Many folks have sent me email regarding parts, manuals, advice, etc. for Tektronix 453 and 454 scopes.
I am not a good source for most of these items, but I do know some others here in the Portland Oregon area
that are premiere sources. You'll find them mentioned on the
I have a special place in my heart for Tektronix instruments of the 1960's and 1970's.
My first real job was at Tektronix. They helped me to pay for my college education.
I worked there for a total of 11 1/2 years.
During the early 1970's there was no finer place on earth for an electronics engineer to be employed!
Suggestions, criticism, and other thoughts are always welcome.
Send them to