[volt-nuts] Agilent 3458A Positive Experience

Pete Lancashire pete at petelancashire.com
Fri Feb 10 20:31:46 UTC 2012

And some of their competition wonder why they never get any repeat sales ..

I doubt such "above and beyond" is in many if any MBA or today's "how
to increase your quarterly profits" text books

On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 11:14 AM, Marv Gozum @ JHN <marvin.gozum at jefferson.edu>
> This is great to know Joe.  Just curious, 'home cal'd' 3458a sounds like a
> challenge.  When you say 2 of the AC ranges were off, which ones?  Do you
> have a variable AC voltage and frequency source to use, or did you use some
> other substitute?
> With the Agilent unit DC gain needing adjustment, did the any DC or ohms
> functions read off specifications before the Agilent was calibrated?
> At 09:09 02/10/2012, J. L. Trantham wrote:
>> requiring me to 're-cal' the meter using 'in house'
>> equipment.
>> After leaving the meters on for several weeks, with all functions
>> seemingly
>> correct, I sent both to Agilent for their Agilent Calibration for $579.81
>> each.  Both passed (with my 'home-cal'd' unit being off on only 2 of the
>> AC
>> ranges and the Agilent unit being off only in the DC Gain) and were
>> returned
>> in about 10 days, amazingly fast.
> Best Wishes,
> Marv Gozum
> Philadelphia
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