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We’re Hiring!

Shipping/Receiving Part Time Job Silicon Valley Test & Measurement (www.siliconvalleytest.com) is one of the leading providers of used and refurbished electronic test equipment to Silicon Valley’s tech industry. The company has an opening for a permanent half time afternoon position starting ASAP. Position entails shipment of customer orders, receipt and logging in of incoming equipment […]

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Support California Right to Repair Legislation

Just wanted to share a letter we wrote to our representatives in the California Assembly: I own a small business that does repairs and after market sales of instruments that are vital to the technology innovation occurring in Silicon Valley. These instruments cost more than cars when new yet we do not have the same […]

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Test Equipment Inventory Phantoms

The used and reconditioned test equipment market can be a zoo with some unusual beasts but none stranger than the inventory phantom!  These companies list on their website thousands of pieces of equipment, but strangely, many of them do not include prices.  Our view on this is that its impossible for a customer to make […]

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Introducing Online Test Reports

We’ve written in the past about our belief that the used and reconditioned test equipment market could use some transparency in the area of performance verification of the equipment we sell. Today I would like to announce the availability of online test reports for all of our used/reconditioned equipment for which the manufacturer has published […]

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Importance of Performance Verification

Electronic Test Equipment on eBay – At Silicon Valley Test & Measurement, like a number other resellers, we sell a lot on eBay and along the way we’ve developed an opinion about the deals that can be found there.  The good side and the reason we and so many others in our industry are active on that platform […]

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Interesting Features of the Keysight U1282A Multimeter

The Keysight U1282A has generated a number of reviews (eg here) but I thought it would be helpful to take a deep dive into the operators manual and clear up a few misconceptions. This meter has a remarkable number of features which once set up allow the meter to adapt to a wide variety of […]

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Sale on Keysight Handhelds

Running through the end of Feb we have a tremendous sale on all handheld units from Keysight Technologies including the top of the line U1282A multimeter which was just released last October. Also included are a pair of handheld oscilloscopes, the 20 MHz U1602B and the 40 MHz U1604B. Both are 2 channel units with a […]

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