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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22700 on: January 14, 2019, 07:45:00 am »
What can I put in the 1/2 Rack Gap .....

Ah, a little ESD now. Time for more TEA.
How about another DMM?
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22701 on: January 14, 2019, 07:54:20 am »
A quick sneak peek/ preview. About 3/4's unpacked now.

One of the coolest things about the seller was he gave me this pen and said his grandfather would be happy knowing the lot is going to get some good use. I told him I was honored and will make him proud! The 'Cal stickers' are from his former lab out in California; maybe someone here knew him?
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22702 on: January 14, 2019, 08:02:51 am »
How about another DMM?

Already have one but the Advantest is over width and height for the space available. With a reshuffle I can now fit in a 3458A by dropping the Racal for the rear and drop the 34401A on top of the Siglent. Advanced Planning/Tetris at work  ;D
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22703 on: January 14, 2019, 08:17:29 am »
Not a bad start! I do not see sleep coming easy tonight, but this is SO MUCH FUN! :-DMM

beanflying: PICK SOMETHING!  :popcorn: What dimensions are we looking at? How much room do we have to play with?
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22704 on: January 14, 2019, 08:23:05 am »
Nope Struck out there I have a Valhalla 2703 AC Calibrator in very nice order and several DMM's better specced than the HP  ;)
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22705 on: January 14, 2019, 08:42:40 am »
Hidden treasures..
 
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22706 on: January 14, 2019, 09:00:37 am »
Hidden treasures..
What's gunna be for sale ?  :popcorn:
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22707 on: January 14, 2019, 09:14:40 am »
Holy crap there's a lot of cool stuff there.

Wonder if the power sensors work  :-DD
 
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22708 on: January 14, 2019, 09:37:18 am »
What's gunna be for sale ?  :popcorn:

Unfortunately, I HAVE to sell most of it to cover costs...but that'll be done in another thread. Here I just want to play and share with everyone, but you're welcome to PM me if something catches your eye.

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22709 on: January 14, 2019, 09:38:51 am »
Not a bad start! I do not see sleep coming easy tonight, but this is SO MUCH FUN! :-DMM

beanflying: PICK SOMETHING!  :popcorn: What dimensions are we looking at? How much room do we have to play with?

It's too bad you are not closer to me. I would love to borrow that 5200A just once. Of all the references I have here AC function is almost totally lacking. I have 1 reference, 1VAC/60Hz. And it's not all that accurate. According to consensus with my DMM tribe it measures 1.005VAC to 1.008VAC.

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22710 on: January 14, 2019, 09:40:23 am »
What's gunna be for sale ?  :popcorn:

Unfortunately, I HAVE to sell most of it to cover costs...but that'll be done in another thread. Here I just want to play and share with everyone, but you're welcome to PM me if something catches your eye.

Cheers,

Chris

Well, when you get a total inventory post it up.  :-+
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22711 on: January 14, 2019, 09:46:35 am »

It's too bad you are not closer to me. I would love to borrow that 5200A just once. Of all the references I have here AC function is almost totally lacking. I have 1 reference, 1VAC/60Hz. And it's not all that accurate. According to consensus with my DMM tribe it measures 1.005VAC to 1.008VAC.

Coldest day of the Winter so far. -12 C outside. Brrrr.  :o

Maybe we can work it out, I do NOT plan to sell the 5200 unless I am in a pinch, and even then, Id go do a real job for a little to get to money to keep it. As such, once I get it up and running, and warm for a few days, I'll record and send you the data, then if you do end up using it, you can cross-reference...Its not out of the realm of possibility.

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22712 on: January 14, 2019, 09:55:26 am »

It's too bad you are not closer to me. I would love to borrow that 5200A just once. Of all the references I have here AC function is almost totally lacking. I have 1 reference, 1VAC/60Hz. And it's not all that accurate. According to consensus with my DMM tribe it measures 1.005VAC to 1.008VAC.

Coldest day of the Winter so far. -12 C outside. Brrrr.  :o

Maybe we can work it out, I do NOT plan to sell the 5200 unless I am in a pinch, and even then, Id go do a real job for a little to get to money to keep it. As such, once I get it up and running, and warm for a few days, I'll record and send you the data, then if you do end up using it, you can cross-reference...Its not out of the realm of possibility.

