[sdiy] OT: DMM recommendations

Mattias Rickardsson mr at analogue.org
Thu Mar 1 23:27:27 CET 2018

Den tors 1 mars 2018 22:01 <rsdio at audiobanshee.com> skrev:

> After maybe fifteen years, the LCD started to show a few dim digits. On a
> hunch, I took it apart and noticed that the LCD connects via carbon
> impregnated rubber. I used a little distilled water, cleaned the contacts,
> and the display has been full intensity ever since.

Fwiw, thanks to the standard failure of the info display in my Citroën XM
magic carpet, I learned that this type of conductive rubber is often called
"zebra rubber" or "zebra strips" - in case anyone needs to find
replacements online.


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