RD USB Meter AT34

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Official specifications:
This is a USB meter with color display and fast charge protocol information.

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I got the meter in a plastic box, it did not include a manual, but a link where to download it.

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There is one push button on the back of the meter.

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Display and functions


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The main screen with voltage, current, capacity, energy, power, temperature, bank and load equivalent resistance. The temperature is the internal temperature of the tester. There is two banks to store data in.
The icons on the right are different functions, when the button is held down a marker will slowly more down the list, release button to activate that function.
The functions are: Display off, Temperature in C or F, change bank, clear bank (Bank 0 is auto reset), flip display.

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A fast press on the button will change between the two screens, this is the protocol screen with data line voltage and a guess about the used protocol.

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Here a Quick Charge 2.0 protocol is activated and the voltage display shows 12V



Measurements
Voltage

The voltage display has good precision with no current flowing.

Current

The current display is also precise.

Temp6028

M1: 47.6C, M2: 43.6C, HS1: 48.3C

Temp6029

M1: 42.7C, HS1: 48.0C

The above IR photo was taken after 30minutes with 4A.
The readings did not change, the internal temperature readout showed 58C



Tear down

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There was no screws and I could just break it apart with a spudger.

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On this side is the button and a EEPROM (HT24LC64: 8kB 1 million write/word)

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The display covers this side, it is mounted with some sticky tape.

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The microprocessor is 8051 based (N76E003AT20 18KB Flash, 1k RAM, 12 bit ADC), there is a 3.3V regulator (M5333B: 3.3V) for supplying it.

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This side also has a 0.01ohm sense resistor and a OpAmp (Marked 541IG).

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Conclusion

This is a small compact usb meter, but the easy readable color display, saved Ah & Wh and protocol information makes it a very versatile meter with enough precision for most usages.



Notes

For these USB meters I used precise equipment (Keithley: DMM7510, 2280S, Keysight: 34470A).
The usb meter was supplied by Rui Deng (RD) for review.

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