|3458A CLIP.pdf||Component-Level Information Packet
for HP 3458A Digital Multimeter
DO IT YOURSELF COMPONENT LEVEL REPAIRS
HISTORY OF COMPONENT LEVEL INFORMATION PACKETS (CLIPS)
In the early 1980's, Hewlett-Packard made an cmler of magnitude improvement in the qualify and reliability of HP Digital MuLlimc:lcn:,
These improvcmcnlS resulted from an HP-widc objective of. XIOqualily ImptoYcment in hardware prcxlUCI.$. HP DMMs introduced du ring
the 1980s have very low (ailure rale5 ;u a result 0( the reliability improvemc:nts.
This dramatic improvement in (ailure ratescallSed HP 10 change from I tOCI'IponenL level I'Cpilir strategy loan assembly level repai r siralegy
on most new products including the HP 3458A. Assemb ly level repair is more cost erfwive.
Customers, such as the US Armed Forces, request component level doc\Imenl.S enabling thcm 10 do their own componcnllevel repairs.
For this reason, HP provides Compon|