Videos


DIY Arduino Esr Meter Shield - Part 1: Intro & Demo



More info @
http://www.discoveringelectronics.com/diy-esr-meter-arduino-shield-part-1-intro-demo/

This is part 1 of the Arduino ESR Shield I designed.

Here is a link to instructions on easily making your own transformer:
http://www.discoveringelectronics.com/diy-transformer-for-arduino-uno-esr-shield-project/

Part 2 can be seen here: http://youtu.be/A7zkOLQIq9s

In this video I go over the background of the design, I then demo the operation and functions of the meter and go over future video segments I am doing to explain how it works and how to make one yourself.

The circuit used is based on a design by Manfred Morninweg and can be reviewed at http://ludens.cl/Electron/esr/esr.html

Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 6,177
Added: 1 year
Runtime: 16:52
Comments: 21

Tags for this video:  



Find more videos in the: "Tech"
Uploaded by: Dennis Hill
See more videos uploaded by Dennis Hill


Related Videos:

DIY Arduino Esr Meter Shield - Part 2: Eaglecad Files And Toner Transfer Overview
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 2647
Here is a link to instructions on easily making your own transformer:...
Electronics Trivia #10 - Asian Component Tester
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 988
We look at a $20 Capacitor, resistor, inductance, ESR, transistor, diode, LED tester and identifier.
Free DIY Projects of LC, ESR Meter & Transistor Tester (LCM3 & AVR Transistor Tester)
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 7385
This video documents the function of measuring instruments that are freely accessible for DIY designers. AVR Transistor Tester (AVR Component...
LCD Monitor power supply repair
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 65328
Most of LCD monitors are prone to having bad capacitors in their power supply after a while. Generally this is caused by low quality capacitors...
EASIEST Galaxy S3 Screen Replacement - DIY Repair Fix LCD Glass Quick and Easy
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 1011097
I broke my screen again. In this video I replace, an already replaced chinese glass screen. My process will be much shorter than those that are...
Transistor Tester Capacitor ESR Inductance Resistor Meter
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 7978
Video und Schnitt Georg Z, www.99099erfurt.de...
Low cost ESR Meter review
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 20483
Quick review of a "new Capacitor ESR Tester Capacitance Equivalent Series Resistance meter" I got from eBay for about 14 €. The results are...
Esr Meter MESR100 v2 Hands on look at a low priced Equivalent series resistance meter.
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 15345
------------------------------ Click "Show More" -------------------------------------- In this video we will have a look at the MESR100 esr meter...
Review: Peak Atlas ESR70 Capacitance and ESR meter
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 34162
A review of the Peak ESR70+ ESR and capacitance meter. A comparison to the following multimeters: Fluke 287, Agilent U1272A, UNI-T UT71D, Fluke115,...
Китайский прибор для измерения ESR электролитических конденсаторов - Обзор
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 18329
Китайский прибор для измерения ESR электролитических конденсаторов и не только - Обзор (Transistor Tester Capacitor ESR Inductance Resistor Meter...
Arduino Programming with Visual Micro For Visual Studio 2010 Pro - Install - Demo - Uninstall
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 4152
Programming Arduino boards in Visual Studio 2010 Professional with the Visual Micro plug-in. http://www.VisualMicro.com
RLC/ESR Meter based on stm32f100
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 5388
Simple & small RLC meter, based on stm32f100c4t6, capable of measuring 0.001Ohm - 500kOhm impedance values down to 1milliohm, capacitance 100pF -...
Arduino Programming with Visual Micro for Atmel Studio 6.1 - Part 1 - Overview & Micro Explorer demo
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 4195
Brief overview of the Visual Micro plug-in for Atmel Studio and demo of the integrated Micro Explorer utility. More info http://www.VisualMicro.com
Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) Meter - Test Capacitors
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 18915
This is my home brew ESR meter that measures the resistance of electrolytic capacitors. I used the design provided by Manfred at...
Измеритель LCR, ESR и не только.
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 26513
Эксперименты с бескорпусным измерительным прибором (для разработчиков, OEM). Тестирование и измерение параметров радиокомпонентов: прямой ток...
Postbag #9: Component Tester, USB Dinky, 3V Pump, Ferrite Rings
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 11145
The postman probably doesn't like me. Small 12864 LCD Transistor Tester Capacitance ESR Meter Diode Triode MOS LCR NPN http://r.ebay.com/w6qFLq...
Arduino Programming with Visual Micro for Atmel Studio 6.1 - Part 3 - Compile & Debug
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 2083
More info @ http://www.VisualMicro.com
Arduino Capacitance Meter
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 4380
I built a capacitance meter and am proud to say A) it works, and B) my caps are in tolorence. Using a commercial multimeter to measure some low...
ATLAS ESR70 ESR/Capacitance meter demonstration
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 5496
Demonstration of Peak Atlas ESR70 ESR and capacitance meter showing the measuring of ESR, determination of good/bad ESR, measuring capacitance....
DIY Arduino Esr Meter Shield - Part 4: Code
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 741
Watch in HD! Here is a link to instructions on easily making your own transformer:...
DIY Arduino Esr Meter Shield - Part 3: Arduino Shield Setup & Calibration
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 1388
Watch in HD! Here is a link to instructions on easily making your own transformer:...
DIY ESR Meter
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 14640
DIY ESR Meter designed by Manfred Mornhinweg. (http://www.ludens.cl/Electron/esr/esr.html) Grab the PDF and more info @...
Arduino Programming with Visual Micro for Atmel Studio 6.1 - Part 5 - Debug-Halt-Pause Extern
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 1179
More info @ http://www.VisualMicro.com
Measure Capacitor ESR with an Oscilloscope and Function Generator
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 19722
This video discusses how to measure the ESR (equivalent series resistance) of a capacitor using an oscilloscope and function generator. All of the...
Capacitor ESR test w/o ESR meter
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating 
Views: 17745
Hello. Sort of an update on a LCD TV I am repairing during my spare time, but this is mostly a quick visual run of how to use an...

