Tag Archives: Fluke

IBM 8060A/AA (Fluke 8060A) Refurbish

Not much time for blogging these days, but this one is overdue.  A reader of this blog was kind enough to send me his retired IBM 8060A/AA multimeter.  (Thank you HK.) This is really a Fluke 8060A in a light … Continue reading

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A Very Unique Fluke 8060A

Blog reader “Dmitri” has sent pictures of a very unique and interesting modification he performed on his recently acquired Fluke 8060A.  The LCD was ruined, so he has fashioned a replacement using green SMD LEDs arranged to form 7-segment numerals, … Continue reading

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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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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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Fluke 26-III Corrosion Repair

The Fluke 26-III and 79-III models are identical except for the model number.  This model adds some extra features not available on the 77-III (and its identical twin the 23-III), like frequency and capacitance measurement, 4000 counts vs. 3200, RMS … Continue reading

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Fluke 80-series Faded LCD Segments

This is probably the single most common problem with older Fluke DMMs such as the 83, 85, 87, and 88 models.  Referred to as “faded digits”, “faded segments” or “fading display”, it happens when the connections between the printed circuit … Continue reading

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