking arrangement. These will be driving
> vacuum caps and a roller inductor.
> Any one ever see any of these critters, or know where I can find
> some.What I remember is something that looked similar to the knobs and
> skirts on my Alpha 76, but the skirts turned much slower than the actual
> knob. However what I want turns the shaft at the same speed as the knob
> while the skirt keeps track of the revolutions. Or is it just my old
> imagination playing tricks telling me that such exist...or used to.
> Roger (K8RI)
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