Monthly Archives: January 2014

Fluke 80-series Jack Assembly Rebuild

There seems to be a trend in Fluke repairs here lately.  Other than your occasional fusible resistor, the problems seem to be related to materials instead of electronic bits.  Cracked and broken plastic, and metal fatigue.  Are these design problems, … Continue reading

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Dirty Multimeter Clean-up

Recently someone asked how I get the old used multimeters featured in these blog posts to look shiny and clean.  For the most part, the answer is surprisingly simple: disassemble, scrub parts with soap and water, dry, and re-assemble. But … Continue reading

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Fluke 70-series Knob Removal

Happy New Year 2014!  Doing some housekeeping and software updates, found this information was buried in the photo galleries. Here’s how to remove the knob on a Fluke 70-series DMM (the older, rectangular-style meters.) This includes the original and series … Continue reading

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