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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #50 on: January 25, 2017, 05:05:27 pm »
I think $250 is a good price point for it, or possibly $270 (twice that of the BM235).

Yes, anything under $300 and it will sell well.  Anything over $400 and it will not. IMHO of course!
 

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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #51 on: January 25, 2017, 05:12:50 pm »
@Dave: any "advanced" information about pricing? This might be my best graduation gift for myself!

What do you think it should sell for?

Hmm, the UEI DM397 is as close to the little I know of the specs of this meter as I can find in UEI's range: 50,000 count, etc. it goes for under $300 although this new meter will be better no doubt...
 

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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #52 on: January 25, 2017, 05:21:21 pm »
if its basic accuracy can be on par with F289 or U1253B

It's not.
Deliberately a lower accuracy to meet a lower price point
 

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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #53 on: January 25, 2017, 05:23:44 pm »
Despite the feature set and street cred of being an "EEVBlog" meter, I suspect if it sells for that price he will not sell many.  After all it's an untested and unknown brand at this point - more along the lines of Brymen (although one could argue they are now a known and tested brand) and not a Fluke or a Agilent/Keysight, Gossen,etc.
Now if he needs to sell it at that price to make a reasonable profit then he may have no choice. But I suspect (and hope) that's not the case.

Don't worry about that, it's not anywhere near that price.
 

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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #54 on: January 25, 2017, 05:45:59 pm »
I see it has a "VA" setting, can that also measure (real) wattage?
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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #55 on: January 25, 2017, 05:46:43 pm »
The front of the instrument should have boasted a
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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #56 on: January 25, 2017, 05:56:33 pm »
I think $250 is a good price point for it, or possibly $270 (twice that of the BM235).
Well, hopefully a lot less.
That's a lot for just a multimeter. I have a Brymen with similar accuracy and that wasn't even near that price.
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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #57 on: January 25, 2017, 05:57:43 pm »
I think $250 is a good price point for it, or possibly $270 (twice that of the BM235).
Well, hopefully a lot less.
That's a lot for just a multimeter. I have a Brymen with similar accuracy and that wasn't even near that price.

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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #58 on: January 25, 2017, 05:58:04 pm »
I'm wondering what the other multimeter manufacturers are thinking about this design.

Are they afraid of this competition ?

Are they going to copy the low burden design ? Dave do you have patent for it ?

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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #59 on: January 25, 2017, 08:10:18 pm »
Don't worry about that, it's not anywhere near that price.

The Brymen 869s sells in Germany for about 219.- EUR incl. VAT.

https://www.welectron.com/Brymen-BM869s-Multimeter

I think, Dave's meter will be around this price.
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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #60 on: January 25, 2017, 08:19:04 pm »
Don't worry about that, it's not anywhere near that price.

The Brymen 869s sells in Germany for about 219.- EUR incl. VAT.

https://www.welectron.com/Brymen-BM869s-Multimeter

I think, Dave's meter will be around this price.
Get hem from Poland and you'd probably even pay less.
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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #61 on: January 25, 2017, 08:31:43 pm »
Don't worry about that, it's not anywhere near that price.

The Brymen 869s sells in Germany for about 219.- EUR incl. VAT.

https://www.welectron.com/Brymen-BM869s-Multimeter

I think, Dave's meter will be around this price.
Get hem from Poland and you'd probably even pay less.

No, that price is actually better, in Poland its 197,62 € without VAT, plus 7€ S&H.. Here it is 184,03 € (without VAT) + free S&H...
 

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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #62 on: January 25, 2017, 09:09:02 pm »
Here it's €420  :palm:

Proof: http://www.elma-instruments.no/_no/Produkter/Lists;130070/Elektro/Multimetre/p/5706445410378?shop.product.id=5706445410378 (the large price is excluding VAT of 25%, real price in small text below).
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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #63 on: January 25, 2017, 09:25:38 pm »
Dave, please tell me that UI on the app is going to go? I will design you a new one for free if need be.
It's like the guy looked into his toilet after a hard night on the town for inspiration.


