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    Another look at finding a $50 analog oscilloscope on ebay. Forum HERE Podcast: DownloadBe Sociable, ...

    • Simon Ludborzs

      Why the 30V Battery?

    • Peter

      video is only 240p – did you upload a preview-version?

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    • douglas lee

      The 30 volts battery(batteries?) are to power the ohms function on high Meg ranges. I have an Analog Meter that was badged for the Bell Companies (telephone) many years ago, probably late 70’s or early 80’s vinjtage. I am sure it is either a Simpson product or Triplett, most likely Triplett.

      It uses two 15 volt “Mercury” batteries. I’ve “heard” that those batteries are “obsolete”. I believe I looked them up once and they were available buy very expensive. Some other kind of battery could probably be kludged in. I simply use the meter without them, as I virtually never use a meter for high Meg ranges. All functions work perfectly, I just don’t use the high ohms. I have plenty of other meters if I need that function.

    • Paul

      I like these old meters , and remember there all some can afford.

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