Comments:

Author snipersquad100 (10 months)
Hi ive got your eagle schematic and have put the design onto the
breadboard, im having a problem getting a voltage to the transformer. I got
2.5v going into the + side of c4 10uf electrolytic cap but nothing comes
out, if I put it on mv setting I get -0.4mv. tried different caps but same
result.

Author ingram010 (8 months)
Hi Dennis, you seem to know what your talking about when it comes to
measuring ESR, My question is what modifications would I need to make to
your design to measure down to 1 milliohm, for my college project I am to
investigate how to measure very low ESR values on a charged electrolytic
capacitors, I have seen this circuit by Lawrence P. Glaister at
http://members.shaw.ca/swstuff/esrmeter.html who has a nice circuit with
isolation and input protection. Any thoughts would be gratefully
appreciated.

Author Francisco T (1 year)
Hi Dennis I picked up all the parts yesterday except the transformer. Can
you suggest anything where I might be able to scavenge a small transformer
like that. Thx

Author RenanzinhoSP (1 year)
Amazing project. Congratulations!

Author Vintage USA Tech (1 year)
Thanks man I got all that shit in my pocket! I couldn't find any Franklins
for a ESR meter lol now I don't have too

Author Krzysztof Lorkowski (1 year)
It's the most complete video on Arduino ESR meter I have seen on YouTube.

Author Dennis Hill (1 year)
Yes, Manfred has a page on his site discussing how to wind a transformer
for this project. Check the link to Manfred Morninweg's site in the
description.

Author ciprianwiner (1 year)
This project rocks. Keep up the good work. I'm working on mine wich is
using the same schematic as yours but only with a analog 500µA meter and as
you said in your previous video, it just doesn't cut it on the resolution.
I'm experimenting with the Op-Amps that i have laying aroung and the best
of the bunch seems to be the TL082 but I am going to try LM324 tomorrow. It
will be nice to make myself an Arduino ESR but the parts costs here in
Romania double that an already made digital one. Cheers!

Author Dennis Hill (1 year)
Thanks! I still have two videos left to finish the project. I have been
waiting for the Visual Micro release for Atmel Studio to do the programming
code for the Arduino. The Atmel Studio IDE is great & FREE! Visual Micro is
an add-in for programming the Arduino platform & is FREE also! Visual Micro
does include a debugger you can try free for 30 days, but you don't have to
have it; it is nice and only costs $15. Check out my video on the install
and I'll get the programming video up soon.

Author Dennis Hill (1 year)
Thanks! It really wasn't too bad after I decided to use the 1.1 Volt
internal reference of the Arduino for the ADC.

Author Dennis Hill (1 year)
Glad you like it. Let me know how it turns out!

Author Dennis Hill (1 year)
1. It wasn't too bad. Manfred had done all the real work of coming up with
the idea of the step down transformer, that isolated the Device Under Test,
and to provide the low impedance output! I just had to put the circuit on
the shield and come up with a way to attenuate signal in order to scale it
properly for measurement with the ADC and add the ability to adjust the
test frequency. There are certainly better ways of doing what I threw
together.

Author ElectronFun.com (1 year)
Your project is great! You must have devoted a lot of time for it. I've got
two questions: 1. How did you manage to make your shield based on Manfred
Mornhinweg's analog design and write Arduino code for it? I guess It must
have been a very difficult part of your project. 2. How did you pick a
proper transformer (if I heard right - you salvaged it from an old PC power
supply). How did you know it's parameters (I mean primary and secondary
windings) and know that it would work with your shield?

Author Renan Santana Pelícia (1 year)
I see.

Author Dennis Hill (1 year)
Thanks! I tried a couple of different op-amps also and I had the best luck
with the rail-rail, it really makes the difference.

Author Dennis Hill (1 year)
2. I originally built Manfreds design and used it as a test base. I found
an off the shelf audio transformer at Radio Shack that worked well but was
too large to use for this build. I was going through my parts when I came
across the transformer I used. The xformer needs to be around 20:1 and pull
< 100 mA ( the lower the better) on the primary windings. Manfred has a
great writeup on his page discussing the xformer. There is a link to his
site in the description of this video.

Author Francisco T (1 year)
You also mention building it with a toroid. Can you suggest a site where I
might learn how to do that. Thx again

Embed Video:

URL 
Link 

Search Video

Top Videos

Top 100 >>>

Videos

Analyse website