Repair or Replace?

From: Mike Ford <>
Date: Wed Jul 19 03:54:44 2000

>Incidentally, an analogue multimeter can be more use than a digital one
>for some work. It's a lot better at showing trends, indicating when the
>amplitude of a signal is peaking, etc. Accuracy is not that important in
>most repairs -- certainly +/-5% is easily good enough for most work.

I still have my big Simpson VTVM, but one of the surplus joints in town has
a bunch (dozens) of HP (I think) FET versions, the ones that used to be so
common in labs about 8" tall, 5" wide, and maybe 5" deep with a nice wide
mirror scale etc. Any sane reason I should get a few of them?
Received on Wed Jul 19 2000 - 03:54:44 BST

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