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retiredcaps

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$30 Multimeter that does logging - TekPower TP4000ZC
« on: July 08, 2012, 02:29:00 AM »
Hi Martin,

I know you love multimeters that do logging.  For many of your viewers, they may not be able to afford a Fluke 289, Agilent U1272A, or the beloved Metrix MTX3282 so here is a potential low cost one?

Make sure to read through the comment/review section as others have documented the limitations (RS232) and workarounds.  For $30, it wil obviously have limitations and trade offs, but it could be enough for casual users?

http://www.amazon.com/TekPower-TP4000ZC-RS232-Interaced-Ranging-Multimeter/dp/B000OPDFLM

I noticed a few people who bought them did it for solar power stuff as well.

Anyway, something to think about for a future video blog.

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Re: $30 Multimeter that does logging - TekPower TP4000ZC
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2012, 04:50:29 AM »
Hi Martin,

I know you love multimeters that do logging.  For many of your viewers, they may not be able to afford a Fluke 289, Agilent U1272A, or the beloved Metrix MTX3282 so here is a potential low cost one?

Make sure to read through the comment/review section as others have documented the limitations (RS232) and workarounds.  For $30, it wil obviously have limitations and trade offs, but it could be enough for casual users?

http://www.amazon.com/TekPower-TP4000ZC-RS232-Interaced-Ranging-Multimeter/dp/B000OPDFLM

I noticed a few people who bought them did it for solar power stuff as well.

Anyway, something to think about for a future video blog.

Great find! I've added it to my "to do" list.

Cheers,
Martin.
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