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    Megger

    What brand/type megger do you guys recomend? I mostly work on 480v equipment.

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    i have an inexpensive Supco megger. Does the job just fine for me
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    Fluke 1587. It is also my backup DDM for when my 87-V gets wet. Both units have been great!! I've not had good luck with supco products and false or misleading measurement could make me look ignorant and cause more problem because i wanted to save a few dollars. I've even hear factory Carrier service tech making jokes about supco. They told me to throw away my capacitor testor.

    I've never had any problem with Fluke products since i've began using them. I won't go any other way at this point.

    I suggest wait for a great deal on a 1577 or 1587 and jump in on one.

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    I have this one. Can't beat it in that price range. Check the specs.

    http://www.tequipment.net/AEMC1026.html

    Last edited by hvacrmedic; 04-22-2012 at 07:30 PM.

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    I have used the supco M500 for years, they have a new one the M1000D

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    Quote Originally Posted by rdholder View Post
    I have used the supco M500 for years, they have a new one the M1000D
    It's a rebadged Victor VC60B+, which sells for bout 40 bucks.

    http://www.storeinfinity.com/vc60b-d...ohm-meter.html

    http:// http://www.ebay.com/itm/VC60...item27c61e952a


    Victor


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    The Supco emblem is about a 150 dollar upgrade.

    http://www.google.com/search?source=...f5a4afcb920326


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    Last edited by hvacrmedic; 04-23-2012 at 12:06 AM.

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    Repaired a bad eBay link below.


    Quote Originally Posted by hvacrmedic View Post
    It's a rebadged Victor VC60B+, which sells for bout 40 bucks.

    http://www.storeinfinity.com/vc60b-d...ohm-meter.html

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/VC60B-Digita...item27c61e952a


    Victor


    Supco


    The Supco emblem is about a 150 dollar upgrade.

    http://www.google.com/search?source=...f5a4afcb920326


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    I have a Fluke 1507 I bought on ebay. It was cheaper than the 1577 or 1587.
    Works great.

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    Anybody know if the Fieldpiece SMG5 is any good?

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