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Offline Jim Pittsburgh

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need a new multimeter
« on: December 29, 2020, 08:38:29 AM »
My vintage Radio Shack multimeter died. I'm looking for a new one, one that will be good for audio equipment repair... could use your thoughts. Would like to keep the cost down to $100 or preferably less lol  Thanks guys and Happy New Year.
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Re: need a new multimeter
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2020, 01:51:25 PM »

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Re: need a new multimeter
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2020, 01:53:06 PM »
I have one that sells for about three times that new but I grabbed it at the thrift for almost nothing and it doesn't have audible continuity.   A feature I really miss.   Maybe I'll get one of those.

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Offline vpgh

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Re: need a new multimeter
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2020, 07:31:14 PM »
I remember the Harbor Freight sells some for about $20. It's not bad at all.

Offline Jim Pittsburgh

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Re: need a new multimeter thoughts on a Klein MM700?
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2020, 08:50:01 AM »
any thoughts on a Klein Tools MM700 Multimeter? 
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Re: need a new multimeter
« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2020, 10:15:13 AM »
I have one that sells for about three times that new but I grabbed it at the thrift for almost nothing and it doesn't have audible continuity.   A feature I really miss.   Maybe I'll get one of those.

That would be a show stopper for me, I think that's my most used function. I have a crappy green and yellow meter that came from Lowe's years ago with a socket tester and live wire tester, it's gotten me by, but I wouldn't pay for it again.

Sorry, I have nothing to add or recommend except every time I look at new multimeters it overwhelms the brain - so many options, choices, prices, etc...