[Blabber] Reccomendation Volt/Amp Meter

Isaac (.ike) Levy ike at blackskyresearch.net
Sat Aug 5 22:01:08 UTC 2017


Thanks!!!  You just made my day, watching this now :)

Even if I don't get that exact model he's reviewing, he's breaking down the features for someone like me, (I am not an EE pro).

Best,
.ike


> On Aug 5, 2017, at 5:53 PM, Guan Yang <guan at yang.dk> wrote:
> 
> Dave Jones recently had a nice review of a cheap Chinese one that has good low ranges and is better than he expected (and he has a long-standing bias against cheap meters):
> 
> https://youtu.be/xdGQEVdxmQQ <https://youtu.be/xdGQEVdxmQQ>
> 
> On Aug 5, 2017, at 17:35, Isaac (.ike) Levy <ike at blackskyresearch.net <mailto:ike at blackskyresearch.net>> wrote:
> 
>> Hi All,
>> 
>> I'm a lurker on list from Brooklyn- thought someone here may have good advice/opinions to share.
>> 
>> I recently had my old multimeter stolen, and I'm looking to replace it.  Wow they are cheap nowadays, and also have dizzying array of features I'd never thought of (guess I'm old).
>> 
>> Does anyone have any good recommendations for multimeters?  My typical use below:
>> 
>> - small stuff, mostly DC 1v-3.3v-5v etc... hacking on pcengines/beaglebone/pi kinds of gpio fun (I have an indestructible old fluke for high voltage AC stuff.)
>> - volts, amps, ohms- I prefer simpler tools with few bells and whistles.
>> - "hobbyist grade" pricing I guess, I don't use this every day- but I don't want a junk tool either (who does :)  I guess, the sort of tool one would get if they were being serious in an electronics 101 class at a hackerspace?
>> 
>> Any thoughts or recommendations welcome, even if it deviates from my stated needs!
>> 
>> Best,
>> .ike
>> 
>> 
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