Chance are, you either own of have access to a multimeter. They are pretty common, and if most think hard enough, they probably don’t remember how they acquired the one they have now. Because they seem to just appear in people’s tool collections, you may not be as familiar with this awesome tool as you’d hoped.
Multimeters are used to help troubleshoot electrical issues. They test for things like AC & DC voltage, DC Amperage, Resistance, Continuity, and some other more specific measurements. When it comes time to actually use the multimeter, you may be confused about setting it up or what you should be reading. In this episode of Bits, we discuss the components, indications, settings, and some basic reading tips.
So, study up on that awesome tool that can help fix those irritating electrical issues in your life.