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articles:calipers-advantages_and_disadvantages [2019/03/17 18:46]
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 **Disadvantages:​** **Disadvantages:​**
-  * Battery life in cheaper types is usually ​limited+  * Battery life in "cheaper" ​types is often very limited
   * Solar powered versions may not function in low light situations (Users report that a flashlight quickly remedies that problem) ​   * Solar powered versions may not function in low light situations (Users report that a flashlight quickly remedies that problem) ​
   * Susceptible to environmental damage (e.g., liquids such as oils or coolants can cause them to malfunction)   * Susceptible to environmental damage (e.g., liquids such as oils or coolants can cause them to malfunction)
   * If non-functioning (after replacing the battery) they can be difficult or impossible to repair   * If non-functioning (after replacing the battery) they can be difficult or impossible to repair
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