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Old 02-20-2017, 10:28 AM
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Seems like a little peer-pressure.
Reminds me of the Eddie Murphy routine about the ice cream cone.
" I have a CR70 and you don't".
I bought one a while back, because I was starting to feel inferior to the rest of the group here.
Now you need to get the Sencore CR7000 to keep up with some of us!

Actually I'm not a fan of the Sencore CR70 for testing color CRTs. For testing color tubes I prefer the testers that have separate meters for each gun as they give you a better indication of comparable warm-up speed, weak guns, maximum emissions readings, life test inconsistencies, etc. Therefore I'd rather test with a B&K 467 or 490, RCA WT-333A, Heathkit IT-5230, the REM, Beltron testers, etc. There is probably no quicker tester to use on old roundie color CRTs than the Beltron units.

And even though I do have the CR7000, I prefer to watch a metered display rather than the often undefinable rows of LEDs, so it rarely gets used.

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Old 02-20-2017, 11:00 AM
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Seems like a little peer-pressure.
Reminds me of the Eddie Murphy routine about the ice cream cone.
" I have a CR70 and you don't".
I bought one a while back, because I was starting to feel inferior to the rest of the group here.
The CR-70 has been on my list for a while (that demonstration I mentioned was...Hmm...6-7 years ago ). Was always too broke/cheap for one, and my B&K 466 has proved to be an accurate, comfortable and user friendly rig....Heck on all ,but CRTs with odd focus/G1/heater voltages, screw the set up manual, all you need is the right adapter and the knobs practically set themselves....If I had a monkey, a bunch of different testers, and a room full of CRTs that needed testing I'd give the monkey my B&K and tell him to have fun.
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Old 02-20-2017, 11:30 AM
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I just gave the CR70 a real life test by opening up a 2006 Durabrand TV that was dumped upon me, and unfortunately, the A34KPUO2XX was not in the book. I looked at the universal adapter, and saw some numbers that I think might correspond to the pins. I don't have a manual, and the abbreviated instructions don't address the universal adapter.
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Old 02-20-2017, 11:31 AM
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Now you need to get the Sencore CR7000 to keep up with some of us!

And even though I do have the CR7000, I prefer to watch a metered display rather than the often undefinable rows of LEDs, so it rarely gets used.

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Is the CR7000 for sael?
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Old 02-20-2017, 03:36 PM
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I just gave the CR70 a real life test by opening up a 2006 Durabrand TV that was dumped upon me, and unfortunately, the A34KPUO2XX was not in the book. I looked at the universal adapter, and saw some numbers that I think might correspond to the pins. I don't have a manual, and the abbreviated instructions don't address the universal adapter.
That TV ought to be good for a satisfying pop when dropped from a considerable height.
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Old 02-20-2017, 06:10 PM
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Is the CR7000 for sael?
No, it's not. And if it was it would be more than $500.

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from...p2045573.m1684

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Old 02-20-2017, 07:14 PM
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I think you'll do a-ok with the CR70. It may not have three gauges but it's not like speed matters anymore. Test enough delta tubes and and you'll only have to look at the book briefly if at all in most cases. I'd say your CR70 was a fairly decent bargain, many sellers really try to soak for them.

By the way, try an arts and crafts supply store for the foam.

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Old 02-20-2017, 11:17 PM
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Just found the CR70 manual online. Printed out all 55 pages, hole punched them, and put them into a 3 ring binder. Now I have some nice reading material for school.
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Old 02-21-2017, 10:06 AM
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I cleaned the CR70 as much as I could, and it actually cleaned up well. I went to Lowe's to try to find plastic feet for the bottom, and nobody had any idea what I was talking about. I tested it out, and aside from the fact that you have to change the settings for each color, I like it a lot.
Look in the closet or cabinet hardware area.
I bought, what they referred to as sliding closet door bumpers at a hardware store. They looked like rubber feet, but they were white. The screws, they included were wood screws. I used 6/32's.
BTW, my CR70 was missing a foot as well. I looked through my hardware and found one that was close in size.
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Old 02-21-2017, 10:19 AM
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BTW, my CR70 was missing a foot as well. I looked through my hardware and found one that was close in size.
Man, this is an epidemic! My good one was missing a foot and I think my parts unit was as well. Its case was in rough shape; bashed in on top, rusty hardware. I trashed it some time ago, keeping some parts for the good one.
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Old 02-21-2017, 01:39 PM
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Lots of feet on Amazon:

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_n...ds=rubber+feet

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