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Multimeter Articles

How to Use an Autoranging Digital Multimeter

An autorange device allows you to use the multimeter without needing to manual adjust the knobs or dials on your device. We want to help you learn how to use an autoranging digital multimeter, and understand how this type of multimeter has given a wider range of benefits to many people.

How to Read Ohms on Multimeter?

A multimeter is quite a versatile tool for far more than one purpose. Most units that are available on the market today are capable of measuring resistance, voltage, and amperage of a particular circuit or component. There are several types of multimeters, but the...

Multimeter Safety Precautions

While using a multimeter seems pretty easy and straightforward, there are a couple of things you need to worry about, especially if you aren’t as experienced. Working with electricity should always be regarded as potentially dangerous, regardless of the low values....

Measuring Resistance With a Multimeter

A multimeter is an affordable accessory that can be used by anyone who wants to check the resistance, voltage, and amperage of a particular device or object. In fact, there are dozens of other features integrated into a decent multimeter, but measuring resistance is...

What is a True Digital Voltmeter?

Voltmeters and multimeters are used by a myriad of professionals including electricians, maintenance workers, and mechanics.  Even the everyday handyman or do-it-yourselfer is capable of operating these helpful machines. If you are looking for information on a digital...

How Accurate is Your RMS Multimeter?

A multimeter is a test tool used to measure two or more electrical values--principally current (amps), voltage (volts) and resistance (ohms) typically over several ranges of value.  In modern industrial plants, homes, and offices, measuring current accurately is more...