[volt-nuts] Fluke 332B

Jason Pepas jasonpepas at gmail.com
Sat Jul 8 16:06:48 EDT 2017

Following this thread eagerly -- I just won a 332B on ebay last week!

On Sat, Jul 8, 2017 at 9:05 AM, Dave M <dgminala at mediacombb.net> wrote:

> David,
> I have a 332B as well, although it's been loaned out for the past couple
> of years to a friend.  I have the US Army manual PDF also, and have found
> it to be pretty complete, at least complete enough to get us through a
> couple of repairs.
> What is missing from the manual?
> The second page in the PDF has a statement that says:
> "This manual is an authentication of the manufacturer’s commercial
> literature which, through usage, has been found to cover the data required
> to operate and maintain this equipment. Since the manual was not prepared
> in accordance with military specifications, the format has not been
> structured to consider level of maintenance, nor to include a formal
> section on depot overhaul standards.
> This manual contains copyrighted information that is printed with
> permission of John Fluke Manufacturing Company, Seattle, Washington."
> From that statement, I expect that the Army manual is just a reproduction
> of the commercial Fluke manual for the 332B.
> Cheers,
> Dave M
> David C. Partridge wrote:
>> Amongst the stuff I recently acquired is a Fluke 332B (sn 4151).
>> I found the manual for the 332D on the Fluke website, but can't find
>> one specifically for the 332B apart from an incomplete US Army
>> version.
>> I have some questions:
>> 1) Does anyone know where I can find the matching manual
>> 2) If not, how useful is the 332D manual?
>> 3) It was last calibrated in 2010, and appears to be consistently low
>> in output (about 5mV at 100V, 25mV at 500V, 50mV at 1000V) after
>> being on for an hour.  Is that the sort of error I should expect
>> after that period?
>> 4) I'm leery of the chopper amp, did anyone (Dr. Frank?) do a
>> retrofit using a modern chopper op-amp or similar?
>> Thanks
>> Dave
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