Tag Archives: Multimeter

What do you get from a $25 multimeter?

Fred Clift wrote over on his blog about why it’s worthwhile to pick a more expensive multimeter. He’s comparing a $200 Fluke to a $6 Harbor Freight multimeter, which really is a no-brainer. I’m not sure the Harbor Freight model … Continue reading

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Getting Started With Vintage Radio and Electronics: Basic Tools for the Hobbyist

A few people have asked me variations of  “What tools do I need to fix my first radio?”, “What do I need to put together this soldering kit?”, and such. It’s not as simple as you might think. There’s a … Continue reading

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New Toy: Keithley 2015 THD Multimeter

I picked up a new piece of gear for the shop recently, the Keithley 2015 THD Multimeter. It was a fantastic deal – a refurbished and calibrated unit for about 10% of the MSRP. These have been manufactured for about … Continue reading

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