Tag Archives: LCD

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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Beckman LCD Assembly Repair

The basic Beckman multimeter design that seems to apply to many of their 3½ digit models from the late 1970s onward include an LCD/processor chip assembly held together by various plastic parts that simply clip together.  The later Wavetek-branded models … Continue reading

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Fluke 8020A LCD Replacement

Fluke introduced the 8020A in the late 1970s as its first handheld DMM.  These 3½-digit, 2000-count models can still be found on the used market, and can still be very useable, if they’re in working condition.  Unfortunately though, LCD problems … Continue reading

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