How to Use an Electrical Test Meter?

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When using an electrical test meter, first put the meter's test lead in the right ports on the meter. After that, place the black lead inside the black port marked 'COM' and then plug the lead in the red port. Next, set the knob that is on the meter for the type of test that you desire to do. Then touch the two ends of the test leads to the testing points and check the display to read the measurements on the screen.
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How to Use an Electrical Test Meter
Using an electrical testing meters is a safe way of assessing problems in your electrical devices. Multi-meters test voltage, resistance, current and have other functions depending on the model and manufacturer. Newer meters have digital displays and a... More »
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To use an electrical test meter, put the meter's test lead in the right ports on the particular meter. Next, place the black lead inside the black port marked 'COM' and then plug the lead in the red port. After that, set the knob that is on the meter for the type of test that you want to do. Next, touch the two ends of the test leads to the testing points and then read the display to read the measurements.
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