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  • EEVBlog #263 – Extech LP100 Laser Test Probes

    Posted on April 1st, 2012 EEVblog 16 comments


    Extech LP100 Release
    Dave & Dr Phil look at how Extech’s new TL100 Laser Test Probes work.

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    • Paul

      Had me going. It’s still March 31st here…

    • Mal

      The best part is the + and – lasers on your PDF cause using just one would be ridiculous.

    • Ondre

      Great stuff! Can’t wait for the teardown :-D

    • siliconmix

      1st april

    • http://www.digi-online.net masterburner

      No, I won’t buy it. I’m not going to be fooled AGAIN today. :P

    • Andy

      Loof Lirpa!

    • Rubi

      Hi

      I am willing to trade a probe against a set of super fast super rare Signetics WOM (write only memory) chips.

      http://www.national.com/rap/files/datasheet.pdf

      Cheers
      Rubi

    • Dan

      Ha Ha April fool!!!

    • Scott Packard

      Looking for a little more conviction when selling it to us, a la the Retro Entabulator:

    • Zach

      I don’t buy the voltage measurement via laser probes, but there is http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/qre.4680090411/abstract for indirectly measuring current with a laser test probe.

    • http://wardyprojects.blogspot.com Adam Ward

      I’ll take ten!

    • Worf

      Lame. That 555 one was much better. At least you had to TRY it.

      (It’s lame when you realize it’s a joke within the first 30 seconds of seeing the video).

    • rhino90

      There is a device called a Laser Voltage Probe (LVP). It works by measuring the absorption of light in high electric fields. Google “lvp laser voltage probe”

    • http://www.torbalscales.com/home.php?cat=254 Piotr

      Can’t wait for the teardown :)

    • http://n1ir.com Mr J

      What a load of crap, lol good joke guys.

    • http://optherm.com Wezz

      Photonic steamer detector,

      Works on the well known Dong effect:
      red photons detect the +
      black holes detect the -