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Old 4th April 2013, 08:28 PM   #11
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Take a look of this:

EEVblog #112 GSM vs The Fluke 87V Multimeter | EEVblog - The Electronics Engineering Video Blog
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Old 4th April 2013, 08:38 PM   #12
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FLUKE New 87III or used 87 V for same price?
Yes I know that issue. The late production one with newest TL175 twist guard CAT IV leads does not suffer that GSM bug. I know bcs I tested the one I got a few months ago on a good opportunity I hit on ebay coming from Middle East. That one was Amazon USA level pricing but it only showed up again at 450$. Thankfully it survived the customs with only mm away from the instrument box inspect knife cut and no tax.
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Do you think the 87 and 87 III have this issue too?
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Old 4th April 2013, 09:18 PM   #14
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FLUKE New 87III or used 87 V for same price?
Its not mentioned for earlier models, probably not being tested for that by users as far as I have seen. This is a truly minor issue for practical use even if with inflicted serial numbers mind you. Brand new 87V of late production are revised. Board Rev 011.
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Its not mentioned for earlier models, probably not being tested for that by users as far as I have seen. This is a truly minor issue for practical use even if with inflicted serial numbers mind you. Brand new 87V of late production are revised. Board Rev 011.
I finally got a mint Fluke 87V meter and it has Board Rev 10 on the box says 08/2010 and it does not have any problems with GSM.
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FLUKE New 87III or used 87 V for same price?
Congratulated you already in the other thread too.
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Old 1st May 2013, 09:28 PM   #17
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FLUKE New 87III or used 87 V for same price?
P.S. Maybe there are different frequencies in USA GSM? Certainly that issue was reported in foreign countries that FLUKE has no design facilities.
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Old 1st May 2013, 10:02 PM   #18
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Maybe you are right! I try with a few cell and nothing. I know the 87v have Rev 09, 10, 11. mine is rev 10. Well for the price that I paid $160 mint condition (see pictures in my other thread) I would not mind if it had that minor issue.
This is the best meter I ever had!!!
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