[Homeroast] Fluke 52 thermometer

Rich rich-mail at octoxol.com
Wed Mar 30 17:56:44 CDT 2011

I hope you bought it cheap.  Check the repair manual and bypass the 
internal reference thermocouple and see what happens.

On 03/30/2011 05:41 PM, sci wrote:
> Hank,
> Yes, the unit displays JK in the startup, then defaults to K.
> It's odd that such a clean unit won't function.
> Thanks,
> Ivan
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> Is the unit set to a K-type TC?
> On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 7:35 PM, sci<scizen at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Does anybody know anything about Fluke thermometers? I bought a this dual
>> unit (Model 52, not the newer style 52-II) from Ebay to use with my QM3.
>> However, I can't get it to work. It is used, but barely even has a scratch
>> on it. I powers on perfectly and every button responds, but it just won't
>> pull up ?a temperature reading with the k-type TC (which does work in
>> another unit).
>> I have tried replacing the battery. Any ideas on what could be wrong?
>> Thanks,
>> Ivan
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