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

EEVblog #90 – Linear and LDO regulators and Switch Mode Power Supply Tutorial

Just how different are linear, LDO and switching buck voltage regulators? I’m glad you asked!
You might be surprised…
It’s tutorial time.

NOTE: There are many different methods of SMPS control, this is just one of the simple ones, go investigate!

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Proof that Telstra Bigpond is Throttling Youtube Bandwidth in Australia?

Are Telstra (Bigpond), Australia’s largest Internet Service Provider deliberately throttling (capping) Youtube bandwidth on all of their plans? (even the best Bigpond Cable Elite plan)

UPDATE: The day after I posted this video Telstra contacted me and finally admitted the problem was systemic across all users and said they would fix, Continue reading Proof that Telstra Bigpond is Throttling Youtube Bandwidth in Australia?