finally scored one of these bad boys off ebay.
I have a camera adapter on the way but being the impatient soul that I am I had to hack something up to see where things fall.
This was with the camera hand held and a proper mount will do wonders but I'm still happy as a first try. That shiny silver thing in the lower right is a 30ga insulin needle that is .01" (1/4mm) in diameter. For reference that needle is about the same diameter of the wire I wind the autoformers with. The cool thing is the adapter has a 2X lens in it and to get this picture I needed to zoom out so I should be able to get in a fair bit closer.
Tube of the Month : The 5U4 - This month I'd like to introduce another full wave rectifier tube, the 5U4. The 5U4 is probably one of the widest used directly heated rectifier tubes ...
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