Re: VOM Advice?

Ashhar Farhan

I too have three chinese voms of a make called mastek. They work pretty well for my needs. They cost me about two dollars each.
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On Fri, 15 Jun 2018, 08:41 Tim Gorman, <tgorman2@...> wrote:
For most anything you'll do with the ubitx you don't need an expensive
desk meter.

this one:

is representative of one that has lots of functions. It's a lot like
the one I use much of the time. PLEASE don't hook the test leads up the
way it is shown, it won't work!

There is a huge gap in its current measuring scales, from 200ma to
10amp in one big jump, but that will probably get you by.

tim ab0wr

On Thu, 14 Jun 2018 19:11:08 -0700
"Mark M" <junquemaile@...> wrote:

> Sorry if this is a bit off topic but it is related to uBitX hacking...
> My ancient, el-cheapo VOMs (Radio Shack/Harbor Freight freebies) all
> have pretty much ceased working so I'm looking for some suggestions
> about suitable replacement units. I'm not looking for lab quality,
> just something for a hobbiest/amateur hardware hacker (like for
> modifying the uBitx). I'd like to find something that's reliable and
> reasonably accurate for a few 10's of dollars. I see many units on
> Amazon for around that but don't know which ones would be good buys.
> So, any advice from y'all?
> Thanks & 73....     Mark    AA7TA

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