Kerry Wong did a teardown of a Wavetek 1045 RF power meter: I bought a Wavetek 1045 RF power meter off eBay a few weeks ago. It came with a 13787 detector which is capable of measuring RF power between -50 dBm to 10 dBm with a frequency range of 1 MHz to 18 GHz. […]
Kerry Wong did a teardown of an HP 436A power meter: HP 436A is a power meter capable of measuring RF power between -70 dBm and 44 dBm (roughly between 0.1 nW to 25 W) with a frequency range from 100 kHz all the way upwards to 110 GHz depending on the sensor module selected. This power […]
Here’s an example of PyroFer’s DIY workaround to a problem: So, after Google killed the Google PowerMeter api I got the incentive to finish my own project using it. Odd huh. I wrote loads of code to hook into the Google API ages ago, but never got the hardware setup. Now After Google announce the […]
Dan Stahlke built an open source homebrew power usage meter based on the Atmega168. The project stores the measurements on an SD card. Just might be the ticket for monitoring holiday display power usage. Via Electronics-lab.