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Re: Multimeter suggestions?

Post by gbiz » Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:08 pm

neil.johnson wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:37 pm
gbiz wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:30 pm
Neil, if you don't mind sharing, can you remember where you got your 3478a calibrated ?. I really should get around to replacing the battery in mine before it runs down & it's cal cert expired a while back. Post battery swap would be a good time to get it done.
Sure: https://www.absolutecal.co.uk/index.html

They have an (incomplete) list of equipment that they can calibrate here: https://www.absolutecal.co.uk/general_p ... ments.html

Depending on where you are and how quickly you need it calibrated they might pick up and return in their own van. I think they get a lot of business from the Cambridge area so twice a week (IIRC) they send a van up here. They are based in Portchester, Hants.

Neil
Cheers Neil ! :tu:

Excellent, I'm just along the coast from them, in Worthing. There's still a few instrumentation/temperature measurement/control companies around here, so it's possible they visit along here too. I'll contact them. If not it's only an hour on the train, it'd be cheaper than a courier.

Many many years ago I worked at a local temperature control company, now long gone unfortunately. I was trying to remember where we got the meters & the voltage & resistance references calibrated. I had a vague recollection it was further over towards Southampton. I just checked their history page & they were at Titchfield back then, so it may well have been them :)

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Re: Multimeter suggestions?

Post by Flounderguts » Fri Feb 07, 2020 5:46 pm

I got a Siglent at their blem sale for $125. Well worth keeping an eye on those type of websites for their blem/refurb/clearance sales.
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