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Apr 26, 2012, 01:47 PM
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Anybody use this wattmeter? Multi-function Wattmeter FD-WM


Hi Guys,


I posted this over in the "Power systems group", didn't get any hits there so I thought I would ask here:

I came across this wattmeter on Ebay, I'm trying to get some opinions about it. Anybody out there have any experience with one?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Multi-functi...item23127afe80


Thanks Much,

Bill


I bought one review in last post today.
Last edited by Bill Smudge; May 22, 2012 at 08:23 AM. Reason: I bought one
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Apr 26, 2012, 02:49 PM
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Your link says it's been removed..

Did it sound too good to be true?
Apr 26, 2012, 04:51 PM
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I don't know why that Ebay link quit here is another, maybe not too good to be true, but has some pretty nice features and is small enough to go up in some planes.

Bill
Apr 26, 2012, 08:10 PM
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Original link is still there at this time.

It is now a "private listing", which is no big deal. Maybe it was removed temporarily while it was changed to a private listing?
Apr 26, 2012, 08:43 PM
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That looks a little weak Bill.
For $9 more bucks I'd get this one.
Apr 26, 2012, 10:23 PM
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I've got the GT Power meter in the link above. Works great. I'm happy with it, and it's plenty accurate. Plus, its display is a major advantage over the eBay one; you can see all your parameters at once versus having them come up one at a time. Keeping test runs as short as possible is important if you want to avoid component damage.
Apr 27, 2012, 12:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Boogie_
That looks a little weak Bill.
For $9 more bucks I'd get this one.
Thanks I just did!
Apr 27, 2012, 07:37 AM
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That looks a little weak Bill.
For $9 more bucks I'd get this one.
Nice, but the one Bill linked to is meant to go in the plane and record inflight readings.
Apr 27, 2012, 09:58 AM
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Thanks I just did!
Me, too.
Apr 27, 2012, 10:01 AM
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Boogie refer to this thread and tell them you want commission!

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Me, too.
Apr 27, 2012, 01:46 PM
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Thanks for the info guys, I'll probably get the GT power.

Bill
Apr 27, 2012, 08:39 PM
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Is this the same thing form Hobby King?: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=10080
Apr 27, 2012, 09:39 PM
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Anyone know if these meters will hold and scroll max readings?
Apr 27, 2012, 10:33 PM
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Is this the same thing form Hobby King?
99% probable.

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Anyone know if these meters will hold and scroll max readings?
I have the one from HK and it does
Apr 27, 2012, 10:53 PM
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The Turnigy and GT meters look identical on all levels except the label, and it's just not like the Chinese to independently develop two products with such a level of similarity I suppose they could have different firmware which might affect performance in some way, but I can't imagine that there would be all that much of a difference.

The meter saves and scrolls max current, min voltage, max power, and the total amp-hours and watt-hours used, in addition to the three fixed momentary readouts (A, V, W). No buttons to fiddle with, either


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