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I have to measure the output current & voltage of a High Frecuency, High Voltage transformer, I can measure the Output Voltage...
I want to talk about the context to this first, I'm in my first year at college studying level 2 electrical installation and for Christmas my family got me a toolkit which had some tools , multimeter and a soldering iron. They didn't really know much about things like that and they wanted it to...
I'm a product design student working on a project and am looking to get some advice.
I would like to buy a cheap test instrument that can carry out the following earth continuity test.
Maximum resistance 0,50 ohms measured by passing a minimum current of 10 A at between 6 V and 12 V for at...
I'm currently looking at purchasing a multimeter but browsing online the price varies from under £10 to hundreds. Can anyone recommend a decent multimeter around £50 - £60 or would I need to fork out £100 plus?
Your experienced advise will be much appreciated.
I've been told I need to wire the multimeter in series with the LED I'm trying to measure. I tried doing that and now the COB won't power on. I made a diagram for the wiring when I initially successfully wired up the LED so I'll post a picture of that below along with pictures of my wiring...
Friend had a multimeter, not a very dear one just £30, was testing an outside light and said he tested the whole light inside belled everything out and tested the ballast which has built in ignitor and came to use his multimeter and it’s coming up with weird readings could this be why?
I'm new here and by no means an electrician.
I was left a fluke 902 by my neighbor who moved out. I just wanted to test it if it works but when checking AA batteries for example it gives me different readings when I reverse polarity. The same battery shows 1.2 and -1.5 when turned around.
On a 24v circuit i use a link between lots of io to test inputs.
Can i use the multimeter to short the terminals like a link (copper wire) if so what setting would be best. I know boltage reading doesnt act like a short. But not sure to try anything else encase i break the thing...
I currently have an intermittent issue with a disabled alarm system. The pullcord has a fault monitor connected across it in the form of a resistor and diode in series which I suspect is the culprit. The diode only reads continuity one way as expected but the resistance through it the correct...
I was fitting some downlights in a kitchen this week & spotted this in the garage, after the customer paid me he said "you can also take that avo home with you if you like it"
Will be very usefull in the future :)
My multimeter is a Fluke 116.
I'm looking at buying a new clamp on ampmeter that goes with this multimeter
( add on that plugs into it).
Anyone got one, what do you think of it ?
Is it better to buy a completely separate meter. .?
Your opinions please ?
Hi, I'm looking for a cheapish but good multimeter with a backlight on the display and turns off automatically.
The cheapest Fluke 101 has auto-off but the website doesn't say if it has a backlight.
I am interested in making my own steel pendant light as a little project - not for sale.
The rose would be bare steel which I am going to lacquer. The ceiling rose strap has an earth and it is connected to the rose by side thumbscrews. I am going to remove some lacquer on the rose where the...
I have a Fluke digital multimeter and whilst testing live to earth on a controller, it tripped the rcd.
Can anyone explain why?
Is it like the fluke t120 voltage indicators where you have to test between live and neutral for 5 secs beforehand?
I just started a 2 year course on electrical instalations city and guilds.
Now, as a result, I am in need of a tester. One that can do all of the following if possible and not too expensive.
I am selling my Fluke multimeter as i am having a clear out of my tools and equipment. This multimeter is brand new, never been used,been in a toolbox, still has the plastic protective cover over the display, comes complete with test leads and full instruction manual, cost new over...
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