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EEVblog #75 – Digital Multimeter Buying Guide for Beginners

Who else in the industry can give you 52 solid minutes of beginner advice on buying a multimeter?
Dave of course!, who started out wanting to give some “quick” advice, but as usual Dave likes to rant…
So you get a feature-by-feature breakdown on what makes a good general purpose multimeter. It Continue reading EEVblog #75 – Digital Multimeter Buying Guide for Beginners

EEVblog #73 – How to screw up your winning product

Another random drive-time rant.
Dave rants about how dickhead marketing changes can screw up your winning product.

The Tropicana Story:
http://www.businessweek.com/the_thread/brandnewday/archives/2009/04/tropicana_fiasc.html
and
http://www.fastcompany.com/blog/linda-tischler/design-times/never-mind-pepsi-pulls-much-loathed-tropicana-packaging
and
http://www.johnmamus.com/designeverything/2009/01/tropicana-design-critique.html

EEVblog #70 – Turn your Rigol DS1052E Oscilloscope into a 100MHz DS1102E (Hack)

Cheapest price for the DS1052E:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001P63VOA?ie=UTF8&tag=ee04-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B001P63VOA

The ingenious EEVblog viewers have finally cracked the Rigol DS1052E Oscilloscope. All you need is a serial port cable and you can turn your 50MHz DS1052E into the 100MHz DS1102E.
Dave shows you step-by-step how easy it is, and that it does actually Continue reading EEVblog #70 – Turn your Rigol DS1052E Oscilloscope into a 100MHz DS1102E (Hack)