[volt-nuts] 540b Arrival...........
tmicallef at gmail.com
Wed Sep 30 11:35:59 EDT 2015
I would be interested in a copy. I tried getting the document earlier this
year but the USPS destroyed the only copy the shipper had.
On Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 10:50 AM, Bill Gold <wpgold3637 at att.net> wrote:
> Sounds like you got a good find. Clean, batteries hold a charge and
> been updated by someone. The lithium batteries are probably the power for
> the modification that solves the problem that the Mercury Battery for the
> Reference Supply being "unobtainium" anymore. I have a pdf of the
> modification including schematic. I can send it to you by PM if you are
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Garrido" <d.garrido at me.com>
> To: <volt-nuts at febo.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 6:22 AM
> Subject: [volt-nuts] 540b Arrival...........
> > Hello All,
> > My new to me 540b arrived last evening. I have never used one of these
> I put it on the bench, opened it up and inspected it looking for leaks
> primarily. EVERYTHING is spotless. Fluke factory cal stickers everywhere.
> AND………….after plugging her in over night, all of the batteries take a
> and test in the middle of the BATT scale.
> > CRAZY!!!!!
> > All of the batteries in the 20 cell pack are individually shrink wrapped
> in light blue and the two others on top are AA size lithiums. Two of them
> side-by-side. Was this a factory mod? All the work looks to be factory,
> but who knows if the PO was just REALLY good at clean work.
> > Anyhoo………thanks for the bandwidth.
> > Cheers,
> > David
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