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Offline Paul Birkeland

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Re: New meters
« Reply #15 on: September 14, 2021, 05:59:29 AM »
Yes, I wouldn't run the amp without them!
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Re: New meters
« Reply #16 on: September 15, 2021, 09:18:46 AM »
What is the proper process for obtaining replacement meters?

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Re: New meters
« Reply #17 on: September 15, 2021, 10:02:23 AM »
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Re: New meters
« Reply #18 on: September 30, 2021, 08:38:19 AM »
Going forward we (meaning I) will be testing all of the meters before they get sent out.  Requesting a bunch of returns for the ones that don't work should force the manufacturer to remedy the issue.
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Re: New meters
« Reply #19 on: October 01, 2021, 06:02:31 PM »
I am glad that you  persevered with these, they look so cool ...John
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Re: New meters have Arrived!!!!
« Reply #20 on: October 05, 2021, 04:34:46 AM »
Thanks!

So I can just pop these in, no 4 ea. tiny resistors needed?

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Re: New meters
« Reply #21 on: October 05, 2021, 04:55:08 AM »
Correct.  For years and years these meters came uncompensated, so they would go to full scale with 1mA of current.  Putting the three resistors across the terminals compensated for this so they would read correctly, and this is not at all abnormal for meters.  Recently, probably due to people complaining, these have been coming with compensation resistance already added internally, which alleviates the need for the three paralleled resistors. 

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