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Offline cowboy303

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #100 on: February 12, 2012, 03:09:29 pm »
Here is My two multimeter's.  the one to the right is Fluke 8024b that a friend gave me.
and the one to the left is an Extech EX530 got off eBay (for $56 slightly used) and received it yesterday
nothing special but hey at least the fluke seem to read accurately still. ::)
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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #101 on: March 01, 2012, 10:21:08 am »
few of the random meters I could find around my home workbench....

Extech analog
Fluke 87
Fluke 12
Fluke 87 V
Victor 9808


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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #102 on: March 16, 2012, 08:04:01 pm »
I know it is and old thread (well, it was on the 6th page), but I wanted to answer too =)

I don't have my Kodak at hand, but here's some pics I've found on the net.


Fluke 179




Fluke 87 V




Fluke 337




Ideal 61-614




Hioki 3280-10 (Pretty nice in hard to reach places, thanks to it's small size)




Fluke T+Pro CAN



Yep, 347 V in Canada =)
 

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #103 on: March 16, 2012, 09:11:21 pm »
Sigh, what's the point of posting stock photo's?
 

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #104 on: March 16, 2012, 09:14:57 pm »
So you can see what the meters looks like.
I agree that everyone know what the Fluke 179, 87, 337 and T+Pro looks like (as they are very popular meters), but it might not be so for the Ideal and Hioki ones.

I've already said that I don't have my Kodak at hand. (Sister borrowed it)

Anyway. I don't see where the problem is, since if I took the pictures myself, you would have seen the exactly same meters.

If it were a machine or a circuit that I've made, then, I agree, I would have to take a picture myself.
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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #105 on: March 16, 2012, 11:29:28 pm »
Nice collection, Aldem.  I really like the Hiokis.  I've never see one or even heard of that brand.   
 

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #106 on: March 17, 2012, 12:16:57 am »
Thanks !

These Hioki clamp meters are not very high rated (CATIII 300 V and CATII 600 V)

There's no back light, it uses a watch battery (CR2032)

I use it only for the clamp, when there's not enough place for the Fluke 337 =)
 

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #107 on: March 17, 2012, 02:16:00 am »
Already posted my heap of junk in some other Metrix related thread, but oh well, here I go again.

Check out the bodge wires. What the fuck did they think when theyx designed that board? Beats me.

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #108 on: March 17, 2012, 08:33:31 am »
Here's my collection:


 

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #109 on: March 18, 2012, 10:57:49 pm »
Here are mine. I absolutely love the analog meter! It goes all the way down to 10uA!

 

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #110 on: March 19, 2012, 01:35:11 am »
I've had too many to count I think.
Dave, what is that one on the right (your left in the picture?) The analog with the large red switch? I have one that my dad gave to me that looks very much like it! When I get home from my trip to texas I will check the brand and model number. Mine came from Eastman Kodak in Rochester. Hell, most of my family on my dad's side retired from there, back when they actually made things like cameras and film. Anyway, got excited cause that meter looks awefully similar.
 

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #111 on: March 19, 2012, 06:03:02 pm »
It seems my DM is a rare one on this forum. I have a Sanwa PC510.
I had an Extech 330 until a few weeks ago when i discovered a bug in its software and i had to return it.
So far i am very satisfied with this one, it does what is supposed to
 

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #112 on: March 19, 2012, 08:35:29 pm »
I had an Extech 330 until a few weeks ago when i discovered a bug in its software and i had to return it.
What is the bug in the extech 330?
 

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #113 on: March 20, 2012, 09:37:49 pm »
After measuring continuity for a few seconds, switch to DC voltage, shake the probes a few seconds (you will see a lot of voltage measured on the display) and then try to measure a 1.5 AA battery. Mine and all the others from the shop were showing >120 volts
 

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #114 on: March 20, 2012, 09:53:46 pm »
After measuring continuity for a few seconds, switch to DC voltage, shake the probes a few seconds (you will see a lot of voltage measured on the display) and then try to measure a 1.5 AA battery. Mine and all the others from the shop were showing >120 volts
I could not reproduce it on mine (luckily). What do you mean by shaking probes? When switching to DC after beeping the continuity (and still floating the probes) it shows around 0-300mV. Then probing a voltage source (battery or anything) it measures roughly 2x voltage for the first read and then the real voltage for the others.
 

