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Old 12-24-2009, 02:16 PM
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Originally Posted by T-bucket23
For certain items I still like the analog over the digital.

For sure an analog meter is a valuable item to have, DVOMs have too slow a reaction time for some things. For instance an analog meter could be used to extract codes from the early automotive computer systems by counting the number of hand sweeps, try that with a digital meter. Some sensors need an analog meter to check for a momentary signal voltage but of course checking some sensors with an analog meter could cause damage. The fact is there is a need for both and I keep both in my box but the analog (an older Simpson) is rarely used, still it sometimes comes in very handy.

Also I never intended it to sound like I thought those Craftsman outfits should just be thrown away just that they are really not worth spending much money on to get one operational considering what they are.
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