ESR meters (Was: Re: [OT] Dodgy electrolytic in 3COM hub)

From: Davison, Lee <>
Date: Fri Mar 19 03:44:23 2004

> However it doesn't say what the calibration procedure is so I'm
> not sure how you're supposed to do initial calibration of the
> unit without a known-good ESR meter to use for reference...

There only seems to be a zero trim for that meter so the only
calibration you could do is to short the leads and adjust for

You can check the calibration on most ESR meters by measuring
resistors instead of capacitors. Use 2% or 1% types.


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