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Fluke Recommendation

  1. Mar 24, 2015 #1
    i need some advice to purchase Fluke product..

    i would like to measure for circuit board:
    • AC current and DC current
    • Voltage DC and AC
    • resistor value and capacitor
    hope to have some good recommendation from you guys
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  3. Mar 24, 2015 #2


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    What you are looking for is a pretty basic meter, why must it be Fluke? Flukes are pretty much industruial and you will pay for that. You can get about the same meter at Radio Shack(are they still open??) or online. Will do that same duty at a fraction of the cost.
  4. Mar 25, 2015 #3

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    I have a Fluke 85, now obsolete but probably comparable to today's Fluke 27. Current series 80's have one more digit than mine.
    You should compare a few models at http://www.fluke.com/fluke/tten/products/ProdSelGuide-DMM.htm
    They have a less expensive line than the series 80, take a look at 115 for general work.

    It is very seldom one needs high precision. 3½ digits is plenty for me,

    For 99% of my work i use the $10 Walmart GE analog meter. For house wiring and fixing cars it's just fine.
    And it's appropriate..... One wouldn't take a refined lady to a dogfight..
    If i blow up a $10 meter checking house wiring, well that's not a heartbreaker.

    old jim
  5. Mar 26, 2015 #4


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