Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
Page 1 / 3   >   >>
selinz
User Rank
CEO
Re: Mooshimeter multimeter, page 6
selinz   3/7/2014 1:26:42 PM
NO RATINGS
1 saves
About 6 years ago, I purchased a meter (Fluke size) from Radio Shack that could feed a digital out via USB (serial adapter) for $69. Given that you can now purchase a bluetooth based OBDII reader for $10 on Amazon, it seems as though it's not a stretch to expect a respectable multimeter that can connect via bluetooth for well under $100.

MeasurementBlues
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Mooshimeter multimeter, page 6
MeasurementBlues   1/6/2014 3:35:46 PM
NO RATINGS
1 saves
Nice video. I'd like to get a review Mooshimeter unit. Contact me at martin.rowe@ubm.com. thanks.

humblemeter
User Rank
Rookie
Re: Mooshimeter multimeter, page 6
humblemeter   1/6/2014 3:10:31 PM
NO RATINGS
The Mooshimeter now has a video and a funding campaign:

https://www.dragoninnovation.com/projects/34-mooshimeter

sixscrews
User Rank
Manager
Re: Inexpensive test gear
sixscrews   1/2/2014 6:58:08 PM
NO RATINGS
Inexpensive is the title and yes, they are inexpensive, but that brings to mind the old saw 'you get what you pay for.'  I'm not sure an osclliscope the size of a wristwatch is useful execpt in a pinch - but maybe I'm just an old codger who likes his larger screens.  A lot of these gizmos seem to be small for the sake of being small, not for the sake of functionality.  As someone said, 'now that you have taught the dog to talk, what does it have to say?'

 

wb/ss

EA4FRB
User Rank
Rookie
Pocket Antenna Analyser
EA4FRB   12/31/2013 8:01:03 AM
NO RATINGS
As an additional additional example of inexpensive ($360) and portable test tool, check out the SARK-110 Antenna Analyser. http://sark110.ea4frb.eu

This is a network analyser for reflection measurements intended for antenna analysis, which includes additional features for cable testing (TDR mode) and programmable RF signal generation.

This is the result of a personal project and it has been in the market since early 2012 (except in the US because a potential issue with a patent).

If you are aware about the DSO QUAD oscilloscope, you will notice that the housing is exactly the same (it has been reused from it) but inside is completely different.

humblemeter
User Rank
Rookie
Re: Mooshimeter multimeter, page 6
humblemeter   12/30/2013 12:12:48 PM
NO RATINGS
Thanks for your interest!  We've put up some more information on the product here.  Videos coming soon.

http://moosh.im/mooshimeter/

zewde yeraswork
User Rank
Blogger
value
zewde yeraswork   12/30/2013 9:21:22 AM
NO RATINGS
Which of these devices do you think offers the best value for the price? They all seem rather affordable, but then there's the question of usability.

MeasurementBlues
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Oscilloscope watch
MeasurementBlues   12/29/2013 3:51:15 PM
NO RATINGS
@AZ, I wondered the same thing. See my comment in Try an oscilloscope for under $200

AZskibum
User Rank
CEO
Oscilloscope watch
AZskibum   12/29/2013 11:30:27 AM
NO RATINGS
I thought it was exciting when companies started offering measurement tools that connected to the iPad, but the oscilloscope watch takes this to a whole new level.

But my question is, who among you would actually connect test leads to the watch while you're wearing it? I suppose it depends on the circuit under test, but I had this humorous vision of a guy testing a high voltage switching regulator with his oscilloscope watch...while still wearing it on his wrist :)

TigerBytes1
User Rank
Rookie
Re: Pocket oscilloscope
TigerBytes1   12/27/2013 4:47:14 AM
NO RATINGS
Roger that one; even USB (2.0) sound cards can and will pitch fits with ungodly ground noise (E-MU 0404 USB. Yes, Creative Labs, after years of getting it right, bent me, sold me their "end-of-life" crap after one-year-plus of promises; Amazoo, $185).  Been there: One solution is to lift the COMPUTER ground, which EE's, myself included, would rather not; two, is put'm CLOSE and ground'm all with HEAVY braid.  My 'lab' of all trades is EMI-noisy so I use both, and it works for me.

Researched it 'til i'm worth << $1/day, mainly because of the market potential.  May still be a huge market there as USB 3.0 has the SAME PROBLEM (480Mb/s a problem?  Imagine 5Gb/s or so...)  Read Ethernet does not have said ground issues necessarily, could be Firewire either; stopped right there as I simply want to do loudspeaker T/S parameters, audio spectrum analysis, DSP galore, stuff like that.

Still looking for the audio spectrum analyzer S/W; must be the best, free is a non-issue...

AI is it, ask IBM, and life is short so somebody else please solve the above.  Thank you kindly.

Page 1 / 3   >   >>


Flash Poll
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
3 comments
A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Max Maxfield

Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
Max Maxfield
11 comments
I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
37 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
140 comments
Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)