Category Archives: Gear

Electronics gear, test and measurement equipment

Inside a Multimeter Fuse

Ever wonder what’s inside those expensive multimeter fuses?  This is a Bussmann DMM-B-11A fuse used in many popular late-model DMMs for the 10A current range.  The arc-quenching sand filler and glass fiber-reinforced melamine tube gives it a high rupture capacity … Continue reading

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No-name vs. branded test leads

Ever wonder whats inside the insulation of your test leads?  This is a cross-section comparison of the wires from a generic no-name set of test leads and a Fluke TL75 set.  The TL75 set comes standard with many Fluke meters … Continue reading

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