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    Another multimeter question.

    hey everyone, I am looking for some advice, I am thinking of getting a new DMM for industrial work, mostly motors, digital io, not much analog. Currently my go to is the fluke 87v, but when it gets wet the alarm for the leads comes up, I have cleaned it out a few times and it is still a problem...
  2. S

    sorry .... i have a multitester fluke 87 true rms multimeter ..... now order leads and a buzzer ... and very annoying

    sorry .... i have a multitester fluke 87 true rms multimeter ..... now order leads and a buzzer ... and very annoying
  3. S

    Multifunction Tester

    I need to buy a multifunction tester for testing 3 phase installations. Looking at Fluke 1662 Multifunction Installation Tester or Megger 1741 Multifunction Installation Tester. Has anyone used these and which one would you reccomend?
  4. R

    Which Multimeter?

    I’m looking to get a Multimeter for work. As I’ve been told that I would need to get one. Any recommendations please?
  5. Zer0900

    New multimeter, suggestions?

    Hi all. So my cheapo multimeter bit the dust and want to buy a decent one. Most lads I know have the T5-1000 Fluke one which seems fine to me...
  6. F

    Industrial Measuring current using a Shunt Resistor & an Oscilloscope

    Hi people, I'm new using forums for this kind of purposes, so please forgive me if I can't explain myself well, also if this is the wrong sub-forum please tell me ¡. I have to measure the output current & voltage of a High Frecuency, High Voltage transformer, I can measure the Output Voltage...
  7. K

    Multimeter showing reading when nothing is plugged in

    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...
  8. F

    Multimeter - basic continuity test

    Hi 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...
  9. C

    Can anyone recommend a mid range multimeter

    Hi Guys, 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.
  10. O

    Measuring Direct Current with Fluke Multimeter?

    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...
  11. B

    Multimeter false readings

    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?
  12. D

    Multimeter testing - help

    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. Any...
  13. D

    Use multimeter to short io

    Hello guys 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...
  14. D

    Diode advice

    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...
  15. Ib≤In≤Iz

    Nice gift from a customer

    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 :)
  16. Last plumber

    Fluke amp clamp

    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 ?
  17. R

    Decent Multimeter with backlight and auto-off.

    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. Thanks.
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    Multimeter earth continuity

    Hi 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...
  19. happyhippydad

    Analog voltage tester?

    Could anyone give me a link or tell me were to get an analog voltage tester? Just want to be prepared for phantom voltage! Cheers all :smile5:
  20. N

    Multimeter tripping rcd...

    Hi all, 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? Thanks
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    Megger DCM330

    Has anyone used this multimeter, if so is it any good?
  22. K

    how to use mulimeter analog. i require to check charger volt and ampere.

    how to use mulimeter analog. i require to check charger volt and ampere. Please help me...I want to say thank you for all your kind help.
  23. H

    VC99+ 6999 auto range multimeter tester Amp C Tcompared FLUKE analog bar

    I am a trainee electrician, can any one tell me if i buy a second hand VC99+ 6999 auto range multimeter tester Amp C Tcompared FLUKE analog bar does this comply with the uk regs?
  24. A

    In need of testing tools advise....

    Hello everybody. 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. Continuity Insulation Resistance Polarity Supply voltage Circuit current I was...
  25. dexy

    For Sale Fluke 179 true rms multimeter

    Hi Chaps, 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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    Four core Power Cable Short Circuit

    Hello Everyone! Refer to the subject, please guide me in a situation, there is a power cable 25sq. mm, 4 core pvc/pvc non swa buried directly in ground and in some ducts.The cable has damaged anywhere and it shows short circuit between every conductor.I have tested with a uni-T multimeter, it...
  27. D

    Insulation Resistance 500v if testing between E with L and N connected???

    My multimeters lowest IR setting is 500v so if I test between earth and L and N connect together could I still damage selv/pelv equipment? Thanks
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    No power from meter? Is this meter or wiring fault?

    Problem with meter / distribution board. All electric has gone off. Electronic Prepayment Meter. Power going into meter. When distribution board is OFF then there is power from the meter to the board. The moment a load is applied there is no power from the meter to the distribution board. I have...
  29. N

    wanted multimeter

    hi guys need a multimeter to include true rms auto ranging, frequency, diode test, capacitance etc you get the drift. thanks in advance.
  30. P

    Testing a computer's power supply with a multimeter

    I need to know whether or not the specifications of this multimeter (scroll down till you see the specs): Meet these requirements: Source: BFG Power to the People Thank you.
  31. N

    RCD tripping

    I am testing a residential consumer unit with an RCD that is tripping daily at different times. With a multimeter set on the 2ΩM I tested each individual fuse after switching off mains switch and RCD and out of the 10 fuses 8 gave me a reading of 0.4 between earth and phase. I am assuming that...
  32. S

    loop resistance & capacitance voltage transformers

    1. To measure loop resistance of small motors rated in KVA, we simply use a multimeter to get required results while for large motors/equipment rated in MVA we have to use a test set through which we apply some current & get the results. Why doesn't multimeter work there? 2. What is the...
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