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BSide ACM03 plus clamp meter review and teardown

Posted on Monday, July 24th, 2017 in Teardowns by DP

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A review and teardown of a cheap Hall effect clamp meter (ACM03 Plus) from Kerry Wong:

I recently purchased a BSide ACM03 Plus clamp meter so that I could do some high current measurements for my tab welder project. This meter can be bought on eBay for around $25, which makes it one of the cheapest Hall effect clamp meters on the market that is capable of measuring both AC and DC current.
Since this is such a cheap meter, I wasn’t expecting much. But it actually feels really sturdy in hand and the construction looks reasonably solid, which is certainly a good start. It came with a nice little black pouch inside a non-descriptive cardboard box. It even includes a decent product manual.

More details on Kerry D. Wong’s blog.

Check out the video after the break.

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One Response to “BSide ACM03 plus clamp meter review and teardown”

  1. Drone says:

    Jeez, the very limited DCA: 40A/400A±3.0% capability, no RMS at all, and the CAT=DEATH rating makes this a NO BUY at any price – much less $40.

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