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EEVblog #99 – $100 Multimeter Shootout – Extech Amprobe BK Precision Ideal UEi Uni-T PART 1of2

PART 1 of 2
Dave compares six $100 Multimeters:

BK Precision BK2709B
http://www.tequipment.net/BK2709B.html

Extech EX505
http://www.tequipment.net/ExtechEX505.asp

Amprobe 34XR-A
http://www.tequipment.net/Amprobe34XR-A.html

UEi DM391
http://www.tequipment.net/UEiDM391.html

IDEAL 61-342
http://www.tequipment.net/Ideal61-342.asp

UNI-T UT61D
http://www.uni-trend.com/UT61D.html

EEVblog #98 – Microsoft InstaLoad Battery Technology – Patent Busting Time?

Microsoft’s new Instaload battery technology allows batteries to be inserted into a product either way around.
Is it one of those brilliant “why didn’t anyone think of that before” moments, or just another patent on a really obvious idea?
Is it workable in practice?
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EEVblog #97 – Live Show #2

The 2nd EEVblog Live show.
A whole bunch of stuff – Extech update, Agilent, Extech and BK Precison LCR meters, uCalc project, broken chairs, BP oil spill solution, the Large Hadron Collider, decade resistance boxes, multimeter shootout and countless more viewer questions.

EEVblog #91 – $50 Multimeter Shootout – Extech EX330, Amprobe AM220, Elenco, Vichy VC99, GS Pro-50

Dave compares five $50 Multimeters to see if they are any good, and how they compare.

Download the comparison sheet:
http://www.eevblog.com/files/EEVblog_50_Dollar_Multimeter_Shootout.pdf

Thanks to Evan from Tequipment.net

The Extech EX330:
http://www.tequipment.net/ExtechEX330.asp

The Amprobe AM220:
http://www.tequipment.net/AmprobeAM-220.asp

The Elenco M-2625:
http://www.tequipment.net/ElencoM-2625.html
(Also Jaycar Digitech QM1535)

The Global Specialties Pro-50:
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