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70019Re: [softrock40] LCR meter to measure the Ensemble coils

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  • junius fox
    Nov 13, 2012
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      Chris, AADE makes a LC meter that is very accurate. I think that Neil 's
      name for AADE is almost all digital electronics (?)

      Junius
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Chris Wilson" <chris@...>
      To: <softrock40@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 6:08 AM
      Subject: Re: [softrock40] LCR meter to measure the Ensemble coils


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      >> I am searching for a good L meter, that can measure low to very low
      >> RF inductances. The various kits and models around based on a PIC
      >> and the LM311, are not good enough. So are these commercial multimeter
      >> types.
      >
      >> I came across the M3 or M-Cubed LCZR meter, which Monty, N5ESE, has
      >> reviewed and compared with the top, industry standard, the Philips
      >> PM6303 LCR Meter (now made by Fluke). Unfortunately , this meter kit
      >> is no longer in production. See: http://www.n5ese.com/M3LCR_meter.htm
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      >> However, a Metacrawler search, came up with an updated version of this
      >> meter:
      >> (It is in French, but their sales department have an English version of
      >> the manual.)
      >> http://www.mwinstruments.com/MW1008/MW1008_f.html
      >
      >> Paul
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      > 13/11/2012 12:05
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      > I know they are costly, and I have found support is pretty naff, but
      > my AIM4170C antenna analyser is great for inductor verification. I can
      > measure the effect of spreading the windings around the toroids, and
      > do a sanity check if `er indoors interrupts me half way through
      > winding a coil and I lose count of the turns. Plus, of course, it's
      > amazingly useful for many other tasks. Its capabilities far exceed my
      > knowledge, which makes it pretty future proof, too.
      >
      > --
      > Best Regards,
      > Chris Wilson. 2E0ILY
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