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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #64 on: January 25, 2017, 09:30:34 pm »
Dave, please tell me that UI on the app is going to go? I will design you a new one for free if need be.
It's like the guy looked into his toilet after a hard night on the town for inspiration.


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It will be an open protocol, so I'm sure the community here will put together something decent! The app available now is more for testing connectivity and to have a basic app available at launch.
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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #65 on: January 25, 2017, 09:44:00 pm »
No, that price is actually better, in Poland its 197,62 € without VAT, plus 7€ S&H.. Here it is 184,03 € (without VAT) + free S&H...

You mean this one? http://www.eleshop.nl/brymen-bm869s-multimeter.html
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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #66 on: January 25, 2017, 10:22:07 pm »
Dave, please tell me that UI on the app is going to go? I will design you a new one for free if need be.
It's like the guy looked into his toilet after a hard night on the town for inspiration.

It's a basic app so there is something to test the basic bluetooth connectivity now and at launch time.
The manufacturer probably just contracted someone on Fivvr to do it, I had no input into it.

Likely I'll just leave it up to the community, the protocol will be open and I don't mind if someone writes one and sells it. The best app will win out in the end.
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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #67 on: January 25, 2017, 11:52:46 pm »
No, that price is actually better, in Poland its 197,62 € without VAT, plus 7€ S&H.. Here it is 184,03 € (without VAT) + free S&H...

You mean this one? http://www.eleshop.nl/brymen-bm869s-multimeter.html

No, not from the Netherlands... :-)
But yeah that is also in the same ballpark.. I think TME increased a price litlle a bit, USD fluctuation and such... In November , price was few € less...
 

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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #68 on: January 26, 2017, 12:27:14 am »
Don't worry about that, it's not anywhere near that price.

The Brymen 869s sells in Germany for about 219.- EUR incl. VAT.

https://www.welectron.com/Brymen-BM869s-Multimeter

I think, Dave's meter will be around this price.

This is what I'm hoping.

I was thinking about the 869 for my next DMM purchase, but this is definitely going to be considered. The Brymen goes for around $250 in the US (mostly because it's hard to find I think). I'd probably be willing to pay a slight premium for this, but the appeal would diminish rapidly as the price goes above $300.
 

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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #69 on: January 26, 2017, 05:34:34 am »
Hopefully around the 200usd mark

If it is above $300 I believe a more detailed CN23 form needs to be completed, which would add to the shipping overhead.

It needs to be priced right to sell.  To high and the won't sell many.  There is a difference between an impulse purchase and having to worry about how affording it and slip YAMM past the SWMBO.
 

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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #70 on: January 26, 2017, 06:43:54 am »
Re: pricing

Maybe Dave could offer two versions of the 121GW meter - a regular version at a sensible price, and an upgraded version with gold plating and personally autographed by Dave for $800+ aimed at Completionists and the members of "Test Equipment Anonymous"  ? ?
 

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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #71 on: January 26, 2017, 06:47:57 am »
Likely I'll just leave it up to the community, the protocol will be open and I don't mind if someone writes one and sells it. The best app will win out in the end.

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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #72 on: January 26, 2017, 06:55:28 am »
Why is the degrees Celsius annunciator an upper index of the primary display when Dave is measuring voltage? Why is "Apo" spelled with only the "A" capitalized, like it was a word and not an acronym for "Auto Power Off"? Probably already answered long time ago in the contributors' lounge but well, I'm a tightwad, it seems :P
 

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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #73 on: January 26, 2017, 07:21:40 am »
Why is the degrees Celsius annunciator an upper index of the primary display when Dave is measuring voltage?

My guess would be that the upper region changes depending on what you're measuring. In AC V it's probably frequency etc. Possibly you can select what the top deck displays, or maybe  it's just temp when measuring DC V rather than displaying nothing up there.
 

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Re: New EEVBlog-Branded Multimeter Coming?
« Reply #74 on: January 26, 2017, 07:26:16 am »
Don't get too caught up in what you're seeing now, the meter you're seeing is not a finished product! :) 
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