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Re: Cheap DMM's
Original poster: "PotLuck by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <potluck-at-xmission-dot-com>
I have the second one you listed. Had it for about 6 months now. So far I've
found nothing wrong with the unit. The cap testing capability is accurate
enough for coiling purposes in my opinion, checked against some 1% tolerance
caps and it gave me the proper readings.
----- Original Message -----
From: Tesla list <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Sent: Monday, April 08, 2002 6:20 PM
Subject: Cheap DMM's
> Original poster: "Mike by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> I'm certain that this has been discussed before, however my attempt at
> finding it in the list archive proved unfruitful. I'm looking for a very
> cheap DMM that I can use in Tesla service without a large loss in money if
> mistake happens and it gets struck by a HV spike. Although I take a lot
> precautions accidents inevitably happen and its much easier to replace a
> 20-40$ DMM than a 150-200$ DMM.
> I was hoping to get at least 0-600v AC and DC measurement, 10A AC and
> current, diode and logic test and 2MOhm resistance. I've found some that
> seem like ok deals.
> Auto Ranging, 1KVDC, 750VAC, 10A AC/DC, 32.6MOhm, 200KHz, 32 uF
> 1KVDC, 750VAC, 20A AC/DC, 200MOhm, 20KHz, 20uf
> Any help or constructive criticism is welcome.
> --Mike Everett