EEVblog 1447 – EXPENSIVE Fluke vs CHEAPER Brymen – Teardown

Why are Fluke multimeters so expensive? PART 2 A teardown of the Fluke 70/170 series vs the Brymen BM786. Is there any design and construction difference that justifies 2-3 times the price?

00:00 – Fluke vs Brymen
01:07 – The Yellow Peer Pressure
01:57 – Fluke 77/177 vs Brymen BM786
04:01 – Ruggedness
05:05 – Plastics
06:11 – Teardown & A Tip to screw your meter
11:09 – Input protection
14:36 – LCD Connection
16:45 – Input Protection
19:20 – Hybrid resistor divider
20:47 – Processor and Chipset
22:27 – Arguably a tighter and more expensive BOM
23:39 – Range Switch
26:53 – Buzzer & Shielding
27:46 – Conclusion

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