How to Use a Digital Clamp Meter?


Digital clamp meters are devices that are used to measure the field induced by the current flowing through a circuit. To use the device, first remove power from the circuit and isolate the wire carrying the current. Then, open the clamp, tie it around the wire and set the digital meter to read the current type. Finally, return the power to the circuit and read the display on the screen.
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1. Turn the multimeter on and set it to read AC current. 2. Use the clamp meter to measure the current in a household two-wire lamp cord. Turn the lamp on. Open the clamp and close
A digital clamp meter is a meter that works from clamping over the wires. YOu dont actually have to cut or bare the wire.
A volt meter measure voltage. To hook one up first you need to connect the probes. After turning it on you touch the red probe to your positive. Then you touch the negative with the
1. Set the multimeter dial to ACV if testing for AC voltage or DCV if testing for DC voltage. Set the range to a number higher than you expect the actual reading to be; if you don't
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How to Use a Digital Clamp Meter
Using a digital clamp meter is an uncomplicated and safe way to measure current in a circuit. Unlike regular meters, the clamp type does not put the meter into the circuit, but measures the field induced by a current passing through the clamp. It is... More »
Difficulty: Easy
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