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Reviews Categories | Ham radio kits | ESR meter LX.1518 by Nuova Elettronica Help

Reviews Summary for ESR meter LX.1518 by Nuova Elettronica
ESR meter LX.1518 by Nuova Elettronica Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $about 27 euro included review n.
Description: to check how good the old electrolics are. It needs a cheap
digital tester. Instructions with schematics are in italian
on review n. 212.
Product is in production.
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KD7RDZI2 Rating: 5/5 Apr 13, 2009 13:22 Send this review to a friend
interesting for drakers and boatanchors  Time owned: more than 12 months
Old electrolics are prone to fail. Prior to power up an AC4 made in 1967,which had not been used for about 7 years, I checked all the electrolitics with this kit (all the of them were first discharged). Some electrolics seemed to be in very good conditions (similar to new ones), others a little bit weaker but not that much. I decided not to replace any of them. Then I powered up a T-4 and both the AC4 and the T-4 both survived. This is the only ESR meter I have and I cannot compare with others. The kit is very easy to build and easy to use. It needs a tester which reads 100 or 200 microampers, and a trimmer is used to calibrate the meter (should read about 100 microamperes for a good electrolic).

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