Tektronix made a number of educational films which were available on loan or purchase. This brochure describes the films available in the 1961 to 1966 time frame. Many of them are available to view on this page. Click on the image to view the PDF.
This November 1962 TekTalk features an article about Frank Hood and Tektronix films. Click on the image to view the PDF.
We also show many of the films and videos in this gallery continuously throughout the day on our wall mounted display behind our reception desk.
In honor of the 75th anniversary of Tektronix, the museum created a three part video slideshow tour on 75 of our exhibits.
We host all videos on our vintageTEK YouTube Channel. Some of our vintageTEK videos are: including:
- 7L12 Spectrum Analyzer Plug-in
- Casting a Replacement Knob
- 468 +5V Storage Supply
- 468 Vertical repair
- 465B and 468 Oscilloscope Horizontal Sweep Problems
- 400 Series Oscilloscope Vertical Attenuator Testing
- 400-series High Voltage Multiplier and CRT Replacement
- 475A / DMM44 Repair
- 4B53A Dual Time Base Repair
- Capacitance Keyboard Repair
- DM504A DMM Repair
- 7A26 Repair
- 7A26 Repair Part Deux
Tektronix made a 13 minute video for the Tektronix Innovation Forum 2021.
Tektronix has a page on their website devoted to highlighting Stories From Engineers. They chose to add both Nick's story of building an oscilloscope and Phil's story of mentoring (details of this project and their work together are on our Mentoring page).
Nick's story of building his oscilloscope (Tektronix website)
Phil's story of his mentoring experience (Tektronix website)
Two visitors to the museum have recorded and posted videos of their tour on YouTube
A Visit to the VintageTek Museum by youtuuba, ~60 minutes (YouTube website)
Tektronix VintageTek Museum visit - STB59 by Shadowtron Blog, ~14 minutes (YouTube website)
There are a number of films by various companies highlighting some aspect of their research, development, manufacturing, service, or operations. While these films emphasize their contribution and success, they also highlight the equipment that enabled their success and Tektronix instruments feature prominently.
Enabling Customer Success links to these videos which are not hosted on this website.
Sounds of Progress (about Fabrication and Molding capability)
Technical / Educational
Introduction to the Cathode Ray Oscilloscope 1970 Encyclopaedia Britannica film on YouTube
11301A and 11302A Oscilloscopes (short teasers)
Sites and Locations