[Homeroast] Fluke 52 thermometer

Rich rich-mail at octoxol.com
Wed Mar 30 19:15:33 CDT 2011


The only way I have ever seen any John Fluke equipment fail is if the 
input limits are grossly exceeded.

On 03/30/2011 06:04 PM, Hank Perkins wrote:
> Or send it back to Fluke for repairs.  We have quite a bit of Fluke
> equipment on the production line and in the lab.  I don't recall
> having any of it break.  That doesn't sound good.
>
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 5:56 PM, Rich<rich-mail at octoxol.com>  wrote:
>> 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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