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Cheap voltmeter

Postby WingAdmin » Fri Nov 13, 2015 9:22 am



I saw this come up on the sale page of an electronics supplier that I use, and thought people might be interested if you want a voltmeter for your motorcycle. It's a small digital voltmeter that reads 2.6 to 30 VDC, and they're selling them for $9.00:

http://www.goldmine-elec-products.com/p ... ber=G20971




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Re: Cheap voltmeter

Postby blackomen » Fri Nov 13, 2015 11:32 am

On my last bike (1986 Vulcan 750) I built a little box and installed one of these

http://m.ebay.com/itm/251640762344?_mwBanner=1

And one of these

http://m.ebay.com/itm/400892714318?_mwBanner=1

Sure is neat to know the moment your stator bit the dust.
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Re: Cheap voltmeter

Postby NVSB4 » Fri Nov 13, 2015 1:07 pm

WingAdmin wrote:I saw this come up on the sale page of an electronics supplier that I use, and thought people might be interested if you want a voltmeter for your motorcycle. It's a small digital voltmeter that reads 2.6 to 30 VDC, and they're selling them for $9.00:


I like the small size of these (31mm X 12mm X 9mm thick), but wonder what kind of enclosure that it would need.
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Re: Cheap voltmeter

Postby Overdog » Fri Nov 13, 2015 4:56 pm

Harbor Freight.... I think I paid $7.99 or thereabouts. It reads a bit high but I really don't care about actual voltage...I just want to be able to tell at a glance what the system is doing while i'm riding.
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Re: Cheap voltmeter

Postby Solina Dave » Fri Nov 13, 2015 10:15 pm

This one cost me $13.87 Cdn. delivered. Any of you in the states would pay even less than that I'm sure. It's dead accurate when tested against a Simpson meter, 100% waterproof, and snaps right into the opening you cut in the fairing. It's quite small at about 1 1/2" X 1". It's difficult to see in bright sunlight unless you cup your hand around it, which is a minor inconvenience, but it's clear as a bell from late afternoon on.

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Re: Cheap voltmeter

Postby edgus347 » Wed Nov 25, 2015 5:29 pm

There are some of those like that on Amazon for 2.99.

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Re: Cheap voltmeter

Postby ka4yqi » Thu Nov 26, 2015 7:40 pm

Must have been a good seller. Went to check on them and they were sold out.




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