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Re: Old Fluke Multimeters
« Reply #800 on: October 14, 2020, 07:39:52 am »
Oh that’s very cool. Thanks for posting.  :-+
 

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Re: Old Fluke Multimeters
« Reply #801 on: October 14, 2020, 06:09:01 pm »
Closer inspection looks like C36 has leaked a bit. Next step is get caps and replace them.
If you haven't read through the entire thread or other 8060A threads on eevblog, the caps leak from the bottom bung so it won't be obvious by looking for the traditional obvious bloated vents at the top.

The recommendation is to replace all the caps in a 30+ year old meter if you find one bad cap based on the cockroach theory.

A good IPA bath with clean tooth scrub or ultrasonic bath after you remove all the caps helps as well to remove all the cap juice that might have wicked into surrounding areas and components.  Also check the main IC sockets as per

http://mrmodemhead.com/blog/fluke-8060a-repair/
 

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Re: Old Fluke Multimeters
« Reply #802 on: October 14, 2020, 10:50:09 pm »
(...)based on the cockroach theory.
Huh? :)
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Re: Old Fluke Multimeters
« Reply #803 on: October 15, 2020, 04:57:32 am »
(...)based on the cockroach theory.
Huh? :)

You might see only one, but you can be guaranteed there are more of the same species nearby.

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Re: Old Fluke Multimeters
« Reply #804 on: October 25, 2020, 11:46:56 pm »
A Fluke 32 was another interesting meter that came with the clear 8060A. Here it is compared to another Fluke 32.
 

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Re: Old Fluke Multimeters
« Reply #805 on: November 14, 2020, 11:39:30 pm »
Is there a source for the 8060A MAC chips? I could use two or three of 'em.
 

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Re: Old Fluke Multimeters
« Reply #806 on: Today at 02:32:46 pm »
Hello. I recently bought a third-hand Fluke 8060A and I would like to have the operator's guide (digital, any shipment to Argentina is economically prohibitive :() I found one on the web but it was scanned in monochrom (https://archive.org/details/FLUKE_8060A_Operator/mode/2up)
Could someone who has an original guide scan it in 2 color pages?
I upload my Fluke 8024A guide in case someone needs it
Thank you!
 


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