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Old 02-03-2019, 12:32 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Aliexpress cap meter - any good ?

Good day folks. So my Aneng 8008 meter has a capacitance meter built into it, but I reckon it's better to have a proper tool for the job so I was thinking of getting myself one of these...does anyone have any experience with anything of the sorts ? Are they good, are they bad ? Surely it won't be laboratory-grade level, but enough to do my job with. By the looks of it, it's probably one of those kits that we see everywhere, just pre-installed in a case. It looks promising on the outside...
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Old 02-03-2019, 01:04 PM   #2
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Default Re: Aliexpress cap meter - any good ?

Yes it's nice, I've mentioned it here:
https://www.badcaps.net/forum/showth...607#post824607

To be honest I do prefer the first one I bought, a GM328R without case.
But that might be more down to sentimental reasons
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Old 02-03-2019, 01:14 PM   #3
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Yeah, I came across the GM328 one as well but I thought the added case made the BSIDE one worthwhile.
I'm actually achin' to see what's inside one of those BSIDEs I linked to. It would be pretty interesting if it were the same circuit inside
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Old 02-03-2019, 01:20 PM   #4
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Default Re: Aliexpress cap meter - any good ?

Of course it is, I posted some photos of it on eevblog.

http://www.eevblog.com/forum/testgea...82/#msg1371182
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Yes eevblog seems to be down for the moment, the link is good...
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Default Re: Aliexpress cap meter - any good ?

Are any of these capacitor ESR tester that this thread has been talked about earlier are really any good and worth the money

Or do you need to spend more money to get a better one

I have a blue ESR capacitor tester and it service well for years

But I have been thinking about buying another ESR capacitor tester

This why I am am asking this question

Can anyone recommend one and the reason for recommending it
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Old 02-09-2019, 11:50 PM   #8
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Default Re: Aliexpress cap meter - any good ?

they work.
depending on the one you get, they do lots of other usefull shit too.

a bit long, but a fun read.
https://www.badcaps.net/forum/showthread.php?t=50720
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