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #115 on: March 20, 2012, 10:03:13 pm »
I just checked mine and it's fine as well....

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #116 on: March 20, 2012, 10:40:09 pm »
Good to hear, maybe the lot which arrived here in Romania had this flaw.
By shaking the probes i mean keep them by the wire close to the probe and shake them up and down.
Mine was showing >100x voltage and had to be turned off to work again.

LE: Just don't ask me how i discovered this bug, can't remember why i was shaking the probes :) I guess i was thinking at something
 

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #117 on: March 20, 2012, 10:53:19 pm »
Mine was showing >100x voltage and had to be turned off to work again.
That is bad. Mine definitely does not do that (i got mine thru Conrad).
 

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #118 on: March 26, 2012, 10:46:33 am »
I have wanted to post in this thread for a few weeks now, but haven't taken pics of my equipment until now. It's nothing fancy but I'm proud of them because they're a bit out of the ordinary. The analog is a cheapy kit that I got when I went to a trade school for about a week and a half.

 

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #119 on: March 26, 2012, 12:24:12 pm »
I am finally halfway finishing my bench, so I had some room to take a picture.

This is not all of them I got another Fluke 77V in my car and couple other pocket multimeters, I think my son has some of them, he is also studying electrics. 
One of my Duspol testers is at work, this one on the picture is new, I got it at least 10 years but never used it, it’s just spare.
Unfortunately I lost my first couple multimeters in the years.

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #120 on: March 26, 2012, 02:39:37 pm »
I have wanted to post in this thread for a few weeks now, but haven't taken pics of my equipment until now. It's nothing fancy but I'm proud of them because they're a bit out of the ordinary. The analog is a cheapy kit that I got when I went to a trade school for about a week and a half.



I used to have a similar analog to yours but it was the original , the Sanwa .
 

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #121 on: April 03, 2012, 03:34:44 pm »

here's mine, I haven't been collecting long - I once thought I only needed the 2 for current and voltage measurement, then Dave told me I needed 4 so by the time I had bought 4 I had turned into an active collector and now I'm on eBay everytime I have a bit of money searching for meters - the yellow analogue maplin meter is one my dad bought me when I was 8 - I still use it alot, it has the loudest continuity buzzer of them all.

I just love the 87 series ones, I want to get a 87 IV but when you put them all side by side you can see the digits getting bigger with each one. I just love meters
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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #122 on: April 03, 2012, 04:20:35 pm »
Nice collection Pstevenson, I got the Uni-T UT10A too actually 2 of them. It has the largest digits between all my pocket dmm’s and it kind a works okay, I like the Amprobe one little bit better.

I am looking for Benning MMP3 or a UEI DM5B, Benning looks really decent to have around but UEI has current measurement till 5 Amps  :o I mean thats a lot for a pocket dmm and it would be great for the work I do as I am a enchanted electrician (electrics engineer)  ;D, I am not on the field as I was before because I got 4 technicians working for me but still time to time I jump in when shit hits the fan.

 I should find all my pocket dmm’s and make a review about it :D and update my picture above too with the pockets and the 3 new Gossens i got.

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #123 on: April 03, 2012, 04:46:37 pm »

here's mine, I haven't been collecting long - I once thought I only needed the 2 for current and voltage measurement, then Dave told me I needed 4 so by the time I had bought 4 I had turned into an active collector and now I'm on eBay everytime I have a bit of money searching for meters - the yellow analogue maplin meter is one my dad bought me when I was 8 - I still use it alot, it has the loudest continuity buzzer of them all.

I just love the 87 series ones, I want to get a 87 IV but when you put them all side by side you can see the digits getting bigger with each one. I just love meters


25 amps  ::)

The older 87's are just pure pornography !
 

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Re: Show your Multimeter!
« Reply #124 on: April 10, 2012, 03:44:11 am »
Here's my small collection... The left one is my latest acquisition, the one in the center was a gift from Burr Brown / Texas Instruments (a Steren 602-010) and the one in the right is from a Brazilian company called Minipa.

When I was a kid I used my dad's ICE 680R and the Fluke replaced a 25 years old DMM Minipa ET-2060 (I blew it in a stupid accident...).
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