18 Jul 2015

Review: Cheap eBay transistor tester

A review, test, and teardown of a cheap transistor / component tester purchased on eBay.

eBay item:
LCD ESR Meter Transistor Tester Capacitance Inductance Diode Triode MOS NPN PNP

Here’s the original review and teardown video:

Here’s a follow up video where I test some old germanium transistors:

About the Author:

Hardware and software engineer with experience in product development and building automation. Director at Cabot Technologies and Product Manager at NEX Data Management Systems.

1 comment

  1. […] over the Fluke 116, such as dual display and RS-485 data output. You may have seen it briefly in my transistor / component tester review video. I now predominantly use it as a data logging meter using software I’ve developed. The […]

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