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Precision Gold M125 multimeter - unstable current reading

Discussion in 'Repairing Electronics' started by M.Joshi, Dec 4, 2017.

  1. M.Joshi

    M.Joshi New Member

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    I have a Precision Gold M125 multimeter that has served me well for many years.

    Recently I noticed that the current reading was drifting and displaying non-zero with the leads unconnected. Sometimes the reading would drift some way from zero.

    I tested the electrolytic capcitors out of circuit which seem fine. Through trial and error, I seem to have found the cause. There is a 100R resistor in the current measuring circuit that appears to have gone high resistance to mega-ohms (see attached photo above the 7R5). Are these green resistors a particular type/wattage? The package size seems to be 1206.
     

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  2. nancyvinci92

    nancyvinci92 New Member

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    Yes, they appear to be. Green resistors are 1M ohms, yeah?
     

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