Sounds good!  :-+ :-+ Taken 5 minutes ago. This is how my new Siglent resolves the 1VAC reference.

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22713 on: January 14, 2019, 09:58:39 am »
You're turning into a voltnut  :-DD

(nothing wrong with that. I'm turning into a time nut)
 
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22714 on: January 14, 2019, 10:04:51 am »
You're turning into a voltnut  :-DD

(nothing wrong with that. I'm turning into a time nut)

Guilty as charged.  :-DD I've never been able to properly calibrate the AC function on the Tek 2465 DMM because it requires constants of 190mVAC, 1.9VAC, 19VAC, 190VAC, etc and NOT just at 60Hz. And I know it's way out of spec because it's about 3VAC high when measuring line voltage.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22715 on: January 14, 2019, 10:06:07 am »
Holy crap there's a lot of cool stuff there.

Wonder if the power sensors work  :-DD

If you would like to test them, I'll mail them to you...I feel like you are *another one of the forum pros who make this site as valuable as it is today. (just say, "they don't work" and keep them)  :-/O  This way if I put, "non working, scrap on the box, for all I know, its the truth.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22717 on: January 14, 2019, 10:17:12 am »
My AC Calibrator is one of the more indulgent bits of test gear I own and has been used maybe a dozen times since I got it but there really isn't any other way to properly test true RMS meters. Pony up @Med you know you 'need' too  :-DD

The table has lots of cool stuff on it too.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22718 on: January 14, 2019, 10:24:14 am »
Damn, Inverted - that's quite a haul!

I finally ordered a manual for the non-working Fluke 5200A I got a few months ago.  It will be nice (assuming I can repair it) to have AC capabilities.  If/when I do, med, I think you're only about two hours away from me - certainly within schlepping distance for a potential play date.

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22719 on: January 14, 2019, 10:28:52 am »
My AC Calibrator is one of the more indulgent bits of test gear I own and has been used maybe a dozen times since I got it but there really isn't any other way to properly test true RMS meters. Pony up @Med you know you 'need' too  :-DD

The table has lots of cool stuff on it too.

Yea, I may have to pony up. I did throw together a crude AC calibrator once by using a function generator, a power transformer connected in reverse, a voltage divider with a pot. It got me pretty close on the lower voltages at 60Hz but when one of cal points was 19KHz the power transformer said "FU"  |O. And no way could I get 190VAC RMS.   
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22720 on: January 14, 2019, 10:30:26 am »
Damn, Inverted - that's quite a haul!

I finally ordered a manual for the non-working Fluke 5200A I got a few months ago.  It will be nice (assuming I can repair it) to have AC capabilities.  If/when I do, med, I think you're only about two hours away from me - certainly within schlepping distance for a potential play date.

-Pat

Let me know and I'll be on the road.  :-DD :-+
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22721 on: January 14, 2019, 10:36:08 am »
Damn, Inverted - that's quite a haul!

I finally ordered a manual for the non-working Fluke 5200A I got a few months ago.  It will be nice (assuming I can repair it) to have AC capabilities.  If/when I do, med, I think you're only about two hours away from me - certainly within schlepping distance for a potential play date.

-Pat

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22722 on: January 14, 2019, 10:38:02 am »
Damn, Inverted - that's quite a haul!

I finally ordered a manual for the non-working Fluke 5200A I got a few months ago.  It will be nice (assuming I can repair it) to have AC capabilities.  If/when I do, med, I think you're only about two hours away from me - certainly within schlepping distance for a potential play date.

-Pat

Let me know and I'll be on the road.  :-DD :-+
Yep, you got some time now for road trips.....and play dates.  :)  :-+
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Damn straight skippy. I got all the time in the world now and I'm fucking loving it.  :-+ :-+ :-DD
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22723 on: January 14, 2019, 10:38:42 am »
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #22724 on: January 14, 2019, 10:57:21 am »
Damn, Inverted - that's quite a haul!

I finally ordered a manual for the non-working Fluke 5200A I got a few months ago.  It will be nice (assuming I can repair it) to have AC capabilities.  If/when I do, med, I think you're only about two hours away from me - certainly within schlepping distance for a potential play date.

-Pat

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