Kinda OT but that what's true HW hacker do in a pinch.

From: Tothwolf <>
Date: Thu Jan 24 05:01:19 2002

On Wed, 23 Jan 2002, Tony Duell wrote:

> > True, but unfortunately I don't currently own or have access to such a
> I wouldn't apply mains to any transformer I'd not meggered. Heck, I
> wouldn't apply mains to _anything_ I'd not meggered, and this applies to
> brand new consumer electrics/electronics too.
> Second-hand meggers are not hard to find in the UK, and are not that
> expensive (I paid \pounds 25.00 for an insulation tester, not Megger
> brand, but well built, and with selectable test voltages, etc).

What would you suggest I look for in a tester? I've been thinking about
getting one for awhile, but I wasn't sure what to look for? Any particular
brand or functions to look for or even avoid?

Received on Thu Jan 24 2002 - 05:01:19 GMT

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